Nicola Dall'Asen, Allure magazine

Nicola Dall'Asen

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New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Nicola:

The Best Nail Strengthening Treatments of 2023 for Brittle, Weak Nails, According to Nail Artists

We asked some of the industry's most coveted nail artists for their best picks. On this list, we share nine of the best nail strengtheners that can be worn alone or with polish on top. → Read More

Blink and You'll Miss the Gorgeous Detail on Jennifer Lopez's Grammys Manicure — See Photo

At the 2023 Grammy Awards, Jennifer Lopez wore oval-shaped nails with hyper-glossy nude base and small silver gems placed in one perfectly straight line on each digit. As always, Lopez's right-hand nail artist, Tom Bachik, was responsible for the look. → Read More

Lizzo Is One Big Human Flower at the 2023 Grammy Awards — See Photos

Lizzo shut down the 2023 Grammy Awards red carpet in a full coral ensemble, including a cape covered in head-to-toe flowers, a stunning set of wet curls, orange makeup, and and orange 3D manicure. → Read More

Fans Are Enamored and Straight-Up Terrified by Saweetie's Cherry Stiletto Nails — See Photo

Saweetie's latest manicure, a stiletto-shaped set in an orchid pink that's covered in cherry-shaped gems, has garnered a mixed reaction from fans, who aren't sure whether to be enamored by the cute design or scared of the long, sharp shape. → Read More

Sunday Riley C.E.O. Afterglow Vitamin C Cream Works So Well, I Skip My Usual Highlighter

Allure’s digital news editor Nicola Dall'Asen reviews Sunday Riley C.E.O. Afterglow Vitamin C Cream, a sunshine-yellow jelly with vitamin C that made her skin brighter and more even after a few weeks of twice daily use. → Read More

Review: How the ADVATx Laser Tamed My Rosacea With No Downtime — See Photos

An Allure editor reviews ADVATx, a laser skin treatment that operates on multiple wavelengths to treat numerous skin conditions at once. See before and after photos of ADVATx treatment for rosacea and all-around redness. → Read More

Review: Half Magic's Magic Flick Is the Weirdest, Most Genius Eyeliner Pen I've Ever Used — See Photos

Allure editor Nicola Dall'Asen reviews Magic Flick, the eyeliner pen from Donni Davy's Half Magic. The flat, rounded, and stiff tip of this eyeliner pen helps draw razor-sharp lines, fluid curves, and anything else your heart (er, face) desires. → Read More

Fleur & Bee Just Dew It Hydrating Serum Quenches My Thirsty Skin

Allure digital news editor Nicola Dall’Asen reviews Fleur & Bee Just Dew It Hydrating Serum, a moisturizing serum with prickly pear seed oil and sea buckthorn oil. → Read More

What's Up With All These Crystal Hair Removers Popping Up on TikTok?

TikTok is rife with advertisements for crystal hair removers from various brands — they claim to remove body hair without any pain or the inconvenience that comes with having to replace razor cartridges. We asked dermatologists if they're worth purchasing. → Read More

Makeup Brushes Are Great, But You Really Don't Need That Many of Them

In this edition of Ask the Beauty Expert, Allure editor Nicola Dall'Asen answers the question: which makeup brushes do I actually need? The answer is 10 — here's what they are and how to use each of them. → Read More

The 15 Best Dry Shampoos 2022 to Use Between Washes — Editor and Hairstylist Reviews

Dry shampoos are all grown up. The best formulas contain styling ingredients that add volume, thickness, and texture. We've rounded up 15 of the best dry shampoos from brand such as Batiste, Klorane, Billie, and more. → Read More

Manna Kadar’s Stick Lippie Love Lip Scrub Never Fails to Remove the Flakes that Constantly Form on My Lips

Allure’s digital news editor Nicola Dall’Asen reviews Manna Kadar Lippie Love Lip Scrub, a lip scrub that’s in a convenient, mess-free stick format. It’s easy to swipe over your lips to quickly and effectively remove flakes. → Read More

Kristen Stewart Got an Asymmetric Lob, so I'm Growing Out My Pixie Now — See Photo

It seems that actor Kristen Stewart recently cut her hair into an asymmetric lob. She has been seen wearing the haircut on the red carpets of the Cannes Film Festival in France. In a bright yellow-blonde hue with her naturally sandy brown hair color peeking through at the roots, this hair sweeps right at Stewart's collarbone on her left side and slightly higher on the right. → Read More

Met Gala 2022: Alicia Keys's Met Gala Hair Is Confusing and Delighting Me All at Once — See Photo

Alicia Keys walked the Met Gala red carpet on May 2 in a black gown and beauty look that paid homage to the New York City skyline. Her braid was woven with a massive, circular ribbon. → Read More

Met Gala 2022: Best Hair, Makeup, and Nails From the Red Carpet — See Photos

See photos of the best beauty looks from the 2022 Met Gala, where the theme is gilded glamour. Celebrities such as Emma Chamberlain, Vanessa Hudgens, and more walk the red carpet with impeccable hair, makeup, and manicures. → Read More

TikTok Is Trying to Bring Back Thin Eyebrows, and I'm Begging It to Stop

Gen Z's 1990s nostalgia and a viral TikTok filter are bringing thin eyebrows back. Allure editor Nicola Dall'Asen reflects on a century of eyebrow trends and standards to explain why thin eyebrows shouldn't become the new (old) standard. → Read More

Gabrielle Union. Pool Pics. Butt-Length Mermaid Hair. Need I Say More? — See Photos

On April 10, Gabrielle Union posted a carousel of photos to Instagram from a pool, where she's posed in a royal-blue bikini, a full face of virtually flawless makeup, and wavy hair down to there done by hairstylist Larry Sims. → Read More

Critics Choice Awards 2022: The $10 Nail Polish Behind Selena Gomez's Red Manicure — See Photo

Selena Gomez wore a vermillion red manicure at the 2022 Critics Choice Awards, and her nail artist Tom Bachik revealed the exact nail polish he used to create the look. The shade is Bubbles Only from Essie's Gel Couture line. → Read More

How Phoebe Dynevor Wards Off Dry Skin and Breakouts From All That TV Makeup

In an interview with Allure, "Bridgerton" actor Phoebe Dynevor reveals her favorite skin-care and makeup routine, plus the one tip she uses to keep her color-treated hair healthy. The actor is the new face of skin-care brand Sunday Riley. → Read More

Shani Darden Retinol Reform Takes Retinol to a New Level

Allure digital news editor Nicola Dall’Asen reviews Shani Darden Retinol Reform, an Allure Best of Beauty-winning retinol serum from facialist Shani Darden. The serum contains retinol, alpha hydroxy acids, and aloe to smooth lines and fade hyperpigmentation, without irritating skin. → Read More