17 Drugstore Beauty Favorites That Won 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards

We asked, you answered, we awarded. Now, check out the rest of our 2022 Readers’ Choice Award winners. If our Readers’ Choice Awards have proven anything over the years, it’s that Allure readers have impeccable taste in beauty and personal care products. More often than not, a slew of especially affordable products makes the cut, … Read more

11 Hair Product Winners of the 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards

We asked, you answered, we awarded. Now, check out the rest of our 2022 Readers’ Choice Award winners. Allure readers are nothing but loyal to their favorite products and there is no better example of this than the annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Each year, several veterans stay in the winner’s circle, but you also comb … Read more

Tracee Ellis Ross Structured, Braided Updo Is Defying Gravity — See Photos

We all have that go-to hairstyle when we’re looking to pull our hair back and out of our faces. For me, it’s a low-back bun, and for Tracee Ellis Ross, it’s apparently an intricately braided ponytail. There’s no telling if this hairstyle is at all comfortable — it is holding up a handful of structured … Read more

Therapy Helped Gabrielle Union Repair Her Relationship With Her Hair — Interview

As inconsequential as it might seem to some people, hair can be a central part of your identity — to the point that a haircut, whether a subtle trim or something more drastic, can change not only how your hair looks but also how you feel about yourself. While a new cut is exciting for … Read more

The Hime Cut Is All Over TikTok — Here’s What to Know Before You Get It

When Candy Richens won a hair makeover from Alchemy Salon in Collingwood, Australia, she knew exactly what she wanted to ask for: the hime cut. The hairstyle, which means “princess” in Japanese, has historical roots and consists of blunt frontal fringe and face-framing side pieces, with the remaining hair worn long and straight down the … Read more

How to Get Razor Bangs, the Cutting Technique That Works for All Face Shapes

Fekkai agrees that a DIY is “more complicated,” but possible for the brave to attempt at home. You’ll need an anti-static comb and sharp feather razor. Working with clean, wet hair (buildup can interfere with razors), section off all the hair that you do not want to cut, and secure it back with bobby pins.  … Read more

At Last, a Full Look at Kim Kardashian’s White-Blonde Hair — See Photos

As we all know, Kim Kardashian went bleach-blonde for the 2022 Met Gala, channeling Marilyn Monroe by wearing the original dress in which she sang “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” to John F. Kennedy. Although there had been rumors about her wearing this look before the gala, none of us were expecting that slicked-back blonde bun … Read more

Off-Black Brunette Is the Edgy Solution to Summertime Hair Color Trends – See Photos

Spring and summer trends can be pretty predictable – like florals, pastels, and taking our hair color a little lighter. But one rebel trend is changing all that. Off-black hair is intercepting normal proceedings with a renegade shade that offers up a grungier, richer alternative for the season.  Of course, deep brown is a beautiful … Read more

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

When we read the blessed words “gilded glamour,” upon the announcement of 2022’s Met Gala theme, we swear we could’ve heard angels singing. Because despite the fact that the past few years’ themes — time and camp, namely — delivered some fantastic beauty looks, little can compare to the level of ethereal beauty seen on … Read more