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Angela Trakoshis

Commerce Writer

About Me: Queens native, taco lover and proud beauty-hoarder.
Hair Texture: Wavy
Hair Color: Brownish black, depending on how the sun hits it.
Biggest Hair Concern: Flatness
Skin Tone: Somewhere between fair and medium with olive undertones
Skin Type: Oily, but dry patches
Greatest Skin Concern: Acne scars
The Product I Always Run Out Of: Cotton rounds and Bioderma
Biggest Beauty Regret: Getting a bob cut 5 years ago, will never get over it.
Beauty Product You Can’t Live Without: Blending sponge
Beauty Product You’ll Never Use: Cleansing oil...for now.
Biggest Beauty Indulgence: A foot massage. It calms me the most.
If I Could Trade Makeup Bags With Anyone It Would Be: No one. I worked way too hard to find my perfect routine.
Fragrance I’m Currently Wearing: Everyday I wear Victoria's Secret Bombshell, but when I am really feeling myself it’s Louis Vuitton Le Jour Se Léve.

PORES? WHERE?

I Tried the New L'Oréal Paris Infallible Powder Foundation That Went Viral on TikTok

After being sold out literally everywhere, I decided to give the $12 powder foundation a try — and let's just say, I was impressed.

The Inkey List Is Dropping Two New Products to Brighten Skin

On February 23, the "everything under $15" brand will be launching a Fulvic Acid Cleanser and a Symbright Moisturizer and we got to try it first.

TIKTOK MADE ME DO IT

I Tried the Frozen Moisturizer That Beauty TikTok Is Obsessed With

After seeing the Vue De Pulang Frozen Cream go viral on the app, I had to put the icy treatment to the test.

SCRUNCHIES ARE BACK

Channel Your Inner Lara Jean With the To All the Boys x Kitsch Hair Accessories Collection

Kitsch teamed up with Netflix to release this limited-edition bundle that's Lara Jean-approved.

FOUNDATION OVERLOAD

I Tried the Excessive Foundation Routine That's Trending On TikTok

It was a slimy mess, but the final look made the technique kinda worth it. 

LONG LASH ALERT

Maybelline New York's Newest Mascara Sold Out Four Times After Going Viral on TikTok

The drugstore mascara was formulated to lengthen and volumize lashes, so I put it to the test to see if it lives up to the TikTok hype.

EDS FAVES

Our Favorite Times Pat McGrath Previewed Her Products on the Runway

Did you know that the iconic Pat McGrath showcased her products at shows prior to them being on shelves? Here, Allure editors share their favorite products from her brand and the shows they debuted at.

NEW YEAR, NEW SKIN

Ulta Beauty's Love Your Skin Event Is Here and the Deals Are So Good

The skin-care sale has officially kicked off, which means you can expect to save major money on brands such as Clinique, Zitsticka, Philosophy, and more.

DEALS

23 Post-Christmas Beauty Sales to Shop Before the End of the Year

Squeeze a few last deals from Sephora, Glow Recipe, and more in 2020.