Tributes Pour in for Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst

Condolences and prayers to her family — Loni Love (@Loni Love)

If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or are experiencing a mental health crisis, call the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention hotline at 800-273-8255 or go to via Getty “Cheslie was not just a vital part of our show. “Our hearts are broken,” the outlet said. Kryst’s victory made history as one of five Black women to sweep all the major beauty pageants that year.“In devastation and great sorrow, we share the passing of our beloved Cheslie,” Kryst’s family said in statement. Cheslie was an incredible example and a role model for so many. Apparently, authorities discovered a note from Kryst leaving everything to her mother, a former beauty pageant competitor, as well, but didn’t offer any insight as to what motivated the 30 year-old ‘s actions.In her last post on Instagram, Kryst wrote, “May this day bring you rest and peace.”

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Following word of Kryst’s passing, many have taken to Twitter to share their tributes to the late beauty pageant winner. “Her great light was one that inspired others around the world with her beauty and strength. smart, beautiful and talented.. Our deepest condolences to all her family and friends.”She reportedly lived on the ninth floor of the 60-story Orion building in New York, but was last seen on the 29th floor terrace around 7 AM on Sunday. She was a beloved part of our Extra family and touched the entire staff. Such incredibly sad news about #CheslieKrystnnDepression creates deep despair & an overwhelming illusion that thereu2019s no way forward in lifennRemember: looking good & doing good things doesnu2019t = feeling/thinking u201cgoodu201dnnCheck on YOU, toonnNational Suicide Hotline: — Be A King (@Be A King)

Thank you for being the representation in the pageant world I so desperately needed to see. But most importantly as a daughter, sister, friend, mentor and colleague — we know her impact will live on.”Kryst also worked as a correspondent for Extra in New York. According to the New York Post, authorities have confirmed that the woman who jumped to her death in NYC over the weekend is activist, lawyer and former Miss USA, Cheslie Kryst.A staunch advocate for criminal justice reform often working pro bono to reduce prison sentences for low level offenses, Kryst competed in pageants alongside practicing law, which eventually culminated in her 2019 Miss America win. Cheslie embodied love and served others, whether through her work as an attorney fighting for social justice, as Miss USA and as a host on EXTRA. We send our deepest condolences to her family, friends, and all those who knew — The Miss America Org (@The Miss America Org)

This is how I will remember #CheslieKryst.. Rest peacefully — Mari Copeny (@Mari Copeny)

We are heartbroken to hear about the passing of Cheslie Kryst, Miss USA 2019. I wish we had more time u2026Such a wonderful young woman.. She cared, she loved, she laughed and she shined.

Kylie Jenner Accused of Ripping Off Trixie Mattel’s Makeup Line— ☀️ (@miss_bella001) January 27, 2022 Meanwhile, many other fans talked about Mattel possibly suing Jenner, fantasizing about “the gag of Trixie showing up to the courthouse in full drag shooting a YouTube video of the proceedings.”I hope trixie sues Kylie. Kylie Jenner is facing backlash over allegedly ripping off Trixie Mattel’s makeup line.Earlier this week, the multimillionaire gave her Instagram followers a sneak peek of Kylie Cosmetics’s upcoming Valentine Collection, including two lip kits, lip balm, lip gloss, blush sticks, highlighter, fake lashes and a pressed powder palette. Can you imagine the gag of Trixie showing up to the courthouse in full drag shooting a YouTube video of the proceedings. Jenner, however, has yet to respond.Watch Mattel’s response video below.breaking my silence and addressing the situation. However, the internet also couldn’t help but notice the similarities between the lipsticks’ heart-shaped packaging and the ones designed by Drag Race star Trixie Mattel, leading a ton of people to accuse her of stealing Trixie Cosmetics. “what we’re not gonna do is let kylie jenner RIP OFF Trixie Mattel’s makeup.”OH HELL NOwhat we’re not gonna do is let kylie jenner RIP OFF Trixie Mattel’s makeup. now hold on— Cassie ★ (@KatyasBarbie) January 27, 2022 “OH HELL NO,” as a commenter wrote.— Trixie Mattel™ (@trixiemattel) January 27, 2022 Photos via Getty / Frazer Harrison & Michael Tullberg I’m in.— Meatball (@fatdragmeatball) January 29, 2022 As for Mattel, she decided to go about “addressing the situation” by uploading a TikTok of herself looked shocked and confused by Jenner’s collection.

