Brennan Kilbane, Allure magazine

Brennan Kilbane

Allure magazine

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Brennan:

Ariana Grande Has Manufactured Her Dream Makeup Line — Cover Interview

Small in stature but colossal in ambition, Ariana Grande does not let her passions sleep. Her latest project, a makeup line called r.e.m. beauty, is just awakening. Allure got the first look at the collection for our October 2021 issue. → Read More

The Biggest 2021 Color Trends Are a Reinvention of the Rainbow — Photos

The classic ROYGBIV was looking a little stale, so we enlisted the help of three artists, two Gossip Girl stars (Jordan Alexander and Whitney Peak), and one Pantone specialist to help us give the rainbow a 2021 upgrade. → Read More

This Affordable Serum Banishes Redness, Hydrates Skin

This hydrating treatment is my new go-to serum, and it’s all thanks to bees. → Read More

How to Prepare for a Passport Photo You Won't Hate for 10 Years

Writer Maggie Lange shares background behind her worst passport photo to date and how she prepped to take her best one yet. Editor Brennan Kilbane then shares a guide for how to take a flawless passport photo that you'll proudly whip out once travel resumes. → Read More

Gen Z Green Has Officially Replaced Millennial Pink

From the living emerald of Humanrace Skincare to the muted eucalyptus of Urban Skin Rx, it appears a new family of greens have bloomed across the beauty market — connoting freshness, the environment, and, of course, money. → Read More

Forest-Scented Fragrances That Bring the Outdoors Inside — 2021 Reviews

For when the only travel you're doing is from desk to kitchen to desk to bed, a few fragrances inspired by almighty nature: Woodsy perfumes with calming benefits, candles that conjure the forest, a cocktail-inspired cologne, and more. → Read More

Brie Larson on Getting Out of Character and Having a Set Beauty Routine

In Allure's April 2021 issue, Brie Larson joins us for Talking Beauty and shares how set beauty routines help her get in (and out) of character. From switching up her hair part to learning how to get the perfect smoky eye, this is how Larson reclaimed beauty on her own terms. → Read More

Jenna Lyons Home Tour: See Her Huge Custom Closet and Bathroom in SoHo

Jenna Lyons is back with a brand new gig — and a brand new, custom-built Soho pad. The designer (and newly-minted beauty brand founder) invites Allure into her inner chamber and talks skin care, marble selection, and more. → Read More

Inside Cynthia Bailey’s Enormous Atlanta Bathroom — Home Photos

The former model offers herself generously to the audience of Real Housewives of Atlanta. And when the cameras finish rolling, she retreats to a space that’s truly hers. → Read More

Pharrell Is Launching a Skin-Care Line, Humanrace and We Tried It First: Details

The hitmaking producer diversifies his portfolio with a skin-care line, Humanrace. The musician offered Allure exclusive details on the brand's first three products and what prompted him to get into the beauty business. And, of course, when and where you can get your hands the collection. → Read More

See Makeup Face Charts of Four Top Makeup Artists

In a world filled with video tutorials, we asked four makeup artists to revisit the humble face chart — and let their creativity run wild. The results are absolutely inspirational. And for a limited time, you can try the looks on for yourself using the YouCam Makeup app. → Read More

Marc Jacobs' New Fragrance Perfect Campaign Stars Kate Moss' Daughter, Lila Moss — Interview

Designer Marc Jacobs launches his new fragrance, Perfect, which is an offbeat veil of rhubarb, daffodil, and cedarwood, the fumes of artisanal dessert wafting through an oak dining room. In the new campaign, Kate Moss' daughter, Lila Moss, stars as the new face of the brand. → Read More

Normani on Skin Care, Representation, and Self-Discovery — Interview

When Fifth Harmony, the multi-platinum girl group that launched Normani's career, disbanded, the musician set out to find herself — and also improve her skin. As she tells Brennan Kilbane in her own words, both projects are coming along beautifully. → Read More

Breanna Box and Peter Dupont Interview: How to Live With a Partner in a Pandemic

For the Where the Heart Is portfolio in our June/July issue, we reached out to celebrities and beauty pros to learn how they have coped with staying at home. Couple Breanna Box and Peter Dupont share what living together after a year of dating feels like. → Read More

Soo Joo Park Feels Like She's Gone Back in Time in Quarantine

This story is about Soo Joo Park and is part of Where the Heart Is, a portfolio — entirely produced in homes while sheltering in place — devoted to what beauty has come to mean when the collective becomes individual. → Read More

Miranda Kerr Home Interview: Running a Skin-Care Company During a Pandemic

This story is about Miranda Kerr and is part of Where the Heart Is, a portfolio — entirely produced in homes during self-quarantine — devoted to what beauty has come to mean when the collective becomes individual. → Read More

Model Lindsey Wixson-Young’s Glowing Makeup Routine

This story is about model Lindsey Wixson-Young and is part of Where the Heart Is, a portfolio — entirely produced in homes during shelter-in-place orders — devoted to what beauty has come to mean when the collective becomes individual. Wixson-Young is in Kansas with her family and dog. → Read More

I'll Use Curology's Basic Moisturizer Until The Day I Die

The Curology Moisturizer comes with no fancy ingredients or magical properties. Instead, it it a product that does exactly what it's supposed to do. Genius can be simple! You can get it in this month's Allure Beauty Box. → Read More

I'm a Tattoo Artist in Brooklyn — This Is How Covid Changed My Industry

This story is part of our series exploring the ongoing pandemic's effect on individuals and businesses in the beauty industry. Bethany Wolosky, a cosmetic tattoo artist at Three Kings Tattoo in Brooklyn, NY, shares her perspective from one of the hardest-hit cities in the world. → Read More

How It Feels to Work in Beauty Right Now

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has taken a profound on workers and business owners in every industry. To learn more about the economic and emotional effects on those in the business of beauty, we caught up with past Background Beauty subjects. They shared stories of heartache, hope, and an industry changed. → Read More