The Zoe Report


Faith Xue

Faith Xue is the Executive Beauty Director of Bustle Digital Group, overseeing beauty editorial and beauty-related special projects across Bustle, The Zoe Report, Nylon, Elite Daily and Romper. Prior to BDG, she was the editorial director of BYRDIE, where she oversaw editorial and creative strategy, beauty direction, 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 a beauty expert on The Today Show, QVC, Create & Cultivate, and more.


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

I had one goal: to finally unwind.


An Honest Review Of The Puffy Couch Every Fashion Girl Owns

Looks like a marshmallow; feels like a cloud.

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

It's not just for festivals.

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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.

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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.

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This One Purchase Has Seriously Elevated My Winter Wardrobe

They’re (almost) as comfy as sweats.

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Scent Stories: Maurice Harris On The Most Powerful Floral Note

It smells like joy.

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Iman On What Falling In Love Smells Like

“To me, love smells like Italy.”

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I Refuse To Wear Real Pants — This Is How I Still Look Put-Together

Get your button enclosure away from me, please.


Princess Olympia Of Greece Shares Her Genius Trick For De-Puffing

Plus, the $6 mascara she always stocks up on.


The French Way To Wear Red Lipstick, According To Violette

“Blur the I've been kissing somebody.”


Tennille Murphy Doesn’t Care If Her Gray Hair Makes You Uncomfortable

No hair dye, no problem.

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5 '90s Trends I Wore as a Kid That I'm Still Not Over

Yes, I am a grown adult and no, I will not stop wearing bucket hats.

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Sun Care Principles Run Deep For These 3 Beauty & Lifestyle Editors

A cultural perspective.


I’ve Tried Hundreds Of Products For Platinum Blonde Hair, & These 14 Are The Best

True confessions of a bleach enthusiast.

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The 5 Best Beauty & Wellness Products I Tried in May

A bacne gel, de-stressing drink, and more.