11 a.m. On Mondays, I just roll up to work in sweats. And I can do my skincare routine and makeup routine within 10 minutes. I know that sounds crazy, but my evening routine takes time. I put more effort into my evening routine, so my skin is prepped. All I need to do in the mornings is use a cleansing water, and I apply that all over my face. I clean it with a cotton pad and then I immediately apply sunscreen and moisturizer. I gave up on foundation three years ago. You save a lot of time, and your skin feels better. I use concealer to do any spot coverage. It’s kind of nice because I don’t have to use as much color in my face—too much blush or eyeshadow—because my natural colors are all still there. … [Read more...] about YouTube beauty star Michelle Phan wakes up without an alarm
The lives of everyday people are not a joke, and digital health is a real concern of our era. So Google, please, let’s not turn phone addiction into a game that tests self-control. And don’t even float an idea as infeasibly idiotic and downright condescending as using a piece of paper that you have to print out and wrap around your phone to defeat the active efforts of countless companies with unlimited budgets to get us back onto it. It’s not helpful. And it’s not funny. … [Read more...] about Google’s new ‘Digital Wellbeing’ tools, ranked from ingenious to offensive
Apple has and will make trade-offs to protect consumer privacy. (Many of us, at the end of the day, get some value out of a Google knowing our history of things we’ve searched, even if it’s constantly creepy.) It might not work, but at least we’re getting a clear picture of Apple’s big gamble going into the next decade: that people will continue paying more than they should for hardware, with the hope that it’s not just nicely designed, but that it operates with discretion, too. … [Read more...] about Why Does Apple Think It Can Get Away With Selling Overpriced Stuff?