1 perfect lipstick hue, 3 rad finishes

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As any lipstick-lover will tell you, finding the perfect color in the exact-right finish isn't always simple. The most flattering red might turn out to be too drying; the prettiest pink, too sticky. Leave it to Lipstick Queen to make that complaint not a thing anymore. The cult-beloved brand's newest launch takes one to-die-for vampy color and presents it in three different textures—sheer, metallic, and opaque.

Of course, this range of finishes wouldn't be so exciting if the color wasn't totally great. Called Bête Noir, it's the kind of universally flattering, moodily on-trend hue that just works with everything. Scared of dark lipstick? That's where the sheer comes in. And for braver folks, the Metal and Intense formulas allow you to truly lean into the bewitching-blackberry look. Skip the eyemakeup for a more goth vibe, or pile on mascara for a winter-princess effect. 
Like everything that Lipstick Queen makes, the formulas are long-lasting and hydrating. So there's no need to worry about awkward fading or bleeding: Throw on your Bête Noir and go be mysterious. 
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"Shame on you"

After actress Bella Thorne posted her own topless photos following a hacker threatening to release them, Whoopi Goldberg criticized her for having taken them in the first place during a segment of The View. In response, Thorne took to her Instagram stories to call out Goldberg for shaming her body and sexuality and announce that she'd be canceling her interview with The View.

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A new Infinity Room from artist Yayoi Kusama is headed to New York City later this year. According to Dazed, Kusama will return to the David Zwirner Gallery with a never-before-seen mirrored wonderland from November 9 to December 14.

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Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club is canceled. According to a new report by Page Six, Lohan's MTV reality series will not produce a second season. What's more, Lohan's beach resort on the Greek island of Mykonos, which the show centered around, appears to have also shuttered.

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"Hope you're okay up there," okay

Billie Eilish paid tribute again to XXXTentacion; this time, for the one-year anniversary of his death. In a series of three posts to her Instagram Stories, Eilish remembered the rapper without naming him directly, writing "miss you," "hope you're okay up there," and "long live you" over black, blank screens. The tribute, screen-grabbed by a fan account and first reported on by NME, has already garnered criticism online.

"Up where baby he's in hell," a popular tweet from @vondylantweets wrote. Jokes aside, Eilish's continued support of the rapper and convenient refusal to acknowledge his long history of violent abuse is extremely disappointing.

Last year on the day of his death, Eilish posted a screengrab of a conversation with XXXTentacion captioned, "the strongest human being ive ever known. all you ever did was care." Months later, she played a tribute song for XXXTentacion, and was called out for her disappointing ignorance of his horrifying history of abuse (notably by NYLON).

One day following her first performance of the song, recordings of XXXTentacion admitting to domestic abuse and stabbing nine people were released by Pitchfork. In April of this year, Eilish defended her performance yet again, insisting her right to mourn while still not acknowledging his actions.


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Welcome to our third annual NYLON Pride party, which came in two parts: a panel, hosted at The Phluid Project, and a very big, very gay bash, which we threw at the Bowery Electric. It was easily the best Pride party of the year.

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