New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

A collection of different brands of sunscreen displayed.

The best and worst sunscreens for every occasion

From a self-proclaimed sunscreen addict, these are the glowy, nourishing sunscreens you need in your makeup bag — and the ones to avoid.
Katie Liao, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Sunscreen should be a necessity in everyone’s bag, especially if you, like me, struggle with sensitive skin that peels easily after walking around the city on a sunny day. In...

Three people looking at products inside a store.

From snacks to skincare, Tesolife is a hidden gem

Take a trip through this Asian convenience store on St. Marks Place to find everything you never knew you needed.
Ranina Simon, Staff Writer April 19, 2024

Ask any NYU student to name their quintessential grocery spots, and you’ll probably get the usual suspects: Trader Joe’s, Target, Whole Foods Market and the rogue Wegmans....

Twelve lip balm tubes lined up and displayed on a white background

The best products for any lip-balm lover

Lip products are all the hype right now, but which one shines brightest?
Brianna Ly, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

Tinted lip balms and treatments have been the craze lately, and every brand is coming out with its own version. With so many different brands to choose from, how do you know which...

An illustration of a colorful portrait of Trinity Mouzon Wofford above black-and-white text stating ‘Beyond N.Y.U.’

Beyond NYU: A wellness entrepreneur’s journey from Violet to Golde

CAS alum Trinity Mouzon Wofford, the CEO of the wellness brand Golde, became the youngest Black woman to launch a brand at Sephora in 2019.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor November 2, 2023

When CAS alum Trinity Mouzon Wofford began her college journey, majoring in psychology on a pre-med track, her goal was to enter the medical field as a physician. After her mother...

An illustration of a woman shielding her face with her hand to hide her acne. She has long brown hair and is wearing a teal t-shirt.

Off-Third: The cosmetic case for mask mandates

The second-best university in New York City has lifted their mask mandate. As the No. 1 school in the city, we need to stand our ground.
Sydney Barragan, UTA Publishing Editor March 9, 2022

Columbia University announced last week that indoor masking will be optional on its campus starting March 14. Since we typically do what the other, worse Ivy League school in New...

Don’t let the cold weather ruin your skin — read our recommendations for primers, cleansers, toners and more. (Staff Illustration by Susan Behrends Valenzuela)

Skincare products to help you beat winter chills

Tired of chapped lips and cracked hands? We’ve got you covered with a guide of products that will protect your skin from the cold New York winter.
Autumn Kaufman, Contributing Writer February 14, 2022

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this year, so you know what that means — another six weeks of winter. These weather conditions do more than just ruin your Saturday night plans....

Skincare is grossly underrated. This six-step routine is affordable and simple to integrate into your routine. (Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)

Joey’s skincare routine for sensitive bitches

By “bitches,” I mean your skin.
Joey Hung, Beauty & Style Editor September 24, 2021

Dry skin, eczema, rosacea everywhere on the body — I’ve got it all. Check out my simple six-step skincare routine featuring affordable products to integrate into your daily...

The new year means resolutions in both beauty and style. (Photo by Elaine Chen)

2020: The Year of Fashion Risks and Hydrated Skin

Students reflect on their New Year’s resolutions for fashion and skincare.
Ria Mittal, Staff Writer January 30, 2020

“New year, new me.” We see the same phrase spam our social media feeds every new year. But as we enter 2020, the stakes are so much higher. Screw “new year, new me.” This...

Start taking care of your skin with a simple and effective routine. (Photo by Alexandra Chan)

Simple Steps for Smooth Skin

Divya Nelakonda, Beauty & Style Editor January 27, 2020

Skincare. It’s one of the biggest crazes as of late; and there is no better time than college to build a skincare routine to both repair existing issues and prevent future complications....

Marva Shi, our deputy multimedia editor, slurps up a bowl of pho in Saigon Shack while wearing a Gudetama pancakes facemask. (Staff Photo by Min Ji Kim)

I Tried Sheet-Masking in Public for a Week

Some guy meowed at me.
Marva Shi, Deputy Multimedia Editor September 20, 2019

This week, I practiced two things that I am generally pretty uncomfortable with: skincare and interacting with strangers. Although the ritual of sheet-masking is popular among...

One Ocean Beauty returns with their second NYC pop up. One Ocean Beaty focuses on clean, marine-based and clinically-proven beauty and wellness. (Photo by Hanna McNeila)

Go Sea the One Ocean Pop-Up to Sustainably Save Your Skin

One Ocean, a skincare brand which bills itself on sustainability, has a Nolita pop-up open until May 19.
Hanna McNeila, Staff Writer May 8, 2019

Many of us NYU students know how to incorporate sustainable fashion choices into our lives. We thrift, try our best to avoid fast fashion and shop at stores that recycle materials....

Old nighttime skin care products

Ten-Step Korean Skincare Routine? Try Two

I reduced my skincare routine to just two steps, and I’m never looking back.
Isla Na, Contributing Writer April 11, 2019

My nightly skincare routine used to include an oil cleanser to remove makeup, an apricot scrub, witch hazel toner, peptide or green tea seed serum and a moisturizer or facial...