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The Politics of Cosmetics

The Politics of Cosmetics

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The Personal Care Products Act proposes the first change in cosmetic industry regulations since the 1930s. Read about how it may affect your daily makeup and skincare regimen.

Diving Into the Beauty Industry in ‘More Than Skin Deep’ Panel

Diving Into the Beauty Industry in ‘More Than Skin Deep’ Panel

By Thomas Chou, Deputy Features Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Several major figures in the beauty and skincare industry sat down for the "More Than Skin Deep" panel, hosted by Gallatin last month, where they discussed inclusivity, authenticity and the industry's evolution.

The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

By Kate Holland and Sophie Shaw

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The $10 billion industry promotes archaic and harmful beauty standards for people of color. NYU students discuss how these standards of beauty have and have not shifted in Asian communities.

NYU Beauty Beat

NYU Beauty Beat

By Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

We asked a few NYU students about their personal beauty evolution and which beauty and skincare products they can't live without.

Mi-Anne Chan Chats Beauty

Mi-Anne Chan Chats Beauty

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Refinery29 beauty writer and CAS alumna Mi-Anne Chan chatted about her time at NYU and being a fresh face in the media industry.

Fringe: Fall 2017

Fringe: Fall 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, Special Editions, Top Story

In the Fall 2017 edition of Fringe, our Beauty & Style team takes a look at the changing face of the beauty industry.

Fall Beauty DIYs to Spice Things Up

Fall Beauty DIYs to Spice Things Up

By Tyler Crews, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Spice up your skincare and beauty routine with these fall-inspired DIY recipes.

Around the World in Three Beauty Trends

Around the World in Three Beauty Trends

By Thomas Chou, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

These international beauty and skincare trends can freshen up your daily routine.

Beauty Economics 101: Spend or Skimp?

Beauty Economics 101: Spend or Skimp?

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, Top Stories

Having trouble deciding between beauty brands? WSN shows you which products are worth the splurge!

Perfect Your Beauty Sleep

Perfect Your Beauty Sleep

By Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Switching up the bedtime skincare products in your regular routine can completely change the game when it comes to fighting bad skin.

Try Using Retinol Products in Your Skincare Routine

Try Using Retinol Products in Your Skincare Routine

By Sona Shekhawat, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

If you're looking to turn back the clock by reducing wrinkles and acne scars, look no further. Skincare products which include retinol are all the rage these days.

Cell Phones: Harming Your Skin?

Cell Phones: Harming Your Skin?

By Michaela Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

While there is evidence for negative side effects for your skin linked to light emission from smartphones, they are life threatening.

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