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February 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Oils were never my thing really, well not until recently when I had an epiphany and that epiphany came in a form of Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil. But first – story time! Let’s take you to the beginning. Here’s how it all happened – I have a combination skin, where some parts of […]

February 7, 2017 at 8:22 AM

There are so many things that can get you stressed out lately. From politics and your job to family and relationships. It can all enrage you. You feel drained and annoyed at everything. Not only do you feel it you can see it in your skin and body. It’s important to find ways throughout the […]

Historically, when I thought of charcoal, I thought of this black thing, that easily stained, felt chalky and helped start a fire. And that’s pretty much what it is, charcoal is a lightweight form of black residue made of carbon and ash and usually lacks oxygen. It’s been used for art, medicine, and fuel. I never […]

January 30, 2017 at 8:49 AM

I live in the middle of the Caribbean and our winter is pretty much just having a little more breeze than usual. But lately, we have been experiencing the low 60s-70s and it’s been really pleasant for most of us! The interesting thing here is that if you have normal to oily skin like I […]

I was invited to have a mini facial with Sjal Skincare at Space NK in NYC. I had heard a bit about the crystal infused skincare line and I was intrigued. When I arrived I met co-owner Kristin Petrovich she was lovely right from the start. I sat down and saw a wonderful collection of […]

All of us have been there. You have a beauty emergency and time is running out. You don’t have time to run to the store and you are limited to what you have inside your home. What do you do? You may be surprised to learn that there are many great beauty uses for household […]

“Heading to the salon is a sweet little luxury but your fridge and pantry can provide a plenty of delectable ingredients that will nourish and rejuvenate your hair, as well,” explains Wendy Rose Gould beauty expert for hair tutorial and advice site “From mashed bananas to blended carrots to strawberries, fenugreek seeds and beyond, chances are you have many of these […]

January 21, 2017 at 8:21 AM

First off, you know this is RunwayRiot so think your face already comes correct without a stitch of makeup. But if you’re interested, even for the average beauty product addict, color correctors can be a bit of a puzzle. Even though these colors look like they’d be much better suited to your nails than your […]

Written By : Denise Del Russo We’re all guilty!  At one time or another we’ve been too tired to take off our makeup and wind up just going to sleep. But is sleeping with makeup on really that bad? Yes, yes it is. And I’ll tell you three reasons why. 1.Wrinkles At night, our skin, […]

YouTube is our new go-to for what to watch late night, weekends or in our cab stuck in traffic. There has lately been an influx of beauty gurus and fashion lookbooks to lose ourselves in. It is like a deep dark hole that sucks you in, 20 videos later, and 3 hours have passed and […]

January 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM

The longer the lashes the better. False lashes are the latest must have accessory. From super long and luscious to winged out on just the edges they are a must have. Not only are they super glam, they will seriously change your look. Long lashes open the eyes and instantly give them a lift. Jenna […]

It’s time for me to be brutally honest. As much as I hate to admit it (and I hate even more to tell people), I suffer from scalp psoriasis. Being a part-time model with full-time NYC hustle, I’m sure you can imagine how this cramps my style to say the very least. I’m always wondering […]

January 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Sephora believes, “you have what it takes to design the future of beauty.”  The one year old Sephora Accelerate program, which provides support and mentorship to female entrepreneurs is expanding with an open application process in sustainability and technology. “Sephora Accelerate is dedicated to building a community of innovative female founders in beauty. The months-long […]

January 11, 2017 at 8:03 AM

What female doesn’t love to take care of their skin? There is a vast marketplace out there for skin care products, and we eat it up. We love to have soft, supple skin and if we can smell good while rocking good skin, it’s even better! Unfortunately, in a lot of those lovely purple and […]

Written By : Harper Spero In high school, when I babysat, I saved all of my money to buy the newest MAC Cosmetics eye shadow. On Saturday afternoons, my friends and I’d take the Third Avenue bus up to Bloomingdales on 59th Street and scope out the latest colors – Sketch, Swish, Tilt and Silver Ring. […]

September 19, 2016 at 8:37 AM

YouTube beauty blogger Rachel Levin just posted a beautiful video reminding us to be conscious of how we talk about our selves and our own bodies. As People Magazine reported this weekend, her video, entitled “I Am Ugly,” features Levin criticizing her own “flaws” while looking in the mirror. A young version of herself the […]

There’s a lot of reasons to love Rihanna, but she definitely added to the list when we found out that she wore an indie lipstick brand to perform at the VMAs. Consider Coloured Raine our new obsession. It was started in 2013 by Loraine who wanted to see more diversity and flattering colors for all […]

September 1, 2016 at 9:15 AM

Through all my years of competitive sports,  a thought such as “how great it would be if there was a makeup specifically designed for athletic women” has definitely crossed my mind. It isn’t ideal to go into a competition with a full face of make up but at times you want a little extra coverage. Maybe, […]

Unisex fragrances are growing in popularity, and we are pretty excited about it. The UK’s Independent reported today that, while Comme des Garcons and Calvin Klein spearheaded the unisex fragrance trend in the 1990s, it is only now, finally, that larger brands are following suit. Fragrances are typically defined as either women’s perfumes or men’s […]

