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The Boyfriend Bob Is the Cool-Girl Cut of the Summer

“Think of it as a square outlined, shorter, blockier bob,” explains Adam Reed, UK Editorial Ambassador for L’Oréal Professionnel. “It’s so flattering, wearable and totally changeable depending on your personal style.”

Adam explains that it can be worn smooth and sleek for that sharp, clean cut look, or much edgier with added texture for a messier look. “Have a conversation with your stylist and they will be able to guide what will suit you best, taking into consideration your face shape, how you style day to day and so on. If you have an image in mind then a photo is always helpful too.”

To really give the hairstyle some ‘oomph’, Adam’s absolute go-to product for all variations of this look is L’Oréal Professionnel TECNI.ART Pli, which he says you should spritz onto damp hair before drying for that extra grip and mould.

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For added texture, he recommends trying a root-boosting dust, which you can sprinkle at the roots for extra height and then take down to the mid length and ends for that beachy look. For something a little more sleek, run a serum through the mid lengths and ends that need a little more love.

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Lindsay Lohan Got Married in Secret: ‘Stunned That This Is My Husband’

It seems that Lindsay Lohan is officially a married woman.

Lohan announced her engagement to financier Bader Shammas, whom she’s been dating since 2019, with a series of smiley photos displaying her engagement ring in November 2021. “My love. My life. My family. My future,” she wrote in the caption at the time.

Well, it seems Shammas’ title has switched from fiancé to “husband” without the public knowing. In an Instagram post shared on July 1, Lohan referred to Shammas as her husband and described herself as the “luckiest woman in the world.”

“🎂❤️🥰 I am the luckiest woman in the world,” she wrote. “Not because I need a man, but because he found me and knew that I wanted to find happiness and grace, all at the same time. I am stunned that this is my husband. My life and my everything. ❤️ Every woman should feel like this everyday 💖🙏.”

On July 2, a rep for Linsday Lohan confirmed the happy news to Us Weekly, though it’s unclear when the Parent Trap star got hitched.

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While the couple seemingly married in secret, there’s a chance their first ceremony is not going to be their last. “The talk is [there’ll] be two weddings—one overseas and one in the States, maybe someplace between Dubai and the U.S. There’s no timeframe yet,” a source told Us Weekly back in 2021. At the time, the insider warned that Lohan’s fans likely wouldn’t see the wedding coming. “It’s going to be intimate. You don’t see her out and about anymore. Lindsay really likes her privacy.”

After taking a break from acting for a number of years, Lohan is taking steps towards a return, starring in a handful of projects including an upcoming Christmas movie with Glee alum Chord Overstreet. “This first movie was perfect for me, because I really want to do something happy and fun and family-oriented,” she said of Falling for Christmas in February 2022. “I like doing that. I miss seeing romantic comedies, and less of the horror [genre]. I want to keep it happy.”


Gretchen Whitmer Is Fighting for Abortion Rights. Other Dems, Take Note.

Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court on June 24, handing the question of abortion rights to each individual state. Already, eleven states have passed laws making abortion illegal, and more are expected. Several of those laws have been blocked by lawsuits from places like the Center for Reproductive Rights and the ACLU, but it’s likely that abortion will go on to be illegal in many states, often without exceptions for incest or rape. And yet, it feels like most pro-choice politicians just aren’t doing enough. Every leader who cares about human rights should be devoting themselves to this emergency.

Lawyers and activists and healthcare professionals and abortion clinic employees and abortion fund organizers are working overtime. Meanwhile democrats who were elected on promises to defend reproductive rights keep talking about voting, as if the November election is much help to a person who is currently pregnant and unable to access abortion.

The same cannot be said of Gretchen Whitmer, the governor of Michigan. Her actions in response to Roe’s fall have had immediate effect. They also exemplify why people who care about abortion rights should focus on the 36 races for governor coming up in the 2022 election. Whitmer is up for reelection, and other strong pro-choice politicians including Stacey Abrams in Georgia and Katie Hobbs in Arizona are in races that are likely to be close. (Whitmer’s her top-polling opponent is Ryan Kelley, who not only supports criminalizing abortion but was also arrested by the FBI this week in connection to the January sixth coup attempt.)

“I’m heartbroken. I feel like I’ve been punched in the gut,” Whitmer tells Glamour of the court’s decision. “As a sexual assault survivor, the thought that my state now is posed to revert to a law from 1931 that makes it a felony, no exceptions for rape, no exceptions for incest, that my daughters now have fewer rights than I’ve had my whole life—I’m furious, and that’s why I’m fighting like hell.”

