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NEW-AGE INGREDIENTS

7 Lesser-Known Ingredients That Treat Acne

Put these science-backed alternatives on your radar.

BODY BREAKOUTS

Why More People Are Getting Body Acne Than Ever

It was a messy, strenuous year in more ways than we can count, and that stress is showing up everywhere.

Oh Zap

Hydrocolloid Bandages Are Going Viral on TikTok for Their Acne-Healing Abilities

The popular clear, jelly stickers help flatten and clear up breakouts in just a couple of hours.

ASS-NE

How to Get Rid of "Butt Acne" aka Folliculitis

Dermatologists explain how to clear up red bumps on your bum.

ACNE ACCEPTANCE

Millie Bobby Brown Is Wearing the Cutest Heart-Shaped Acne Stickers in Her Latest Selfie

Um, could we love her any more??

Keke Palmer Got Super Candid About Having Acne Caused by PCOS

The hormonal disorder can wreak havoc on your skin without you even realizing it — and Palmer says you're not alone in that.

bye-bye, breakouts

How to Treat Cystic Acne, According to Dermatologists

Consider this your comprehensive guide to treating and preventing under-the-surface cystic breakouts.

ACNE ACCEPTANCE

Lili Reinhart Shared the Most Relatable Photo of Herself Wearing Acne Stickers

The star's adorable floral acne patches are by vegan skin-care brand, Squish Beauty.?

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Collagen, Confidence, and Curls

Sarah Hyland Names Her Favorite Drugstore Moisturizer

The actor shares how she deals with the rudest of social-media trolls.

Allure Podcast

The Science of Beauty: The Complete Guide to Treating Wrinkles

There’s no shortage of advice for how to smooth lines and wrinkles — but here's what really works.

Derms Answer the Most Common Skin-Care Questions of Women Over 40

Fine lines, wrinkles, adult acne, age spots, and under-eye circles are some of the most common, completely healthy skin-care changes for women over 40. We talked to dermatologists to find out what products are best to treat them.

SHOT CALLER

Gwyneth Paltrow Is "Very Much a Libra," Approaching 50, and Injecting Toxin in Her Face

The Oscar winner and founder of Goop is the new porcelain face of Xeomin incobotulinum toxin A.

legit skin care

17 Potent Over-the-Counter Retinol Serums

With the help of cosmetic chemists, we found the cream of the crop.

Josie Maran Says Her Latest Body Butter Is Her Best Yet — and She's Right

Why her new Whipped Argan Pro-Retinol Body Butter is the perfect first step in a skin-care routine.

Body & Mind

Common Triggers of Hidradenitis Suppurativa and How to Prevent Them

A difficult skin condition to treat, these are the common triggers of hidradenitis suppurativa and ways to prevent it from flaring up further.

Injectable Info

Why You Should Still Get the COVID-19 Vaccine Even If You Have?Dermal Fillers

Experts explain why the alarming headlines about side effects are misleading.

Home School

This K-Pop Star Is About to Give an Unprecedented Look at Her Beauty Routine

Jamie is bringing K-beauty to her fans in a brand-new way.?

Up Your Sleeve

How to Curate a Custom Tattoo Sleeve

Don’t expect to get your entire arm done at once.

Celebrity News

Jennifer Lopez Responded to a Fan Who Said She Has "Tons" of Botox

In addition to denying that she's gotten the injections, she had some solid beauty advice for the commenter.

INK REMOVAL

Brooke Shields Revealed She's Getting a Tattoo Removed, and the Reason Why Is So Relatable

The supermodel shared photos from her first appointment on Instagram.?

This Probiotic-Spiked Moisturizer Makes My Skin Glow

It gives foundation a boost of dewiness, too.

CELEB FAVES

Kelly Ripa Revealed Her New Favorite Self-Tanner

The talk show host raved about the self-tanner she's been using at home to get a gorgeous glow.?

ADD TO CART

The Best Sales on Beauty Products This Week

Some weekly sales to make you feel better about your beauty budget.

