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Kathleen Hou

Beauty Director, the Cut.

  1. a beautiful life
    Marc Jacobs on Beauty and Not Being Nutella“They say that if you please everyone, you’ve done nothing. Then you’re a jar of Nutella.”
  2. gone sale-ing
    12 Products We Love From Fenty Beauty’s Family SaleDid someone say $5 lipsticks?
  3. lunchtime buy
    I Looked Impossibly Good in My Passport Photo Thanks to This ProductFans of NARS Laguna and Tom Ford will love this.
  4. gone sale-ing
    All Tatcha Products Are on Sale Right NowThis is not a drill.
  5. everything guide
    The Best Eyelash Curlers for Swoopy, Lifted LashesLashes like a Nike symbol, without any pinching.
  6. let’s makeup
    The Best and Wildest Beauty Looks From the Met GalaFrom J.Lo to Lil Nas X and more.
  7. let’s makeup
    Could There Be a Better Advertisement for Fenty Beauty?Rihanna’s Met Gala look included her beauty brand’s secret new release.
  8. shang chi
    An Appreciation of the Women of Shang-ChiDon’t forget about the other heroines in this superhero movie.
  9. let’s makeup
    Have You Tried Ear Makeup?The models at Collina Strada did.
  10. help!!!
    How to Get Rid of DandruffWays to treat the pesky, itchy flurries.
  11. a beautiful life
    Danessa Myricks Wants to Show You That You Can Do It TooLearn an entirely new skill, start a beauty business, and land at Sephora.
  12. a beautiful life
    Carol’s Daughter Founder Lisa Price Is Unapologetic About Building WealthHow she built one of the world’s biggest Black hair-care lines.
  13. gone sale-ing
    The Best Beauty Buys From Dermstore’s SaleRestock your shelves for fall, and save your coins.
  14. how i get it done
    The Luxury Hotel Owner Who’s Willing To Get Her Hands DirtyHow Jayma Cardoso, founder of the Surf Lodge, gets it done.
  15. scent memories
    Jackie Aina Loves the Scent of Oud and Having Secret PerfumesTalking to perfume snob herself.
  16. gone sale-ing
    19 of the Best Beauty Deals From Nordstrom’s Anniversary SaleIncluding Dior, Tom Ford, and Diptyque.
  17. now smell this
    The First Fenty Perfume Is HereAnd the bottle is Rihanna’s favorite color.
  18. lunchtime buy
    This Shampoo Makes My Hair Look the Shiniest It Has Been in WeeksAnd it smells like orange juice.
  19. lunchtime buy
    Make Sunscreen Fun AgainThis new brand is going to try.
  20. tastemakers
    Tory Burch Loves Sunscreen and BackgammonAnd she just launched a new beauty collaboration.
  21. k beautiful
    The 18 Best Korean Face MasksAmazon and Sephora’s most-loved sheet masks and sleeping masks.
  22. lunchtime buy
    This Is My New Favorite One-and-Done SerumOne product to rule them all.
  23. feature
    SuChin Pak Is Processing EverythingThe groundbreaking news anchor is still making sense of her MTV experience.
  24. lunchtime buy
    The Highlighter That Makes Me Forget About My Dark Eye CirclesMade by Michelle Phan.
  25. shopping
    Kate Winslet Isn’t Obsessed With BeautyTalking to the Mare of Easttown actress about vanity and skin care.
  26. new faces of things
    The Bachelorette’s Rachel Lindsay Has a New JobWith a clean-beauty brand.
  27. a beautiful life
    The Byredo Creative Duo Changing the Way You Think About MakeupTalking to Byredo’s Ben Gorham and Isamaya Ffrench.
  28. new faces of things
    Kate Winslet’s Face Has Another New JobShe’s the new face of L’Oréal Paris.
  29. lunchtime buy
    This Is the Olivia Rodrigo of TonersIt’s a surprise skin-care star with astonishing depth and ambition.
  30. obsessive tester
    The Absolute Best Moisturizers for Dry FacesHere are the most dry-face-proof creams.
  31. lunchtime buy
    This Lipliner Is a Perfect DupeFor another very famous lipliner that’s double the price.
  32. a beautiful life
    The Hairstylist Who Grew Up Going to ProtestsTalking to Adir Abergel, creative director of Virtue Labs.
  33. lunchtime buy
    A Year of Better Under-Eye CirclesDieux’s reusable mask makes a real difference.
  34. skin deep
    This TV Star Was Hospitalized Due to a TikTok Beauty HackDon’t try this at home.
  35. skin deep
    A Lot of People Got Secret Butt Implants Last YearThe procedure was surprisingly popular in 2020.
  36. lunchtime buy
    The Plastic-Free Bodywash That Feels Like MagicAnd also smells great.
  37. skin deep
    7 People on Surviving the ‘Retinoid Uglies’Advice from people who went through it.
  38. swellness
    Lo Bosworth, Secret Wellness QueenThe former reality star is quietly running a best-selling vitamin company.
  39. now smell this
    Youn Yuh-jung Didn’t Want to Smell Brad PittFor a very good reason.
  40. new faces of things
    This Iconic ’90s Model Is BackNiki Taylor returns to her CoverGirl roots.
  41. a beautiful life
    The Beauty Activist Who Believes in Second ChancesSharon Chuter is working tirelessly to make change in the industry.
  42. hairy situations
    Amazon Is Opening a Hair SalonAlexa, should I get highlights?
  43. lunchtime buy
    This Nail Polish Is Just DelightfulLike sprinkles for your nails.
  44. lunchtime buy
    The Lip Gloss I’m Wearing As Soon As I Can Ditch My MaskFor wildly goopy, dewy, glossy, moisturized lips.
  45. gone sale-ing
    The 11 Best Spring Beauty Buys From Sephora’s SaleIt’s on right now.
  46. lunchtime buy
    I Love Smelling Like a Gussied-Up BabyAnd this new scent gets me there.
  47. a beautiful life
    The Makeup Artist Who Just Wants Everyone to Be SeenTalking to Patrick Starrr about his line ONE/SIZE.
  48. lunchtime buy
    My New Favorite Skin-Care Products Are by PharrellAnd while they’re so popular they’re usually sold out, they’re currently back in stock.
  49. skin deep
    Chloe x Halle Love an Invisible SunscreenTalking to the new faces of Neutrogena.
  50. a beautiful life
    The Supermodel Who’s Changing LivesTalking to Ashley Graham about beauty and new motherhood.
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