Pharrell’s Humanrace Now Features Body Care + More Beauty News

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Including Rugrats Chanukah-inspired makeup that will take you right back to the ‘90s.

Pharrell’s Humanrace launches body care

Almost exactly a year ago, multidisciplinary creative Pharrell Williams (with his perfect, taut, glowing skin and all) launched a minimalist skincare line, Humanrace. This week the brand expanded its offerings with body care, and a gentle reminder that taking the time to care for yourself brings greater balance, confidence and stability to your life. Included in the new, all-gender body care drop is a soapless body bar (it’s not soap, but a formula that cleanses just as hard without stripping your skin of its natural oils) and a charcoal exfoliating bar, a.k.a., the “bodycare dermatologist.” Your showers (and/or baths… Pharrell’s morning bath is a daily ritual) just got better.

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Your Guide To Preparing And Caring For A Curly Cut

Graphic by KAYLEEN DICUANGCO

Welcome to Texture Talk, a column that celebrates and deep dives into the dynamic world of curly hair, from crowns of curls that are free flowing to strands that are tucked away in a protective style.

Many of us are delighted to be able to return to salons and unload our tresses (and stresses) onto our stylist’s chair. When it comes to cutting curly hair, it’s a unique experience that should be handled with care. It’s also best to avoid a DIY cut, which can “lead to an uneven disaster,” says Shai Amiel (a.k.a. “the curl doctor”), who has worked with stars like Tamera Mowry and Kehlani. Haircuts are a service that needs to be delivered by a professional hairstylist, adds Vernon François, global consultant for Redken and global inclusivity and education adviser for Kérastase, whose client roster

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Dua Lipa Is Creating Her Own Curated Lifestyle Hub

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Her lifestyle hub promises to be an almanac for the ultra-cool.

Want to really get to know Dua Lipa? Look no further.

On November 23, the pop star announced Service95, a highly curated weekly newsletter, website and podcast promising to give fans a peek inside her very chic world. With topics like “global style, culture, and society,” the lifestyle platform (launching in 2022) is essentially a smorgasbord of all things Dua Lipa.

“We’ll be sharing words, stories, cultural recommendations, and more from a plethora of voices that I love, that I trust in fashion, in beauty, in the arts, in politics, in global issues and tons more,” said the singer in a video posted to her Instagram. She added that Service95 will be collaborated on by writers and editors from all over the world “that are

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Starface Drops a Collab with “Sesame Street” + More Beauty News

Photography Courtesy of Starface.

Including charming holiday fragrances, an anti-aging hair serum and a new eyeshadow palette that’ll make smoky eyes a no-brainer.

The Starface x Sesame Street collab is available now

Photography courtesy of Starface.

Inspired by the inclusivity of the show’s diverse storylines and cast of Muppets and guest stars, the feel-good brand that is Starface has dropped a limited-edition collaboration with Sesame Street. Best known for its acne-positive pimple stickers, the drop features Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Elmo and Oscar the Grouch sets, including pore strips and the famous hydrocolloid patches packaged in matching portable cases. The patches help to speed up your skin’s healing by shielding blemishes from bacteria while also absorbing fluid and reducing inflammation.

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Shein Responds After Report Alleges Labour Law Violations In China

Photography courtesy of @PanosPictures/PublicEye

The brand is no stranger to controversy.

Shein’s reputation has taken another hit.

The TikTok-famous fast fashion brand was embroiled in yet another controversy last week after an investigation by Swiss advocacy group Public Eye uncovered alleged labour law violations at its facilities in China.

Researchers — who remained anonymous for their own safety — visited 17 of the brand’s suppliers in the region of Guangzhou, China, a sprawling port city north of Hong Kong once home to Shein’s headquarters (the company is currently based in Nanjing).

The report’s alarming findings include 75-hour workweeks, hazardous work environments and other alleged labour law violations. Many of the manufacturing sites were described as “informal workshops” that posed fire hazards, with no emergency exits and barred windows.

In a statement provided to the BBC and other publications, a Shein spokesperson said: “Upon

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