That’s right—1931. When people talk about the end of Roe v. Wade, which was overturned by the Supreme Court on June 24, they speak about the days before the 1973 ruling when getting an abortion was illegal and often dangerous. But in Michigan, a 1931 law made performing an abortion except to save the life of the pregnant person is a felony, with no exception for rape or incest. It also criminalized the distribution of abortion pills. That law became unconstitutional after Roe, but it stayed on the books. Now that Roe has fallen, Michigan’s Republican legislators are trying to bring it back into effect. “Abortion is still safe and legal in Michigan,” Whitmer stresses. That could change. And a bill from Michigan republicans would give the forced-pregnancy movement even more power, including “Throwing nurses in jail for ten years,” Whitmer says flatly.

Victoria Beckham Remembers Being Weighed on TV After Giving Birth to Brooklyn in 1999

Victoria Beckham has opened up about the moment she was asked to weigh herself on television shortly after giving birth to her first child, Brooklyn Beckham, in 1999.

In a new interview with Vogue Australia, the former Spice Girls member recalled how the media fixated on her weight throughout her career—particularly in the ’90s. “I’ve had ‘Porky Posh,’ I’ve had ‘Skeletal Posh,’” she said, per People.  “After I had Brooklyn, there was a picture on the front page of a newspaper pointing to every single part of my body where I had to focus on losing the weight from.” 

Victoria pointed to a particular interview in May 1999, just a few months after Brooklyn was born on March 4, in which TFI Friday host Chris Evans (no, not that Chris Evans) asked the pop star to weigh herself in front of the cameras, as well as his live studio audience. At the time, the designer was still referred to as Victoria Adams as she didn’t marry soccer legend David Beckham until July 1999. The pair have been married for nearly 23 years and share four children: 23-year-old Brooklyn, 19-year-old Romeo, 17-year-old Cruz, and 10-year-old Harper.

“I went on a TV show with Chris Evans many years ago and I’d just had Brooklyn and lost a lot of weight after,” Victoria Beckham told Vogue Australia. “It happened to my mum after her pregnancies. It doesn’t mean you have an eating disorder. And he made me stand on the scales to be weighed.” She added, “Can you imagine doing that nowadays?” 

In the TFI Friday interview, which can be viewed here, Evans asked Beckham to prove her weight was “back to normal” after childbirth by having the pop star step on a scale, saying, “can I check, do you mind?” 

Though Beckham agreed, she seemed visibly uncomfortable throughout the entire exchange, if not the entire interview. “This is horrible,” she told Evans at the time. Yes, yes it was. 


Bop Shop: Songs From Lava La Rue, Raye, Kizz Daniel, And More

“After years and fears and smiling through my tears, all I ask of you is open your ears,” Raye croons at the top of “Hard Out Here,” the first single off her upcoming debut album. Her first release since becoming independent, Raye uses this opportunity as a declaration of agency, a way to reclaim control over her own narrative, both sonically and lyrically. Deviating away from the hyperpop and EDM melodies with which she’s most often associated, Raye goes for an edgier R&B sound, giving herself enough space to tell her story. Accompanied by an art house-esque visual displaying a strong and powerful Raye in full form, “Hard Out Here” marks the start of a renaissance, an exciting and liberating new chapter for the artist now in control. —Sarina Bhutani

Sephora Is Having a Rare 50%-Off Sale This Holiday Weekend

Forget the heat waves: The hottest thing this weekend is the Sephora Fourth of July sale. From now through Independence Day, you can score up to 50% off hundreds of beauty must-haves across all major categories—no coupon code necessary. The only catch? You have to act quickly to snag the best deals since the discounts turn back into full-price pumpkins on the eve of July 5th.

Tons of our favorite skin-care, makeup, and hair-care staples are included in the sale right now, including Tata Harper‘s best-selling floral essence spray, Kate Somerville’s potent retinol serums, a trio of creamy, bold lipsticks from Rose Inc, and NuFace toning devices. Oh, and did we mention that you’ll also get complimentary shipping with code FREESHIP? There’s practically no better time to stock up—you know your beauty collection deserves a little summer revamp.

So between the holiday weekend’s backyard barbecues and poolside cocktails, make sure you set aside some time to go through Sephora’s many steep discounts. To help you get a head start on your cart (and make more time for getting outside), we curated our 11 favorite markdowns from the Sephora Fourth of July sale below. Let’s get to it!

Looking for more deals? Make sure to check all the best Fourth of July clothing and beauty deals of 2022.

