SEPHORA COLLECTION CONTOUR 1 2HR WEAR WATERPROOF EYE PENCIL GOLD HEART
Who says you’ve got to give up gold once the holiday season is over. Kick-start the New Year with a hint of this jewel-tone – a single swipe of this smooth pencil is enough to deliver super-rich pigment that stays on for hours. ₹890
PIXI ENDLESS SILKY EYE PEN IN BROWN,
Not many know that while black kohl adds definition, it actually makes your eyes look smaller than they are. If you’re looking to nail the bright-eyed look, try a brown pencil instead – you’ll see the difference immediately.
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Bride & Prejudice
For years, women have been urged to adhere and conform to the societal norms of beauty, especially in the run-up to marriage. But as we enter a New Year, it’s time to do away with these stereotypes and encourage and embrace ourselves for who we are. With Dove’s #StopTheBeautyTest, we aim to create a world with women who are beautiful, confident, and empowered in their own skin
DOWN MEMORY LANE
For these individuals, every dish cooked is infused with personal experiences and peppered with wisdom and a lifetime of memories
The New Mother
The pandemic has magnified the mental load on moms, but there’s hope
A new Chapter
Beauty stereotyping – we’ve all fought it or succumbed to it. Very few women have been spared the horror of meeting the ideals of beauty dictated by the world. But change must start from within, be it in the way we see ourselves or others. It’s time to acknowledge that ‘beauty’ cannot be defined by or limited to certain characteristics. With Dove’s #StopTheBeautyTest, we’re urging you to take the onus on yourself. Celebrate your beauty and that of others around you. Grow from your struggles, grow with those of others as you uplift them. And, while you’re at it, take inspiration from these strong women who went from being books judged by their covers to changing the narrative themselves
TREE OF ART
A first-ever Museum Biennale is dedicated to the spirit of inquiry, exploration, and creativity
THE ONION OBSESSION
This humble DIY ingredient is set to change your hair care game
DEMYSTIFYING BEAUTY SUPPLEMENTS
DEMYSTIFYING BEAUTY SUPPLEMENTS
FAMILY & HOME
This new book grapples with racism, the burden of heritage, and what it means to be vulnerable
Top 5 Vitamin C Serums
Essentials in your glow-boosting game
Power in the Pack
These women-led platforms give other women something to believe in
Triple Layer Coconut Cake
This epic layer cake with a thick, buttery coconut icing will be the centerpiece of your Easter table this year.
GETTING TO KNOW CHEF FRANCISCO ALEJANDRI VAZQUEZ
He left behind the kitchens of some of the best hotels in Mexico and journeyed to Canada. Founder of acclaimed Toronto restaurant Agave y Aguacate (now closed, as he recently moved back to Mexico), he sat down with us to talk about his journey.
Gear Up Your Green Thumb
Whether you have acres of abundant backyard or a small apartment windowsill sitting in sunshine, these beautiful gardening tools and accessories will help you get growing.
bits & bites - 3 WAYS WITH CHICKPEAS
This superstar ingredient is a favorite among vegans, vegetarians and meat-eaters alike for its affordability, versatility and delicious, nutty flavor. The mighty chickpea takes center stage in these simple and nutritious Mediterranean recipes, each accompanied by a healthful dip or drizzle.
TAKE A TRIP TO FROM YOUR KITCHEN
Add some Latin flair to your cooking with these Mexican dishes in honor of Cinco de Mayo. We’ve got some favorites on the menu, plus new dishes that are so worthy of going outside the comfort zone, they’ll have you cheering, ¡Qué sabroso! (translation: how tasty!). Our acclaimed Mexican chef also shares his key ingredients and cooking hacks for the full authentic experience.
The Dutch Art of Doing Nothing & the Norwegian Love for Nature
First, there was hygge, the Danish concept of mindful, comfortable conviviality – think warm fires, fuzzy slippers and overall contentment. Now, two similar concepts, from the Dutch and the Norwegians, respectively, are gaining traction: niksen and friluftsliv.
Countryside Wellness with Marika Blossfeldt
Meet Marika Blossfeldt, founder of Polli Talu (Polli’s Farm), an Estonian wellness retreat by the gentle Baltic Sea. Guests practice mindfulness, yoga and a diet of whole, real foods. We sat down with Marika to find out how you can bring the beneficial magic of Polli Talu into your home.
TRIED AND TESTED HOTEL: ME Cabo, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
BEST FOR World-famous views of El Arco with a beautiful stretch of beach and oceanfront pool
MICROBIOTA AND THE MIND
Did you know that chronic stress can lead to changes in your gut microbiota that can prompt depressive symptoms?
TRIED AND TESTED HOTEL: W South Beach, Miami Beach
BEST FOR Playfully chic interior décor and a happening pool scene