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Into Horoscopes? Spotify Just Made Your Life Way Easier

Spotify wants us all to be that person. You know the one — horoscope lovers, astrology devotees, Mercury-in-retrograde apologists. The streaming service is letting everyone embrace their love for astrology by curating custom playlists based on horoscope signs.The decision to do so is just short of genius.Here's how it works:1. Click this link.2. In new browser page, look for your sign and click it on your "Cosmic Playlist." (Don't know what yours is? Check here.)3. Voila! The music you were des...
Tags: Spotify, Fashion, Music, Frank Ocean, Don, Nicholas, Sampha, Chani Nicholas, Rilo Kiley Coldplay


I Traded My Box Braids For A Frank Ocean-Inspired Buzz Cut

There are two types of people when it comes to haircuts: There are those who squint at the sight of shears for a two-inch trim, and those who walk in the salon with box braids and walk out with a buzz cut. Monica Ananonu, a freelance illustrator, falls into the latter category.In the latest episode of Hair Me Out, Ananonu crops her hair down to a fade and dyes it platinum blonde for a look inspired by Frank Ocean’s Blonde album art. “I guess I’m nervous because my hair grows really slowly, so...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Beverly Hills, Frank Ocean, Kazumi, Aaron Watkins, Frank Ocean Inspired Buzz Cut, Monica Ananonu, Ananonu


Frank Ocean Shared His Skincare Secrets, and Honestly, Everyone Should Take Note

A note to men everywhere: Frank Ocean would really like for you to stop sleeping in your day face. In a cover story for GQ's February issue, the singer shared his nighttime skincare routine and talked about why he thinks more men should wash their faces before bed. "I feel like men just go to sleep. They may wash their face or they don't even bother - they go to sleep with the day face on," he said. "You really need to do a gentle wash and put a night moisturizer on." Retinol, Frank explained, ...
Tags: Beauty, Pharrell, Gq, Skincare, Frank Ocean, Frank, Retinol Frank


Twitter Has A Lot To Say About Frank Ocean's Skin-Care Routine

Many people know Frank Ocean for his lyrical genius and his entertaining Instagram page. (I mean, clips of Brad Pitt breaking it down on the dance floor? Epic!) But apparently Ocean has a whole other area of expertise: skin care. For GQ's latest cover story, the music artist spilled the details on his skin regimen and explained how men need to do better when it comes to their nighttime routines. Sure, he also touched on politics and music in his interview, but there's something extra special ab...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Ocean, Pharrell, Brad Pitt, Gq, Lindsay Lohan, Michael, Frank Ocean, Ben Dean, While Ocean


Hollywood's Bleach-Blonde Bro Club Just Gained Another Member

Just when you thought getting an appointment with your colorist was complicated enough (with everyone going blonde nowadays), there's a new client base starting to book time under the bleach bowl. We're talking about dudes. Yep, the streets of L.A. are starting to resemble Eminem's performance of The Real Slim Shady at the 2000 MTV VMAs. A look well worn by stars like Frank Ocean and trademarked on classic movie characters like Draco Malfoy is now being embraced by more and more male celebritie...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mexico, Ariana Grande, Eminem, San Diego, Zac Efron, Lindsay Lohan, Pete Davidson, Miguel Layun, Halsey, Javier Hernandez, Frank Ocean, Brown, Efron, Malik


Ansel Elgort Went White-Hot Blonde For Winter

Just when you thought getting an appointment with your colorist was complicated enough (with everyone going blonde nowadays), there's a new client base starting to book time under the bleach bowl. We're talking about dudes. Yep, the streets of L.A. are starting to resemble Eminem's performance of The Real Slim Shady at the 2000 MTV VMAs. A look well worn by stars like Frank Ocean and trademarked on classic movie characters like Draco Malfoy is now being embraced by more and more male celebritie...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Ansel Elgort, Mexico, Ariana Grande, Eminem, San Diego, Pete Davidson, Miguel Layun, Halsey, Javier Hernandez, Frank Ocean, Brown, Malik, Davidson, MTV VMAs


Resurfaced tweets out T-Pain as — drumroll, please — as a gay ally!