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Even back then, women had the same pressures. They had to be married and bear children by a set age, and if they didn’t, they were looked upon as if something was wrong with them. There’s that relatability of those themes, which I think when we go back to the period films, we can say not much has changed. We relate to it immediately, going, oh my god, this has been going on forever. And that is why we root for strong female characters. And that is why in this film, it was so important for me that Julia and Selena are not 18-year-olds. We were playing older women who had been around a bunch of seasons and had not found a match.

One feels the pressure of being jilted in public, and the other one feels the pressure of being the oldest of many kids and needing to find someone to marry so that she can have a better future for her, for her siblings. All of those pressures again, are very relatable.

And then of course, last, but not least, it’s the glamour of that time as well. The corsets, the ballroom, the feathers, the bonnets, the gorgeous strapping men on their horses. All of it is very fantastical, you fantasize about it. So I do believe there is a charm to these period movies that is almost never going to die. As much as we innovate, the core of it is still going to be an escape to a time that was different from the time that we live in now.

You burst onto the scene with Slumdog Millionaire. Since then, you’ve spoken in previous interviews about maybe being dissatisfied with some of your past roles, ones that weren’t as substantive as you wanted them to be. How are you feeling about the way your career has evolved over the years?

Yeah, and I think those roles that I played right after Slumdog Millionaire, I did not necessarily feel that I was given something to really play that was worth my time and I could really stretch my acting chops [with]. I think those were all roles that I had to play in order to realize and recognize the kind of roles I don’t wanna play again. And there’s no other way of knowing when you’re a newcomer in the industry, you kind of have to do it all—especially when you’re a newcomer and a minority at the same time, where people don’t exactly know what to do with you, or what kind of role to place you in. So they constantly send you the more stereotypical, exotic roles and you look at it and you barf and you go, okay, I guess I’ve gotta do this one just because I’ve gotta make money or, yeah, I’ve gotta do this one just because I want exposure.

And I think everything in the end pays off. So I look back at those roles and I go, am I necessarily proud of my performance in this? Or, you know, am I proud of what I did? And I think the answer is that I’m not proud, but I’m really glad I did them because now, the work that I do, the pride that I feel and every little thing that I put in a big role or a small role is so huge because the choice was entirely mine. I really do see them as little learning curves, stepping stone experiences.

Cardi B Turns Up The Heat On Ye-Assisted Banger ‘Hot Shit’

Cardi B is turning up the heat this summer, dropping her latest single, “Hot Shit,” on Friday (July 1). Collaborating with Ye and Lil Durk, this is her first new music release since dropping the upbeat song “Up” in 2021. In this new record, she raps about luxury, extravagance, and her “checks comin’ fast.”

“Either way you slice it, bottom line, I’m the top bitch / New Chanel, I rock it, twist and it ain’t even out yet,” Cardi spits, flaunting her success in a fiery verse. “All this jewelry at the grocery store, I’m obnoxious / Bought a home and closin’ on another, I know I’m blessed.”

She also drops some lines toward the haters who have been trying to drag her down throughout her career: “Pretty when I wake up, I’m a bad bitch at breakfast / Still might slide on a opp / Hatin’ didn’t work so they lie / These bitches lookin’ hurt and they fried.”

Lil Durk comes through smoothly in the second verse with a line telling off those who try to use Cardi’s past against her. “This that pill talk, gotta bust his head, he cut on opp music / Who said you gang / Who said you could come around this bitch and hang?” he raps. “I got plenty cars, I hit plenty stars and didn’t come / I said it plenty times, I pay for bodies, I ain’t pay for none.”

By the third verse, Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, pops off. “Pinky swear you ain’t scared when you heard Ye appear,” he raps. “I’ma hop up out the bushes, me and Pusha kill your man / I’m just sayin’, now I start to get used to the pain / ‘Til one day I said, ‘Fuck it,’ brought my masseuse on the plane.”

Ye pays homage to his late friend Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton’s artistic director and Off White’s CEO, who passed away in 2021. “When we lost Virg, I was on the verge, mm-mm,” he raps. “I just hit the Louis store, I had to splurge, mm-mm.” A longtime collaborator of Demna Gvasalia, the designer of Balenciaga, Ye mentions the luxury brand by name: “Guess who at Balenciaga? Guess who shoppin’ now?”

Cardi B posted on Instagram a short snippet of her single on Sunday (June 26) that she would be dropping “Hot Shit.” A day later, she announced Lil Durk and Ye would join the club. In the days leading up to the release of the song, she took to Twitter Spaces and revealed the single is older than fans may have expected.

“I have [had] this record already for almost three years,” she said. “I think this record is actually older than ‘WAP.’ It is everyone’s favorite.”

