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Ever wonder who Sephora is named after? Or what Shiseido translates to? We found out the real (fascinating!) stories behind some of the biggest beauty brand names. read more >>
Beauty BlitzJanuary 10, 2019 - 10:28pm
When we saw the models at Chanel's Cruise show rocking faux beauty marks in the form of velvet interlocking C's, we had to know more. It turns out similar stick-on patches called mouches (French for... read more >>
Wendy Rodewald-SulzJanuary 7, 2019 - 5:03pm
In honor of New York Fashion Week's bi-annual kickoff tomorrow, we're taking a look back at the event's surprising history. Can't remember a time before front-row reality stars and official beverage... read more >>
Wendy Rodewald-SulzFebruary 10, 2015 - 3:12pm
Photo: Getty Images   We love a good beauty history lesson around here, and today The Atlantic has an in-depth look at the past, present and future of hair color that includes a few fascinating... read more >>
Wendy Rodewald-SulzJanuary 2, 2015 - 11:33am
These days we know that soaking up the sun can wreak havoc on our skin, but that wasn’t always the case. Why did having a suntan ever become popular in the first place? Here, we’ve uncovered the... read more >>
Wendy Rodewald-SulzAugust 7, 2014 - 12:14pm
Ever since the first caveman glimpsed himself in a stagnant puddle, we humans have been fascinated by our own image. But at no point in history does the obsession compare to our present day selfie... read more >>
Wendy Rodewald-SulzMarch 20, 2014 - 11:48am
We may say French pedicures are a crime against humanity, but we’re not actually going to do a citizen’s arrest when we see one (tempting as it may be). But did you know that there are many... read more >>
Amber KatzJanuary 9, 2014 - 12:58pm
weird, history
Today, tattoos are a fixture in pop culture, with everyone from Rihanna to Angelina Jolie sporting visible ink. But the medium also has a rich history that dates back to cavemen days, with some... read more >>
Wendy Rodewald-SulzDecember 16, 2013 - 1:25pm
tattoos, history

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