It’s Back To Work Time And These Are The Tweaks You Need To Make In Your Beauty Ritual

As the relaxed state of affairs finally come to an end, it’s time to get back to work and say hello to all that bustle. We’ve gotten used to the #WFH life for too long now, and so has our skin. Our beauty rituals have seen a 180-degree transformation with many exits and entries. However,… Continue reading It’s Back To Work Time And These Are The Tweaks You Need To Make In Your Beauty Ritual

ELLE’s Beauty & Health Editor Recommends 4 Tried & Tested Products To Ace The Zoom Face

While we still spend most of our days indoors, virtual meetings continue rolling in full swing. Wondering how to master the Zoom face? Trust our Beauty & Health Editor, Samreen Samad’s say who aced her virtual look with the help of four products. Laneige Glowy Makeup Serum Glossy, glass, glazed are a few common Instagram… Continue reading ELLE’s Beauty & Health Editor Recommends 4 Tried & Tested Products To Ace The Zoom Face

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Latest Beauty Buzzword, Collagen

Collagen is the newest ‘it’ word being tossed around by beauty enthusiasts. But what exactly is this sciencey-word and what is its escalating connection with beauty and wellness? Mumbai-based dermatologist Dr Madhuri Agarwal explains, “Collagen is a protein that constitutes about one-third of the body’s protein composition. It is one of the primary components of… Continue reading Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Latest Beauty Buzzword, Collagen

The New Rules Of Pandemic Beauty Trace Back To The Ancient Age

I recently came across the Ayurvedic practice of pechoti on journalist and beauty influencer Vasudha Rai’s Instagram page. Intrigued by its promise of healing chapped lips, period cramps and stomach aches, I decided to give it a shot, and I am happy to report that it delivers. Rai’s book Glow, published by Penguin in 2018,… Continue reading The New Rules Of Pandemic Beauty Trace Back To The Ancient Age

Bridal make-up inspo to bookmark for later

Narrowing down on a beauty look for your nuptials can be intimidating. Are you the low-key kind of bride who prefers a monochromatic look? Or is wearing colourful, statement-making eyeshadow more you? Whatever your style, there’s a good chance you’ve landed up on ace make-up artist Namrata Soni’s Instagram page looking for bridal make-up inspiration.… Continue reading Bridal make-up inspo to bookmark for later

Step-by-step guide to nail the no make-up look

The all-natural make-up look may seem effortless, but executing it correctly is the real challenge. But this look is popular for a reason, for starters you only need your regular make-up staples. Second, once you’ve mastered the right tricks it’s universally flattering, and can be achieved within minutes. To get the inside scoop on how… Continue reading Step-by-step guide to nail the no make-up look

Eye make-up is the new lipstick and these celebs are proof

As more people are stepping out in masks, wearing a full face of make-up doesn’t feel as important. And the focus is slowly shifting to the visible parts of the face that’s mainly the eyes and brows. Bored with the usual smoky kohl and basic cat-eyeliner look, we’ve scoped out some colourful inspiration that will… Continue reading Eye make-up is the new lipstick and these celebs are proof

The face masks celebrities swear by

Whether it’s a favourite skincare hack or go-to face mask we love a good skincare recommendation, especially when it comes from the owner of glowing skin. That’s why we’ve taken it upon ourselves to comb through our Instagram feed for the best celeb-approved skincare advice (for journalistic reasons, of course). Over the past few weeks,… Continue reading The face masks celebrities swear by

5 Times Shilpa Shetty Kundra Schooled Us In Beauty And Wellness

Actor, businesswoman, wellness enthusiast and fitness lover, Shilpa Shetty Kundra wears many hats and all of them with flair. Whether it is whipping up delicious, healthy treats in the kitchen or practising pro yoga asanas, she often gives us a peek into her everyday life through her YouTube channel, Instagram and her mobile app. We all… Continue reading 5 Times Shilpa Shetty Kundra Schooled Us In Beauty And Wellness

Hollywood’s top facialist shares her secrets to glowing skin

“Skin needs time, balanced eating, sleep and inner beauty,” says Joanna Vargas, the New York and LA-based esthetician. The skincare expert who is known for her glow-boosting non-invasive treatments has worked with celebrities like Sofia Coppola, Naomi Watts, Jualianne Moore and many more. Joanna Vargas shares her insight on glowing skin with New Delhi-based dermatologist… Continue reading Hollywood’s top facialist shares her secrets to glowing skin

