Beauty & Style

If You’re Looking for a Sign to Try Out Locs, This Is It

In case you didn't know, we're really into locs here at The Braid Up. Even though other protective styles (think: braids and twists)...

Lululemon Dropped Acid-Washed Align and Wunder Under Leggings for Lunar New Year

Lululemon While I was spending some quality time with my favorite Lululemon leggings this week (read: laying on my couch for eight straight hours),...

Uhh, FYI: Your Zits Might Actually Be ~Fungal~ Acne

If you have a lovely smattering of small pimples that won't freakin' go away, even with your usual acne treatments, you miiiight be...

The Easiest Guide to Waxing Your Brows So You Don’t Eff Them Up

Listen, I love a good beauty do-it-yourself treatment as much as the next person, and a year of being forced to do it...

20 Perfume Hacks to Make You Smell Amazing All the Damn Time

I hate to break it to you, but you're probably applying your perfume the wrong way. Yes, there is in fact a right...

Wow…I Really Miss Red Carpets

To anyone who’s ever implied that awards-show-arrivals hype is shallow or unimpor­tant, I say: Kindly fuck off. After almost a year without any...

Madewell Is Having a Secret Stock Sale Right Now

After spending months in fuzzy socks, sweatpants, and sweaters, getting dressed up seems like a distant memory. (Remember shoes? Dresses? Bras? The good...

The Power of Kamala Harriss Inauguration Outfit

Raydene HansenGetty Images As the first Black woman of South Asian descent to reach the second-highest office in the land, Vice President Kamala Harris...

There’s a Powerful Meaning to History-Making Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Outfit

Dave KotinskyGetty Images At just 22, Amanda Gorman has now made history as the youngest poet to write and recite a poem at the...

20 Super-Pretty Reasons You’re About to Dye Your Hair Ash Brown

@colourmesue, @hellorae_hairInstagram Scroll through your Instagram right now, and I guarantee you'll see it filled with ash-brown hair. Defined by its brunette base with...

TikTok Convinced Me I Needed to Learn to Sew and, Spoiler, It Was Not as Easy as It Seemed

A note about me: I interpret everything as A Sign. So when I pitched this story after absolute hours absorbing content on Sewing...

J. Lo Wore a Stunning White Chanel Outfit to Perform at the Inauguration

If you kept up with the inauguration, you know that Lady Gaga came out onto the Capitol balcony with a huge Hunger Games-looking...

Very Important: What Vice President Kamala Harris’ Husband Doug Emhoff Wore at the Inauguration Ceremony

OLIVIER DOULIERYGetty Images My fellow Americans, the inauguration of the 46th president of the United States Joe Biden is finally here. And as we...

Skin Dry as Actual Hell? You Need These Hydrating Face Washes

Stocksy Here’s an annoying little fact about a lot of hydrating face washes: Even though they claim to be good at moisturizing dry skin,...

Why Dr Jill Biden’s Blue Inauguration Outfit May Be a Dig at Donald Trump

Many attending the inauguration today opted for purple (more on why, this way!), but Dr. Jill Biden went with a gorgeous blue matching...

The Hidden Meaning of All Those Purple Outfits at Today’s Inauguration

Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Kamala Harris all showed up to the inauguration wearing various shades of purple. Apparently, the shade reveals a...

What to Look For When Choosing the Absolute ~Best~ Sweats

Although we’re officially past The Year That Felt Like Three, the unofficial uniform of 2020 is definitely carrying over to 2021—you’re wearing sweats...

5 Epic Eye Art Trends That You *Need* to Try Out ASAP

@nikki_makeup, @raincorneliusInstagram Hey, there's nothing wrong with wearing the same nude eyeshadow everyday. But I know you have a saved folder on Instagram filled...

12 Perfumes That Are About to Make Your Valentine’s Day 100% Better

Courtesy Image Just a quick little PSA for ya: You definitely don't need to be in a relationship to celebrate Valentine's Day. And I'm...

Just a Bunch of Vintage Ski Pics to Gawk at from Your Warm, Comfy Couch

Getty Images A weekend getaway on the slopes is about more than just skiing. It’s about the fashion, late-night drinks, hot tubs—aka the most...

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No Plans on V-Day? Stay in With One of These Sexy-as-Hell Romance Novels

I'll be real with you: consuming romantic movies/shows/books/all the things has given me with a special sense of peace during the pandemic. I...

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Whether you're a Pisces by birth (anyone born between February 19 and March 20, in case you need a little zodiac refresher), a...

Dale Moss Opens Up About Breaking Up With Clare Crawley After Being Accused of Blindsiding Her

Dale Moss is speaking out about his breakup with Clare Crawley a few days after she went public for the first time about...