Ye Is Julia Fox’s ‘Fave’ Makeup Artist

Either smudged out or blocked off, the dark eye look gets repeatedly paired with a natural lip and slicked back hair. A few years ago, Kim Kardashian told People in an interview that “[Kanye] is actually really opinionated sometimes [regarding her makeup], he will come in and be like, ‘You know, your blush is a little heavy.’ Or say, ‘What are you doing? Move over Makeup by Mario, there’s a new artist in town — well, kind of. That’s not the shape of your lip.”Photos via Getty/ @JuliaFox on Instagram And while Fox has been swiftly changing between shows — from all denim Schiaparelli to cherry red Rick Owens — her makeup has remained consistent. On Instagram Stories, Fox revealed that Ye is behind the eyeshadow: her “fave” makeup artist. It’s not surprising Ye’s behind Fox’s sultry look. Julia Fox and Ye have been busy serving us look after look at Paris Fashion Week: Men’s, coordinating their outfits in true Ye form. The Uncut Gems actress has been rocking heavy charcoal, winged eyeshadow, like Nina Portman’s finale performance in Black Swan.

Noah Scott Is Snatching Celebrity Wigs Around the World

The last step in the wig-making process for me is to cut and style it to finish it off. What made you want to dive into the beauty industry and, specifically, wig making as opposed to hair styling?I’ve actually been making wigs and hair extensions since I was about 8 years old — not professionally, of course — but I’ve always been mesmerized by the idea of completely changing your look with the help of hair extensions and wigs. See on Instagram

How did you start WhatWigs? I pull a lot of inspiration from current and also older trends. It’s essentially the same thing except one client is breathing and one is just a styrofoam head. There were so many iconic styles from that point in time, and I love trying to emulate that and give it a modern twist. 3: A must for keeping your wigs and real hair soft and healthy.IGK Good Behavior Smoothing Spray: This product has so many benefits, but I use it as a heat protectant before I use any tools on it as it protects your hair up to 450 degrees and also has keratin in it, which makes your hair super soft and shiny.T3 Whirl Trio: I use these curling irons on almost every single wig. Noah Scott’s Five Favorite Products for Styling Wigs: OUAI Texturizing Hairspray: I love this product after I’m done curling hair to really give you hair that sexy “I just woke up, but also spent three hours making my hair look like this” look.Olaplex No. See on Instagram

It’s a lengthy commitment for making each wig. After that I will color the hair, which depending on the color can take a full day. I was also in the process of moving, so I had a completely empty room. Open Instagram and chances are you’ll see his work on your feed. As founder of San Diego-based WhatWigs, Scott delivers natural-looking lace, while also supporting those living with Alopecia and hair loss to help rebuild confidence through wigs. An overnight dye job for a Kardashian, perhaps? I love that Y2K hairstyles are coming back. I felt I knew the most about wigs and knew it was more of a niche market, so that definitely was one of the main reasons why I went into the wig industry as opposed to hair styling. It’s so amazing because it heats up really fast and you have control over what temperature you want it to be to avoid burning your hair.Amika Bust Your Brass Purple Shampoo: Maintaining ashy blonde hair/ wigs can be super difficult, so I always recommend using a purple shampoo to keep the hair nice and bright. For the most part, my clients typically come to me with a vision of what they want. Sometimes it’s an open-ended conversation, so they will take recommendations from me to best fit them and their ideas. It was a lengthy one that had never really been done before and I would need a few days to complete it, but that was not an option. Below, PAPER gets to know Scott a bit more and breaks down his five favorite products. However, sometimes people will give me full creative direction and that always excites me cause I get to really tap into my creative side and create really magical moments, which was a huge part in me starting this business. Sometimes I even break it down into multiple days depending on the wig and the time I have to complete it, which is convenient because, again, it’s not on a real head. Oh girl, the process of wig-making is a journey. Photos via Instagram/ @whatwigs What I did was put drop cloths down and spread the hair all over the room and colored the hair. See on Instagram

