Even when you’re set on grabbing the best French pharmacy products, a French pharmacy is, indeed, a weird place — it’s more an extension of a doctor’s office than a CVS-style one-stop-shop for medicine, lawn chairs, sunscreen, milk, frozen dinners, eyeliner, magazines, and Diet Coke. You can get sunscreen and....

Our Ouai Rose Hair & Body Oil review: I don’t know much about Cleopatra except for how she was basically a real-life Cersei who bathed in honey and washed her hair in milk. (No entirely sure these historical tidbits are accurate, but you get the idea.) What is acccurate: She....

My Le Labo Santal 33 review: I freaking love it. Passionately. Forever. Still — even after it has been skewered in online outlets ranging from Fashionista to The Cut, which wrote: “In a recent Quinnipiac poll, one in five women said she wears Le Labo Santal 33 as her preferred....

Our Le Labo Vanille 44 review: Le Labo City Edition fragrances don’t necessarily smell like their namesake cities: The citrusy Limette, the San Francisco fragrance, smells like Miami, while the Miami fragrance, Tabac 28, smells like the floor of a gym. I love the London fragrance, Poivre 23, but I’m....

Our Diptyque Feu de Bois Diptyque review: Feu de Bois is my favorite of all the Diptyque candles, and it is the best-ever fall candle. Forget the pumpkin spice latte candles, the pumpkin pie candles, the sweater-weather super-comfy candles: They always get it slightly wrong (or smell like a pumpkin....

Diptyque Feuille de Lavande candle review: Mais non.

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The most important part of this Isle of Paradise Self-Tanning Drops review is in the title: idiot-proof. I am the idiot.

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My Victoria Beckham eyeliner review: It’s perfection. I have greasy eyelids — why? too many pizzas in my life? an unrepented sin from a past life? — so it is work to get eyeshadow to stick to my lids. For this reason, I’m an eyeliner girl. So I know what....

My Bumble and Bumble Seaweed Air Dry Cream review: My full-time job is testing air dry creams for fine hair and this is the best of all of them. An air dry cream has a simple job: to provide texture and wave straight out of the shower, while also reducing....

I recently had the chance to sit down and interview my 14-year-old niece (specifically, my best friend’s elder daughter) about her beauty routine, and it was fascinating. Casey is one of the smartest people I’ve ever met, which I’m not saying just because I love her, and I was struck....

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