In the summer of 1960, John F. Kennedy received a gift from his friend Grant Stockdale, at the time the senator of Florida. The watch was a Tank-style ultra-thin square watch from Omega, with an engraving on the back that read, “President of the United States John F. Kennedy from his friend Grant.” Kennedy was immediately smitten, according to letters his wife Jacqueline wrote to Stockdale. She described it as the “thinnest most elegant wristwatch,” and said JFK immediately traded out the “chunky little one” she’d given him for the new Omega. But anyone who paid attention in history class would be right to point out that during the summer of 1960 Kennedy was still a presidential hopeful in one of the closest races in American history against Richard Nixon. That’s not a typo: Grant just had faith when he ordered the engraving, and the watch turned out to be
As much as I like the prices of costume jewelry, I’m very wary of cheap jewelry looking, well, cheap. I’m of the mindset that with all of the well-priced fine jewelry brands out there now, I’d rather just save up for something a little more substantial. That is, until I discovered & Other Stories’ jewelry section. In case you weren’t already aware, it’s seriously good.
I’ve long been a fan of & Other Stories’ pretty dresses, chic blazers, and perfect denim, all of which look far more expensive than they are, so I’m hardly surprised that they won me over with the jewelry too. Tons of trends are present and accounted for (including chunky gold rings, organic pearls, and curb chains), and all but one piece currently is under $50, but no one would know. Ready to join the fan club with me?
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Now that you know what to watch out for, how do you make sure you’re applying your concealer correctly for a natural, flawless look? Tilbury has a few pointers:
1. Prep Your Skin First: Like mentioned above, don’t skimp on your skincare routine. That might include cleanser, a mask, serum, moisturizer, and even some eye cream if you’re dealing with puffiness.
2. Have Two Different Shades: It’s not exactly one-shade-fits-all. “Whenever I am creating a makeup look, whether it is on myself or on a celebrity client, I always use two different shades of Magic Away concealer—a lighter shade for the under-eye area and around the mouth, and a shade that matches your foundation to conceal any blemishes or redness,” Tilbury says. “It’s a trick I learned from Charlotte! Makeup is all about cheating the light, and using concealer in this way means you create brightness and bounce the light
The 1990s are an over-examined decade, one whose music, fashion, and film have been run too repeatedly and fervently through the great internet nostalgia machine. Every summer, like clockwork, we numbly nod at the same images of The Talented Mr. Ripley, and every winter we rediscover the oversized bowling shirts of Swingers. But those ten years are nonetheless chock full of what you might call Rosetta Stone Looks: outfits that appear to unlock something magical, that connect our over-analyzed past with our strange present. To find them, you need to move past the well-circulated images that haunt every Instagram archive account—the ones of thinky hunks in Hawaiian shirts, Kurt Cobain in cardigans and dresses, and mussed men in
Cleansing, moisturizing, and masking are just a few (of the many) steps in my skincare routine—things I would never think to skip—but somehow, I’ve never really had the same mindset when it comes to my scalp, which is skin, too, people! I don’t know if it’s because I’m getting older, more stressed, or just haven’t been to the salon in months, but my head is in desperate need of some TLC, and it finally has my attention.
If I want healthy, strong hair, my scalp needs to be healthy sans any buildup from excess sebum, dead skin cells, pollutants, or products. Which means I need a treatment that can cleanse and exfoliate thoroughly to remove product residue, dry shampoo, and general grime. Scalp care might not be the most glamorous, but I’m willing to do whatever it takes to feel and look my best, and my co-workers feel the same.
We have an idea of what “organic” means when it comes to food, but when the term is used to describe a sunscreen, it becomes a little bit foggier. “This is a tricky question to answer since organic has so many meanings,” says Heather D. Rogers, MD, founder and CEO of Doctor Rogers Restore and co-founder of Modern Dermatology in Seattle. “Probably the most commonly held definition involves the use of food of animal or plant origin produced without chemically formulated fertilizers, growth stimulants, antibiotics, or pesticides.”
Rogers explains that the interpretation has evolved from just describing food to describing products and their ingredients. In this case, organic is a regulated labeling term that means the ingredients were produced through approved methods and verified by a USDA-accredited certifying agent. Both entire products or individual ingredients in a product can be labeled as organic.
“Another definition of organic is ‘of relation