The Zoe Report


Annie Blay

Annie Blay is the Associate Beauty News Editor at The Zoe Report where she oversees all beauty related news for the site’s beauty vertical including, celebrity news, product launches and industry news. Prior to joining the TZR team she was the social coordinator at Moda Operandi and a freelance writer at and Bustle. Her work has been featured in Bustle,, Coveteur, POPSUGAR and EBONY Magazine. She holds a B.S. in Magazine Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she’s not scouring the internet for all things beauty you can find her taking a scenic walk in her hometown of Westchester, NY, sipping on an iced matcha at a cafe or browsing a local beauty supply store in prep for her next hairstyle. You can reach her at and keep up with her on IG at @annieblay

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This TikTok Hack Convinced Me To Skip Foundation In My Everyday Makeup Routine

The girls that get it, get it.


This Manicure Kit Will Have You Ready To Breakup With The Nail Salon



This 4-Step Routine Makes Installing A Wig So Easy

This pro hairstylist breaks it down.


10 Celebrity-Inspired Natural Hairstyles To Try In 2022

From twist outs, to braided crowns.


Sustainable, Biodegradable Glitter Is A Thing, & You’ll Never Guess What It’s Made Of

Just in time for New Year’s Eve.

(Living Well With)

Gemma Chan Always Turns To This Shade Of Red Lipstick For A Confidence Boost

And it’s only $9!


I Tried Too Faced’s First Ever Fragrance — And, Yes, It Is Better Than...

You know what.


Billie Eilish Just Ditched Her Blonde Hair For This Perfect-For-Winter Look

It suits her so well.


Proof That Your Holiday Hairstyle Deserves A Dose Of Sparkle

Deck the halls in style with these 10 hair accessories.


Behold — The Hair Care Routine That Fixed My Heat-Damaged 4C Curls

It’s like magic.


10 Twist Hairstyles To Try If You Need A New Protective Style

And did someone say low-maintenance?


These Newly Launched Makeup Products Will Get You Through The Holiday Season With Ease

And glam.

(Red Carpet)

The Best Beauty Looks From The 2021 AMAs Each Deserve Their Own Award

Can you find the common thread?


Pharrell Wants You To Take A Shower — So He Made A Body Cleanser

“Your body is still your skin, it needs a routine and to be cared for.”


These 11 Scented Body Oils Will Leave You Smelling As Good As You Look

Glow on.


This Buzzy Black-Owned Beauty Brand Makes For Great Holiday Gifting

So you can be the “gives the best presents” friend.


The $404 Candle This TZR Editor Has On Her Wishlist

That’ll Soon Be On Yours, Too

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My Oily Skin Always Peels During The Winter, But This Hydrating Ingredient Is Changing That

Hint: It’s not hyaluronic acid.


Give The Gift Of Glowy Skin With These Bespoke Beauty Kits

And skip the guesswork.

(The Shopping List)

I Refuse To Give Up On Wearing Hoodies — Here's How I'm Styling Them For The Office

Elevated? Check. Comfy? also check.