23 Allure-Approved Small Beauty Businesses Worth a Road Trip Across the United States

MAREN MORRIS: My mother is a hairdresser, so when I moved to Nashville I knew I had to find someone who could carry the torch of what she had done for me for 23 years. I googled the best salons in Nashville and then I found you. MARWA BASHIR: I remember when we met. It … Read more

Hailey Bieber Knows You’re Sick of Celebrity Beauty Brands | Allure Cover, Interview

Hailey Bieber wants her beauty brand, Rhode, to be “cool and attainable.” Though she intends to lend plenty of her own cool to the business, she hopes people will give the line a try without knowing it has anything to do with her. Darian Symoné HarvinZoey Grossman On an early Monday morning, Venice Beach in … Read more

‘Bridgerton’ Star Charithra Chandran Took Us On a Tour of Her Favorite Spots in London

Just behind oxford street — London’s shopping district — is a family-run deli with vintage Formica tables and a retro vibe. There is exactly zero pretense at Paul Rothe & Son, the 122-year-old sandwich shop where actor Charithra Chandranwho appears in the second season of Netflix’s Bridgerton (which premieres March 25), has suggested we meet. … Read more

What Is TikTok Makeup Repair and Why Is It Popular?

“Lab time can cost around $500 for an hour,” Spinnato says. “When you see them refurbish a compact, that process takes about two hours. So it’s about $1,000 [worth of lab time] to get these videos done. You never see their faces or hear them talking, and they’re wearing gloves. I think that’s to have … Read more

Actor Deepika Padukone Is Launching 5 Skin-Care Products — Interview

As 1.4 billion Indians could tell you, Deepika Padukone is the queen of Bollywood. Her dedication to mental health and wellness stands out in an industry that, like its Western cousin, has traditionally traded primarily on looks. BY: Dianna Mazzone PHOTOGRAPHED BY: Rid Burman When Deepika Padukone was a toddler, she had a ”very, very … Read more

How to Start Meditating at Home — and Actually Stick to It

To help keep your breath steady, picture a balloon inflating and deflating with each inhale and exhale. A tool on the Calm app called the “Breathe Bubble” gives you a visual to follow; the bubble’s speed is adjustable. “It supports people to [help them] easily breathe in, hold, and breathe out at a pace that … Read more

A Day in the Life of Sam Latif, Who Creates Accessible Beauty Products for a Living

Sam Latif is a member of The A Listwhich honors individuals who are driving and shaping the future of beauty. In her 21 years at Procter & Gamble, Latif has worked on some of the most impactful examples of accessible beauty product design: Olay’s new Easy Open Lids and, for blind and low-vision consumers, Herbal … Read more

Amanda Gorman Is Sick of People Pointing Fingers at Gen Z — Cover Interview

One of Amanda Gorman’s most celebrated foremothers, Gwendolyn Brooks, said that “poetry is life distilled.” Gorman’s young life has already brought her strength, purpose, and the chance to shape a generation with her inimitable voice. BY: Jessica Cruel PHOTOGRAPHED BY: Djeneba Aduayom “I was just thinking about you.” These are the first words that Amanda … Read more