Beauty news and opinion features: what is beauty in 2019?
The curious rise of botched plastic surgery videos
When life gives you a bad boob job, what do you do? If you're an influencer, you make a vlog about it, obviously.
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Memphis on her ‘self-affirming’ relationship to beauty
The model-DJ shares her minimal approach to makeup and hope of breaking down stereotypes within the modeling industry.
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Talia Goddess is unabashedly owning her natural beauty
The multihyphenate opens up about her musical journey, makeup routine and beauty being ‘how you treat people.’
Thigh gap discourse is back, thanks to TikTok
A number of creators are trying to cancel the problematic Tumblr-era beauty standard, but it's more complicated than that.
Are men in acrylic nails the final frontier in male beauty?
While boys in nail polish have been mainstream for a minute, longer styles are still stigmatised.
The in real life issue
Meet Kanako Takase, the makeup artist pushing avante-garde beauty
The Japanese artist created four looks featuring striking eye make-up and skeletal face paint.
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Circus Magazine is a loud, obnoxious reaction to the beauty industry
From tooth gems to toenail art, Editor-in-Chief Jackson Bowley tells us about his surreal new publication.
A brief untangling of the history of the afro
If it’s been said once, it’s been said a million times: Black people’s hair is our power. We unpick the story behind the style.
It's official, the Cupid's Bow is dead
Sorry, having pointy lips is cheugy now.
5 hair stylists share the biggest trends in their cities right now
Featuring mullets in Mexico City, fun with colour in Tokyo and ‘wolf cuts’ on natural hair in Cape Town.
Are temporary tattoos ruining tattoo culture?
Venture capital-backed temp tat companies are taking over thanks to TikTok, and independent tattoo artists aren't happy about it.
Inside the accounts debunking celebrity plastic surgery and filter mishaps
“We’ve always been fascinated with how celebrities look so incredible, and there’s a part of all of us who wants to find out why and how they do it.”