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Los Angeles Salons Now Require Proof of Vaccination for Entry

Getty Images Facebook Email Pinterest Starting November 4, getting a haircut, manicure, wax, and other beauty services in Los Angeles without a COVID-19 vaccination is going to be kind of tough (or at the very least, quite time-consuming). On Wednesday, October 6, the Los Angeles City Council approved a new law that requires proof of […]

21 Black-Owned Beauty Brands You Can Shop at Sephora Right Now

Allure/Clara Hendler Facebook Pinterest Email Frequent Sephora shoppers have probably noticed its near-daily refresh of newer, more diverse brands. Last year, Sephora adopted the 15 Percent Pledge policy to serve the dire need for representation in beauty, business, and the intersection of both industries. Under this initiative, the retailer promises to dedicate 15 percent of […]

An Ode to First Aid Beauty’s Pure Skin Face Cleanser

Facebook Email Pinterest $22 at Sephora TL;DR: What It Is: A fragrance-free cream cleanser What It Does: Removes makeup and grime while calming and soothing skin Who It's For: Anyone looking for a cleanser that’s as gentle as it is effective There are few universal truths in skin care (after all, everyone’s needs are different), […]

Are the Pimples on Your Lip Actually a Cold Sore?

Getty Images Facebook Email Pinterest All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you've ever had a pimple pop up in close vicinity to your mouth, chances are you've wondered — even if just for a […]

This “Gentle Piercer” Is Changing the Industry

Courtesy of Janeese Brooks  Facebook Email Pinterest New York-based piercer Janeese Brooks was, like many people, inspired by her mother — specifically, the dread her mother felt around anything involving needles. That fear drove Brooks to develop a piercing technique to reduce the completely normal uneasiness many clients experience ahead of and during an appointment, […]

Megan Thee Stallion Wins Halloween Nail Art

Getty Images Facebook Email Pinterest We are pretty much obsessed with all of Megan Thee Stallion's nail art over here at Allure. Not a day goes by when we aren't scouring her Instagram page to see her latest manicure. Meg even has a signature pose she often uses to show off her manicures with her […]

Adele’s Signature Cat-Eye Is Back In Her First Music Video Since 2016

Getty Images Facebook Email Pinterest Ladies and gentlemen, Adele is finally dropping some new music. The singer-songwriter took to Instagram on Tuesday, October 5, to break the news with a clip from the music video for her upcoming song, "Easy On Me." Like many of the singer's famous hits, this one sounds like it's gonna […]

25 Products for Beauty Lovers Who Can Only Use One Hand

Courtesy brands. Design by Bella Geraci. Facebook Pinterest Email This story is part of The Beauty of Accessibility, our series on inclusivity and representation for people with disabilities in the beauty industry and beyond.  After I was involved in an accident that paralyzed my left arm a couple of years back, my beauty routine started […]

Kylie Jenner’s Take on Freddy Krueger Is Way More Glamorous Than the Original

Courtesy of brand/Getty Images Facebook Email Pinterest When you think of glamorous 1980s movie characters that have earned beauty-icon status, you may think of Lisa from Weird Science, Elvira Hancock from Scarface, or any of the Witches of Eastwick. Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street? Not so much. But leave it to Kylie […]

TikTok Invented Yet Another Easy Eyeliner Hack for Hooded and Monolid Eyes

Courtesy of TikTok/@jonisann Facebook Email Pinterest Folks with hooded and monolid eyes are rejoicing over a new winged eyeliner hack that is all over TikTok, and with good reason. Drawing that coveted cat eye oftentimes poses a challenge for those who have limited eyelid space because the wings have a tendency to hide inside the […]