How to Use Rosemary Oil to Strengthen and Grow Hair

Although likely best known as a savory seasoning for your favorite dishes, rosemary is believed to have plenty of wellness and beauty benefits, too. In addition to its purported aromatherapy perks, it’s also thought to help moisturize skin and bring hair back to life—specifically repair damage, combat pesky dandruff, and even promote hair growth. TikTok […]

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Shadows and Fog: a conversation with Park Chan-wook

The incomparable South Korean filmmaker reflects on his dreamy neo-noir, Decision to Leave. Desire is the double-edged panacea for loneliness in the cinema of Korean director Park Chan-wook. It’s seen in Song Kang-ho’s vampire preacher in 2010’s Thirst and the fanciful, battery-eating patients/lovers of 2005’s I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK. It’s also in his […]

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Black Beauty Boys Are Broadening the Pathway to Inclusive Beauty

Pharrell Williams appears to have skin carved out of marble, the work of Michelangelohimself. He is blemishless, smooth, and poreless. And for a long time, the unofficial face of the Fountain of Youth was shockingly skincare routine-less. “Skincare was not really a priority” for much of his life, he told ELLE.com. It helps to have […]

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Bullet Train

An unlucky assassin finds himself on the commute from hell in David Leitch’s irritating action-thriller. It’s easy enough for a film critic to type out the words “derivative of Tarantino,” lace their fingers, give them a good cracking, and contentedly lean back in their swiveling desk chair. But Bullet Train, the latest beat-‘em-up from David […]

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“Cleanical” Skincare Is The Future of Clean Beauty

Florian Sommet / Trunk Archive Jessica Richards, the founder of Shen Beauty, an emporium in Brooklyn, says her customers have expressed frustration in recent years about skincare options: Do they choose a product that’s “clean” or one that has clinically proven results but contains potentially irritating ingredients like parabens, phthalates, or sulfates? While clean formulas […]

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