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The Science of Beauty

Every Beauty Expert We Interview Says This Product is a Must-Use

It helps reduce hyperpigmentation, neutralizes free radicals, and boosts collagen production. No wonder we can’t stop, won’t stop singing the praises of vitamin C.

Allure Podcast

The Science of Beauty: What is Hyperpigmentation?

Your comprehensive handbook for all things hyperpigmentation — like dark spots and melasma — from treatment options to prevention techniques.

STAYING ON TOPIC

OK, I Officially Get the Hype Behind Topicals Skin Care Now

I had to know: Is the buzzy new skin-care line as good as everyone says it is?

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

Skinceuticals Glycolic Overnight Treatment

See ya later, hyperpigmentation.

Bye bye, Blotchiness

Shay Mitchell Got IPL Treatment for Her Melasma and Documented It All

"That felt like a million little elastic bands hitting all over."

BEAUTY DRILL

Watch Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris Get Quizzed on Each Other's Beauty Routines

The soccer stars and spouses are the first couple to participate in Allure’s new series, Beauty Drill.

OUCH

The Right Way to Treat Burns, According to Dermatologists

Everything you need to know help your skin heal and lessen the look of scars.

SHOPPERS SHOW SUPPORT

Hyper Skin's Vitamin C Serum Completely Sold Out This Week

Founder Desiree Verdejo — along with other Black-owned beauty brands — thanked shoppers for a huge increase in sales.

SOMETHING PRETTY TO LOOK AT

These Paintings of Skin Close-Up Are a Perfect Distraction From the Real World

Their “imperfections" make them wholly relatable, too.

Zap Those Zits

Why Everyone Is Obsessed With This "Holy Grail" Ingredient for Zapping Zits

Meet my new best friend: azelaic acid.

DARK SPOT EXPLAINER

Everything You Need to Know About Hyperpigmentation

Experts share their best tips for preventing — and treating — dark spots.

DOCTOR'S ORDERS

6 Things to Know Before Getting Hyperpigmentation Treatments

First up: Speak to your dermatologist.

SUN SPOTS

How to Effectively Treat and Prevent Melasma

It's tricky, but it can be done. 

THIS VS. THAT

How to Tell If Your Hyperpigmentation Is Actually Melasma

Plus, tips from derms for how to treat it.

new new

Summer Fridays Just Launched Its First Vitamin C Serum, CC Me

Here’s the scoop.

Shine Bright

7 Reasons Your Skin Looks Dull — and How to Get a Glowing Complexion

And our bright ideas for how to deal with each one.