Kayla Greaves

Bio

Kayla Greaves is the Fashion & Beauty Features Editor at Bustle, where she oversees content packages as well as long-form features, personal essays, interviews, and profiles. She also appears on Bustle's Instagram Story series, Beauty Bunch. Prior to joining Bustle, Kayla was a Lifestyle Editor at HuffPost, where she mainly focused on culture, style, and beauty content. Her bylines have appeared in BuzzFeed, Teen Vogue, ELLE, FASHION magazine, Upscale magazine, S/magazine and more. She's been invited as a speaker to share her expertise on topics such as beauty and diversity at McMaster University, York University, Wilfred Laurier University, Manifesto Festival, Burson Cohn & Wolfe, and other places. In 2016, Kayla won a Canadian Online Publishing Award for her work with HuffPost. In 2017, she was named on the "Top 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada,” list and was also recognized by the CBC as one of 150 black women making Canada better. She earned her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from McMaster University. Outside of work, Kayla loves to cook meals from scratch, watch "90 Day Fiancé," and read juicy memoirs. You can follow Kayla on Twitter and Instagram at @KaylaAGreaves and learn more about her and her work at www.kaylagreaves.com.

Mandy Moore Looked So Damn Sexy On The Emmy Awards Red Carpet & I'm Sweating

By Kayla Greaves
The Emmy awards are finally here, and all the biggest stars in television are currently making their way down the red carpet. And while everyone pulls out their most amazing ensembles, Mandy Moore's 2018 Emmys look in particular was more than…

Issa Rae's Emmy Awards Look Features Over 3,000 Crystals, But She Still Shines Brighter

By Kayla Greaves
Actress Issa Rae was truly the belle of the ball at the 2018 Emmys. The star of Insecure, who got her first-ever nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, graced the red carpet wearing a pastel blue Vera Wang jumpsuit with a long skirt over…

Lush Just Launched Their Halloween Collection & It's So Good — It's Scary

By Kayla Greaves
With fall just around the corner, the new season just wouldn't feel right without Lush's 2018 Halloween collection. And this year, every product is especially scary. Now, if you're wondering what exactly Lush has in store this time around, be…

10 Protective Styles For Fall That Will Save Your Natural Hair From Breakage

By Kayla Greaves
Many curly girls love to braid their hair during the summer to beat the humidity. But the truth is that you also have to think about the potential damage drier air can cause during the colder months. Thankfully, there are plenty of fall 2018…

Urban Decay Is Having A Sitewide Sale Right Now, But It Will Be Over In A Flash

By Kayla Greaves
For beauty lovers, there is nothing better than getting word that a sale is going on. And while we're all likely still recovering from overindulging in Labor Day deals, brace yourselves, because the Urban Decay Friends and Fanatics sale is happening…

The Reason Meghan Markle Has Been Doing Her Own Makeup Will Make You Love Her Even More

By Kayla Greaves
While most of us will likely never understand what it's like to be part of the British royal family, many can agree that the Duchess of Sussex is definitely the most relatable — especially when it comes to beauty. Back in July, the new royal's…

OPI Is Bringing Back Some Of Its Most Beloved Shades, But They'll Be Gone In A Flash

By Kayla Greaves
There's no other nail polish quite like OPI nail polish. And while my stance may be a bit biased — seeing as I only ever wear the line's timeless Bubble Bath shade — the truth of the matter is that OPI's quality is simply unmatched. The only bad…

These Are The Hottest Fantasy Hair Colors For Fall, According To Top Stylists

By Kayla Greaves
With the fall season making its official debut in just a few weeks, you'll be pleased to know that you don't have to swap out the light and bright fantasy colors you were probably rocking all summer long. Yes, fall 2018 fantasy hair color trends…

Lady Gaga's Makeup On Her 'Vogue' Cover Is Giving Me A Million Reasons To Love Drugstore Beauty

By Kayla Greaves
When it comes to over-the-top style, Lady Gaga is one pop star who has always reigned supreme. From rocking corset hair at the Grammys, to sporting that unforgettable meat dress at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, Gaga's looks have rarely been noted…

Urban Decay's Naked Cherry Collection Will Be Dropping Soon, So Get Ready For This Sweet Set

By Kayla Greaves
These past few weeks have been quite chaotic for the beauty world, at least when it comes to Urban Decay. First, the cult classic brand announced the passing of its beloved original Naked Palette — even holding a funeral service for the product on…

10 Ways To Rock The Neon Trend You're Already Seeing Everywhere This Fall

By Kayla Greaves
While summer temperatures may be winding down, the bright, vibrant colors of the season certainly are not — even though we're heading into autumn. In fact, the fall 2018 neon trend is very much alive and well, and a slew of celebs — from the…

Believe It Or Not, Gigi Hadid Swears By These 4 Drugstore Beauty Staples

By Kayla Greaves
When you're just a mere simple commoner like me, making a trip to the drugstore to pick up your everyday beauty products is almost like second nature. And while most celebrities opt to use only the best of the best when it comes to their skincare,…

Tom Ford's Cardi B Lipstick Sold Out In A Flash, But These Amazing Dupes Will Save The Day

By Kayla Greaves
Cardi B is a woman who definitely isn't afraid to get a little bold with her looks. From rainbow wigs, to hot pink 'dos, the rapper has taken us all along for her style journey since her career has taken new heights. And now the beauty world is…

Lipstick Angels Wants To Change The Lives Of Women With Cancer, One Makeover At A Time

By Kayla Greaves
With the American Cancer Society predicting that nearly 38 percent of all women in the United States are at risk for developing cancer in their lifetime, chances are that many of us will unfortunately be touched by this disease at sometime or…

Kylie Cosmetics Is Dropping Eyeshadow Singles, So You Can Customize A Palette Literally So Soon

By Kayla Greaves
If you've had eyeshadow on your mind as of late, but just can't seem to find a palette that works for you, then boy oh boy, do I have amazing news for you! On Sept. 6, Kylie Jenner's makeup brand announced via Instagram that Kylie Cosmetics…

12 Braided Styles For Natural Hair That Will Save You From The Humid Weather's Wrath

By Kayla Greaves
Going natural is a journey. Not only do you have to find a new hair routine — since your texture will be a lot different than when it was chemically straightened — but you'll also have to deal with things like detangling, shrinkage, and humidity in…

Topfoxx's "Selena" Sunglasses Collection Is Giving Back To The Latino Community In The Best Way

By Kayla Greaves
Priscilla Manzo is a young woman who wears a number of hats. Not only she is the public relations manager at Topfoxx, a New York City-based sunglasses start-up, but she's also a lover of fashion, and a proud first-generation American. Being the…

Huda Beauty Is Dropping A Precious Stones Eyeshadow Collection & You'll Want To Buy Every Palette

By Kayla Greaves
If you've been browsing around for some new eyeshadows for fall, but haven't found the perfect palette just yet, Huda Kattan may just be the woman to save the day. Huda Beauty's Precious Stones Collection will be dropping very, very soon, and they…

Kelly Rowland Reveals The Important Lesson Beyoncé's Mom Taught Her About Beauty — EXCLUSIVE

By Kayla Greaves
If there's one woman who would know all about the importance of girl power, then it would be none other than the iconic Kelly Rowland. Making her way into the spotlight in the early '90s with the group Girl's Tyme, then creating some of the most…

Milk Makeup Is Having A Major Flash Sale, So Keep Your Wallet Close

By Kayla Greaves
Summer may be wrapping up, which definitely sucks if you love hot weather, but the silver lining is that with a new season comes new sales — and that's always something worth celebrating. But while most Labor Day promotions are now over, the Milk…