Beauty

Best tressed.

In an era devoted to curl-and-set rollers and Elnett Satin hairspray, Kérastase’s launch in 1964 in France made more than a few waves with its treatments for hair and emphasis on care.

Scent of the season.

WINTER WHITES: New to Jo Malone’s growing unisex fragrance lineup is Wood Sage & Sea Salt, a breezy homage to the English seaside.

The beauty of science.

The chance to sit down with a leading skin-care scientist doesn’t come along often, if at all. The added insight provided by someone who knows the intricacies of minute, cellular functions at work is critical to achieving the best possible routine and results.

Fields of Grasse.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: To make its signature No. 5 perfume, Chanel only uses the very best Rosa centifolia, which has come from the same fields in Provence for the last 89 years.

Handle with care.

Shampoo is designed for one simple purpose: to clean hair. But could the rinse-lather-repeat ritual do more harm than good?

The next generation.

Prisca Courtin-Clarins, one of four heiresses to the family-owned Clarins beauty empire, has a career that may just be the envy of all women.

Liquid clean.

For many of us, health and wellness are a top priority, if not the leading item on our resolution list. While we may succeed in reaching for our gym pass or quinoa salad, one area often overlooked is oral healthcare.

Replenishing remedies.

Lifestyle, whether it’s diet, sleep, or emotional state, can be reflected in the skin’s appearance, and it’s for that reason that some skin-care brands are looking to address the root causes of our complexion woes.