We got our eyes on the prizes (and it's sunny blue skies ☁️)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We want to bring extraordinary eye makeup looks to ordinary occasions – and we think you should too. Click link in bio for the full story.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Makeup @gabriellafloydmakeup⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photography @lauramccluskey⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hair @laurainebailey⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Words and beauty direction @jacqueline_kilikita⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Creative direction @annarosejay⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Styling @eniitay
🗣PSA🗣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prioritise what you want first – not the expectations of others.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo via @aureta
Read all about it! Read all about it! Newsprint is back in fashion in a big way, but with a modern twist. We're particularly obsessed with @cliopeppiatt's read on it (geddit?)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Click link in bio for our 5 favourite ways to wear the trend.
"Having a baby was less the get-out-of-socialising-free card I was hoping for and more energy-sapping small talk. In those early days of motherhood, it felt as though I was constantly surrounded by gaggles of parents who knew each other while I flitted around the periphery, silently wishing I could drop my son's hand and retreat to the comfort of my sofa." Motherhood makes socialising.... complicated. Click link in bio to read the full story #R29Reads
We've found the best Summer fit and it's not even from this century –the best Summer fit came from Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998. Ob. Sessed.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo via @90sanxiety
If you're a woman, do you find your office too cold to work in? The answer is probably yes, and science backs you up – air conditioning, like the 9-5 office hours and cost of childcare, are examples of how our society has been shaped without taking women’s needs into account. But getting people to believe the science is hard. Click link in bio to read the full story.
Why blend in on your commute when you can stand out? 🔥⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We want to bring extraordinary eye makeup looks to ordinary occasions – and we think you should too. Click link in bio for the full story.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Makeup @gabriellafloydmakeup⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photography @lauramccluskey⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hair @laurainebailey⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Words and beauty direction @jacqueline_kilikita⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Art direction @annarosejay⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Styling @eniitay
A timely reminder in a depressingly rainy August 🙏⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo via @ladidot #InsideR29
"If I woke up in the morning to find a spot on my face, I’d stand in my bathroom holding onto the basin, tears streaming down my face. What were people going to think? I would panic. Would they notice? It didn’t matter how hard my mum tried to reassure me; I was convinced that I was ugly and disgusting. Little did I know, my skin was just like any other teenager's."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Click link in bio to read the full story. #R29Reads
What's going on with young girls scribbling out their faces on Instagram? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s a strange sight for anyone over 25, but a perfectly normal one for anyone who’s 13. A photograph of a young girl, wearing her favourite outfit and best lipstick, uploaded to Instagram with a large black scribble over her face. So, we investigated why.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Click link in bio for the full story.
This week's #MondayMotivation? Don't hold yourself to an impossible standard – it will only bring you down when you deserve to shine.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Artwork by the wonderful @traitspourtraits
🎀 Thank you @maison_kimhekim for the perfect 'I don't want to move from this chair' show 🎀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Click link in bio for our roundup of the best bow detail pieces that are anything but childlike
The ultimate weekend accessory 🥖😍⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ( @annelauremais, we're obsessed with this)
The only picture on our 'I can't come out tonight, sorry!!!!' Saturday mood board.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo @brussels.sprout
Tis the season for OTT footwear that's actually, y'know, wearable (like these clear vinyl @miista beauties) 👡⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Click link in bio for our round up of the best 23 pairs of shoes that are exactly the right amount of Too Much.
When you meant to buy just one and then the next minute...🌿🌵🌺 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There’s nothing quite like filling your space with plants to make you feel in your element, reconnected to nature and 100% zen. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Discover the power of plants at @botanicsuk Illustration: @bodiljane at @folioart"
We've been hearing rumours that the perm is BACK – so our intrepid junior fashion editor @georgiagmurray only went and got one! Swipe 👉 for a v satisfying before and some vital inspo she took in with her. Click link in bio for her verdict. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Would you get a perm? Comment 🙋♀️ for yes and 🙅♀️ for no.