Turns out not every old tweet is problematic.
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Hip-hop, Rappers, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Frank Ocean, Ally, Rapper






These Self-Help Books Will Fix Your Life

As great as self-help books can be, they sometimes have a reputation for being cheesy, overly earnest, or unrealistically optimistic.While they may not contain the "key to happiness " or fulfill any particularly lofty promises, they can, at the very least, help to normalize what you're feeling or experiencing, says Marcia Norman, PsyD, a clinical psychologist in Winter Park, FL. In the same way that you might listen to a sad song or watch a tearjerker movie when you're feeling down, reading a s...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Norman, Oprah, Frank Ocean, Susan Cain, Gretchen Rubin, Barnes Noble, Marianne Williamson, Melissa Dahl, Cringeworthy, Megan Mcardle, Heather Havrilesky, Karamo Brown, Amazon Who


The Long-Wear Makeup Our Editors Will Be Wearing All Summer

There are plenty of ways to keep your makeup on all day — some of which you've probably tried (like a dusting of setting powder) and some that are a bit more unusual (powdering your face like a donut and plunging head first into a bucket of ice water). But no matter how you choose to set your face, none of these things do much if you don't start with products designed to cling to your complexion in the first place.As temperatures skyrocket and humidity spikes, we find ourselves reaching for pro...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Quinn, Vietnam, Panorama, Sephora, Frank Ocean, Sisley Paris, Alix Tunell, Milk Makeup Kat Von D s Lock It Foundation, Anne Chan Beauty WriterKat Von D, Gabriel Cosmetics, Powermatte, Sam Sasso Beauty WriterBecca, SassoVita Liberata, SassoAnastasia Beverly Hills


No One Does Model Style Like Lily Aldridge

Lily Aldridge has a modeling résumé that's more than just impressive—it's legendary. Think her stint as a Victoria's Secret Angel and her major campaigns for Ferragamo and Bulgari, to name just two. But above all things, it's her street style we admire most. Lily is the ultimate cool girl, easily styling eye-catching pieces in a way that feels both fashion-forward and laid-back at the same time. Whether she's headed to an ultra-fancy red carpet, or she's just strolling through the airport, Lily'...
Tags: Fashion, Celebrities, Kendall Jenner, Victoria, Stella Mccartney, Lily, Michael Kors, Tabitha Simmons, Frank Ocean, Honolulu, Bulgari, Ferragamo, Lily Aldridge, Gianvito Rossi, Emilio Pucci, Aemilia Madden


This Is Where L.A.'s Coolest Blondes Go To Get Their Color

Los Angeles is infamous for its niche beauty "treatments" (Goop-recommended crystal vagina steaming, anyone?), so if there’s anywhere in the world that would have a hair salon just for blondes, it’s here. Located in an up-and-coming stretch of the city known for its Ethiopian restaurants and thrift stores, the first clue that BLONDE / BLOND might not be your average hair salon is the neon flashing sign in the window reading "Home for Wayward Blondes." Once inside, the whiff of bleach, a massive...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Beyonce, Australia, Los Angeles, Rome, Arkansas, David Bowie, Kendrick Lamar, Marilyn Monroe, Jennifer Lopez, Starbucks, Miley Cyrus, Ralph Lauren, Madison, Eva Perón


The Sexiest Songs Of All Time

Everyone has that song that makes their blood rush, their face flush, and their pulse quicken. It's the jam you always have queued up when there's even the slightest chance of an overnight guest. It's baby-making, hypnotic hip-swiveling, take-me-now music.And, there's a lot of it. Sometimes it's the lyrics that get us fired up. Sometimes it's the beat. Sometimes it's just Janet Jackson's voice or the fact that it makes you think of Ryan Gosling. By the second chorus, you're a quivering mess.Fro...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Fashion, Music, Beyonce, Rihanna, Beck, Netflix, Mark Ronson, Grace Jones, Ryan Gosling, Jackson, Prince, Miguel, Janet Jackson, Frank Ocean