Where do you look for inspiration? To my surprise, I made it in time and to this day it’s still one of my favorite projects I’ve ever done. I start off with either a bleach blonde wig or a natural black wig, depending on the desired lightness or darkness of the final product. From Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj to Kylie Jenner and Nikita Dragun, celebrity wig-maker Noah Scott is the mastermind behind some of the most luxurious wigs on the market. What does the process look like? I heard Chris Appleton had to once dye Kim’s hair in a hotel room bathtub…I can’t say names, but when I got one of my first high-profile celebrity clients I had one day to finish this piece. Do your clients always have specific requests or do you sometimes get involved with the creative process? See on Instagram

Any fun client stories you can share? After it’s been colored, I will then go in and customize the hairline to make it look as natural as possible and really give the WhatWig illusion. That evening, I spent all night sewing it together and then drove it up to LA that morning with the heat on full blast in the middle of summer so it would dry.

Isamaya Ffrench and George Clarke Join Supergroup Alto Arc

Nocebo3. Assembling an all-star team of creatives to back up their eclectic sound, the music video for “Bordello” is as visually striking as it is anxiety-inducing.”I have thoroughly enjoyed working on this video,” Porodina says of the visual. Bordello4. First formed in 2020 by PC Music producer Danny L Harle and Trayer Tryon of indie outfit, Hundred Waters, the new band has now expanded to include Deafheaven’s George Clarke and make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench for a group that spans the worlds of hyperpop, indie, alt rock and avant-garde beauty.Gearing up for the release of their debut self-titled EP, out February 11, Alto Arc returns today with the first single off the forthcoming project, titled “Bordello.” A collage of doom metal, experimental electronic, demonic chants and serpentine hisses, Alto Arc’s latest offering opens up like a sonic portal to hell, plunging the listener further and further into madness as the war drums beat onward.Teaming up with Director Elizaveta Porodina, Alto Arc presents a supernatural psychological horror with Ffrench playing a seductive fortune teller as she seals Clarke’s dark fate with a mixture of snakes, daggers and all manner of black magic. “Telling this story felt like opening an old book and uncovering a sinister fairy tale. The Circle UnbrokenPhoto courtesy of Alto Arc The Model Gospel2. An eerie vibrating presence fell over the rooms we built up, and it felt like oscillating from one dark world to another. It isn’t every day that music gets a new supergroup, but we can’t say we’ve ever seen one quite like the motley crew that is Alto Arc. Yeva’s Lullaby5. It’s a privilege to witness such rare and magical moments.”Watch “Bordello” and check out the full tracklist for Alto Arc’s debut EP, below.Alto Arc EP1.

