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Scott Barnes's New Makeup Palettes Were Tested on Jennifer Lopez

Scott Barnes, best known as Jennifer Lopez's makeup artist, speaks to Allure about his new eye shadow, blush, contour, and highlighter palettes, which he says he used on J. Lo during their development. Barnes talks about how he chose and uses the versatile shades in each palette.

Mario Dedivanovic Comes Out as Gay at the American Influencer Awards

Kim Kardashian's makeup artist and collaborator Mario Dedivanovic, known as Makeup by Mario, publicly came out as gay while accepting the Artistic Achievement Award at the American Influencer Awards. In his speech, he talked about the fear and stigma faced by many LGBTQIA+ people and that kept him in the closet.

Gwen Stefani Has Short Hair and Bangs — Photos

Gwen Stefani just took a break from her signature long blonde hair and is now wearing a short bob with blunt bangs. Check out the star's hair transformation, plus find out what fans have to say about it, here.

7 Beauty Tools Allure's Editor in Chief Michelle Lee Uses — Reviews

For the November edition of "Michelle's Most Wanted," editor in chief Michelle Lee chooses some of her favorite tools. Although they're pricy, the $795 MMSkincare MMSphere 2.0 and the $300 Environ Gold Roll-CIT are a great addition to your beauty routine.

24 Unique Gift Ideas for the Person Who Has Everything

We tracked down the craziest, coolest, most genius gift ideas from brands like Tatcha, Sunday Forever, Kitsch, Baublebar, and more that will impress even the hardest-to-please person.

Haus Labs’ Sparkle Lipstick Becomes Amazon Top Seller

Lady Gaga just dropped her brand-new Haus Labs Sparkle Lipstick for the holidays, and it's already a major best-seller on Amazon. Learn about the coveted new lipstick that features flecks of glitter in a universally flattering red, here.

Snoop Dogg's Best Hairstyles

Snoop Dogg's hair has become as much a part of his legacy as his rap skills. Whether it's a press-and-curl, blowout, locs, twists, or a full-on Afro, the rapper isn't afraid to experiment with his hairstyles — and serve us some major inspiration to boot.

Revlon Launching Super Lustrous Lipstick in 24 Luscious Matte Shades

Revlon is launching Super Lustrous The Luscious Mattes, a matte version of its iconic lipstick, in 24 shades, including three classics. Allure has exclusive details on the matte formula, which is lightweight and creamy, with intense color and a non-drying finish.

Upscale NYC Salon Co-Owner Responds to Hair Discrimination Investigation

Sharon Dorram Color at Sally Hershberger Salon just agreed to a settlement with New York City Human Rights Commission that includes a $70,000 fine, training on how to style black hair, and more. Read on to see how the city is combatting hair discrimination.

Brown Ale Is Fall’s New Hair-Color Trend

Like its namesake beverage, "brown ale hair" has a deep mahogany base and swirls of amber highlights. The stylist who coin the term, John Paul Mitchell Systems artistic director of color Colin Caruso, explains how to get and care for the swirled shade here.

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