And Just Like That… Pride, Sex and the City Stars on Getting Fillers, and the New TrapTox Trend

Kristin Davis posing at award show

Pictured: Kristin Davis

The Internet can be a dark place, but the beauty of the collective work we’ve all been doing on standing proud in our truth is paying off. Is it any coincidence that—during Pride Month—we’re collectively learning to speak our minds and call out meanness? If you want to celebrate people boldly declaring, “This is who I am—deal with it or sashay away,” have we got some headlines for you.

Be an ally with your wallet… Instead of just adding a rainbow to every outfit this month, why not support LGBTQ entrepreneurs? The Glossy has a roundup of LGBTQ-founded beauty brands that would be delighted to accept your money and make you a fan for life. Still wanting more pride? Elle has a roundup of Pride Month products that give back to LGBTQIA+ causes.

Rainbow nails for Pride month

Samantha would like a word… Kim Cattrall isn’t keeping it real, per se, but she’s honest about the work she’s had. “I’m in my 60s now, and I’m all about battling aging in every way I can,” she said. “There are fillers, Botox®, there’s so many different things that you can investigate and try and see if it’s for you.” Clearly Cattrall, like Samantha, is still a try-sexual.

Leave Charlotte alone, too… Kristin Davis has heard the comments about her filler and Botox®, and, well, they hurt. Davis is over it. “It’s a challenge to remember that you don’t have to look like that,” she explained to People. “The internet wants you to — but they also don’t want you to. They’re very conflicted.” Watching Davis call out the hypocrisy is as satisfying as when she beat out Bunny for the MacDougall apartment in Season 5.

It’s…not a trap?… #TrapTox has surged in popularity—getting more than 2.6 million views on TikTok—and, as usual, there’s a Kardashian who’s already tried it. Despite her usual denials of tweakments, Kim K admitted during a voice lesson on her reality show—we’re still unpacking that, too—that she couldn’t use her neck muscles to sing because half of them “are probably Botoxed.”

Kim K posing at award show in a black dress

Pictured: Kim Kardashian

What would Devi use… Never Have I Ever is back, and Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is talking about all her favorite South-Asian-owned beauty brands. But, and we’re just asking for a friend, which of these hero products is the Paxton Hall-Yoshida of the lineup?

The next wave of beauty influencers…Forget about the GRWM girls with their ring lights, the next big beauty influencer may be finding their light in a sports arena. LSU Forward Angel Reese, who also appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue this year, just signed a deal to become a brand ambassador for Mielle Organics. It tracks: Before she was an NCAA basketball champ, Angel was already Bayou Barbie.

The TikTok lash lift… It’s natural to be skeptical of social media beauty trends, but here’s one that may live up to the hype—a lash lift dupe using a lash curler, mascara, and Aquaphor. Messy? Yes. Worth it? You decide.

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