Alana Peden, StyleCaster

Alana Peden


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Alana:

The Best Products For Damage-Proofing & Protecting Your Skin

We tested tons of formulas to bring you the absolute best sunscreens of 2021 and 2022 for year-round use. Dermatologist Dr. Sheila Farhang weighs in. → Read More

Mermaid Hair Extensions Are The Most Fun You Can Have In A Pandemic Halloween

Glam Seamless' Beach Wave Extensions, which include 7 strips of perfectly-waved hair in various widths, clip into your real hair at the root. → Read More

My Boyfriend & I Take The Same Hair Growth Vitamins

I tried every topical product that claims to boost hair growth, plus the gummy vitamins and various oral supplements that other women swear by. → Read More

8 Top Doctors Explain How To Prolong Botox & Filler At Home

Eight top dermatologists reveal how to make injectables like Botox and filler (Juvederm, Voluma, etc) last longer. Hint: take Zinc. → Read More

11 Colorful Soups That Boost Your Immune System & Your Mood

Nutrient-dense, easy-to-make soups that boost your immunity and your mood with their gorgeous natural colors. → Read More

5 Genius Ways to Conceal Roots With Items You Already Have At Home

Celebrity colorist Stephanie Brown shares inventive ideas of how to disguise roots with household items when you can’t get to the salon. → Read More

I’m Obsessed With Keeping My Skin Firm & Here’s The Real Deal On How I Do It

Firming your skin at home comes down to 3 steps: applying peptides and growth factors topically, plus micro-needling them in for maximum effect. → Read More

Sephora Is Reading Your Reviews & Just Dropped 5 Products Based On Your Thoughts

Someone actually read your three-paragraph rant. → Read More

It Cosmetics x Drybar Dropped a “Lash Blowout” & You Have To See It To Believe It

When I try It Cosmetics Lash Blowout Mascara for this review, I'm surprised by how much control the wand offers, just like a round brush during a blowout. → Read More

Kylie Jenner’s Stylist is Taking Hair Appointments at the Palms Las Vegas

In this case, what happens in Vegas does NOT stay in Vegas. → Read More

How to Build an Instagram Following & Audience: 9 Tips from WWW’s Influencer Summit

Creating an Instagram brand and gaining followers isn't a science per say, but there are tips and tricks to help you maximize engagement. The speakers of WWD's Influencer Summit provide their insider knowledge of what to do first—and what to avoid altogether. → Read More

Céline Dion Reveals She’s Leaving Las Vegas for an Album, a Tour & a Major Beauty Contract

Dion, the reigning diva of Las Vegas is turning a new leaf as she becomes the new face of L’Oréal Paris. → Read More

Céline Dion Reveals She’s Leaving Las Vegas for an Album, a Tour & a Major Beauty Contract

Celine Dion is starring in a new campaign and commercial for L'oreal Paris Campaign, plus she's dropping a new album and touring. Read on for what she had to say about leaving Las Vegas, and the next chapter of her reign. → Read More

Your Childhood Skin Hero Got a 2018 Remix & It’s Better Now

Better now. → Read More

My Boyfriend & I Take The Same Hair Vitamins, Because Romance

How did we get hair? → Read More

The Ultimate Guide To Winning Sephora’s Epic Black Friday Sale

Wondering when Sephora starts the 2018 Black Friday sale? Store hours and online access follow, so get ready for late-night and early-morning shopping. → Read More

Urban Decay’s Black Friday Sale Lasts 10 Days & We’ve Got The Exclusive Details

Beauty brand Urban Decay is holding 10 days of sales for Black Friday. Here's a rundown of each day's sales, with exclusive details. → Read More

Should My Boyfriend Ask My Dad For My Hand In Marriage? No Thank You & Here's Why

I'm not ashamed to admit it: A few weeks ago, I played along as my friends (independent rockstars of women in their late 20s) imagined our hypothetical engagements out loud. Usually, when any marriage-related conversation commences, my eyes kind of… → Read More

Music Festival Outfit Ideas For 2018, So Your Whole Squad Can Slay

After a seemingly endless winter, festival season is finally upon us. Essentially the adult equivalent of Disneyland, music festivals are a fashion utopia in which otherwise tame adults buck their work wardrobes and bask in the glory of more-is-more … → Read More

I Invited My Exes To My Party & This Is What Happened

On any given day, I'd describe my demeanor as "frisky," but the holidays boast a unique ability to really put me in the mood. In New York City, every bar is decked out in wreaths and string lights, ripe for transforming any encounter from mediocre to… → Read More