Welcome to Vanity Affairs—a series where we document the beauty routines of notable people. There are some people who have an I-can’t-put-my-finger-on-it kind of glow—a certain je ne sais quoi, if you will. You know the ones—their hair falls just right, their skin is dewy but never shiny, and they seem to exude confidence. In the […]
Gritty Pretty · Sarah Tarca takes a cold, hard look at whether icing your face actually does anything (other than make it cold).
Before I sat down to write this article I had a bit of a pre-game scroll on Insta and the first thing Zuckerberg served me was a video of Bella Hadid dunking her face into a bowl of ice water. This proves two things: the first is that the Instagram algorithm is now actually inside […]
We’ve put our skin through a lot. It’s now time to respond with a healing touch. Life is all about balance. Take skincare acids, for example. For so long, we have built our beauty routines around the AHAs, BHAs and retinols, all in search of solutions that will brighten, even and smooth the complexion. We […]
It’s that special time of year again when the work calendar has started to slow down and the social calendar seems to be busier than it has been all year. With beauty appointments getting penciled in, wardrobes seeing a festive shift and more beauty looks than normal, it’s time we prepare our skin for the festivities. Putting our best glam forward, we […]
The world of Aesthetic treatments has really shifted in recent years. For starters, it’s far more accessible, more talked about and less taboo. There’s also so much more on offer; non-invasive options that guarantee better skin within the lunch hour. Beauty tech innovation is all around us, all you need to know is where to […]
They’re the women who are on speed dial for L.A.’s elite, trusted to fix, enhance and transform celebrity skin year-round — think Emily Ratajowski, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Meghan Markle, Kate Hudson and Bella Hadid. Luckily these facialists, while notoriously in-demand, aren’t available exclusively to the A-List, so you too can get that Hollywood glow (given that you book […]
“A night cream is a hydrating medium applied as the final step in your evening regime,” Grant tells Gritty Pretty. “Ideally, it’s layered over serums to lock in actives and assist in facilitating healthy skin functions of regeneration and repair overnight while you sleep.” Often, it’s ingredients that separate a night formula from a day formula. […]