How to pick the right skincare products

Have you ever wondered the difference between a serum and skin essence? Or have been confused by the meaning of AHA and BHA acids on product labels? Skincare, the most important part of our beauty routine can often be the most confusing. If done right, a good skincare regimen is not only gratifying but can… Continue reading How to pick the right skincare products

Monsoon skincare essentials to beat the grease

Any beauty junkie worth their retinol knows that as seasons change, skincare routines should too. Now, the monsoon brings with it a spike in humidity and general sticky feel, which when coupled with end-of-summer heat triggers excessive shine, oily skin and even acne for some. As the rains set in, ELLE caught up with Dr… Continue reading Monsoon skincare essentials to beat the grease

The Biebers are our unexpected quarantine beauty gurus

With the best facialists and make-up artists in the world working on her skin, it’s safe to say supermodel Hailey Bieber knows a good bit about skincare. And in her and pop star husband Justin Bieber’s new Facebook series, The Biebers on Watch, we get a glimpse into the couple’s everyday life. We take a… Continue reading The Biebers are our unexpected quarantine beauty gurus

How to treat breakouts caused by wearing a face mask

Suffocated, claustrophobic and scared, these three words perfectly sum up how I feel each time I wear a face mask. My fears are nothing compared to that of healthcare workers, who wear the masks for hours, tirelessly working to treat patients with COVID-19. The popular social media image of an Italian nurse with angry, red… Continue reading How to treat breakouts caused by wearing a face mask

How to ace a facial at home

If you’re missing your appointments with your facialist and dermat during quarantine, an at-home facial is going to be the cherry on the cake. Giving your skin this extra attention will address clogged pores, dullness, dry skin and keep lymph build-up at bay. We reached out to skincare experts Dr Jaishree Sharad, dermatologist and founder,… Continue reading How to ace a facial at home

Dia Mirza’s top 8 tips for green living

It’s no secret that Dia Mirza is undoubtedly an eco all-star. As the UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador, UNEP Ambassador and United Nations Secretary-General Advocate for Sustainable Development Goals, Mirza has been hard at work fighting global warming, conserving biodiversity, and helping spread awareness on the environmental impact of urban living. In 2018, the actor-producer became… Continue reading Dia Mirza’s top 8 tips for green living

Obsessed with experimental make-up like Alaya F? These Instagram accounts offer major inspo

Whether it’s perfecting the rainbow liner or figuring out how to inject glitter into your beauty look, Instagram never fails to serve up major inspiration. We’ve been slacking off on our daily make-up routine while social distancing, but many are finding solace in playing with eyeshadows, highlighting powders and pigments. If you’re a novice at… Continue reading Obsessed with experimental make-up like Alaya F? These Instagram accounts offer major inspo

10 international ELLE editors on spending time at home

Katie Becker, ELLE USA “I am in Brooklyn and am very lucky to have a view over the East River and the Manhattan sky line. Staring out at it is my meditation. I’ve also been buying roses and every morning as I tidy up the apartment and prepare for the day, I refresh the water… Continue reading 10 international ELLE editors on spending time at home

10 tips for a greener beauty routine

What does sustainable beauty mean? Organic ingredients? Zero carbon emissions? Recycled packaging or fair wages and ethical sourcing? There are several ways to reach this goal as long as you’re reducing your impact on Earth’s resources, and doing no harm to animals and humans. Instead of being intimidated by the zero-waste lifestyle movement, make mindful… Continue reading 10 tips for a greener beauty routine

Beauty blogger Farah Dhukai’s go-to shiny hair remedy is our new favourite beauty ingredient

If you’ve ever looked up the internet for at-home skincare or hair how-tos, chances are you’ve come across Farah Dhukai’s videos. The queen of DIYs has, over the last ten years, delivered some life-changing beauty tips (hello, fenugreek seed facial!) that have gained her a cult following of over 6.8 million on Instagram. Recently, the… Continue reading Beauty blogger Farah Dhukai’s go-to shiny hair remedy is our new favourite beauty ingredient

5 TikTok make-up tutorials that’ll change your beauty routine

Confession: A couple of months back, I signed up on TikTok when the Jonas Brothers recreated the iconic Keeping up with the Kardashians scene, but dismissed it soon after. Fast forward to being bored in the house (and in the house bored!), I decided to scroll through for some laughs. This deep dive left me… Continue reading 5 TikTok make-up tutorials that’ll change your beauty routine

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