HONEST MISTAKES

Summer Fridays Apologizes for Skin Irritation Caused by Its Jet Lag Mask

The brand just demonstrated a great reaction to an awful situation.

Pat McGrath Reveals the Drugstore Cleanser She Uses to Take It All Off

Plus, where she gets her famous black headbands.

ASK THE BEAUTY EXPERT

Is It Possible to Be an Ethical Beauty Consumer?

How to use your money to make sure power drifts into the right hands.

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Sephora’s Racial Bias Report Shows Just How Traumatic Shopping Can Be for People of Color

The retailer commissioned a study on racial bias in retail and is rolling out a slew of new action items to combat the results.

TATTED UP

Chrissy Teigen New Spine Tattoo Is Dedicated to John Legend

The design features lyrics from one of her husband’s latest hits.?

Why Maya Rudolph Was Stressed Out About Returning to Play Kamala Harris on SNL

The beloved comedian and recent Saturday Night Live returnee shared what she's learned about self-care and skin care over the past year.

FRESH

Beautycounter's New Deodorant Was 5 Years in the Making

And I got to try it before it finally launched today.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Our February Issue Is Dedicated to the Business of Beauty

An exploration of the many facets of beauty's financial ecosystem.

CLEAN BEAUTY

Follain's Skin-Care Products?With EWG Verified Marks?Are Now Available at Ulta Beauty

The brand is also committed to helping Black-owned beauty brands achieve clean-beauty credibility.

A REAL ITCH

I Finally Found Out Why My Tattoos Get Itchy and Raised All the Time

Perpetually irritated tattoos are pretty common — but depending on their cause, they might require treatment.

MY BEAUTY RITUAL

Your Fave Peloton Instructor Ally Love Reveals Her 5-Minute Beauty Routine

Sweat-proof makeup is a must for the fitness powerhouse.

PRODUCT REVIEW

This Gel Cleanser Is the Best Face Wash I've Ever Tried

I'll buy it forever, folks, and I'm here to tell you why.?

K-Beauty Newness

I Tried Everything From Sephora's New Korean Skin-Care Brand

My dry winter skin looks glowier than ever.

NEW YEAR, NEW SKIN

Ulta Beauty's Love Your Skin Event Is Here and the Deals Are So Good

The skin-care sale has?officially?kicked off, which means you can expect to save major money on brands such as Clinique, Zitsticka, Philosophy, and more.

BRUSHING UP

Why Makeup Artists Use Brushes to Apply Skin-Care Products to Their Clients

The luxe feeling this method offers is accompanied by some important caveats.

Garnier’s One Green Step Report Proves People Want More Sustainability

The massive global survey shows recycling and plastic waste are top concerns for beauty consumers in 2021.?

SUSTAINABILITY STRIDE

Dove Launches Its First-Ever Refillable Deodorant

Allure has the exclusive details on the sustainable new product.

Clean Collaboration

Native Teamed Up With Jungalow to Launch New Deodorant and Body Wash Scents

Designer Justina Blakeney tells Allure how this collaboration makes perfect sense for the two brands.

Coral Reef Safety

Here's Why Hawaii Has Banned the Sale of Some Chemical Sunscreens

The safety of the coral reefs are a major concern.

Jennifer Lopez Shared How She Takes Off a Full Face of Stage Makeup

Plus, the exact steps she takes to prep her skin before bed every night.?

SKIN-CARE PSA

Jonathan Van Ness Posted a PSA About Wearing Sunscreen in the Winter

The "Queer Eye" star shared his current favorite SPF, too.?

PRODUCT REVIEW

These Caffeine-Spiked Eye Patches Soften My Fine Lines in 15 Minutes Flat

I'll always keep them in my skin-care collection.?

BEHIND THE SCENES

Justin Bieber Shared a Video of Himself Getting His Tattoos Covered Up for His New "Anyone" Music Video

It's mesmerizing to see the star without his signature tattoos.

SHE'S GOT IT COVERED

Salem Mitchell Makes a Solid Case for a Mascara Rotation

The model dishes on her highly effective lash routine and how she's married beauty and mental health during these trying times.

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