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NAIL INSPIRATION

How Pro Manicurists Match Their Nail Art to Their Face Masks

These brilliant artists' color-coordinated nail-art ideas will help you stand out while staying safe this year.

COVOID-19 IMPACT

The Pandemic May Be Causing a Rise in Stress-Induced Hair Loss

In the closing months of a year unlike any other, many dermatologists report an uptick in patients suffering from hair loss — a symptom they attribute to an unprecedented level of anxiety caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

LIVING THROUGH IT

How the Pandemic Changed Everything About Our Lives

From our beauty routines to our approach to climate change, everything is different now.

SNIFF SNIFF

The Weird World of Olfactory Training

Some COVID-19 patients are turning to this niche practice to combat one of the disease's long-term effects: the loss of smell.

CLEAN HANDS

Dove Just Launched Super-Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

The formula is moisturizing, effective, and only costs $5.

LIFE IN A PANDEMIC

How to Handle Every Stressful Holiday Situation During a Pandemic

First off: Try not to pressure yourself into attending in-person events, no matter who tries to guilt you over it.

MY BEAUTY BREAK

How CTZN Cosmetics Got Nude Lipstick So Right

The three sisters behind the brand explain the (extremely in-depth) process that went into their highly celebrated collection.

PRETTY PPE

18 Face Mask Chains to Wear So You'll Never Forget Your PPE

Clip one of these cute necklaces or chains to your face mask for a look that screams, I had no idea fashion trends would be like this in 2020.

Election 2020

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: What's at Stake for Women on November 3

In this op-ed, Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren details the importance of ushering in a new administration in 2021.

PLASTIC SURGERY TRENDS

Demand for Plastic Surgery Is Booming Amid the Pandemic

Doctors say prospective patients were "beating down the doors" once stay-at-home orders lifted.

THE BUSINESS OF BEAUTY

In 2020, Eye Shadow Sales Are Soaring

Sales of lipstick are on the decline. Eye makeup, however...

SELF-SERVICE

All Done Up With Nowhere to Go

Editor in chief Michelle Lee opens our November issue with reflections on the act and the art of self-service.

MASK UP

Clear Face Masks Improve Communication. Why Aren't They More Popular?

Traditional face masks make lip reading impossible, but clear options are still far from being widely available.

IN AND OUT

Hair Salon Owners Are Making It Work During the Pandemic

With guidelines that change almost daily, hairstylists have had to make countless adaptations this year — including moving some services completely outside. 

COVID-19 NEWS

Johnson & Johnson Starts Its Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

As many as 60,000 adult volunteers in multiple countries will take part.

NO PAIN NO GAIN

Demi Lovato Got a New Ear Piercing and Didn't Even Flinch

Of course, the earrings she picked tap into a massive accessory trend.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Cutting Your Own Hair Isn’t Easy

But I think I made it work.

BEAUTY BIZ

What It's Like to Relocate and Reopen Your Small Business Amid a Pandemic

Brooklyn's Shen Beauty founder Jessica Richards shares her story with Allure.