August 31, 2016 at 10:00 AM

There is a major double standard in Hollywood when it comes to aging celebrities. Male actors not only land roles, but leading roles, in films at any and every age. Female actors, on the other hand, rarely land lead roles in feature films over the age of forty. If they do, aging is part of […]

August 30, 2016 at 3:00 PM

I recently saw a celebrity interview where the woman was asked, “What are your beauty secrets?” What the interviewer meant to ask was, of course, what her “secrets” were to keeping up the physical appearance that our society deems beautiful. We see magazine articles and interviews on this topic all too often. We read about […]

August 25, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Move over, ladies. There are some men who want some MANicures, too. Men have been wearing nail polish for years, but the #malepolish trend has recently skyrocketed. Designer Marc Jacobs probably had a bit of direction in that. Mani-Monday @jinsoonchoi #deeppurple #malepolish A photo posted by Marc Jacobs (@themarcjacobs) on Mar 14, 2016 at 2:05pm […]

We live in a culture where we value youth. It’s all about youth culture when it comes to both fashion and beauty. We try our best to cover up aging and any signs of it. However, one artist is shining a light on aging in such a gorgeous way. Noa Zilberman is a Jerusalem-based designer. […]

There are always hair products on the shelves for “damaged hair.” What exactly is damaged hair? And do we really realize if and how we’re damaging it? Keira Knightley has been wearing wigs for the past five years because she said her hair started falling out. She told InStyle UK that wigs have been a […]

August 22, 2016 at 1:30 PM

Like many shoppers, I love a good bargain. I especially love convenience, which is why I started online shopping. But would you sacrifice privacy for convenience? We trust in websites to keep our personal information private. However, people are concerned about cosmetics website Strawberrynet and a possible information leak. Strawberrynet has this feature that lets a […]

August 22, 2016 at 12:30 PM

I don’t normally jump at the idea of wearing false eyelashes, but magnetic falsies that adhere without glue? I’d try them. First, you’re not putting a refrigerator magnet against your eyelid. According to an Allure article, how these magical things work is that you get two half-lash strips for each eye. They stick together around […]

I don’t know about you, but if someone told me lice would help solve hair-loss problems, I’d think twice. However, salons in Dubai have been collecting damaged hair to grow and sell lice to treat hair loss. What?! The salons who were doing this have been warned, but I guess it all started because scammers would […]

It’s easy to let a medical condition take over your life. However, beauty vlogger and zumba instructor Marimar Quiroa isn’t letting her cystic hygroma hold her back from living life to the fullest. The 21-year-old was born with a facial tumor. She’s had surgeries to shrink the size of her face and mouth and eats through a […]

It’s not news that the Marinello Schools of Beauty closed all its campuses because the Department of Education found them committing fraud and for “misrepresentation.” Marinellow now owes $11 million to the government and six whistleblowers for financial aid fraud. Is it a surprise that they’d owe money? No. When you do bad things like […]

In the latest installment of Dove’s campaigns, they’ve taken on a serious issue: what young teen girls search on body image on the internet. The campaign titled ‘Searching’ is part of Dove’s Self-Esteem Project and aims to shed light on the issues that young girls face. In the video below, you see the distance between […]

August 12, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Hey, you online shoppers. What’s your next purchase going to be? Online shopping has become so convenient and easy. But if you purchase items via the web often, you’ll understand there are just some struggles that are way too real and all too much of a first-world problem.  1. Tabs that go on for ages […]

August 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM

We had some really interesting responses to our article on cornrows. Lots of people got it, but others disagreed. Some people responded with, “I’ll wear my hair however I want,” while others went with “Well, that wouldn’t have offended me,” to “Well, I’m unfollowing because this is ridiculous.” The most interesting was, “I thought this […]

August 11, 2016 at 7:00 AM

“Teen Mom” star Farrah Abraham is all for letting her 7-year-old daughter wear makeup to school. I totally get the want to wear makeup at a young age. But 7? That’s so young! Maybe I don’t know because I’m not a mother. But I was 7 once. When I was 7 the only makeup I […]

August 10, 2016 at 8:00 AM

If you haven’t seen, queen of appropriation, Kylie Jenner, decided to don a new hairstyle for her 19th birthday. Red hair, nbd. Cornrows? Cue an insanely heavy sigh and my ears turning the color of her hair dye. I have no doubt many of you will just scroll to the comments and say things like, […]

August 10, 2016 at 7:30 AM

Have you ever purchased something because of how it looked? Maybe you do it subconsciously. Product packaging can really be a reason as to whether or not you purchase something. Mr. Bubble is releasing a new line of bath products, which apparently has the same scent everyone’s used to, but it’s packaged and geared toward […]

If you were battling stage 4 breast cancer, would you enter the Miss All-Star United States Pageant? That’s exactly what Sarah White, a special education teacher from West Virginia, did. However, she didn’t just enter, she won. White not only did this to boost her self-esteem during a rough patch in her life, but she […]