The Zoe Report

7.13.2024

Blake Newby

Blake is a freelance beauty writer and candle obsessive living in NYC. When she's not fawning over the latest skincare gadget, you can catch her sifting through Instagram trying to find her next hairstyle.

(Curl Conversation)

Issa Rae Doesn’t Care What Anyone Has To Say About Her Hair — And She Never Has

The Insecure star (& newlywed) on the long journey of learning how to care for her hair.

By Blake Newby

(Nails)

The Rich History Of Black Track & Field Athletes & Their Manicures

36 years ago, one woman changed everything.

By Blake Newby

(Curl Conversation)

Nicole Beharie Swears By This Ingredient To Nourish Her Curls — And She Grows It Herself

By Blake Newby

(Skin)

Kate Bosworth Swears By This New Retinol Serum To Fade Her Melasma

It’s a must for glowing skin this summer.

By Blake Newby

(Hair)

Summer’s 6 Hottest Haircut Trends Are Also Super Low Maintenance

Manageable but still stylish.

By Blake Newby

(Hair)

Celebs From Dua Lipa To Lizzo Can’t Stop Wearing This '90s Hair Trend

It’s going to be everywhere this summer.

By Blake Newby

(Skin Care)

The Endless List Of Reasons To Start Using Green Tea For Your Skin

Acne, inflammation, hyperpigmentation — it treats it all.

By Blake Newby

(Nails)

Influencers Are Loving This "Ugly" Nail Polish Shade For Summer

Pea soup, but for your nails.

By Blake Newby

(Hair)

These Celebs Are Serving The 19 Best Natural Hair Looks For Summer

From protective styles to perfectly-coifed curls.

By Blake Newby

(Skin Care)

Tranexamic Acid Is The New Powerhouse Ingredient To Fight Hyperpigmentation

Look out dark spots, uneven tone, and melasma.

By Blake Newby

(Product Launch)

The Best New April Beauty Launches For Warmer Days Ahead

Radiant skin, hair, and nails are on the way.

By Blake Newby

(Nail File)

The Best Summer Nail Designs We’re Seeing All Over Instagram

Mani inspiration for days.

By Blake Newby and Natasha Marsh

(Curl Conversation)

Sasheer Zamata On The Movie Star That Inspired Her To Embrace Her Natural Hair

Her thoughts on being a hair chameleon in Hollywood.

By Blake Newby

(Nails)

6 Spring Nail Designs That Are A Sign Of Brighter Days Ahead

For minimalists, maximalists, and everyone in between.

By Blake Newby

(Cult Status)

Celebrities Are Obsessed With Augustinus Bader The Rich Cream — Here’s Why

The science behind the sought-after formula & whether it’s worth the price tag.

By Blake Newby

(Skin)

Vitamin C Isn't Your Only Option For Battling Hyperpigmentation

The treatments and topicals that work just as well. Sometimes, even better.

By Blake Newby

(Beauty Report Card)

This Oil-Based Spot Treatment Gets Rid Of My Breakouts While I Sleep

The bottle may be small, but the results are mighty.

By Blake Newby

(Hair)

Spring’s 5 Hottest Haircut Trends Prove That Layers Are Back In Style

The return of the mullet, anyone?

By Blake Newby

(Fragrance)

The Best New Spring Fragrances Are Like A Vacation In A Bottle

These aren’t your traditional florals and fruits.

By Blake Newby

(Makeup)

Dior Reinvented The Classic Smokey Eye At The F/W ‘21 Show

The brand also introduced three new products, including a limited-edition eyeshadow.

By Blake Newby