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Scarlett Johansson Is Launching a Skin-Care Line in 2022

So many celebrities have been launching beauty brands in the last couple of years that we’ve officially run out of jokes about celebrities launching hair, makeup, or skin-care lines. But every now and then, no jokes are called for because the new brand will be spearheaded by a celebrity with whom we can genuinely get excited about sharing beauty secrets. This is one of those occasions.

Scarlett Johansson is the latest A-lister to throw her glamorous, oversized sunhat into the beauty-brand ring — specifically skin care. According to a press release shared with Allure, we can expect the brand

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What is gender-fluid clothing? Fashion industry experts explain.

So, what is gender-fluid clothing?

Gender-fluid clothing has no agreed-upon definition in the fashion industry — it’s easier to explain its purpose. In essence, gender-fluid fashion isn’t limited by the traditional “menswear” and “womenswear” binary. Instead, the idea is that any given outfit completely disregards the association between pants and men, skirts and women and so on. In fact, some experts say gender-fluid clothing has little, if anything, to do with the brands, designers and retailers that create them. Instead, they argue, any piece of apparel can be gender-fluid if its wearer so chooses.

Black masculinities scholar Nalo Zidan, a
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JOEYBABY NYC Is Your New Go-To For Chic Jewelry Under $50

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I was never a jewelry girl before the pandemic, but when I could no longer dress up on the daily, at-home accessorizing became an absolute essential. Putting on my rings in the morning and layering up some necklaces to wear for a Zoom call became the highlights of my morning! Now that fashion is back and my sartorial itch has been scratched, I find I’m still leaning into jewelry more than ever before—and lucky me, I’ve found a new favorite brand for cool pieces that has yet to blown up on TikTok. But it’s only

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What is phenoxyethanol and why is it in your cosmetics?

Phenoxyethanol might have a scary-sounding name, but it’s very commonly found in cosmetics and personal care products, where it is used as a preservative.

The ingredient has more names than phenoxyethanol though—you may see it listed as ethylene glycol monophenyl ether, 2-phenoxyethanol, PhE, dowanol, aerosol, pheonxetol, rose ether, phenoxyethanol alcohol, or beta-hydroxyethyl phenyl ether. It is also an ingredient in euxyl K® 400. All of which sound highly technical and at the same time give very little away.  

The preservative is most often found in perfume, foundation, blush, lipstick, and hand sanitizer, as well as some soaps. It might also

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