Beauty

6 Beauty Brands to Support for AAPI Month & Beyond

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! As the month of celebrations comes to a close, we collected a list of beauty brands to shop for AAPI month and beyond. From skincare to nail lacquer, see below for a roundup of six AAPI-owned companies that should be on your radar. Amazon Rovectin Clean Lotus Water Cream- Gentle and Vegan Moisturizer $20 $22 9% OFF Rovectin is a Korean beauty brand rooted in “love and resilience.” The brand was developed to help cancer patients restore skin severely damaged from chemotherapy and has become one of Kor...

Halsey Unveils Makeup and Skincare Faves as Latest IPSY Glam Bag X Collaborator

“I am so excited to share my Glam Bag X collection,” says Halsey, in a release. “I’ve been a makeup junkie since I was a teenager, always grabbing and experimenting with whatever product I could get my hands on. So I’ve tried it all; drugstore to designer, neutral and natural to experimental and avant-garde. I took this mix and match approach to curating my Glam Bag X collection so I can confidently say there’s something in it for everyone. You can do your basic glow, everyday face, take really amazing care of your skin, and you can play up your adventurous side experimenting with high-impact color.” IPSY has always been known for its vast selection of products, which cater to different skin tones, skin types, makeup styles and sensitivities. As with all their Glam Bag X ...

Nigerian government establishes 20 new marriage registries

The Federal Government has established 20 new Federal Marriage Registries across the country in a bid to bring Federal Marriage Registry closer to the grassroots. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola disclosed this Friday in Abuja at a National Stakeholders’ Conference on the Administration and Conduct of Statutory Marriage in Nigeria. According to him, efforts are ongoing to have Federal Marriage Registries in all the State Capitals of the Federation. A statement issued by the ministry’s Department of Press and Public Relations and signed by Towoju Raphael added that the Minister was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dr. Shuaib Belgore. He said the Conference was necessitated by need for the Ministry to inform stakeholders and enlighten the public on some new...

European Super League shelved as more clubs withdraw

The European Super League collapsed on Wednesday as eight of the 12 founding members from England, Italy and Spain abandoned the breakaway project. The project collapsed after it came under massive pressure from fans, politicians, football officials and even the British royals. Founder and Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli told Reuters he was reluctantly calling time on the new league. This was after six English clubs withdrew on Tuesday, with Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid following suit and AC Milan indicating they would too. “The voices and the concerns of fans around the world have clearly been expressed about the Super League, and AC Milan must be sensitive to the voice of those who love this wonderful sport,” the Italian club said in a statement. Agnelli said he still believed in the...

AFCON: Aston Villa congratulate Bertrand Traore, Burkina Faso on qualification

Premier League side Aston Villa have congratulated Bertrand Traore and Burkina Faso after qualifying for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations. Despite playing a 0-0 draw against Uganda on Wednesday evening at St. Mary’s Stadium-Kitende, Entebbe, Kamou Malo’s men booked a place in Cameroon with a game to spare. That will be the 13th time the West African country would reach the finals since their maiden appearance at Ghana 1978 – where they finished in eight position. The Villa Park giants have taken to social media to celebrate their winger and his country on their recent success. “Congratulations to Bertrand Traore and Burkina Faso, who qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations 2021 with a goalless draw against Uganda on Wednesday!” a tweet from the club read. Burkina Faso – who currently lead Gr...

Minister: Asari Dokubo’s Biafra declaration is a joke by an attention-seeker

The Federal Government has dismissed the reported formation of a Biafra Customary Government by an ex-Niger Delta militant, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, as a “theatre of the absurd by a joker seeking attention’’. Speaking with newsmen on the development in Lagos on Monday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime would allow itself to be distracted by the absurdity. The Minister said: “I am sure you have heard of the theatre of the absurd, that is the best way I can describe it. “If Asari Dokubo wants to form and run a phantom government, I think he is free to do so. This administration will not be distracted because we still have a lot to do. ‌“We are not ready to give any attention or time to a joker like Dokubo who is just looking f...

Governor Lalong: 2020 NAFEST confirms return of peace in Plateau

Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong Bako, has stated that the hosting of the 2020 Jos National Festival of Arts & Culture (NAFEST) is a confirmation that peace has been restored in the state as he also restated his conviction in the need for regulation of the social media. The governor spoke yesterday at the opening ceremony of the 2020 NAFEST titled “Post Covid-19 and Cultural Dynamism” taking place in Jos, Plateau State. The governor who extolling the abundant resources in the state said “Plateau State is home of peace and tourism. We remain a state that is endowed with the best weather condition comparable to none in Nigeria, which explains why Plateau remains the destination of choice for many who desire to partake in its potentials such as rich arable soil, breathtaking tourism d...

Johnson & Johnson Halting Sale Of Talcum Baby Powder In The U.S.

Source: Justin Sullivan / Getty After decades of lawsuits and consumers claiming the talcum powder caused cancer, Johnson & Johnson has decided to discontinue sales of their staple product. According to the New York Times, on Tuesday (May 19) Johnson & Johnson announced that they would discontinue sales of their iconic talc-based powder. While the company is allowing retailers to sell existing bottles until they run out, the company did note that their baby powder made with cornstarch will remain available, and the company will continue to sell the talc-based baby powder in other parts of the world. Johnson & Johnson has often said that faulty testing, shoddy science, and ill-equipped researchers are to blame for findings that its powder was contaminated with asbestos. But...