How to Make Sure Your Makeup Survives “Adele Live 2016” at Madison Square Garden//

Adele, the soulful songstress with a penchant for power ballads and a good cat-eye, began her six-show stay at Madison Square Garden last night. As thousands flock to midtown Manhattan for a chance to hear the "Hello" singer hit that high note, one question remains for those eager to channel her distinct beauty style: How can we make our look cry-proof?...continue reading on

Why Loving or Hating Make-Up Makes You No Less or More of a Woman//i-D

I want to be clear about something: I have never been embarrassed that I was born a woman (well, barring a few months in preschool education where I fully resented floral dresses and large bows). Though as young girls we are continuously told that being a daughter living in a world dominated by sons will present its fair share of hardships, it wasn't until I got out of school and started working that I began to understand that my gender could put me at a disadvantage...continue reading on i-D

J Colby Smith is Pioneering Multiple Piercings//i-D

Once reserved for fixtures of the counterculture scene, multiple piercings have made their way into the mainstream, and J. Colby Smith - the guru piercer of New York Adorned in Manhattan’s East Village - has helped usher in the trend. Counting the likes of Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, and many of New York’s most fashionable as some of his loyal clients, Smith knows how to adorn your ear in a way that even your grandmother could enjoy...continue reading on i-D

Feminine Fragrances Smell Amazing Too//Into The Gloss

It seems that the ingredient du jour for trendy perfumes is oud. It’s the mysterious bad boy to the fragrance world—John Cusack in Grosse Pointe Blank. It's somewhat masculine, strong, dark, etc. But in terms of both the ‘80s hunk and preferred scents, I’m a subscriber to the Say Anything version: a nice and trustworthy companion that I can rely on time and time again to treat me right...continue reading on Into The Gloss 

What’s the Deal with Pigments?//Into The Gloss

You know those incredibly colorful, fun-times-y bottles of powder that are prominently displayed in MAC stores? They look so pretty, but more or less impossible to wear in a non-crazy person way? They’re called pigments...continue reading on Into The Gloss


The Great Podcast Resurgence: Serial and 7 Others to Binge-Listen to Now//

It seems we can’t go anywhere these days without hearing about Serial, the new spin-off of This American Life that has quickly become the most popular podcast of all time, according to Apple (it’s the fastest-ever to reach five million downloads on iTunes)...continue reading on

The Canadian Tuxedo (and Then Some)//Into The Gloss

This past Monday, while some Americans were enjoying a semi-national day off and arguing about the ethics of Columbus Day, Canada was celebrating their Thanksgiving. And Canadians have a lot to be thankful for: Ryan Gosling, Drake, bacon, and, more importantly, a cyclical trend that has come back into favor: the Canadian Tuxedo...continue reading on Into The Gloss

How To Enjoy Your Next Long Flight//Into The Gloss

You want to know how to enjoy your next flight? I’ll let you in on a little secret: fly private. But if you, like me, have only experienced the joys of private jets through episodes of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, there are a few tricks to help make your next several hours crammed uncomfortably close to a complete stranger a little bit better...continue reading on Into The Gloss

I Woke Up Like This//Into The Gloss

Beyoncé may have woken up like this, but I tend to wake up looking tired, a bit splotchy, and in serious need of some mirror time...continue reading on Into The Gloss

Shiro Cosmetics ‘Nic Cage Raking Leaves on a Brisk October Afternoon’//Into The Gloss

My new favorite makeup item is Nic Cage Raking Leaves on a Brisk October Afternoon. No, seriously, that is the actual name of a real life, meant-to-be-applied beauty product...continue reading on Into The Gloss