Charting The T-Shirt's History Of Protest

Maria Grazia Chiuri's September 2016 Dior collection didn't just signal her debut at the storied French fashion house — it launched the now-ubiquitous T-shirt heard 'round the world. Printed with the phrase 'We should all be feminists,' a quote taken from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Beyoncé-sampled TED talk, the sentiment hit a nerve with those both in and outside the fashion industry. And though the garment itself was a bit divisive — 1) coming from an elitist world that propels questionable re...
Tags: Fashion, Music, UK, London, Beyonce, Rihanna, US, Margaret Thatcher, Andy Warhol, Marlon Brando, Vivienne Westwood, Stella Mccartney, Peta, James Dean, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jeremy Corbyn


Black People Have Been Beefing With The Grammys For Decades — Here's Why

The Grammys are only a few days away, and truthfully, I’m less than excited about them. A new study has confirmed that it only reflects how woefully male-dominated the music industry is, I hate having to sit through all the genres I don’t listen to, and Beyoncé still hasn’t won Album of the Year. The Recording Academy has actually become a foe of mine as I’ve struggled with its rich history of snubbing and pigeonholing marginalized groups. And I’m not the only one. The history of Black peopl...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Beyonce, Beck, Adele, Kanye West, New York Times, Kendrick Lamar, Salt N Pepa, Solange, Britney Spears, Drake, Macklemore, Grammys, 50 Cent


Why The 2018 Grammy Nominations Look So Different

For the first time in the Recording Academy's history, a white man isn't nominated for Album of the Year, and we very likely have Beck's surprise win over Beyoncé in 2015 to thank for that. While the changes that upset initiated didn't kick in quickly enough to stop Adele from besting Bey in the same category last year, the 2018 nominee class, especially in the Academy's four flagship categories (Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist) seem to be largely be...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Beck, Kanye West, Ed Sheeran, Drake, Lionel Richie, Grammys, Academy, Los Angeles Times, Frank Ocean, Bey, SVP


Barack Obama's Favorite Songs Of 2017 Are A Litmus Test — For Us

Continuing the tradition from his presidency, Barack Obama shared the songs he loved in 2017 on Facebook and hot damn; it's a fire playlist.There are pop faves that defined the year, like DJ Khaled and Rihanna's "Wild Thoughts," Camila Cabello's "Havanah," and Portugal. The Man's "Feel It Still." There are meaningful, impactful, uplifting tracks by queens of soul, including Andra Day's "Rise Up," "Matter of Time" from Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and "Little Bit" by Mavis Staples. Of course, t...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Bruce Springsteen, Obama, Rihanna, America, Barack Obama, Chicago, Portugal, Broadway, Kendrick Lamar, Chanel, Jay, Barack, Clinton


These 8 Skin-Care Brands Are Tackling The Issues Women Of Color Face

Skin care, like underwear, is not one size fits all. And no one knows that better than women of color, who often have specialized skin issues that go unaddressed by popular skin-care brands. Melanin-rich skin is disproportionately disposed to excess oil, hyperpigmentation, acne and eczema, so thorough research and careful label-reading is key to finding a regimen that works.I realized during my tween years, perusing the endless options on the drugstore shelves, that most products would do more ...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Angela Bassett, Sephora, Frank Ocean, Shea Moisture, Barbara Sturm, Farah Dhukai, Rachel Roff, Sal Ali, Farsáli Rose Gold Elixir, Skin Care Brands, Farsali Those, Katonya Breaux


Solange, Kelela, & Dev Hynes Star In New Calvin Klein Campaign

Have you seen Solange Knowles' latest creative turn casting fellow musicians in Calvin Klein's new #MyCalvins campaign. Alongside R&B singer Kelela, previous collaborator and "Blood Orange" singer Dev Hynes, plus Caroline Polachek and Kindness (a.k.a. Adam Bainbridge), Solange personally curated the campaign, once again proving her polymath skills and demonstrating her artistic vision beyond her own music. The cast, who are all featured wearing core styles of Calvin Klein underwear and denim, w...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Justin Bieber, Calvin Klein, Solange, Solange Knowles, Kelela, Calvin, Frank Ocean, Zoe Kravitz, Dev Hynes, Raf Simons, Azzedine Alaia, Willy Vanderperre, Caroline Polachek


