Jessica Chia, Allure magazine

Jessica Chia

Allure magazine

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Jessica:

How Stress Affects the Skin, According to Dermatologists

Keep calm and massage on your skin care. No, really. The latest ingredients in serums and creams could reverse the havoc that stress can wreak on your skin. Here, dermatologists explain more. → Read More

Rihanna Told Us the One Beauty Product That's Getting Her Through Pregnancy

In an interview with Allure Magazine, Rihanna reveals her favorite products to use during her recently announced pregnancy. The Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin Founder also reveals the products that changed the way she applies makeup and skin care. → Read More

How Perfumers Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Create Fragrance

Unlike skin care, hair care, and cosmetics — which chemists can formulate entirely with botanically derived ingredients, rather than synthetics — the perfume industry has been fueled by the exact opposite: synthetic mimicry of natural ingredients. Now, perfumers are using artificial intelligence to measure how intensely you will smell a scent over time. → Read More

Kristen Bell's New CBD Skin-Care Brand Will Make You Do a 'Happy Dance'

Allure talks to Kristen Bell about her first-ever foray into creating skin-care products, in partnership with luxe CBD line Lord Jones. It's called Happy Dance, starring three ultra-relaxing products: a bath bomb, a body butter, and a coconut melt. → Read More

Selena Gomez Launches Rare Beauty Makeup: Interview, Review

If you didn't know, Selena Gomez's beauty line, Rare Beauty, is launching September 3. There are only two people who have tried it out — Selena herself and Allure's contributing editor Jessica Chia. Read her thoughts here. → Read More

How COVID-19 Has Changed the Fragrance Industry — Report

Now more than ever, people are relying on the power of scent, creating variety in the comfort of their own homes. Beauty editor Jessica Chia explores the fascinating new role manufacturers has taken on during this pandemic, and the future of the perfume industry as a whole. → Read More

Burt's Bees 100% Natural Blush Is the Clean Drugstore Formula That Looks Amazing on All Skin Tones

The 100% Natural Blush from Burt’s Bees is, as the name suggests, not only free of talc but full of really nice botanically-derived ingredients, including hydrating squalane, honey, bamboo stem extract, jojoba seed oil, and vitamin E. Before I took a closer look at the ingredients, I noticed that the formula felt surprisingly soft and appeared even deeper on my medium skin tone than it did in… → Read More

Why Nars Orgasm Is the Best Blush Ever Invented

This shimmery peachy-pink Nars blush — a multiple-year Best of Beauty winner — looks good on just about everybody. → Read More

The Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream Smells Like Vacation in a Jar

The Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, a sweet-scented, thick body moisturizer — made with a blend of cupuaçu butter, açaí oil, and coconut oil — is in the October Allure Beauty Box. Find out what the hype is about from Allure executive editor Jessica Chia, here. → Read More

YouTuber Emma Chamberlain Shares Her Favorite Drugstore Beauty Products — Interview

Emma Chamberlain reveals to Allure her all-time favorite drugstore makeup, skin-care products, and beauty tools. Shop for her favorite items from Kiss, CeraVe, Aquaphor, Ardell, Neutrogena, and more. → Read More

The Lanshin Massager by Acera Is a New Part in My Quarantine Self-Care Routine

The Lanshin Massager by Acera is one of my new favorite ways to ease tension in my face, neck, and on parts of my body. Find out how to use this tool and how it works, according to contributing editor Jessica Chia. → Read More

What It's Like to Be a Korean Day Spa Owner During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Aesthetician and Hugh Spa owner Catherine Bak opens up to Allure about the anxiety and anticipation of eventually reopening her family's beloved Los Angeles day spa to a new world — including her fears of racism directed at staff amid rising reports of xenophobia toward Asian-Americans. → Read More

Braid Heaven's Shelley Smith on How COVID-19 Has Impacted Her Business

Shelley Smith of Braid Heaven in Kansas City shares how COVID-19 has changed her life and business. She reflects on the day she was forced to temporarily close her business, and considers how the salon will need to update its protocols moving forward. → Read More

Patrick Ta Beauty Launches Major Brow for Soap Brows — Editor Review

Makeup artist Patrick Ta is launching his own version of soap brows called Major Brow, which is set to launch this April. Allure contributing editor Jessica Chia had the chance to try the product first-hand courtesy of Ta himself, and the results are nothing short of amazing. → Read More

The Dehiya Beauty Mihakka Tool Is the First Face Cleansing Device I've Ever Loved

Allure contributing editor Jessica Chia shows us how to us a mihakka, a Moroccan tool used to cleanse and exfoliate your face. See what she has to say about this one from Dehiya beauty, owned by two women of color. → Read More

Gucci Beauty Launches Mascara L’Obscur — Editor Review, Interview

Gucci Mascara L'Obscur is the unlined bra of the mascara world: It'll show off what you have to its best advantage, but it won't give it fiber-false thickness or lend a push-up thickness. It made our lashes look longer and more defined. → Read More

Why Helen Mirren Doesn't Color Her Hair — Interview

Dame Helen Mirren speaks to Allure's Jessica Chia about her favorite L'Oreal Age Perfect skin-care and makeup products, why she doesn't color her hair, how her beauty routine changes every day, and how she discovered Billie Eilish years before everyone else. → Read More

Selena Gomez's Brand, Rare Beauty, Debuts #WeAreRare Community Call — Exclusive

Selena Gomez's upcoming brand, Rare Beauty, is debuting its first #WeAreRare community call on February 28. Fans will be invited to share what makes them "rare," along with their Sephora Color IQ and their Instagram handle, and they could be chosen to be part of the Rare Beauty community and get access to new product launches and more. → Read More

Lili Reinhart's Favorite Skin-Care, Makeup, and Hair Products — Interview

"Riverdale" actress and Allure cover star Lili Reinhart shares all her favorite skin-care, hair, and makeup products, plus a few of her current beauty obsessions. She also reveals her go-to skin treatments, the best gift she's ever gotten, and the embarrassing story behind her first tattoo. → Read More

Miranda Kerr Gave Details on Her Kora Organics Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum — Interview

Ever wonder how Miranda Kerr looks so young after all of these years? Well, one of her more recent secrets is her new Kora Organics Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum, which works to reduce the appearance of fine lines and unwanted dark spots, as well as to help minimize the appearance of pores. → Read More