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Sarah Kinonen

Associate Digital Beauty Director

About me: Big fan of skin care, cats, and Barry's Bootcamp
Hair Texture: Straight to wavy
Hair Color: Dirty blonde (color-treated)
Biggest Hair Concern: Flatness
Skin Tone: Fair
Skin Type: Combination/Sensitive
Greatest Skin Concern: Eczema
The Product I Always Run Out Of: Body lotion
Biggest Beauty Regret: I regret nothing.
Beauty Product(s) You Can’t Live Without: Sunscreen and brow pencil
Beauty Product You’ll Never Use: Hair dryer
Biggest Beauty Indulgence: Massage
If I Could Trade Makeup Bags With Anyone It Would Be: Shari Marchbein, a New York City-based dermatologist
Fragrance I’m Currently Wearing: Glossier You

adidas’ New Ultraboost 21 Running Shoes Are Single-Handedly Changing My At-Home Workouts

Cushy, cozy, and neon — what more could I ask for in a sneaker?

30TH ANNIVERSARY

Allure Editors' 30 Favorite Beauty Products of All Time

These award winners have earned permanent spots in pros' kits and transformed our beauty routines over the last 30 years.

breakout remedy

Can "Slugging" With Petroleum Jelly Clear Up Cystic Acne? Experts Weigh In

TikTok and Reddit alike are obsessed with this old-school skin-care trick. But does it really work?

Face Time

Madeca Derma Revitalizing Mask

A hydrating sheet mask

MINIMALIST BEAUTY

Merit Is a Makeup Minimalist's Dream

Allure has the exclusive details on the new beauty brand.

SUSTAINABILITY STRIDE

Dove Launches Its First-Ever Refillable Deodorant

Allure has the exclusive details on the sustainable new product.

Coral Reef Safety

Here's Why Hawaii Has Banned the Sale of Some Chemical Sunscreens

The safety of the coral reefs are a major concern.

Allure Podcast

The Science of Beauty: The Complete Guide to Body Hair

On this episode, we’re exploring how we came to have body hair — and how to remove it, if you so choose.

Prime Time

This Fragrance Channels My Every Scent Mood

The Maya Base Perfume Oil hits different every time I wear it.

ALLURE BEAUTY BOX

SkinMedica Instant Bright Eye Mask

Undereye patches to brighten dark circles.

Product Review

Symbiome’s Minimalist Skin-Care Line Saved My Sensitive Skin

Symbiome, a brand-new science-backed skin-care line, features seven products made with less than 10 ingredients. Here, Allure associate beauty director Sarah Kinonen shares her review of the sensitive-skin-friendly collection.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya 24 Hour Deodorant

A tropical-scented, aluminum-free deodorant

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

Youth to the People Kale + Spinach Green Tea Hyaluronic Acid

A creamy but lightweight moisturizer made with superfoods kale and spinach.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

Differin Gel

The first retinoid gel approved for over-the-counter use to treat acne

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

Why Everyone Is So Obsessed With the Beautyblender Original Makeup Sponge

It's won so many awards it's hard to keep track. 

TIPS AND TRICKS

How to Transition Your Skin-Care Routine From Summer to Fall

Time to swap out lightweight summer staples for richer formulas.

GLOW GETTER

This Celeb-Loved Clean Beauty Brand Launched a Vitamin C Serum

And let me tell you, it's real good.

CURLY HAIR HACK

The Air-Drying Hack Everyone With Curly Hair Needs to Try

It couldn't be easier.