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  • On Fashion’s Responsibility: an Interview with H&M

      (Editor’s Note: For the anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh – the deadliest garment worker disaster in history, killing ten times as many people as the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire which…

    April 22, 2014
  • Is this young enough?

    What is Looking Young Anyway?

      As a makeup artist, I get lots of questions from people on how to look younger. Maybe it comes in the form of “How can I erase my wrinkles?” Or a person points…

    April 8, 2014
  • Cosmetic Box of the Cupbearer Kemeni. Egypt, ca. 1814–1805 B.C.

    Vanities: Art of the Dressing Table

    Let’s face it: we humans love to dress up. Long before we were using metal tools, we were painting our faces and bodies, combing and dressing our hair, and deciding which necklace goes with…

    January 7, 2014
  • Cult Favorites: Miss Craig

    It’s easy to make fun of vintage beauty regimens – any beauty fiend who’s watched George Cukor’s 1939 classic The Women is mesmerized by the beauty salon scenes, where Park Avenue’s finest wives are…

    September 10, 2013