Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Beauty

Including where to find the best spa treatment and the best colorist worth the six-week wait.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Beauty

7 Sheer Sunscreens to Try This Summer

Don't feel the burn with these SPF-packed options that will protect your face and your wallet.

07/11/2016 By Beth Levine

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Mood Lipstick

Technically the lipstick colors change based on the pH of your skin, but that's kind of cool, too.

07/08/2016 By Hala Daher

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Brows on Fleek

My current brow goals are basically Brooke Shields forever.

06/29/2016 By Hala Daher

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Clay Masks

I've been told that clay has healing powers, but the reality is more complicated.

06/23/2016 By Hala Daher

Clutch City

Oil Is Still Booming—in the Beauty World

Prices for crude are still in the gutter, but oil is a hot commodity in cosmetics.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Shaving My Face

Hey, Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor used to do it.

06/02/2016 By Hala Daher

Q&A

Aerin Lauder and the Scents of Summer

The beauty expert on what makes the perfect summer fragrance and the magical place that inspired her latest scent.

05/23/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Beauty

Pretty in Pink: Nude Lips Are the Look of the Summer

It's not just Kylie Jenner that's obsessed with these soft pink hues.

05/17/2016 By Julia Davila

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Scalp Exfoliation

It makes total sense—just like you would exfoliate your face or your body, you should do the same for your scalp.

05/13/2016 By Hala Daher

Beauty on a Budget

Why Splurge? 5 Amazing Drugstore Makeups We're Obsessed With

The best lipsticks, mascaras, eyeliners and more for under $12 each.

05/10/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: '60s Mod Makeup

Because when you have short hair there's no better beauty icon than Twiggy.

05/04/2016 By Hala Daher

The Struggle Is Real

How to Shop for a Hair Stylist

Also known as how to survive when your stylist utters the worst words imaginable: "I'm moving out of Texas."

05/03/2016 By Beth Levine

Beauty

Skincare Stronger Than Houston's Allergens

Houstonian Elizabeth Parry couldn't find all-natural products for her sensitive skin, so she made her own.

04/21/2016 By Julia Davila

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: The 10-Step Korean Skincare Routine

Yes, it's time consuming, but it's the best thing I've ever done for my skin.

04/20/2016 By Hala Daher

Beauty

Shampoo Is for Suckers

Drybar founder Alli Webb on how to make your blowout last forever with her latest products.

04/19/2016 By Julia Davila

Beauty

Face Off: Sephora vs. Ulta

Which beauty megastore offers more must-have products?

04/18/2016 By Beth Levine

Glam

20 Spring Nail Polish Shades You Need Right Now

Pastels, metallics and glitter polish, oh my!

04/14/2016 By Julia Davila

Beauty

When Jentry Kelley Gives Makeup Advice, You Listen

The Houston makeup artist on her new book, her go-to makeup look and the most important feature for photos.

04/07/2016 By Julia Davila

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Korean Foot Peels

It was, as expected, horrifying. It was also disgusting.

04/06/2016 By Hala Daher