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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.

IN THEIR JEANS

Victoria Beckham's Daughter Harper "Can Contour Like a Professional"

The two spent much of their lockdown playing with makeup.

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.

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.

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.

MONOCHROMATIC MAKEUP

Kylie Jenner Wore a Monochromatic Peach Makeup Look to Cardi B's Birthday Party

The dreamy makeup matched her peach mini dress perfectly. 

MAKEUP INSPO

Megan Thee Stallion's Gold Graphic Liner Would Look Gorgeous Worn With a Face Mask 

Might we suggest wearing a metallic mask to match?

INTERVIEW

How Malin Akerman Is Keeping Her Blonde So Blonde Right Now

The actor told us all about the at-home and professional beauty treatments she's been doing lately.

BACKSTAGE BEAUTY

What Backstage Beauty Will Look Like at Fashion Week This Year and in the Future

Makeup artists, hairstylists, and nail artists share their concerns and hopes.

CHANGING THE CHANNEL

'Socially Distant' Award Shows Are a Special Kind of Hell

Has anyone told Hollywood that we're still in a pandemic?

COVID QUESTIONS

Alyssa Milano Shared a Video of the Hair Loss She Believes Was Caused by COVID-19

An infectious disease specialist explores the potential connection between hair loss and the disease.

SALON SAFELY

A Manicurist Says Her Client Knowingly Exposed Her to COVID-19 

The nail tech tells Allure how disappointed she is in the customer's reckless behavior.

THE WAY FORWARD

How Hairstylists and Makeup Artists Are Returning to Work Amid the Pandemic

Layers of PPE, pounds of sanitizer, and airtight kits.

The Show Must Go On

How 47 Models Got Their Makeup Done for Dior’s Virtual Show 

Makeup artist Peter Philips took us backstage through Zoom. 

Trending Tips

How COVID-19 Is Changing Nail Trends in 2020 and Beyond 

Nail artists share the looks they believe will rise in (and out of) the pandemic. 

Eyes Up

Bold Eye Makeup Looks to Wear With Your Face Mask

We partnered with makeup artist Cyndle K to prove protective face coverings don't need to stifle your style.

Virtual Reality

Makeup Artists Share What Virtual Appointments With Their Celebrity Clients Are Really Like 

Pros reveal how they do red carpet-worthy makeup via FaceTime. 

THE FUTURE OF BEAUTY

Facials Will Look Very Different in the Future

The effects of COVID-19 will remain even after all lockdowns are lifted.

BEAUTY BUSINESS

How One Beauty Brand That Thrived in Stores Is Now Growing Online During the Pandemic

Sasha Plasvic, founder of Ilia Beauty, shares what it's like to shift a business model when so many factors can't be controlled.