Editorial: Industry Interviews
How These Beauty Bosses Juggle Motherhood & Running a Business
In honor of Mother’s Day, we reached out to chat with a few of our favorite beauty brand founders—who also happen to be mothers.
Next “Level”: Meet Your New Favorite Soap
Level Naturals is everywhere. But going from that first batch of soap to a presence in 400 stores and five countries wasn’t easy one. We spoke to CEO Jonathan Dubuque about the lessons he learned along the way.
Carol Sondesky Of Nyl Skincare On Vegan, Gluten-Free, and "Perishable" Products
Carol Sondesky, founder of nyl skincare, is a pioneer in gluten-free and vegan products. We recently chatted with her about the changing world of beauty, and what she calls “perishable” skin care.
Transformations: The Wild New Makeup Show You’ve Got To See
We can’t get enough of this over-the-top new tutorial web series, featuring Party Monster James St. James and some of the most creative makeup artists in the business!
From the Shop
From Punk to Makeup Artist and Organic Beauty Advocate: Rose-Marie Swift of rms beauty
The founder of rms beauty and New York City–based celebrity makeup artists tells us about everything from extracting coconut oil in a lab to her days in a band that backed the Ramones.
Z•Palette’s Zena Shteysel on the Art of Organizing Makeup
We chat with the Z•Palette founder about makeup artistry, winning two Emmys, and the benefits of streamlining and organizing your kit.
Why The Biggest Part of Being a Special Effects Artist Doesn’t Involve Any Makeup
Sometimes FX artists need an extra set of hands.
“Face Off” Shows Us The Real Difference Between Special Effects and Beauty Makeup
Make Up For Ever head artist Lijha Stewart shares the real difference between special effects and beauty makeup, "Face Off" style.
Makeup Artist James Vincent Says There’s More To Beauty Than Just A Pretty Face
Makeup artist extraordinaire James Vincent talks career, chaos, and gives us words to live by.
Bad Ass Nails for the People: Nail Artist Fleury Rose Lands a Deal With Illamasqua!
Call her the people's nail artist, Fleury Rose is among a growing group of nail artists ready to take over the fashion world! Discover more about the NYC-based nail guru and her new stint with Illamasqua.
The Makeup Artist’s Event: An Inside Look At The Makeup Show
The Makeup Show Vice President Shelly Taggar takes us behind the scenes of the international makeup event.
Human Nature: One Man Creates the World’s Biggest Bodypainting Festival
Once a year, The World Bodypainting Festival transforms a charming lakeside town into a sea of artificially painted nudes. Explore the festival that celebrates the surreal, colorful, and jaw-dropping world of body art.
Ayami Nishimura X Rankin
After the success of Alex Box’s makeup monograph, Rankin is back for his second beauty book installment with acclaimed editorial makeup artist Ayami Nishimura. The visuals do not disappoint.
Musician Turned Makeup Artist: The Captivating Tale of Will Lemon
Meet friend, visionary, and makeup MacGyver William Vernon Lemon III—Beautylish’s newest resident makeup artist!
STRANGEBEAUTIFUL Nails: Jane Schub Says It’s All About the Color
STRANGEBEAUTIFUL Library of Color founder Jane Schub started a cult-loved line of nail polishes, but she’s really not into the nail art scene.
Real Talk: Beautylish Gets Down to Earth With Top Model Nicole Fox
Americas Next Top Model winner Nicole Fox gets real about life as a model, actress, and former TV star.
Wonderland: The Story Behind Beauty’s Fairy Tale Portraits
After three years of shooting, Kirsty Mitchell’s “Wonderland” photo series is one of the most stunning beauty stories we’ve ever come across. Keep reading to hear about the makeup inspiration from hair and makeup artist on set, Elbie van Eeden.
Beautiful Illusion: An Interview With Underground Icon Muffinhead
New York nightlife personality Muffinhead is a living, breathing piece of art. Beautylish contributing writer Stella Rose Saint Clair dives into the artist’s world of beauty.
Interviewing: The Illustrated Nail
A prominent illustrator and nail artist, The Illustrated Nail's Sophie Harris-Greenslade is leading the next generation of nail artists with a mastery of technique and an eye for details.
Jan Arnold of CND, Fashion’s First Lady of Nails
Beautylish’s Victoria gets an exclusive peek at the home and wardrobe of CND style director, nail industry legend, and fashion icon Jan Arnold.