Frank Ocean’s birthday gift to himself: $4K glitter tights

Business on the top, party on the bottom! Grammy winner Frank Ocean celebrated his 30th birthday last week with a “Paris Is Burning’”-themed drag ball in New York City, where he donned supersparkly leggings and a skintight red T-shirt. His $3,980 Gucci crystal tights —which resemble the over-the-top glittery bodysuit by the brand that’s been...
Tags: Fashion, New York City, Paris, Gucci, Frank Ocean


Meet The Next Generation Of Music Superstars

As a child, I religiously watched VH1's "Top 20 Countdown" every week to inform my musical preferences (I know, I was a cultured kid). In 2015, the final episode of the Top 20 Countdown aired, without much justification.But looking back on the last 15 years, its clear that the winds of the music world have drastically shifted, transitioning away from the days where radio DJs held the keys to the kingdom, and VH1's countdown served as music's most powerful performance indicator. Now, streaming s...
Tags: Spotify, Fashion, Music, New York, Taylor Swift, Instagram, Connecticut, Sony, Nashville, Selena Gomez, Norway, Britney Spears, Jupiter, Stevie Nicks, Seoul, Swift


Frank Ocean won that “homophobic slur” lawsuit filed by his own father

Calvin Cooksey claimed his son potentially cost him “future financial opportunities in the film and music industries.”
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Apple Music, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Frank Ocean, Calvin Cooksey, Blonde


Forever 21 Collaborator Sami Miro Denies Designer's Claims Of Design Co-Opting

Earlier this week, we brought you a preview of Sami Miro's capsule collaboration with Forever 21, called For the Lost. It features a barbed wire motif reminiscent of trendy early '00s T-shirts (not to mention those '90s tattoos). Another designer thinks they remind her of something more recent: her designs, which she says she shared with Miro."SO: I contacted sami miro in June to gift her some pieces from @freckledace , she accepted," wrote Freckled Ace designer Betsy Johnson (no, not that Bets...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Adidas, Johnson, Gucci, Frank Ocean, Pamela Anderson, Miró, Betsey Johnson, Sami Miro, Wildfang, Brandon Maxwell, Betsy Johnson


Yara Shahidi Is All Of Us When She Met This Particular Celebrity

Black-ish starlet Yara Shahidi has built her own fame from the ground up and now rubs shoulders with celebrities at places like the Emmys and the VMAs. Still, that doesn't mean she doesn't get flustered when meeting her favorite celebrities.The 17-year-old actress told People about the most recent time she was starstruck and had no trouble relaying the hilarious details. She attended FYF, a music festival in Los Angeles that you might know because Frank Ocean serenaded Brad Pitt on stage this y...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Matt Damon, Los Angeles, Harvard University, Ivy League, Brad Pitt, Donald Trump, Frank Ocean, Malia Obama, Tyler, Chloe, Halle, Yara Shahidi, Shahidi


You're Going To Want To Watch This Frank Ocean Video Forever

There's something very unusual about Frank Ocean's "Provider" lyric video. Specifically, it's got a Hello Kitty head jumping around.The video, which you can find on his website, includes an old-fashioned boom box and words lighting up karaoke-style as Ocean sings them. And each time he moves on to a new word, the Hello Kitty head jumps onto it. It's extremely random but also mesmerizing.This isn't the first time Ocean has incorporated Hello Kitty into his art. A similar cat head appeared on a s...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Ocean, New York Times, The Times, Stanley Kubrick, Jesus, Selena Gomez, Taylor, Tom Sachs, Frank Ocean, Barney, Sachs, Kitty, Park Avenue




America’s Oldest Footwear Brand Is Fighting Against Hunger

The next time you click into watch one of Emily Ratajkowski’s Instagram Stories, you might notice that she’s stepping into a new role with Frye. Beginning in September, the 154-year-old footwear brand will using its fall campaign to raise awareness and money to fight hunger in America. Ratajkowski, as well as Luka Sabbat, Christopher Abbott, and Selah Marley (pictured below), are working to help Frye provide over three million meals to Feeding America, an organization with a nationwide network ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, America, Marley, Helmut Lang, Isabella, Frank Ocean, Frye, Emily Ratajkowski, Selah Marley, Feeding America, Ratajkowski, Instagram Stories, Oldest Footwear Brand Is Fighting Against Hunger, Luka Sabbat Christopher Abbott, Ratajkowski Sabbat Abbott



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