Make Up + Beauty

The Future Begins at Your Fingertips: Eichi Matsunaga’s Unique Nail Art

The last decade has seen nail art take a huge leap forward, but Eichi Matsunaga takes it even further than that. “My philosophy is that detail is everything," said the Japanese nail...

Mariam Tafsiri’s Unibrowed Characters Question Our Ideas About Beauty

British-Iranian illustrator Mariam Tafsiri is greatly inspired by Qajar art—art made during the Qajar dynasty of the late Persian Empire, which lasted from 1781 to 1925 in Iran (then Persia). Tafsiri says...

This Journalist Wants You to Know That “Big Noses Are Beautiful And So Are...

For some, body acceptance begins at the tip of their nose. Award-winning writer and journalist, Radhika Sanghani, never dreamed she'd one day spearhead the big-nose movement, inspiring others to accept their big...

Bold, Graphic, and All-Around Wonderful: Leanne Woodley’s Nail Art

Leanne Woodley describes herself as an "editorial manicurist," but she might as well say she's an artist. With her nail designs described by British style magazine Dazed and Confused Magazine as miniature...

These Illustrations Were Inspired By Nature and Beauty

Sasha Ignatiadou’s illustrations center around powerful women, engulfed by flowers. Originally from Russia and currently based in Germany, Ignatiadou relies on acrylic, watercolors, oil paints, and some digital helpers, to create...

Marine de Quénetain Observes the Fashion World

Marine de Quénetain's illustrations distill the very essence of fashion. Covering a wide range of styles and disciplines, from illustration to pattern design, and posters to book covers, her subjects tend to center...

Marie Bruce Transforms the Human Body With Makeup

When it comes to makeup, Marie Bruce is a sort of magician. With looks that vary from the day-to-day to the ultimate bizarre, she transforms her clients using brushes and paints. Though...

Mei Kawajiri’s Nail Art is Unappolagitcally Extravagant

The last decade in fashion has arguably been the decade of nail art. With high profile celebrities like Cardi B and Khloe Kardashian sporting increasingly longer talons, nail artists like Mei Kawajiri...

These Hand Poked Tattoos Will Inspire Your Next Ink

Jenna Bouma's tattoos take time and require patience. Using the method of stick and poke (a shamisen-bori method which doesn't require a tattoo gun), her techniques lean on the traditional but with...

Tattoo Artist Creates Miniature Artistic Worlds

Havva Karabudak is a Turkish tattoo artist who creates amazing illustrations inspired by art history. They are often placed in circles or have circles added around them in some way. The artist...