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This $7 Serum Is Like an Eraser for Dark Spots

It's gentle on my sensitive skin, yet tough on hyperpigmentation.
AI for Acne?

Could Artificial Intelligence Be the Secret to Acne-Free Skin?

Tech-driven skin care is here to cure our breakouts in just a few simple steps.
INGREDIENT EXPLAINER

What Is Salicylic Acid and How Exactly Does It Benefit Skin?

Acne's arch-nemesis has earned its breakout-clearing reputation for good reason.
Clearing the Way

Long-Awaited Acne Topical Winlevi Is Finally Here

We asked a dermatologist about the latest breakthrough for hormonal breakouts.

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These Collagen-Boosting Products Made My Skin Visibly Firmer and Hydrated

If you're in search of ways to firm your skin from the comfort of your own home, collagen-boosting skin care might just be your best bet. Neutrogena Rapid Firming™ Peptide Contour Lift Cream and Collagen Triple Lift Serum made this beauty editor's skin noticeably firmer and hydrated.
Rise and Shine

Now I Can Exfoliate in My Sleep (Literally)

Lactic acid — a gentle exfoliator — is the secret sauce behind this treatment

Kate Winslet Doesn't Want to Try to Turn Back the Clock 

The actor opens up on aging, makeup tricks, and finding a new sort of confidence in herself amid the pandemic. 
Feeling Calm

My Sensitive Skin Loves Donginbi 1899 Single Essence

The K-beauty toner both hydrates and tackles inflammation in one red bottle.
Ingredient Info

Finally, Retinol Explained in a Totally Comprehensible Way

Everything you need to know about the skin-care ingredient — and how to use it.
WRITTEN IN THE STARS

The Best Tattoo Ideas for Every Zodiac Sign

Inspiration for paying permanent tribute to your birth chart. 
AFTERCARE

How to Change Up Your Skin-Care Routine After a Rhinoplasty

Experts share how to wash your face and moisturize while your nose heals.
Tighten Up

 I Tried Sofwave, a New Skin-Tightening Device, and It's Worth the Hype 

Here's my honest opinion of the next-gen treatment that softens fine lines.
Making Waves

Your Ultimate Guide to Radio-Frequency Skin Treatments

The tightening and contouring technology is booming lately — and for good reason.
MASK UP

How to Level Up Your Skin-Care Routine With a Body Mask

How this age-old practice can benefit your skin — from head to toe.
LIVE FROM NEW YORK...

You Would Never Believe How Many Wigs Chloe Fineman Has Worn on SNL

The comedian reveals all of the show's hair secrets — and there are lots of them. 
THE RHODE AHEAD

Hailey Bieber Just Gave a Major Tease of Rhode's First Products

Could the launch of her self-titled beauty brand be any day now?

Meet the Most Exciting New Wellness Products of 2022

Join three Allure editors to learn all the latest and greatest gifts and personal picks in the home, fitness, and wellness spaces — plus, they'll be answering your questions live.
INVESTIGATION

Inside the Rise of Misleading Plastic Surgery Before-and-After Photos

"I've had a lot of people come forward saying, 'That's me [on the provider’s social media], but that’s not what I look like.'"
Year of the Tiger

This Lunar New Year Collab Gives Back to the AAPI Community

Backed by Olivia Munn, no less.
RETAIL THERAPY

What Real People Are Buying at Sephora Right Now

We bet you have at least one of these products already.
long hair, don't care

Does Rosemary Tea Promote Hair Growth?

This simple hair treatment is alleged to promote hair growth just like Rogaine — but is that really true?
B-E-A-U-T-Y

What the Hell Is Up With This Oscar Mayer Bologna Sheet Mask?

Yes, it's a real thing you can purchase. I have so many questions. 
PEARLY WHITES

The Best At-Home Teeth-Whitening Kits, According to Dentists

Achieve pearly whites with any of these pro picks. 
Cutting-edge

The 7 Biggest Plastic Surgery Trends of 2022

Procedures are on the rise — here are the treatments keeping surgeons busy. 
YOUNG BLOOD

Do Skin-Care Products That "Boost Circulation" Actually Do Anything?

