The Zoe Report


Faith Xue

Faith Xue is the Executive Beauty Director of Bustle Digital Group, overseeing beauty editorial strategy and beauty-related special projects across Bustle, The Zoe Report, NYLON, Elite Daily, Romper, Scary Mommy and Fatherly.

Prior to BDG, she was one of the first editors to launch Byrdie and served as the editorial director of the site for seven years, in which she oversaw editorial and brand strategy and long-term growth initiatives. Her ten year-plus beauty career has included working on the L’Oréal-owned property to launching brands for breakthrough beauty pioneers such as Michelle Phan. Faith's writing has appeared in publications such as Refinery29, Who What Wear, and Angeleno Magazine, and she has been featured as the on-air beauty expert for The Today Show, Good Morning America, QVC and more. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California, where she graduated summa cum laude.

In her free time, you’ll find her eating her way through New York City in search of the best soup dumplings to rival the ones from her hometown (Shanghai).


How To Do Ibiza Like A Local

There’s more to the island than sun-baking and DJ sets.

(Trial Run)

Nars’ Afterglow Liquid Blush Is Essentially Vacation In A Bottle

It feels more like a serum than a makeup product.


I Traveled 4,000 Miles To Lanai, Hawaii For An Ancient De-Stressing Ritual

I had one goal: to finally unwind.

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(Luxe Escapes)

The South Beach Hotel That Exudes Quiet Luxury

Beyoncé and Jay-Z love it here — but does it live up to the hype?

(Scent Stories)

Lev Glazman Owns 500 Fragrances, But Favors This One The Most

It reminds him of his first love.


Meet Volux — The New FDA-Approved Filler That Sculpts Chiseled Jawlines

It’s a game-changer.


Faith's Favorites: 7 Must-Have Fall Beauty Products

A skin-plumping serum, a cult-fave concealer, and more.

(Scent Stories)

Yasmin Sewell Uses This Perfume To Boost Creativity

The fashion industry veteran on self-love, scent, and her new brand “built on vibes.”

(Trial Run)

This French Mask Promises Smoother Skin In 60 Seconds — So We Tried It

TZR editors put Sisley’s new Exfoliating Enzyme Mask to the test.

(Global Beauty)

5 Alpine Beauty Secrets I Learned In The Austrian Mountains

My skin (and mind) will never be the same.


Faith's Favorites: 7 Must-Have Summer Beauty Products


(The Shopping List)

This Strappy Summer Shoe Has Officially Replaced My Flatforms

And they’re just as comfortable.


An Honest Review Of The Puffy Couch Every Fashion Girl Owns

Looks like a marshmallow; feels like a cloud.

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(The Shopping List)

This '70s-Inspired Trend Is Going To Be Huge This Summer

It's not just for festivals.

(The Shopping List)

This One Accessory Just Elevated My Entire Spring Wardrobe

Sparkly, shimmery, perfect.


Faith’s Favorites: 7 Products That Have Earned A Permanent Spot In My Routine

A foolproof setting spray, the ultimate feel-good fragrance, and more.

(Trial Run)

We Tried Sisley’s New Lipstick-Balm Hybrid & We Have *Thoughts*

Honest reviews from picky beauty editors.


I Tried Oribe’s New Hair Alchemy Collection & My Bleached Hair Transformed

I was shocked.

(The Shopping List)

This One Purchase Has Seriously Elevated My Winter Wardrobe

They’re (almost) as comfy as sweats.

(Scent Stories)

Scent Stories: Maurice Harris On The Most Powerful Floral Note

It smells like joy.