Ascend With Poog, the Spiritual Beauty Podcast

“Like we’re talking about Spirit and our most intimate sort of spiritual concerns, and then pivoting into blueberry martinis and creams.”But underlying the constant ping-ponging between concepts is Poog’s desire to bring them together for a series of on-the-fly conversations that are equal parts off-kilter and insightful, which includes their lack of interest in apologizing for their love of “frivolous” things or intellectualizing the common critique surrounding the idea of “self-care” turning into this “capitalist monster,” per Berlant.”To me, [Poog] is this space where all those things that are considered frivolous or weirdly feminine can live. So in an effort to explore the bizarre, weird and, at times, existential sphere of self-care, the two longtime friends started their iHeartRadio podcast, Poog, and slowly turned it into a much broader survey of culture and whatever the fuck else they want to talk about.In many ways, the comedians — who refer to themselves as “The Hags” — are the perfect people to execute such a heady, far-reaching concept, imbuing it with a lightness that one wouldn’t expect for a podcast that tackles topics like spiritual consumerism and the notion of shame, in addition to Berlant spearheading discussions about beauty, skincare and food, and Novak acting as the go-to source for all things wellness, including spirituality, mental health and, also, skincare.As such, their podcast takes its name from Gwyneth Paltrow’s notorious lifestyle and wellness brand, Goop. From meme histories to joke format explainers to collections of some of Twitter’s finest roasts, “Internet Explorer” is here to keep you up-to-date with the web’s current obsessions — no matter how nonsensical or nihilistic. Photography: Julian BuchanCreative direction: Julian Buchan and Liam MooreProduction design: Liam Moore Lighting design: Stefan FerraStyling: Chris HoranStyling assistant: Lauren JeworskiMakeup: Ally McGillicuddyHair: Gregg Lennon JrHair assistant: Bailey StilesProducer: Katie White I sort of joke about being addicted to healing,” Novak said as a stray feather began to float around her room. From keto diets to mud baths to the boob cream Berlant received moments before our Zoom conversation, the multibillion-dollar industry has seemingly taken over the world. We move back and forth,” Novak said. A message that she’s on the right path from her spirit guides and the Archangels, I said, before things quickly devolve into a conversation about the Old Testament and The Sopranos. It’s almost like [embracing] all these things that we’re expected to hide in spaces like the workplace,” Novak explained, with Berlant saying that they’re trying to point out that wellness, beauty and the cult “obsession” surrounding these things are “not to be devalued.”Granted, Berlant said they have one very slight critique that mostly hinges on the industry’s current “focus on the exterior,” instead of the “interior.” Specifically, she referenced the inner work and healing that should be considered “the real fucking wellness,” though she was also quick to add that outwards-facing self-care is still “real and valid in its own right.” Because after all, Poog isn’t about shaming anyone (including themselves), rather, it’s about simultaneously “interrogating” these sorts of dynamics, while also being open to their own adherence to the “pleasure is paramount” principle.On a similar note, Novak stressed that wellness has acted, for her, as a kind of “secret doorway” out of bouts of depression, saying that it was nice to “feel this joy at caring about stupid shit again,” before adding that there’s a lot of “healing psychology” incorporated into spirituality and self-care given their ability to get you out of that “judging mind place.”“I was just trying to find a way to live life and that took me down those paths, which I happen to really enjoy. However, Poog is different from similarly branded podcasts in the sense that Berlant and Novak use beauty and wellness as a starting point to talk about everything from snorkeling to dairy-free alternatives to colonics to analytical psychology, as proven by our 45 minute-long side conversation about Jung’s theory of synchronicity and ghosts potentially being a projection of the psyche.”Wellness and beauty are really our Trojan horse, because the conversations devolve into just Jacqueline and I talking about, like, Interstellar,” Berlant said, before Novak added that it’s more about the “abstract parts of our interests and getting vaguely existential.””But it’s also dipping into products. Just as it should.Listen to Poog here.Welcome to “Internet Explorer,” a column by Sandra Song about everything Internet. For Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak, it all started with the promise of free beauty products and an extremely LA fascination with wellness culture.

