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People on TikTok Are Using Lube as Base Makeup

A makeup hack wherein people mix their foundation with lube or use lube as a makeup primer has gone viral on TikTok. The hack created beautiful results but can cause skin irritation, according to a dermatologist and cosmetic chemist. → Read More

You Can Get Same-Day Delivery From Sephora Now

Sephora is offering same-day delivery starting October 14. This service is available in most major cities and suburbs and can be accessed seven days a week and costs and flat rate of $6.95 to dispatch a courier to your home. → Read More

Lizzo Brought the Side Ponytail Back for Cardi B's Birthday — See Photos

Singer Lizzo was spotted wearing two side ponytails that are long enough to trail past her butt to rapper Cardi B's birthday party. Lizzo paired the '90s hairstyle with oversized butterfly clips and a see-through sequin dress. → Read More

22 Beauty Products to Shop That Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

These brands are putting their money where their mouth is. → Read More

Los Angeles Salons Now Require Proof of Vaccination for Entry

On October 6, the Los Angeles City Council approved a new law that requires proof of vaccination for entry into indoor businesses such as movie theaters, gyms, museums, and salons. The law, which goes into effect on November 4, makes exceptions for those who can't get vaccinated due to medical conditions (like an allergy to the vaccine, for example) or religious objections. → Read More

Lizzo Wears Retro Chunky Blonde Highlights and Plaid Manicure — See Photos

On October 3, singer Lizzo revealed yet another new hair look: a long bob in a sandy brown hue with chunky golden-blonde highlights. Lizzo paired the hair color and style with a Burberry plaid manicure, which matched her Burberry dress. → Read More

Review: About-Face's Daytripper Matte Fluid Eye Paints Are a Permanent Product in My Kit

Allure editor Nicola Dall'Asen reveals why About-Face's Daytripper Matte Fluid Eye Paints are the best liquid eye shadows — and why they won a 2021 Best of Beauty award. These liquid eye shadows are highly pigmented, easy to apply, and last for hours on end. → Read More

What We Know So Far About Ariana Grande's r.e.m. beauty Brand

Ariana Grande has confirmed to Allure that her beauty brand, r.e.m. beauty is hitting virtual shelves quite soon. The trademark filing for it covers a wide range of makeup products including concealer, eye shadow, lipstick, lip gloss, brow pencils and gels, highlighter, and eyeliner. → Read More

Why Body Neutrality Hasn't Won Me Over Yet

In September's edition of the Learning Curve column, staff editor Nicola Dall'Asen ruminates on why she doesn't subscribe to body neutrality, the expanding movement formed in contrast to body positivity. → Read More

Lana Condor Reveals Favorite Nail-Care Routine, Products, and Tips — Interview

Lana Condor, star of "To All the Boys I've Loved Before..." tells Allure Magazine how she takes care of her long nails, which she learned to stop biting during the COVID-10 pandemic. Condor also discusses hoow her nails are related to her mental health. → Read More

Olivia Rodrigo Wears Eight Wildly Different Hair Looks in the "Brutal" Music Video

Olivia Rodrigo released the anticipated music video for her song "Brutal," in which she dons not just one but eight different hair looks: an ice-blue lob with baby bangs, a topknot wiht purple streaks, a platinum bob, a copper bob, waist-length braids, space buns, waist-length blonde curls, and high pigtails with magenta accents. → Read More

Mindy Kaling Shares Favorite Skin-Care, Hair, and Makeup Products and Tips — Interview

Minday Kaling tells Allure Magazine what skin-care products she uses, plus her favorite makeup, shampoo, conditioner, and hairstyling mousse. The actor and writer also reveals skin tips she picked up fro facialist Joanna Vargas. → Read More

Dylan O'Brien as a Blond with Tattoos Is Sending the Internet Into a Thirsty Tailspin

For his upcoming movie "Not Okay," actor Dylan O'Brien dyed his hair light blond and wears fake tattoo sleeves. The transformation into his character, Colin, was posted to TikTok on Auguat 17 and has gone viral with more than 7 million views. → Read More

Pinterest's New Feature Lets You Filter Hair Searches by Texture or Type

Starting August 18, Pinterest users will be able to narrow down their searches for hairstyles, haircuts, and hair colors by the following "patterns:" protective, coily, curly, wavy, straight, and shaved/bald. Thee function was designed to make searching easier for Black, Brown, and LatinX users. → Read More

Jada Pinkett Smith Started Her Tattoo Sleeve With an Ode to the Divine Feminine

Jada Pinkett Smith revealed via Instagram on August 15 that she's starting a tattoo sleeve at the age of 49. The first tattoo of the sleeve, on her right forearm, is a tribute to Jai Ma, a term for the universal goddess of the divine feminine. → Read More

Review: Flower Beauty Jet Set Invisible Powder Spray Is a Blotting Sheet in a Bottle

After trying Flower Beauty's Jet Set Invisible Powder Spray, one Allure editor reveals how well it actually works (which is pretty dang well). This finely milled powder in a spray can acts like a blotting sheet and is perfect for touch-ups during a long day. → Read More

Too Faced Turned Its Iconic Better Than Sex Mascara Into a Fragrance

Too Faced launches its first-ever fragrance, Better Than Sex, in October. The brand's cofounder Jerrod Blandino collaborated with renowned perfumer Frank Voelkl to create the floral, fresh, fruity, and woodsy scent, which retails for $105. → Read More

This Is an S.O.S. Because Joe Jonas Revived His Long Hair and Iconic Emo Bang

In a video posted to TikTok and Instagram, Joe Jonas brought back his long hair and side bangs from 2008 — with a wig, of course. In the video, Jonas struts down the street to the Jonas Brothers song "S.O.S." → Read More

This Is the Correct Order to Brush Your Teeth, Floss, and Mouthwash In — Expert Advice

Dentists reveal every step you should have in your dental routine and the order in which you should use mouthwash, floss, and toothpaste. According to dentists, you should always floss before brushing your teeth for at least two minutes. Then, scrape your tongue. → Read More

Lizzo Announced a New Single With Longer-Than-Life, Jewel-Encrusted Nails

Singer Lizzo announced her first new single of the year, "Rumors," with a portrait posted to Instagram depicting her long, pointed, gem-encrusted nails. The new single arrives on August 13 and rings in a new era for Lizzo. → Read More