Tessa Thompson is the New Face of Giorgio Armani Beauty

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Including a fully recyclable lip balm, the launch of Eadem and Prose in Canada and the long-awaited return of The Ordinary’s most asked for serum.

Giorgio Armani Beauty taps Tessa Thompson as its new face

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Tessa Thompson, who is currently filming Creed III with Michael B. Jordan and will soon reprise her role as Valkyrie in this year’s Thor: Love and Thunder, has just been named the new face of Giorgio Armani Beauty. Look for her to rep both the Luminous Silk Foundation, which comes in 40 shades, and Lip Power, the brand’s longwear, satin-finish lipstick. Since the former is a mainstay in many pros’ makeups kits, Tessa Thompson says her new role feels like a full circle moment. “When I first started as an actor, I would do my

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“Bridgerton” Season Two: All the Looks We’ve Seen So Far

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I mean, how many shades of blue are there!?

Full disclosure: I love blue. While it might be known as the basic you-know-what of the colour wheel, I can’t help myself. It’s an addiction! My house is blue; my coat is blue; my nails are blue; the list is relatively endless. But even for a blue-fangled fanatic like myself, I have to ask: Bridgerton season two, what’s with the obsession?

If you watched the first season of the Netflix phenomenon, you’ll know instantly what I’m talking about. Whether it was for a casual romp in the garden or a full-blown ball, heroine Daphne was scarcely seen on screen without a minty frock, and the pastel was christened as ‘Bridgerton Blue’ by fans and media outlets alike.

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So when Netflix released a teaser for Bridgerton

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Manifestation On Social Media: Can You Tweet Your Dreams Into Reality?

Tweeting our desires into existence? Sign us up.

“When I grow up, I want to be a more successful version of me,” 25-year-old Issa Rae tweeted in 2010. Over a decade later, that same tweet is flooded with responses from fans assuring the Insecure star that she did, indeed, grow up to find success.

Rae’s tweet and others like it point to a larger phenomenon of speaking your dreams into reality, also known as manifestation.

Manifesting comes from an ancient principle called “Law of Attraction,” which states that by focusing on your goals and thinking positively, you can essentially wish into existence the life you want. On social media, the practice of aspirational thinking has never been more popular.

According to Twitter, posts about manifestation on the platform are at an all-time high. On Instagram, vision boards filled with aspirational photos

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Nars Drops Its Light Reflecting Foundation + More Beauty News

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Including a new serum to target dark spots, a seriously volumizing mascara and JVN’s hair shine drops for radiant locks.

Nars launches new Light Reflecting Foundation and skincare

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Nars has released a new Light Reflecting Advanced Skincare Foundation in 35 shades, including a new loose setting powder and an expansion of shades for its much-loved pressed powder. To up the ante, the brand is also releasing a Light Reflecting skincare collection (look for it in stores and online next month), which will also focus on boosting luminosity. The new liquid, medium-coverage foundation has sensitive skin in mind and has been formulated with 81 percent natural ingredients and without silicone, mineral oil, talc, fragrance or alcohol.

YSL drops a new mascara to swoon over

YSL Lash Clash Mascara
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Boasting the largest brush (at

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Perfectionism Made Me Feel Like I Was Never Good Enough

Graphic by Kayleen Dicuangco

I’m still trying to find my way out.

One apple.

That’s what I’d allow myself in the middle of the day. I remember staring at it, although at times it felt more like it had its gaze on me. I don’t remember what I’d had for breakfast, but I’m sure it wasn’t much, even though I was obsessed with food or, more accurately, denying myself of it. The calories I did consume in a day were burned off in high intensity workouts. I thought that I was treating my body like a temple, but it would be more accurate to describe it as a torture chamber.

I was in my early 20s and the skinniest I’d been in my lifetime. My sister tried to talk to me about it once. “You’re quite thin these days,” she commented out of

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