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Jovian Perfumer David Bernstein on Busting Perfume’s Gender Binary

When the world ground to a halt in the spring of 2020, writer, director and dramaturg David Bernstein was faced with a stark new reality: he was a theatre-maker in a world without any theatres. As others in the theatre industry were contemplating virtual performances and digital media, Bernstein began to explore another of his …

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Toronto-Based Beauty Artist Robert Weir on What Pride Past, Present and Future Mean to Him

Hailing from the suburbs of Toronto meant Robert Weir largely didn’t feel at home in his life. “It was a time when just being yourself was dangerous,” the creative recalls. “If you walked down the street looking ‘effeminate,’ that was enough to get your ass kicked.” Despite the situational strife — and with the acknowledgement …

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Scarlett Johansson Joins Growing List Of Celebs With Their Own Beauty Brands

Despite the unpredictable nature of our turbulent world, one thing we can always count on are celebrity beauty brands — they just keep coming! The newest addition to the extensive list of celebs-turned-beauty-CEOs is none other than Scarlett Johansson. As reported by WWD, the Marvel star secured funding for her brand from the Najafi Companies, …

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Jamie Lynn Spears Has Broken Her Silence on Britney Spears’s Conservatorship

As #FreeBritney continues to dominate social media amid horrifying new details about Britney Spears’s ongoing conservatorship, her sister Jamie Lynn Spears is finally speaking out. The actor, 30, took to Instagram on June 28 to weigh in after Britney’s viral day in court last week where she opened up about the harm the conservatorship has …

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Zendaya Pays Tribute to Beyoncé at the BET Awards

Cue the wind machine — Zendaya is back with another jaw-dropping celebrity fashion tribute, this time to none other than Beyoncé. Two months after channelling Cher in highlighter yellow Valentino at the 2021 Oscars, the Euphoria star turned it out at the 2021 BET Awards in Los Angeles with an epic nod to Ms. Knowles. …

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Carmen Carrera on Life After RuPaul’s Drag Race and Being a Trans Activist

If you watched the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race (which aired back in 2011), we bet it was instantly obvious that Carmen Carrera was a star. After the show aired, Carrera came out as transgender and began her transition in the public eye. That was just the beginning for the multi-hyphenate performer and activist, …

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Merit’s New Baseball Cap Will Be Your Summer Must-Have + More Beauty News

Pacifica’s Vegan Collagen Fluffy Lash Mascara is officially available in stores   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Pacifica Beauty (@pacificabeauty) Launched earlier this week at Shoppers Drug Mart locations across Canada, Pacifica’s new Vegan Collagen Mascara is a must-try if you’re serious about long, lush lashes. The clean beauty brand’s …

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Texture Talk: Influencer Maraisa Fidelis on Hair Discrimination and Beauty Standards in Brazil

Earlier this spring, Dove held a virtual summit called Behind The Filter, part of the brand’s groundbreaking Self-Esteem Project, which included panel discussions featuring makeup artists, TV hosts and more — and of course, an eye-opening conversation about social media and filters with the one and only Lizzo. During the event, we were particularly captivated …

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8 Summer Candles That Will Transport You to the Beach, the Farmer’s Market and More

With summer in full swing, now is a great time to brighten your indoor space with the addition of some lively outdoor aromas. While you may not be able to take off on vacation this year, you can certainly enjoy the luxury that is being in a beautifully scented oasis. Be transported to a cozy …