LIFE + STYLE
How to DIY Facials at Home — Expert Tips and TricksYou may not be able to properly emulate the perfectly positioned finger strokes of your favorite facialist or even turn your bathroom into a temporary oasis of aromatherapy, but according to some of the top aestheticians, you really can make your skin smoother and softer by recreating a nearly professional experience at home.
12 Best Mascaras of 2020 for Long, Thick Lashes — Editor ReviewsWe asked our beauty editors to name the best mascaras on the market, and their answers did not disappoint. These formulas — sold at both the drugstore and on the luxury market — are the most effective picks to volumize, lengthen, thicken, and separate your eyelashes.
Blake Lively Will Give Ryan Reynolds His Next HaircutWith lockdowns leading to closures of hair salons, people have been forced to take personal grooming into their own hands. On a video chat with Stephen Colbert, Ryan Reynolds shared that his wife Blake Lively would giving him a haircut.
SK-II has become nearly as well-known for the elegant and adorable limited-edition bottles of its Facial Treatment Essence as the beloved fermented formula itself. The Japanese beauty brand has launched two new bottles of its hero product inspired by "the style of girls in Tokyo."
Actress and activist Laverne Cox recounts what it was like growing up without representation as a young Black trans woman, and how she has involved herself in the fight for representation in the present-day.
Heading into hibernation mode doesn't mean you should give your sartorial game a rest, so we picked out 21 pajama sets chic enough to wear both inside and out. From flannel to cotton, to silk, and beyond, here are the sets we have our eye on this season.
There's plenty of luxurious loungewear, practical pajamas, and other combinations that prioritize comfort without losing sight of style. The options are endless, pleasing those who crave cashmere as much as those whose budgets and climates call for cotton blends.
Allure's digital beauty reporter Audrey Noble tried the Lué by Jean Seo Balance Hydrating & Calming Serum, a lightweight serum that hydrates the skin without clogging pores and leaving skin greasy, for the April Allure Beauty Box.
Due to shortages caused by COVID-19 fashion brands like Christian Siriano and Chanel have opened up some of their factories to help create gear for medical professionals. Christian Dior is the latest to join both brands in production of this gear.
Nadine Abramcyk, the cofounder of tenoverten nail salon, tells Allure, in her own words, what it was like to be among the first coronavirus-related salon closures in New York City, how her nail-care business has been affected, and where the company goes from here.
The Akar Balance Toning Mist is a lightweight face mist, made with rose flower and white willow bark, to hydrate the skin. Allure's associate digital beauty director Sarah Kinonen shares her first-hand review of the mist, which is in this month's Allure Beauty Box.
Right now, our world has been upended — and no one has all the answers, not even the stars. However, astrology can still provide some comfort, and "Allure"'s resident astrologer has provided some insight into what an Aquarius can expect during this time.
The beauty industry continues to be affected by COVID-19, and freelance makeup artists and hairstylists are worried about their futures — and their current situations as well. Here, some industry professionals speak out about how they've already been impacted.