Meet Froglady: New York’s Rainbow-Colored Soul Singer

Which is what I did [laughs]. I can thank my mom for that because I draw inspiration from my soulful childhood music roots. “Bold and obnoxious and dramatic and sensitive and true.” Indeed, a balanced explosion of all this comes through on Faces, bringing together her “kookie little world” of technicolor beauty and Muppets plushies with more introspective, honest songwriting poured straight from the heart. “Froglady tells you stories, and forces you to look at them and to listen.” Below, PAPER gets to know Froglady a bit more, as we dive into her “lifelong love of frogs” and the many different faces she’s worn over the past two years that inspired this breakout LP. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jess Girillo (Froglady)🤡🃏🐸🎪🌈 (@froglady444) Where did the name, Froglady, come from? I was always more drawn to singing songs that meant something to me, whether written by me or others. I think I landed in the spot I am now because of my upbringing with music. I’ve studied them and still refer to them often. The song tells a story about where I am as a person and creating, breaking old cycles and evolving with every day that passes. People always ask me why I love frogs so much and, honestly, it’s hard for me to answer that question. Froglady is the version of myself that I aim to be on my best days: Bold and obnoxious and dramatic and sensitive and true. I approached Sean about a year ago after I had many of the songs in a really rough demo phase. I did a lot of cover performances in high school and started writing my own music when I was around 16. Maybe Kermit from the muppets has something to do with it because I’ve been watching The Muppet Show since I was probably three. While it could easily be pulled from another decade, the themes explored on Faces reflect that of her generation, from mental health to self-expression and isolation. I also wanted to use this project as an opportunity to begin talking about my struggles with mental illness, the joys of self-expression and the love I have for my chosen family. I got to work with so many talented people on this album. Frogs have just always been a part of my existence and kookie little world. It’s impossible to scroll past Jess Girillo (AKA Froglady), the self-declared “frog jester who sings.” Her hair is dyed rainbow, from root to tip, and occasionally shaped into giant spikes that frame her head like sun rays; she decorates her face with clown-inspired glam, extending the corners of her mouth like The Joker, and finishes everything off with piercings, stickers, fake freckles, painted tears or multi-colored contacts — a children’s book protagonist who’s been tossed through teenage trauma and dropped into the online algorithm. My co-workers have helped me mix and record most of the tracks, and have encouraged me so much throughout my creative process.What’re some of the themes you explored lyrically on Faces?A big lyrical focus for Faces is, of course, my experiences with love over the past two years. How did you land on that sound? I’ve experimented with a lot of different sounds over the last six years in terms of my own music. Firstly, all of the songs were produced by my friend, Sean Hardin. I tend to use imagery throughout the album that you can see in my looks like clowns, bugs and big hearts.”Froglady is the version of myself that I aim to be on my best days: Bold and obnoxious and dramatic and sensitive and true.”Is there a song on this album that you feel best represents you as an artist, right now?I feel the song that represents me most as an artist off Faces is “Cycles.” Not only is it the most recent song I wrote and recorded off the album, but it feels like the closest I’ve gotten so far to emulating a certain sound and feeling through my music. It’s a juxtaposition that I think works well for me. Photography: Morganne Boulden How did you get your footing in this field?I’ve been performing live for years. He’s the type of creative that you can sit down with, tell him a few descriptive words for the song, maybe a bit of the story and he’ll give you a track that makes you want to spill your guts out all over it. Froglady tells you stories, and forces you to look at them and to listen.Who’d you work with on Faces? The name, Froglady, definitely represents me as an artist because it’s weird and different enough that you won’t forget it. So for this project and moving forward, I wanted to focus on creating music that allows space for me to use my instrument and tell stories that are threaded with emotion.For you, what’s the relationship between your image and your music?My relationship between my music and my image is always tied to my intense emotions. I’ve known Sean for years and used to work with him at a music school I attended back when I was in high school. They’ve always kind of been like my guardian angels for music making and I wouldn’t be the artist I am today without their magical influence.How’d you land on the name, Faces, to best wrap up all the songs and ideas of this album?I ended up naming the album Faces because I feel as though the album does a pretty good job of showing the many faces I’ve worn over the last two years. I wanted to create space to explore my feelings and the layers that exist to Froglady and, of course, the layers that exist to Jess. Sean can play literally every instrument and always knew exactly what vibe or energy I was going for when piecing together all of the final instrumentals for the project. I started singing in choir in high school, but it wasn’t for me. “Cycles” is about seeing yourself in love, but it’s also about loving yourself enough to realize you deserve the things you want and work so hard for.Who do you look to for inspiration, sonically? The concept behind the album is focused on the masks and emotions that have dictated and influenced my life. I also had the privilege of working with so many of my co-workers at Mansion Studios NYC, a recording studio in Brooklyn. A style star in her own right, the 22-year-old New Yorker is also a trained musician, though her sound might surprise you. We all have different faces that we wear. “Froglady is the version of myself that I aim to be on my best day” as she tells PAPER. I use self-expression as an outlet for my emotional state. What does that collaborative process look like? People don’t really know what to expect when I get up on stage and they’ve never heard of me before. On Faces, Froglady’s indie nine-track debut, she lends her jazzy vocals to a retro band of moody piano melodies, grungy guitars and fuzzy drums. Blige, David Bowie, Prince and Amy Winehouse. Who’re your music idols?My top four musicians that inspire me are Mary J. I like to explore the concept of being or not being a “digestible person,” especially in relation to interpersonal relationships and my relationship with myself. I honestly love that my sound and genre come as a surprise to people who may know of me from social media. How do you feel it represents you as an artist?My artist name, Froglady, came from my lifelong love of frogs. Taking notes from the likes of Amy Winehouse (a la Back to Black), Froglady revives a neo-soul, rock genre so few of her contemporaries are leaning into, right now. I’ve been listening to these incredible artists for my entire life and know pretty much every song they’ve ever released. It’s silly, but it stands out, and that suits me as a musician and a performer.What’s your musical background? I’ve struggled with the idea that I wasn’t able to use my voice to its full capacity with some of the music I was making in the past. I was raised listening to all the most incredible R&B and soul singers. Both music and physical presentation create avenues for me to say what I need to say about my experiences and who I am — to pour a bunch of my heart out all over the place, so that you can’t look away or close your ears. I actually almost named the album, Digestible Faces, instead of just Faces because of that theme. I’ve been working there since they opened this past summer and recorded many of the final versions of the songs off the album there. I’ve only been releasing my original songs for the past four years and my first ever release was recorded in my friend’s dorm room when I was still in college in 2018.For those that follow your Instagram, the sound of your music might come as a surprise.

