I love it when a story idea suddenly comes to while I’m working on another article. This time around, I was finishing my story about Blue Crush bikini trends that are still relevant in 2020—yes, that’s really part of my job—and I wanted to include swimsuits similar to Kate Bosworth’s boyshorts in the movie. That’s when I discovered that there was barely one pair to be found on all of my favorite retailers, signaling that boyshort bikinis have truly fallen off the radar. (That said, the silhouette is still relevant for underwear.)
Because I wouldn’t leave you hanging without
Out of all of the things we’ve had to forgo recently, the one beauty ritual I’ve missed the most is without a doubt applying makeup every morning. On any normal day, I’d say that I take no great joy out of applying my makeup. In fact, I’d say I used to regard it as more of a chore. Fast-forward to now, and I have never been more desperate to get creative with my face. Without actually having to leave the house for the last couple of months, I have had little reason to hook out my makeup bag.
Ultra-hydrating ingredients like glycerin, shea butter, and vitamin E, along with natural antibacterial benefactors such as honey and white peony extract help soothe and velvet-ize dry, irritated, overwashed hands, but it’s the TFC8 (a results-driven byproduct of 30 years of research executed by Bader himself) that acts as the true fairy godmother here. Strategically composed of amino acids, high-grade vitamins, and the synthesized versions of molecules naturally found in our skin, the brand explains TFC8 essentially works like a GPS—attracting rehabilitation-oriented nutrients to skin cells with the goal of creating new and ideal conditions for our body’s natural cell renewal
It all started back in 2011, when Heyman, a longtime thrifter and vintage-bag collector, noticed that her favorite acrylic bags from the ’50s and ’60s were becoming increasingly hard to find. That realization, combined with the emotional response she’d receive whenever she’d wear one from her own collection, led her to the inception of Edie Parker. She’d remake the iconic acrylic bags in what was sure to be a more efficient process than that of the ’60s. “I could not have been more wrong,” Heyman laughs. “They are handmade by skilled artisans, and they take forever, so it’s an expensive