Celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal recently had a Harry Potter marathon with her husband and three daughters. After sitting through all eight movies, her butt was still numb days later. But don’t let that fool you — Roncal is having a highly productive quarantine. She’s been cooking classic Filipino dishes on Instagram and caring for two dogs, two bunnies, two fish, and three guinea pigs. Oh, and she's filming TV shows.
Jennifer Justice — aka "JJ" — is no stranger to advocating for women and getting them the pay they deserve. After 11 years of negotiating the music industry's biggest deals for major artists, including Beyoncé, Mark Ronson, Outkast, and Rihanna, the music lawyer parlayed that knowledge and experience into helping JAY-Z build Roc Nation from the ground up and launch the music streaming service Tidal.
At 47, Tracee Ellis Ross has fulfilled many of her lifelong dreams. She's won a Golden Globe for her role as Rainbow "Bow" Johnson on black-ish, launched the hair brand Pattern Beauty, and stepped into the role of executive producer on the black-ish prequel mixed-ish. But the multi-hyphenate still had one childhood fantasy sitting on the backburner: singing.
When Carol's Daughter founder Lisa Price looked at her calendar in March, it was packed with tasks related to the coronavirus pandemic. She had to cancel a flight for an upcoming wedding, attend her daughter's parent-teacher conference via FaceTime, and figure out how to connect her laptop to WiFi now that she's running her beauty empire from home.
"When Rihanna arrived on set of her "S&M" music video, I stood behind the cameras and was hiding almost. I could only see her feet because when you're a makeup artist on a music video shoot, proper etiquette is to avoid making eye contact with the artist." Priscilla Ono, Fenty Beauty's global makeup artist, is recalling the moment before she met Rihanna in 2011.
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Issa Rae has a lot going on these days. When we caught up with the writer, producer, and actor over the phone in early March, she was in between production meetings for season 2 of A Black Lady Sketch Show and working on the music selection and edits for HBO's Insecure, which is currently in its fourth season.
Bustle's "Without This Woman" is a series of essays honoring the women who change — and challenge — us every day. This interview with Serena Williams, as told to Princess Gabbara, has been condensed and edited for clarity.
In honor of the upcoming 15th anniversary (April 12) of the now-iconic studio project, Carey reflects on the creative process, success, and legacy of The Emancipation of Mimi.
Sparse edges or scalp show-through at the crown needn’t get you down.
Billy Porter has had a busy 2020. Between opening the Oscars with Janelle Monáe, breaking down gender barriers on Sesame Street, and gearing up for the forthcoming live-action remake of Cinderella, Porter relies on a self-care routine to stay zen during a hectic schedule — a routine was non-existent just a few years ago.
"You know when the piano falls out of the sky in those Acme cartoons? I'm looking around like, 'When's the piano going to fall and crush me?'" Lela Loren is recalling the nerves she felt during a pre-read for the role of no-nonsense federal agent Angela "Angie" Valdes on Starz's gritty crime drama TV series, Power in 2013.
Watching promposals on Insta and Snapchat will give you all the feels, but what if you receive one from someone you’re just not that into? And what if it’s in front of your whole crew? Turns out, there’s a classy way to handle awkward situations like this, so no
one’s ego gets bruised. Read on to find out how.
If you live for the ‘gram, chances are you probably already know and love King Vader. Born Dominique Barrett, the 23-year-old’s notoriety started on Vine. His laugh-out-loud funny content quickly garnered millions of views per clip. Not long after Vine shut down in 2017, the Maryland native seamlessly transitioned to Insta and YouTube, where he now writes, edits, produces, and directs original content for 3.5 million followers across both platforms. For instance, his parody music video featuring famous horror movie villains getting their groove on to Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode” racked up 1.5 m