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Prime Time

This Fragrance Channels My Every Scent Mood

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

REVIEW TIME

The Tinted Brow Cream That's Saving My Sparse Arches Right Now

With just a few swipes of the stuff, my brows look full and fluffy again. 

ALLURE BEAUTY BOX

The Only Setting Powder I'll Use on My Perennially Dry Skin

It reduces shine, yet never looks heavy or cakey on the skin.

Soft Serve

My New Favorite Fragrance Is Actually a Vegan Body Oil

Land & Skye's 11 11 Body Oil smells like an Upper East Side flower shop and feels like a silky summer dream.

EYE DAZZLE

Josephine Cosmetics Eye Dazzle

It's perfect for when I need to do eyeshadow in less than five minutes.

Flawless

Why I Replaced My Foundation With a Color-Correcting Moisturizer

It's worth every bit of the hype you've heard on TikTok.

MATCHY MATCHY

Deborah Lippmann Turned Its Iconic Nail Polish Shades Into Lip Gloss

Here's how the eponymous founder decided which colors made the cut for her debut makeup product. 

BEAUTY BOX PICK

When The Last Choice Sheet Mask 

Contrary to the name, it's my first choice when I need extra hydration.

BEAUTY BOX PICK

Manna Kadar’s Ultra-Hydrating Mask Revived My Parched Lips

They’ve been starved for attention these days.

ALLURE BEAUTY BOX

SkinMedica Instant Bright Eye Mask

Undereye patches to brighten dark circles.

ALLURE BEAUTY BOX

Dermelect Self Esteem Beauty Sleep Serum

It’s packed with beauty editors’ favorite exfoliating ingredients.

ABB REVIEW

NatureLab Tokyo Perfect Shine Clarifying Scalp Scrub

 It works like magic after just one use.

ALLURE BEAUTY BOX

Acure's 12-Hour Facial Moisturizer Delivered Long-Haul Hydration

My oily-to-combination complexion is pleased with this non-greasy hydrator. 

PERSONAL SPACE

The Higher Dose Sauna Blanket Is a Sweat Fest I Can Get Behind

In this edition of Personal Space, I discover my new favorite way to chill out while heating up. (Get it?)

Wilma Schumann Hydrating Collagen Eye Pads

These eye pads plump sunken, sleep-deprived undereyes.

WARM IT UP

I Finally Found the Bronzer for Brown Skin I've Been Waiting For

There aren't many great options for people with dark skin tones who want that summer glow all year long. Mented Cosmetics is helping to fill that gap in the market.

BARRIER BOOST

This Moisturizer Is Velvet Skin, Bottled

Dr. Jart's blend of fatty acids blankets cheeks and foreheads in a moisture-retaining shield.

BODY BALM

La Roche-Posay Lipikar AP+ Balm Intense Repair Moisturizing Cream

A calming face and body moisturizer that soothes sensitive skin

NEW LAUNCHES

Huda Beauty's New Foundation Stick Makes My Face Look Filtered

The new #FauxFilter format is a formula that even full-coverage foundation haters like me can get on board with.

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?