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CUSHION FOR THE PUSHIN'

This New Cushion Is for People Who Hate Wearing Foundation

How Michelle Phan created a cushion compact with a better-than-usual shade range and SPF 50 that doesn’t leave a white cast. 

Allure Podcast

The Science of Beauty: The Complete Guide Safe Sunscreen & SPF

Everything you've ever wanted to know about safe sunscreen and SPF, from application basics to common myths.

SPF 24/7

Rihanna Wears Sunscreen Year-Round, and You Should, Too

The Fenty Skin founder responded to an Instagram follower's comment about the importance of wearing SPF every day of the year — and shit got real.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

Here's Why Allure Editors Are Obsessed With This Mineral Sunscreen

We love it so much, we gave it a 2020 Best of Beauty award.

Best of Beauty 2020

Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protector Lotion SPF 50+

Yet it becomes stronger when exposed to heat, water, and sweat.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Clear Skin Dry Touch Sunscreen

A chemical sunscreen with SPF 60 that doesn't clog skin, feel greasy, or smell like a day at the beach

BEAUTY REVIEW

Ilia Beauty Super Serum Skin Tint

It's made my life so much easier in these trying times.

SUNSCREEN SUPERSTAR

Venus Williams Teams Up With Credo Beauty for Sunscreen Collection

This two-piece line is the tennis superstar's first beauty collaboration.

NO SUN NEEDED

How to Self-Tan Your Face and Get Amazing, Even Results

Let these experts guide you every step of the way.

Tone Up

Jennifer Garner Just Learned How to Blow Out Her Own Hair

The actress has been learning major beauty lessons while sheltering in place. 

THE FUTURE OF SUNSCREEN

How Rihanna Changed the Way We Think About Sunscreen

New formulas — and one of our favorite beauty entrepreneurs — are revolutionizing SPF as we know it.

Chemical Cutback

CVS Is Eliminating Oxybenzone and Octinoxate From Nearly 60 of Its Store-Brand Sunscreens

The reformulations go into effect nationwide before the chemical bans in Hawaii and Key West.

THAT SKIN THO

Fenty Skin's First Products Are Here, and We Have All the Details

The brand's initial three-product offering includes a cleanser, toner-serum, and a moisturizer with SPF 30.

BLURRED LINES

How to Get Rid of the Weird Tan Lines From Your Face Mask

Learn how to color-correct before your next Zoom meeting.

Digital detox

Here's What Blue Light From Phones Actually Does to Your Skin

Dermatologists weigh in on the potential damage.