Elizabethans drained blood to achieve peak pallor. Today, blood work for beauty is back in fashion.
ALL THE FEELS

There Is No Such Thing as Flawless Skin

Four models with scars, acne, and wrinkles spoke to us about embracing texture.
TALKING BEAUTY

Jenna Ortega Is Slowly — and Accidentally — Turning Into Wednesday Addams

The actor will fill the iconic role in a new Tim Burton series, and her beauty routines will never be the same because of it. 
Screen Time

I Tried Skin-Care Expert Sunday Riley's First Sunscreen

It offers serious sun protection without leaving a streaky white cast.
I'M IN LOVE WITH THE COCOA

This Drugstore Moisturizer Has Been Keeping My Skin Soft and Supple for 30 Years

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula is a humble drugstore product that packs a punch our editor thinks is unbeatable.
OIL CAN...NOT

No, Oils Cannot Hydrate Your Skin and Hair

But that doesn't mean you should stop using them.
Allure Exclusive

Kate Hudson Doesn't Wash Her Face in the Morning

The actor walks us through her beauty routines, including a new powered face mask she helped develop. 
SUPERSIZE ME

TikTok's Favorite Exfoliant Now Comes in a Value Size

Get twice the product without paying twice the price.
NEW YEAR, NEW SKIN CARE

Upgrade Your Winter Skin Care with Ulta's First Sale of the Year

Score 50 percent off skin-care favorites from Peter Thomas Roth and Clinique all month long. 
HAIRY SITUATION

I Took TikTok's Advice and Started Shaving Down There With a Beard Trimmer

My sensitive skin and depression-fueled laziness are truly thanking me right now. 
Back in Black

Billie Eilish Cut Baby Bangs and Dyed Her Hair Black

We are loving the tiered take on her short fringe.
ART CLASS

I Tried the Abstract Concealer Hack That's All Over TikTok

It's like arts and crafts time, but for your face. 
FOR YOUR FEED

11 Non-Binary Beauty Influencers You Should Be Following

These talented artists will instantly brighten up your feed. 
One Condition

The Mask I Rely on for a Softer, Hydrated Head of Curls

Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask is a two-time Allure Readers’ Choice Award winner
THAT HIGHLIGHT THO

Bella Hadid Started a TikTok-Viral Jaw Highlighting Trend

Leave it up to TikTok to find an easy way to recreate the model's snatched jaw. 
CLASSIC RED

Beyoncé's Bare Face/Red Lip Combo Is Giving Me an Existential Makeup Crisis

I might never pair a bright lip with a full beat ever again. 
#HACKED

The Most Useful Beauty Hacks TikTok Has Come Up With This Year

We filtered out the real deals from the bullshit so you don't have to.
BODY LANGUAGE

Bridgerton's Nicola Coughlan Has a Message for People With Opinions on Her Body

"I am just one real-life human being."
SEPHORA'S SEXY NOW

Sephora Now Sells Sexual Intimacy Products

Vibrators, lubricants, massage candles, oh my!

Women's Wellness News & Advice

Get the latest about health news, sex & relationship advice, fitness trends, and body positive movements.
What a Relief

Chapped Knuckles, Meet Crabtree & Evelyn The Gardeners Harvest Hand Cream

It rescues dry, cracked hands with sunflower, chia, and borage oils.
OUT WITH THE OLD

I'm Officially Over Nostalgic Beauty Trends

So I went on a search for something — anything! — truly new. 
MELT AWAY

Crabtree & Evelyn Evelyn Rose Velvet Body Melt is a Cream-to-Oil Body Moisturizer with a Rose Scent

It soothes and hydrates dry, rough patches, like dry elbows and heels, with murumuru butter and botanical oils such as rosehip seed oil.
MARTHA KNOWS BEST

Martha Stewart Has the Best Tip for Taking Thirst Trap Photos

The queen of selfies has spoken.
Bright Idea

Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Age Defying Exfoliator Brightens with Physical and Chemical Exfoliators

Its powerhouse exfoliators are cushioned in soothing ingredients.
TERRACOTTA BLISS

Mented Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick in Blood Orange Is The Perfect Terracotta Lipstick

The deep orange lipstick is a fun way to mix things up when you want something other than berries and reds.
Like Butter

Topicals Like Butter Hydrating Mask Made My Skin Smooth as Butter

It’s a boost of hydration (for face and body) that I love wearing overnight for even more moisture.

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