Asia Milia Ware

Junior Writer, Fashion and Beauty, the Cut

Asia Milia Ware is a junior fashion and beauty writer for the Cut. She also writes the column “Why Is Your Skin So Good.”

  1. why is your skin so good
    How This Lip Bar Founder Gets Her Skin So GoodMelissa Butler on why she loves a product that “does nothing.”
  2. 5 questions with…
    Meet the Black Woman Who Built a 15-Year-Old Fashion BusinessSherri McMullen’s Oakland luxury store is one of a kind. Here’s how she did it.
  3. yikes
    Rebel Wilson, We’re ConfusedHer new loungewear collection isn’t size-inclusive … at all.
  4. why is your skin so good
    How Kelly Rowland Gets Her Skin So GoodHer “obsessive” routine involves regular cryotherapy facials, lots of face tools, and multiple cleansers.
  5. why is your skin so good
    How Celebrity Facialist Joanna Vargas Gets Her Skin So GoodFor one, she’s embraced being 52 and wants the beauty industry to too: “There’s a little bit of not giving a fuck.”
  6. obsessive tester
    We Tried K18’s Viral Hair Mask on 7 Different Hair TypesThe four-minute repair mask is said to transform your hair. Does it work?
  7. gone sale-ing
    9 Must-Have Products From Tatcha’s Early Black Friday SaleThe beauty brand has given Cut Shop readers a special promo code before the sale starts next week.
  8. why is your skin so good
    How Poet Cleo Wade Gets Her Skin So GoodWade believes your skin tells a story, one that’s worthy of care and lots of love.
  9. holiday gifts
    25 Luxury Beauty Gifts That Are Worth the SplurgeBecause the holidays call for everything from La Mer to Dior.
  10. 5 questions with…
    Missy Elliott Reminisces About the Early AughtsThe iconic rapper still isn’t over her ’90s finger waves.
  11. always shopping
    17 Pairs of Extremely Warm Snow BootsYour feet will thank us.
  12. why is your skin so good
    How Pharrell’s Dermatologist Gets Her Skin So GoodDr. Elena Jones is a proud product minimalist.
  13. always shopping
    24 Best Work Bags for Women Under $300For those who are no longer “commuting” from their beds to their kitchen table.
  14. my biggest setback
    How This Around-the-Way Girl Found Glamorous SuccessMia Ray of Glam-aholic Lifestyle on the power of figuring it out on her own.
  15. launches
    9 Launches We Tried and Loved in OctoberIncluding the Chanel serum that changed my life.
  16. how i got this business
    This Ex–Sephora Exec’s Lipstick Brand Isn’t Like the RestHow Margarita Arriagada took her mom’s most prized possession and turned it into a luxury beauty business.
  17. do i need this
    Do I Need Wakanda-Inspired Makeup?Yes, I would suggest you splurge on the vibrant eye-shadow palette and T’Challa makeup bag.
  18. why is your skin so good
    How Esthetician Sean Garrette Gets His Skin So GoodThe Dior skin-care expert has a glow you can spot from a mile away.
  19. holiday gifts
    40 Gift Ideas for Your Beauty-Obsessed FriendA gift guide for the person who is fluent in face acids and sleeps solely on silk.
  20. uh oh
    L’Oreal and Other Hair Brands May Be in Some TroubleThirty-two-year-old Jenniffer Mitchell becomes the first person to sue L’Oreal over hair-straightening chemicals.
  21. why is your skin so good
    How This Energy Healer Gets Her Skin So GoodYasmin Sewell of Vyrao’s eight-minute morning routine.
  22. why is your skin so good
    How Model Winnie Harlow Gets Her Skin So GoodShe has serums for her serums.
  23. beauty
    What to Know About Hair Straighteners’ Link to CancerA new study highlighting Black women suggests that chemical hair straighteners could cause a higher risk of developing uterine cancer.
  24. fashion friend