Eeny teeny bags are so impractical, we know that, but who can resist when they're this cute? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ From our #CopenhagenFashionWeek street style round up. Click link in bio for more.
@anissakermiche's home is, unsurprisingly, interiors HEAVEN 🍒⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Our Junior Fashion Editor @georgiagmurray visited the fashion crowd's favourite jeweller to talk about the five things that inspire her work, including the cheekily named Jugs Jug and Love Handles Vase you see here. Click link in bio for the full story.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photography @lottiebeaspencer
The style goal for August – daytime Disney princess. Obvi.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Click link in bio for our three favourite ways to wear organza, summer's floatiest trend ✨⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo @_serenabrown⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Styling @eniitay
Most of us are familiar with the killer hangovers, mystery bruises and nauseous feelings of remorse that come with overdoing it on the booze. But the more serious potential health impacts, from liver damage to brain damage, are the seldom talked-about effects of alcoholism on young women. We spoke to three women in their 20s and 30s whose social drinking did develop into a more serious alcohol dependence, causing significant and frightening damage to their internal organs, nervous systems, and even their bones. Click link in bio for the full story.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #R29Reads
‘I got a few weird looks on the Tube this morning’. It’s too hot to function but working naked in an office is (un)fortunately not an option. Here’s what the R29 staffers wore today to get through the heatwave. Sweat: models’ own.
Heatwave vibes 🌞🌞🌞⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo via @michel_e_b
It's official: Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson – or Boris, as he prefers to be known – is replacing Theresa May as prime minister after winning twice the number of votes from Conservative party members as his rival Jeremy Hunt. Click link in bio for a brief history of our new prime minister's most sexist and homophobic comments.
The '90s bandana is making a comeback and we are NOT mad about it. Click link in bio for the full story of how to style it with a modern twist. 💋
No-one does statement shades quite like the Rocketman himself – which is exactly why we've compiled a list of our favourites to wear this Summer that we're sure he'd approve of. Click link in bio for the full story.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo via @the70z
This week's inspiration is coming via the incredible MUAs absolutely killing it on Instagram (like @maytahmi here). Click link in bio for the full story.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Who are your fave makeup follows? Let us know in the comments! 👇
You heard that tie dye is back, right? It's a full Sunday ☀️sun☀️ day mood.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Seeking to update your Summer wardrobe à la SJP? We've picked out the 5 small brands we can't get enough of rn (including the queens of tie dye @errortique)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo via @90sanxiety
"I’m really interested in the transition and transformation between girlhood and womanhood – that uneasy phase where you’re no longer a child but not yet an adult, and you’ve got whole universes swimming about in your mind as you look towards the future. Everything changes, your body changes, but you’ve still got doubts and dreams you haven’t worked through yet"⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We spoke to @turkinafaso about how photography brought her closr to her much younger sister, the beauty and tension of female adolescence, and the collaboration that made her. Click link in bio for the full story.
You and your WhatsApp group sliding into the weekend 🦈🦈🦈⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Artwork by @vertigo.artography
Make this Friday the day you deserve ✨⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Art by @kb.illustration
Want to win two tickets to go to Wilderness Festival? Now's your chance!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We're returning to @wildernesshq for the second year, this time bringing a panel and workshop double-bill exploring the female orgasm to the Oxfordshire countryside. Refinery29 will be pitching up with @weareferly to host The Pleasure Studio, a guided session to explore your most sensual sense. What's more, we've teamed up with Wilderness to give away a pair of weekend tickets, including a trip to the festival's Lakeside Spa. To be in with a chance, follow the link in our bio 👆
I’m proud of the woman I am today, because I went through one hell of a time becoming her.🌹⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #R29Regram: @melodie_michelberger by @julia_marie_werner
Feelin' fruity 🍑🍋🍊🥭⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ By @betina_goldstein