The History of the Dark Lip Liner Look That Defined the ’90s Begins Decades Earlier

Clara Bow’s cupid’s bow. Marlene Dietrich’s overlined lips. Marilyn Monroe’s contoured pout. All three of these now-iconic makeup looks could not have been done without lip liner. The simple, slim colored pencil is one of the tools the world’s best-known makeup artists have been using since the 1920s to literally etch out the American Beauty … Read more

12 Bridal Makeup Ideas From Makeup Artists for the Best Wedding Makeup Looks

Tradition says you need something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue on your wedding day. To that, we would add something glam. It doesn’t have to be much: think a swipe of rosy lipstick, false lashes to frame your eyes, or a touch of highlighter to enhance your day-of glow. “You want to … Read more

The Best Short Shorts for Men Help You Get a Leg Up On Summer

Shopping for the best short shorts for men is extremely fun right now. After years of knee-length shorts dominating the genre, the tide has shifted: thigh-exposing shorts—the type that’ll make you feel like a retro hardwood icon or early-’80s Harrison Ford—suddenly look fresher than ever, and designers are responding in kind. Today, there’s plenty of … Read more