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Awkwafina Changes the Rules of the Game

Awkwafina (aka Nora Lum) took a big risk on fame. Several movies, TV shows, and a rap career later, it has paid off spectacularly.

Disabled Hands Are Magical — and Deserve to Be Seen

My hands are delicate and graceful. And still, hands that look like mine are rarely featured in ads or magazines.

SIDE HUSTLE

Inside the Mysterious World of Celebrity Beauty Brands

A look at who, exactly, is running the foggy universe of celebrity product lines — and why so many seem to vanish into thin air.

LEARNING CURVE

Where Are All the Fat People In Beauty?

A person's size has never dictated whether or not they can wear an eye shadow, body lotion, or hair spray. Why aren't ads more reflective of that?

Latest News

Tinting Troubles

This Epic Brow-Tinting Fail on TikTok Will Convince You to Leave It to the Pros

She wanted more noticeable eyebrows and she got them.

LEAVE MY BATHING ALONE

Stop Trying to Convince Me Not to Shower Daily

There's been a recent rise in articles and social media posts encouraging us to forego our daily showers, but I'm not buying it.

Totally buggin'

HipDot's New Clueless Makeup Is a Ride Down Nostalgia Lane

Clueless fans are going to fall butt crazy in love with this collection.

LOSING IT

How I Dealt With Postpartum Hair Loss After My Third Child

The fallout was particularly intense this time around.

THINGS SHE DID: THAT

This Woman's Princess Di Hair Tutorial Is Freaking Out TikTok?

Long-lost twin alert?

PLASTIC SURGERY

Rhinoplasties Have Replaced Breast Augmentation As the Top Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedure

A new report shows just how significantly COVID-19 rocked the aesthetics world.

IF SHE DOESN'T SCARE YOU

MAC's Cruella-Inspired Makeup Is Its Most Diabolical Disney Collection Yet

The most fashionable villain is finally getting her own beauty line.?

BEHIND THE SCENES

Why Blair Imani Wears in Bold Makeup Her Viral Videos

The influencer and educator takes Allure behind the scenes.?

ROBOTIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL

RealDoll Has Taken the Term "Dream Girl" to an Entirely New Level

All the fantasy dolls the brand creates are custom — and yes, some of them have four-inch elf ears.

INTERNATIONAL CALLING

These Russian Beauty Brands are Finally Available in the US

A new site is making it easy for Americans to discover the best of Russian beauty.

SCALP CARE

How to Care for Your Scalp After Hair Loss

Whether you're dealing with stress-induced fallout or alopecia, heed these tips.

In Pain

If You Feel Pelvic Pain During Sex, You’re Not Alone

There are plenty of possible causes — and possible solutions.

FACE OF GRIEF

How My Skin Wore My Grief

Author Emily Listfield writes about the physical impact of experiencing loss.

Glowy Girl Summer

Kosas's Tinted Face Oil Is Replacing My Foundations This Summer

It's the easiest way to fake a vacation-like glow.

sunburn 101

The Fastest, Most Effective Ways to Treat a Sunburn

It takes more than just a little aloe to stop the discomfort and damage.

On Display

This Makeup Artist Turned Her Vintage Makeup Vault into a Personal Beauty Museum

Erin Parsons gave Allure an exclusive peek at how she displays her antique lipsticks, compacts, and mascaras.?

THE BEAUTY OF GAMING

E.L.F. Cosmetics Is the First Beauty Brand to Launched a Branded Channel on Twitch

Here's everything you need to know about the new channel, new program, and a contest with some seriously valuable prizes.?

MOST REQUESTED

5 Popular Post-Vaccine Procedures Plastic Surgeons Can't Book Fast Enough

Experts share the top treatments patients are requesting following vaccination.

SHE'S ICONIC

Benefit's Iconic Hoola Bronzer Just Turned 20

To celebrate, we break down the history of the product and reveal a brand-new, limited-edition version.

Beauty Routines

Talking Beauty With Bree Runway

The breakout musician layers decadent lyrics over shimmering pop beats. She also layers two shades of concealer, exfoliates thoroughly, and glows unbelievably.?

MOTHER'S DAY

6 Easy-Care Houseplants to Gift Mom Instead of Flowers?

This Mother's Day, give mom something that will last more than a few days.?

Mother Knows Best

Why Leslie Mann Doesn't Want Daughter Maude Apatow to Get Any Tattoos

The perpetually hysterical mother-daughter duo shares how they've experimented with beauty.

We Have Questions for Kylie

Kylie Cosmetics Deleted All But One Post From Its Instagram Grid

The brand's website is just a landing page and the products are deeply discounted at Ulta. What is going on?!

How I Rebuilt My Confidence After Skin Issues on My Vulva Impacted My Mental Health

I still have my ups and downs, but knowledge is power, and so is getting the right treatment.

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.

BROW-TO

My Brows Have Reached Their Final, Glorious Form Thanks to Lamination

Here's what the popular perming process is really like.?

LIFTED

Neck Lift Patients Are Getting Younger and Younger

No matter how much you fine-tune your skin-care routine, they've yet to create a neck lift in a jar.

Tip-Toes

Lizzo Is Bringing Back the French Pedicure

After French manicures made a comeback, it was only a matter of time before white tips started showing up on celebrity toes.

PAINTED FOR THEIR LIVES

Queer Nigerians Are Using Makeup as a Form of Resistance?

Five queer Nigerians share how they use makeup to walk a fine line between protest and self-expression.

Major Hair Envy

Every Product to Shop During Ulta Beauty's Gorgeous Hair Event

It's time to ready those credit cards.

Sun Blockbuster

Kerry Washington Wants Everyone to Know They Are at Risk of Skin Cancer?

With the new short film she executive produced, In the Sun, the actress is busting longheld myths people have believed about sun protection.?

FAITH, TRUST, AND PIXIE DUST

Katy Perry Bleached Her Eyebrows for American Idol

The judge dressed up as Tinker Bell for the Disney Night — and really committed to the assignment.

CELEBRITY TRANSFORMATIONS

Billie Eilish Revealed a Massive, Secret Hip Tattoo in Her Vogue Cover Shoot

And her vintage pin-up look is like nothing we've ever seen on her before.

Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Olivia Munn and Blackpink Are Among the Most Influential API People on This Year's A100 List

In a year marked by a rise of anti-Asian racism, honoring people who are making a real impact in their industries is especially important.

Best of Global Beauty

Fresh Nail Art Ideas From Manicurists Around the World

Allow these incredibly talented nail artists to bring their hometown charm right to your fingertips.?

Body & Mind

Why Am I Getting Eczema as an Adult? | Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Atopic dermatitis most often develops in children, but there are plenty of reasons why you may get it for the first time in adulthood. Read about causes of — and treatments for — adult eczema.

Body & Mind

How to Treat and Prevent Psoriasis in Your Everyday Life

Figuring out how to prevent psoriasis in everyday life can feel overwhelming, but learning how to eliminate hidden triggers in your daily routine can help.

Body & Mind

7 At-Home Solutions For Migraine Relief

A migraine can be debilitating. With the help of a neurologist and a migraine expert, here are a few adjustments to help ease the pain.

Blossom and Bubbles

Dandelion Bubble Braids Are the Cutest Spring Hair Look?

Hairstylists break down their tips and tricks for mastering dandelion-studded bubble braids, an adorable vernal twist on the Y2K hair trend taking over TikTok and Instagram right now.?

Can Anything Actually Boost the Immune System?

Vitamin C, and garlic, and elderberry, oh my!

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