Oil

The Top Shelf

Doreen St. Felix, Writer

"Beauty should be handled seriously, and it should be historicized...the first Black female millionaire owned a beauty brand! It still exists today—I went to Sephora a couple days ago and saw it."Read more >

Just In

Meet Glossier Body Hero

A daily oil wash and body cream for treating your body the way you want to be treated—really freakin' wellRead more >

Open Thread

What's The Most $$$ Part Of Your Beauty Routine?

Imagine that gif of Leonardo DiCaprio throwing dollars to the wind right hereRead more >

The Top Shelf

Camille Becerra, Chef

On all-natural self-tanner, the body lotion that doubles as eye cream, and one seriously exhaustive dental care regimenRead more >

Word of Mouth

Face Oil: A Dialogue

The seven best oils, revealed by a candid conversation betwixt two editorsRead more >

#ITGTopShelfie

The Tourism Agent With The Essential Curly Hair Routine

"Sometimes I have pimples, I have skin marks, I'm not my ideal weight, I can be lazy and not wear any makeup... That's who I am and that's ok."Read more >

ITG ♥s

This Body Oil Is the Only Vacation I Can Afford RN

Floral and beachy without the sunblock and skin cancerRead more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Irina Lakicevic, Dentist

Because lipstick doesn't really translate under a surgical mask—all the better reason to go all out for after hoursRead more >

The Face

Chloe x Halle, Musicians

Coconut oil, coconut oil, and more coconut oil say the sisters on how to take care of everything from skin to hairRead more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Tylynn Nguyen, Lingerie Designer

"I’m almost 6 feet tall, but I still wear heels because I feel like, why not? And if people stare at me, this is how God made me, so have a look!"Read more >

The Top Shelf

Stephanie Gundelach, Creative Consultant

On overcoming ABBA bangs, Googling breakout remedies, and applying Danish minimalism to her beauty routinesRead more >

The Face

Naomi Shimada, Model & Filmmaker

Here to show you the summer forever makeup routine and the anti-chafe product she swears byRead more >

The Top Shelf

Ulla Johnson, Designer

On fragrance monogamy and face mist polygamyRead more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Fajer Fahad, Contributing Editor, Violet Grey

On the four-step fragrance layering routine and the one nighttime product for that "filter-finish"Read more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Maayan Zilberman, Artist & Confectioner

When Jennifer Lopez gives body contouring advice, you listen and you listen wellRead more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Nahana Schelling, Creative Technologist

"I got into makeup because when it's dark out, you need more color to make your face pop. But I really only wear it at night because it is dark so if you mess up, no one can see it!"Read more >

The Extras

Trend-Mapping The Rise Of Face Oil

Face oil’s been trending for a lot longer than you thought—like, thousands of years longerRead more >

The Review

Cleansing Oil: Not Just For Your Face

A shampoo and body wash to keep your oil cleanser companyRead more >

Misc.

The Personal Aromatherapy Trick That'll Finally Put All Those Essential Oils To Good Use

Because, if you're like Tom, you can't stop buying them even though you have no idea what to do with themRead more >

The Review

The Best Shimmery Body Oils

All that glitters—and that works well on body as well as hairRead more >

Word of Mouth

Bio-Oil To The Rescue

Finally looking into what all the fuss is aboutRead more >

Top Shelf After Dark

Nikki Reed, Actress

The actress on using olive and coconut oil for everything, applying individual lashes like a puzzle, and refusing to wear any perfumeRead more >

The Review

32 Of The Best Natural Beauty Products

It's Earth Day, so we asked the founders of CAP Beauty (an all-natural boutique in the West Village) to give us a list of their favorite products—unsurprisingly, it's very comprehensiveRead more >

The Review

Dr. Hauschka Leg And Arm Tonic

It's like a lymphatic drainage massage in a bottleRead more >

The Extras

Navigating A Japanese Drugstore

Back from Tokyo, Alyssa Reeder reports on Japan's drugstore beauty staplesRead more >

The Review

The Face Oil To End All Face Oils

Vintner’s Daughter Serum is pricey, but worth it if you're looking to wake up with perfectly smooth skin after only 30 seconds of face-massaging effortRead more >

#ITGTopShelfie

Asha Patel, Jewelry Designer & Pharmacist

Part scientific method, part yogi wisdom, all-around good skincare vibesRead more >

The Review

Drinking The Drunk Elephant Kool-Aid

Based on a foundation of marula oil, Tiffany Masterson's Drunk Elephant line is a sensitive skinned person's dream come trueRead more >