We Tried YSL’s $300 Lipstick Printer

Once you finalize the color you want to brush onto your lips, the machine makes a soft whirring sound and dispenses the pigment into a removable compact. 💄 #makeup #lipstick #ysllipstick #fyp #nyc This was the most interesting way to find a color. Essentially you take a photo of your outfit and select two color points from the outfit (i.e. Option 1: Select from a color wheel, complete with a virtual try-on.Option 2: Upload an image from your camera roll and use the selection tool to pick a color from the image. We, too, were wondering what it was all about and got our hands on the lipstick to see if it’s worth its steep price tag.According to YSL’s website, the machine promises thousands of ultra-pigmented matte velvet lip stains. This is a huge step in the right direction for the beauty industry and going into 2022, we’re hoping to see more tech-focused beauty with new tools like this one. Of course, there is a YSL mini lip brush to mix the color around and apply.Honestly, the YSL Rouge Sur Mesure is cool. By now, you’ve probably seen your favorite beauty influencer flapping on about this tool across your feeds. Check out our TikTok review below:

We tested out YSL’s $300 lipstick printer 😵‍💫What do you think? Luxury beauty brands are getting more and more innovative, but this new gadget from YSL Beauty is unlike anything we’ve ever seen.The first of its kind, YSL Beauty unveiled a patented $300 Lipstick Printer called “Rouge Sur Mesure,” which essentially means Bespoke Lipstick. This option would probably be most useful to find a shade of lipstick worn by a celebrity on a red carpet, etc. Option 3: Utilize YSL Beauty’s algorithm to find a lipstick shade that works with your outfit. color of the top, color of the bottoms). The concept, in essence, is simple: four color groups (orange, pink, nude, red) each come with three cartridges that get loaded into the printer. From there, the user opens an app where the device is connected via Bluetooth and is given three custom color options.

Introducing, Your New Holy Grail Foundation

The glow is unlike that of any radiant or dewy foundation I’ve seen, and more akin to the glow of serums and moisturizing creams. It felt so lightweight and smooth, especially when blended with my fingers first and then buffed out with a Juno and Co. @narsissist #narsartist #beauty #beautytutorial #mua #makeup


Truly, bottled air @NARS Cosmetics #GamerGoals #FashionIndustry #makeupreview #nars #fy #fypシ

Photo via NARS you better grab a few bottles before she sells out!Check out our favorite TikTok beauty girlies sharing their thoughts below:@nicolconcilio

Testing out the new NARS foundation! When it comes to complexion, no beauty brand does it quite like NARS.Their foundations and concealers have reached holy grail status amongst some of the top makeup artists and beauty influencers around the world. Let’s be honest: you probably have it sitting in your makeup drawer right now.So it goes without saying that the brand’s next complexion drop had to be something innovative, yet maintain its signature high-quality formula.Introducing the fifth foundation from NARS: the Light Reflecting Advanced Skincare Foundation, available in 36 shades. See on Instagram

