beauty |

22 Coolest Beauty Products We Found At The Indie Beauty Expo

When it comes to some of our favorite products at NYLON, they are often from under-the-radar brands that have either come recommended to us or have just one day magically landed on our desks. But with a beauty market currently oversaturated with the Etsys of the world, it gets increasingly harder to sort out the good from the not-so-great when it comes to smaller brands…



beauty |

Should You Sheet Mask Your Vagina?

Sometimes it feels like you can't scroll through Instagram without stumbling across at least one person you know looking like a B-movie serial killer thanks to the now-ubiquitous beauty trend known as the sheet mask. These self-care beauty-boosters are one of the easiest ways to not only freak out your friends while they scan social media but also to keep your skin soft and supple, not to mention filled with a genuine glow…





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When Chicago Says Hip-Hop Isn't Art, It's Not Just Wrong—It's Classist

When news broke Monday morning that a Cook County official in Illinois doubled down on what they do—and don't—consider fine arts, Chicago erupted in disbelief. Anita Richardson, a hearing officer appointed by the county, told attorneys that live performances of rock, country, rap, and electronic music do not constitute “music” or “culture” as outlined by the city’s oft-debated Amusement Tax ordinance…