    Fashion Friend: Are You From New York Even?We rounded up 20 New Yorker–approved puffer jackets
  25. exhibits
    Do You Want to See 200 Louis Vuitton Trunks?Well, be prepared to see them on your Instagram feeds for the remainder of the year.
  26. obsessive tester
    The Absolute Best Moisturizers for Every Skin TypeHere are the most dry-face-proof creams.
  27. holiday gifts
    29 Gift Ideas From Black-Owned BusinessesBecause small brands need your support more than ever.
  28. obsessive tester
    The 11 September Beauty Launches We Tried and LovedLast month was a lot.
  29. wtf
    Everything We Know About Kanye West’s Harmful YZY 9 ShowAt his YZY 9 show, West printed on shirts a slogan used by white-supremacist groups.
  30. fashion
    Beyoncé Gave Us, Ahem, Some VisualsIt’s a new Tiffany & Co. campaign, but still!
  31. how i get it done
    How Hanifa Designer Anifa Mvuemba Gets It Done During Fashion Week“My team knows when I’m in New York it’s for work, but it’s also me enjoying myself.”
  32. 5 questions with…
    Billie Eilish on Her Style Changes and Smelling Like a Christmas-Tree LotWe have the exclusive on her second fragrance, Eilish No. 2, which is woodsy and spicy.
  33. how i get it done
    How Makeup Artist Katie Jane Hughes Gets It Done During Fashion Week“I feel weirdly unfulfilled if I wake up at nine o’clock; I feel like I’ve wasted half of my day.”
  34. obsessive tester
    17 Best Korean Face MasksAccording to Korean skin-care experts and beauty-company founders.
  35. nyfw spring 2023
    Serena Williams on Her Work With Nike and That Famous Denim SkirtAnd, of course, her evolution away from tennis.
  36. do i need this?
    Do I Need Hermés Blotting Papers?It’s the closest most of us are getting to a Birkin.
  37. new york fashion week
    How to Dress for New York Fashion Week Over a Size 10Do you love brands like Tibi but they don’t carry your size? Try these 15 brands. Simi Muhumuza, a curve creator, gives us her tips.
  38. emmys 2022
    These Were the Memorable Emmy Awards Beauty MomentsFrom sleek bobs to rhinestone-adorned hair.
  39. do i need this?
    You Need Kahlana Barfield Brown’s Target Collection In Your WardrobeThe elevated staples are a must.
  40. 5 questions with…
    15 Minutes With the Iconic Grace JonesShe’s on tour and promoting a new candle, which she mostly uses for spells.
  41. launches
    We Tried These 17 New Beauty LaunchesHere is what you need and what will take your money.
  42. fall fashion
    New York Fashion Is Good AgainMeet eight young designers and the people who inspire them.
  43. gone sale-ing
    Our Favorite Beauty Products Are on Sale at UltaFor 21 consecutive days.
  44. collaboration station
    Welcome to the Inside of Ye’s Mind. He’s Making ‘No Apologies.’ Yeezy x Gap’s Times Square takeover.
  45. hairy situations
    The Best Dandruff Shampoos for Every Kind of HairFrom curls to color-treated.
  46. do i need this?
    Do I Need Lori Harvey’s Gym Outfit?I couldn’t get with Pilates, but this I can do.
  47. panties we love
    Kim Kardashian on How She Made Her Skims UnderwearA deep dive with Kardashian on what makes Skims panties so special. (Hint: It’s the fit.)
  48. gone sale-ing
    Restock Your Fall Beauty Lineup During Dermstore’s Anniversary SaleThese fall faves will keep your skin glowing like it’s summer.
  49. backlash
    What Is Going On With Jackie Aina?Her latest Forvr Mood collection was supposed to be an ode to Nigerian culture. Some fans aren’t sold.
  50. celebrity beauty encyclopedia
    An Encyclopedia of Celebrity Beauty BrandsHere are over 60 products that famous people have made for your face.
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