Beauty Stories

February Trend Report: Self-Care

In a recent conversation with a friend, I described myself as a metaphorical m&m. That is, hard exterior shell but my insides are chocolatey smooth and laden with lots of sweetness. While a myriad of factors are to blame for this candy-coated-me, I boil it down to the fact that I am 26, single,

Chelsea Leyland – DJ, Actor and Now CBD Activist

British actor, fashion commentator, cultural insider, and DJ — *breathe* — Chelsea Leyland sat down and opened up to COOLS. Chelsea was born and raised in London and, shortly after school, she moved to New York to pursue acting. In 2012, she was named the face of Cole Haan's fall promotional campaig ...

How Sarah Levey Built a Yoga Empire Fit for Millennials

Sarah Levey in one word? Real. The entrepreneur, along with husband Mason Levey, is the founder of Y7, a yoga studio that boasts nine locations across two coasts. But this isn’t your average Ashtanga. Y7 has given your everyday practice a millennial update, getting your heart pumping with bass heavy ...

Michael Gordon and the Reinvention of Hairdressing

From opening a salon on 57th Street in 1977 to helming an international brand, Bumble and Bumble and Hairstory founder Michael Gordon talks to COOLS about his career spent shaking up the beauty industry. The hair engineer prefers to keep an equal balance of mechanics and emotion while creating a new

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Why You Won’t Find Me at Any NYC Sex Parties

I have a secret that I am very ashamed of,  but I’m ready to come clean and share it with you. Despite my image as a carefree, wanton sexpert... I am pretty vanilla when it comes to sex parties/orgies. I know what you’re thinking: Zoe, that’s crazy, you’re an ex-party girl-burning-man-addict! You m ...

How Ritual is Transforming The Women’s Health Industry

Using the nine ingredients that women lack the most, her non-GMO, vegan, and gluten free formula is making us think twice in the grocery aisle. We talked to Schneider about the current climate of the wellness industry, the dark side of Big Pharma, and what it’s like to be a woman in science and tech in 2017. ...