Super Natural Lipstick

All-Natural Beauty Startups Are Thriving Around Boston

After Fiona Barrett was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, she threw out all of her cosmetics. Barrett, a health coach and Swampscott resident, had […]


Milk + Honey Out at Whole Foods, Spa@Ink Taking Over

A photo posted by @melissamalamut on Mar 22, 2015 at 12:14pm PDT The new South End Whole Foods is pretty spectacular, but there was something […]


Boston Is One of Three Test Cities for the New Sephora Box

I have more sephora points than anyone in the world. I am quite certain of this. It's like I'm saving them to one day purchase […]


Bronze Beauty

Nine humidity-busting tips from makeup artist Tavi de la Rosa.

Men's skincare

Five Summer Skincare Tips for Men

“Women may spend too much time in the mirror,” says dermatologist Madeline Krauss, “but men may not spend enough.” Krauss, of Wellesley’s Krauss Dermatology, isn’t […]


Skin City

A slew of New England brainiacs are launching their own skin-care lines.


Talking Shop with Gisele’s Makeup Artist

“You really shouldn’t wear blush lower than right here,” says makeup artist to the stars, Rose Marie Swift, while touching the fleshy part of my […]

True Moringa

Local Beauty and Health Startup Aims to Improve Economy in Ghana

For local startup MoringaConnect, it all started with a tree. The company, founded by then-undergrads Emily Cunningham and Kwami Williams after a trip to Ghana, […]


Tie Me Up

Local hairstylist Michael Albor shows us how to do the ponytail, Boston-style.


Make These Five Changes To Your Skincare Routine This Summer

As summer approaches, swapping your wool sweaters and floor-length down jackets for sundresses and sandals is a very welcome no-brainer. But your skincare needs a […]


Eight French Pharmacy Finds Worth a Seven-Hour Plane Ride

Besides croissants and the Eiffel Tower, there are few Parisian standbys as iconic as the French pharmacy—and for good reason. Think about it: There’s got to be […]


Tickled Pink

Winter is finally over, which means we’re trading our moody berry hues for something a little ­punchier.


The ‘Baby Foreskin Facial’ Is a Real Thing

The billion dollar beauty industry keeps coming up with new, innovative facial treatments that promise to banish fine lines, smooth out wrinkles, and even out […]


Follain Opening a Second Shop in Beacon Hill

It all started with reading labels. After a little digging into the ingredients listed on skin care products, Tara Foley, a 30-year-old entrepreneur, embarked on […]


The Krafts Are Getting into the Skin Care Business

The Kraft Group is known for owning and/or investing in numerous business ventures: paper products, real estate development, an MLS soccer team, and, of course, […]