Sara Tan
West Coast Fashion & Beauty Editor
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Marcel The Shell Is Back (Kinda), But This Time As A Summer Strawberry For J. Crew

Do you remember Marcel the Shell with Shoes On? For those of you who don't, he was the hilariously quirky shell that was created and voiced by comedian Jenny Slate and starred in a YouTube video that went viral in 2010. (Of course you remember!) Well…
By Sara Tan

NYX Is Launching 3 Brand New Lip Products & They're All Under $10 — EXCLUSIVE

If you have used any NYX Professional Makeup products, you are fully aware that their lippies are near perfection. From their jumbo lip pencils to their soft lip creams, NYX has truly figured out how to create some of the best lip formulas for gals a…
By Sara Tan

Kim Kardashian Teases The New Kimoji Fragrances She's Launching At Her KKW Beauty Pop-Up

Los Angeles, brace yourselves: Kim Kardashian West has officially set up shop at Westfield Century City mall. On Wednesday, June 20, the KKW Beauty and Fragrance Pop-Up opened its doors, welcoming fans from all over to touch, feel, and play with Kard…
By Sara Tan

Kim Kardashian Tells Us Why She Wore Fulani Braids To The MTV Movie Awards — EXCLUSIVE

Kim Kardashian West wants to set the record straight: she knows full well what fulani braids are and she is not trying to offend anyone when she wears them. In an interview at the opening of her inaugural KKW Beauty and Fragrance pop-up at Westfield …
By Sara Tan

Korea’s Most Famous Nail Artist Predicts This Will Be The Next Big Mani Trend

If you follow the world of nail art, you know that there are a lot of weird manicures going viral on the internet. From creepy AF molars to gorgeous, leafy succulents, it seems like there's no end to what people are putting on their nails. While most…
By Sara Tan

This Hairspray Was Made For People Who Hate Hairspray

Hairspray can be a rather divisive topic. Some people have never stopped loving it since Aqua Net's heyday in the '80s. Others steer clear of it, relying only on pomades and texturizing sprays to hold their styles together. While I subscribe to the f…
By Sara Tan

Benefit Launched A ‘Flashback-Free’ Foundation That’s Just As Good As Their Famous Brow Products

When it comes to brows, you could argue that Benefit Cosmetics owns the market. The brand has figured out how to create everything you could possibly need to perfect your double arches, from nailing the best brow gel to making the most goof-proof of …
By Sara Tan

I Got That Viral Torso-Sized Loofah Scrub & It Was Not What I Expected

There isn't anything particularly exciting about a loofah. The shower tool has been around forever — you've likely used at least one in your lifetime — and you can find them practically anywhere, even at some well-stocked convenience stores or bodega…
By Sara Tan

This Is The Affordable Jewelry Brand Your Favorite Celebs Are Obsessed With

What do Bella Hadid and Katy Perry have in common? Besides being two of the most influential people on social media (they have 88 million followers on Instagram between them), they're both often seen donning some of the trendiest accessories. But not…
By Sara Tan

Here's Everything You Need To Know Before Getting Tape-In Hair Extensions

Whenever I get bored with my style or look, the first thing I do is change my hair. Whether it's a dramatic cut or color change, there's something about switching up my locks that makes me feel brand new, but I've never ever considered tape-in hair e…
By Sara Tan

Rihanna's Makeup Artist Taught Me How To Do My Highlighter Exactly Like RiH

When it comes to putting together killer ensembles and creating enviable makeup looks, Rihanna does not live by rules or follow trends. There is no limit to her creativity — she does what she wants and wears it with the utmost confidence. This is esp…
By Sara Tan

11 Tiny Sunglasses That Will Make You Look Even Cooler Than Kylie Jenner

You know what they say — the tinier the sunglasses, the more stylish the outfit. OK, that's not really a saying, but it seems to be the case these days. Basically every celebrity, model, and It person has been spotted sporting tiny sunglasses as part…
By Sara Tan

Meghan Markle Switched Up Her Hair For The Evening Reception & It Looks Totally Different

Meghan Markle just stepped out of Windsor Castle debuting her second wedding dress for the evening reception. The entire look, from head to toe, was nothing short of breathtaking. But let's back up and talk about that head, shall we? Meghan Markle to…
By Sara Tan

Meghan Markle Just Debuted Her SECOND Wedding Dress Of The Day & It's Absolutely Gorgeous

The moment we've all been waiting for is here: We finally learned what Meghan Markle's wedding dress looked like for the royal wedding and boy, was it a shocker (albeit the most gorgeous shocker of all time). The bride wore a stunning Givenchy haute …
By Sara Tan

Why 'Allure's Decision To Have Three Asian Models On Their Cover Is Especially Important

It's an important day in the beauty magazine world, even though this should have arguably happened decades ago. Allure's June "Hair Guide" issue just hit stands, and it features three different covers starring models Fernanda Ly, Soo Joo Park, and Fe…
By Sara Tan

Glossier LA's 'Glossier Canyon' Is About To Be All Up In Your Instagram Feed

It’s the moment Los Angeles beauty junkies have been waiting for — Glossier LA is finally here and it’s opening way sooner than most expected. On Tuesday, May 15, Glossier Los Angeles will open its doors to customers at its first official California …
By Sara Tan

Ban.do's 2018-2019 Planners Are Finally Here And They’re Better Than Ever Before

It might only be spring, but it’s never too early to start making plans for next year, especially when Ban.do's 2018-2019 agendas just hit the digital shelves. If you’re the kind of person who prefers doodling your to-dos and physically marking your …
By Sara Tan

A One Million Dollar Jar Of La Mer Moisturizer Exists & You Can See It IRL

If you have never had the chance to try La Mer, but have always dreamed of using their iconic, celeb-loved moisturizer on your face, now is your chance. An added bonus? You'll get to do it inside of the world's largest Creme de la Mer jar no less. Th…
By Sara Tan

Here's The Reason Why Beyonce Cancelled Her Met Gala Plans So Last Minute

Last year, fashion critics and members of the Beyhive were left heartbroken when Beyonce didn't show up to the Met Gala. And while fans were eager to see her in her custom dress (which has already been made for this year's big night), Entertainment T…
By Sara Tan

Madonna’s Met Gala Look Is A Sneaky Throwback To Her Iconic ’90s Ensembles

It wouldn't be a proper Met Gala without one of the event's most important and highly anticipated guests, Madonna. Every year, fashion critics and fans alike await for the icon to step out onto the red carpet and wow us all with her bold, jaw-droppin…
By Sara Tan