beauty week 2018

Art

sula bermudez-silverman turns her hair into embroidered works of art

She also worked with Rachel Dolezal for her MFA thesis project.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.18.18
beauty week 2018

regal portraits of black children in baroque costumes

Photographers Regis and Kahran Bethencourt push the boundaries of what blackness has been and can become.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.14.18
beauty week 2018

there's a reason you cut your hair after a breakup

The transformative power of chopping it all off, and what it means.
Erica Euse
6.12.18
beauty week 2018

why natural ingredients in your hair-care products are so important

We ask what 'natural' really means.
Kristen Bateman
6.11.18
beauty week 2018

can make-up ever be truly genderless?

Hairstylist and Bleach co-founder Alex Brownsell explores the relationship between make-up and gender today.
Alex Brownsell
6.11.18
beauty week 2018

what’s with all these weird beauty trends?

Wavy eyebrows; alien glamour; face pearls -- today’s Instagram-born beauty trends are weirder and more wonderful than ever. But do they have a place in the real world?
Douglas Greenwood
6.11.18
beauty week 2018

how kelsey lu’s hair artist incorporates tradition and modernity into her work

Nena Soul Fly created the looks for 'Shades of Blue'.
Jack Sunnucks
6.11.18
beauty week 2018

why britney spears’s head-shaving moment is deeply inspiring for me as a trans person

Hair can be an empowering tool for agency for queer people.
Coco Romack
6.11.18
beauty week 2018

meet the teenager who covers her birthmark in glitter to clap back at bullies

“It was my way of not letting them destroy my confidence," says Olivia Holm Poulsen.
Tish Weinstock
6.11.18
beauty week 2018

celebrating the beauty of buzzcuts and baldness

Whether it’s to challenge societal definitions of beauty, a practical choice, or a way of taking ownership of health issues, being bald can be incredibly empowering. We meet six women who have found liberation through shaving their heads.
Tish Weinstock
6.11.18
beauty week 2018

is the 'fenty effect' in the beauty industry a trend or real progress?

As more brands go out of their way to follow the cash cow that is Rihanna's Fenty Beauty brand, we ask if this new push for diversity will have a lasting effect on the beauty industry.
Stephanie Phillips
6.11.18
beauty week 2018

photographing beauty in 2018

To kick off Beauty Week, we asked six bright young photographers to define what beauty means to them.
Tish Weinstock
6.11.18