According to Sephora, it is “an advanced makeup-skincare-hybrid foundation with a natural finish that quickly blurs and smooths while visibly improving skin’s clarity over time.”We were shocked to learn that the buildable, medium coverage foundation is actually formulated with 70% skincare ingredients, including Biomimetic Oat to calm redness and Japanese Lilyturf to maintain moisture in the skin barrier. Info in the Bio. This NARS foundation seems to fit right in with its clean beauty peers.The NARS Light Reflecting Advanced Skincare Foundation retails for $49, now available online-only at Sephora… #makeupreview #nars #narsfoundation #foundationroutine #newmakeup


NARS Light Reflecting Collection. My pores were gone, skin was blurred and texture was non-existent. Overall, this foundation might be my current go-to and you can expect to see it all over your TikTok FYP.One of our beauty trend predictions for 2022 is that brands will begin introducing more skincare-focused complexion products. Lofty claims, but NARS did a 6-week clinical study and actually proved that the foundation offered a more even complexion, improving the overall appearance of skin underneath.Check out how this new foundation compares to the NARS classics: After trying the foundation, I was honestly shook. We saw Kosas come out with their eye-cream-meets-concealer-hybrid and even brands like Ilia who emphasize skincare within most of their makeup. Going live Thursday, Jan 13 at 7pm. sponge.After wearing it for 7 hours, I did have to touch up with a powder puff to reduce shine in my T-Zone but that’s to be expected. Remember when their Radiant Creamy Concealer came out in 2013 and instantly became a cult favorite?

Kylie Jenner Just Hit a Major Instagram Milestone

Especially when you consider Jenner’s history of trying to keep her pregnancies under wraps. And while she’s currently the most followed woman on Instagram, both Ariana Grande and Selena Gomez aren’t far behind with 289 million each. Her most liked photo, at 155.6 million views and more than 24 million likes, is the announcement of her second pregnancy with Travis Scott, which she shared on September 7. Between TikTok speculation and rumors floating around on Instagram, the theories are very, very convincing. You are beautiful inside and out and have the most amazing heart! Now the only two people with more Instagram followers than her are footballer Cristiano Ronaldo with 389 million and Instagram itself with a total of 460 million followers.Naturally, Jenner’s mom and biggest fan, Kris, shared the fun news on Instagram on Thursday, writing, “I’m so proud of my girl @KylieJenner!! I love you my angel.”

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Though Jenner has several companies, TV presence,and an extremely meme-able quality about her, she actually doesn’t post that much on social media. It’s official — Kylie Jenner is the most followed woman on Instagram. Who knows, the surprise social announcement may even become one of the most liked photos on Instagram when it happens.Either way, Jenner’s already topped 301 million followers and counting. Keep on reaching for the stars and inspiring us with all you do!! That doesn’t stop each one from garnering millions of likes, though. She hit her 300 millionth follower on Thursday, which also means she’s the only woman to top the 300 million mark. Her pictures are actually pretty sporadic. It’s also holding strong as the fifth most liked post on Instagram.Her most recent photo is from a week ago, where she’s still visibly pregnant. However, fans are convinced Jenner’s actually already given birth to her second child.