She also stated on the platform that she is already working on releasing new music. “When I’m telling y’all I’m working on the next record, I’m telling you that I’m already planning out the rollouts for the next month,” she said. “It’s not gonna be a couple months, this and that, after this record.”

Cardi B’s previous single “Up” peaked at No. 1 for a week on the Billboard Hot 100 in March 2021, followed by “WAP,” which spent four weeks topping the Hot 100 in 2020. Her first studio album in 2018 Invasion of Privacy debuted No. 1 and broke numerous records. It became the top female rap album in the 2010s and surpassed The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill in becoming the longest-charting album by a female rapper on the Billboard 200, spending three full years on the chart. It also became the most-streamed female rap album on both Spotify and Apple Music, and is the most-viewed female rap album on YouTube.

Prince Harry Sees His ‘Mum’s Legacy’ When He Looks at Kids Archie and Lilibet

Rift or no rift, if there is one thing that brothers Prince William and Prince Harry are always on the same page about, it’s their mother, Princess Diana. At this year’s virtual Diana Award ceremony, on what would have been the much-loved royal’s 61st birthday, Harry gave a touching speech about his mother’s legacy, which he said he sees reflected in his own children.

The Diana Award, named for the People’s Princess, is given to young philanthropists every year. Speaking to this year’s honorees, 180 young people between the ages of 9 and 25 from across the globe, via video message, Prince Harry said, “I see her legacy in all of you.” He continued, “I see her legacy in a Diana Award community that spans multiple generations. I see her legacy every time I meet with families, young people, and children from all corners of the world. And, I see my mum’s legacy when I look at my own children every day.”

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Prince William also addressed this year’s Diana Award recipients, writing to them in a letter, “You truly are the personification of my mother’s legacy and I know she would be so proud of you all.” The letter continued, “I believe there’s no better way to celebrate her life and work than through recognizing incredible people who dedicate so much time and effort to helping those around them.”

The honor was based around Princess Diana—who was a dedicated activist and philanthropist—and her belief that young people have the power to change the world. In difficult days such as these, the world needs dedicated changemakers from the next generation more than ever.


26 Must-Shop Beauty Deals From the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

It’s not every day you can snag Nordstrom beauty deals on beloved brands like La Mer, Oribe, and Nécessaire, but the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 is the exception to the rule. During the limited-time event, the retailer is slashing prices on beauty offerings across categories, including luxury skin care, buzzy body brands, and hair tools and devices you may not have felt comfortable bringing yourself to add to cart at full price. 

Through July 15, the best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale deals will be on preview only, meaning you have until then to fill your cart before the sales event opens to the general public. (Or as early as July 6 depending on your Nordy Club member status.) From cult-favorite skin-care products by Augustinus Bader to value-size Kiehl’s shower essentials—not to mention NuFace devices that can change your skin-care regimen for the better—there’s a lot to take in here.

To make things easier, we narrowed down the most tempting Nordstrom beauty deals you won’t want to pass up in every category—skin, makeup, and hair—of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2022, below.

Looking for more Nordstrom Anniversary Sale deals? Check out our complete guide to the best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale deals happening this year, including wardrobe essentials, designer fashion, and home decor.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2022: Skin-Care Deals

Snag your favorite serums, expand your moisturizer selection in preparation for fall, or recover from a day in the sun with the retailer’s long list of discounted skin-care products. That means splurge-worthy brands with reviews to back the price tag, like La Mer, Sunday Riley, and Mario Badescu—at a fraction of the price.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2022: Devices and Tools for Less

Sales are the perfect excuse to finally take that fancy gadget you’ve been eyeing for a long overdue test-drive. Between the facial steamer Glamour‘s senior beauty editor swears by to a straightening iron to replace the one you’ve had since college, the options are plentiful.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2022: Makeup Deals

Whether you like to go all-out glam or prefer a natural beat, do not sleep on Nordstrom’s staggering selection of makeup deals. From Nars’ iconic Orgasm blush to duchess-approved Charlotte Tilbury lippies, there’s something for every makeup bag.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2022: Hair-Care Deals

Give your hair some much-needed TLC and protect it from the sun with these editor-approved products from Briogeo, Olaplex, and Slip—the thin silk scrunchies are amazing (and don’t lose shape after months of wear!). Need to deep-clean away a year’s worth of dry shampoo? Interested in a deep-conditioning session? Whatever you’re looking for, this sale will deliver.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2022: Bath & Body Deals

From indulging in a spa-worthy shower set to simply stocking up on your favorite moisturizer, pampering your body is always a good idea. Discounted bath-time products from Nécessaire, Kiehl’s, and Le Labo are all up for grabs, so good luck trying to choose just one.