Chanel Beauty Is Now at ULTA

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From the iconic Les Beiges Bronzing Cream to the Le Lift Smoothing Serum, you can find all your favorite Chanel makeup, skincare, nail lacquer and, of course, fragrance at the beauty retailer. @scurtoworld
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We expect to see more luxury beauty brands moving to ULTA in 2022. However as of January 5, 2022, Chanel Beauty is now available online and in-stores at certain ULTA locations. Sephora seems to be the working millennial favorite, while Blue Mercury services the wealthy older woman in the market for high end moisturizers and anti-aging serums.Naturally, we would expect a brand like Chanel to scoff at the idea of placing their products under ULTA’s bright orange branding, alongside affordable brands. Is luxury beauty finally going mainstream?Shop Our Favorite Chanel Beauty Products at ULTAPhoto via Getty/ Aimee Dilger/ SOPA Images/ LightRocket The decision also indicates that luxury beauty might finally be moving mainstream going into 2022. Chanel Beauty is officially available at ULTA.For years, ULTA has been synonymous with mass beauty, offering a wide range of affordable skincare faves, like The Ordinary and Cerave, while industry competitors, like Sephora and Blue Mercury, have traditionally dominated the luxury market, selling brands like Pat McGrath and La Mer, at higher price points.Related | Ulta Announces Initiatives to Support Black Beauty BrandsBreaking down the demographics of beauty retail’s Holy Trinity, there’s a distinct difference in consumers passing through the automatic doors. Well, time to grab your credit cards girlies… Aside from other luxury fragrances by Dior, YSL and Armani, Chanel is one of the only luxury brands to offer their full beauty collection at ULTA. This move seems rather strategic on the part of Chanel as a way to reinvigorate the brand amongst a new audience without having to develop and test new product. Walk into any ULTA store and you’ll see 13-year-olds making TikToks in the aisles, trying on the latest viral trend.

Cardi B Loves Her ‘Mustache’

Cardi B isn’t afraid of a little peach fuzz.On Wednesday, the star took to her Instagram Story to talk candidly about her “mustache,” and tell fans that a little upper lip hair means you’ve also got something “good” going on down there.Related | Billie Asks Women to Embrace Their Facial Hair For Movember“Mustache is mustaching,” she said in the candid clip, which seemingly encouraged her followers to fuck conventional feminine beauty norms and embrace their facial hair. “They said that if you have a mustache, you got a good pussy, so purr,” Cardi explained. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cardi B (@iamcardib) “It’s cool though,” as she put it before using the very same argument: “‘Cause bitches with good mustaches got good pussy.” And if there’s one person who’d know, it’d probably be the “WAP” rapper, right?Photo via Getty / Jeff Kravitz / FilmMagic And her rationale? Granted, Cardi’s never been one to shy away from discussions surrounding her body hair, as she’s previously shared videos of herself getting bikini and lip waxes. However, when it comes to the latter, she said in 2018 that as she’s gotten older and keeps waxing, she’s noticed her “mustache is getting thicker.” But it’s not really something she’s worried about.

Bogdanoff Twins Die of COVID-19 at Age 72

The shows, Temps X and and Rayons X, were criticized as grossly oversimplifying science but popular nonetheless. An internal investigation found that there was nothing in the papers of scientific value, with one scientist describing the twins writing as “delightfully meaningless combinations of buzzwords,” but the two were still eventually awarded PhDs by the University of Burgundy.Even though both brothers were unvaccinated, former French Minister of Education and professor of philosophy, Luc Ferry, insisted that the Bogdanoffs were not wholly “antivax” but rather believed that their superior health would be enough to fight off the virus. See on Instagram

The twins perhaps courted the most controversy over physics papers they presented in the early 2000s as a part of their doctoral theses which were described as misleading and faced accusations of plagiarism. Both brothers were admitted to the hospital on the same day last month after having previously refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine, claiming that their exceptionally good health and fitness would protect them. It’s also worth mentioning that Ferry had strongly encouraged the Bogdanoffs to get the vaccine prior to their deaths, telling them that they would be “crazy” not to.Speaking about the stance on French radio, Igor Bogdanoff cited the doctor that popularized hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19, Dr. Didier Raoult, as being the reason for waiting to get the vaccine, saying that he had more confidence in the efficacy of future vaccines than those currently available. (DISCLAIMER: The FDA strongly cautions against the use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 outside of a hospital setting.)Photo via Getty/ Eric Fougere/ Corbis Controversial French twins and TV stars, Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff, have passed away days apart from each other at the age of 72 from complications from COVID-19. Descendants of German and Austrian nobility, the Bogdanoffs were best known for their exaggerated facial features, which they denied was the product of plastic surgery but rather were naturally enhanced by “unnamed technologies.”Apart from their distinctive looks, the Bogdanoffs got their start as television presenters hosting shows about science and science fiction, looking to make complex topics accessible to broad audiences.