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adidas’ New Ultraboost 21 Running Shoes Are Single-Handedly Changing My At-Home Workouts

Cushy, cozy, and neon — what more could I ask for in a sneaker?

30TH ANNIVERSARY

How Breast Implants Have Changed in the Last 30 Years

A brief history of the most popular cosmetic surgery in the U.S.

Migraine Relief

Here's Why Your Period is a Migraine Trigger and What to Do About It

Two doctors gave us their best advice on why menstrual migraines happen and how to get relief.

STRIKE A POSE

The Evolution of the Selfie

Throughout time, we have compiled and maintained digital archives of the way we live — and the way we look. 

YIKES, YIKES, YIKES

We Need to Talk About Matt and Katie's Massage Prank on The Bachelor

This moment might have looked all fun and games on the show, but if it were to happen in reality, it could lead to serious harm.

AHEAD OF THE CURVE

Lizzo Talks to Her Own Belly and Blows It Kisses Every Morning

She might be a genius for practicing fat-acceptance as a part of her self-care.

Josie Maran Says Her Latest Body Butter Is Her Best Yet — and She's Right

Why her new Whipped Argan Pro-Retinol Body Butter is the perfect first step in a skin-care routine.

EYE ON THE PRIZE

Even the Guy Who Invented Eye Tattoos Doesn't Recommend Them

We talked to body modification artist, Luna Cobra, about the extreme dangers of sclera tattoos.

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

Sephora’s Racial Bias Report Shows Just How Traumatic Shopping Can Be for People of Color

The retailer commissioned a study on racial bias in retail and is rolling out a slew of new action items to combat the results.

Garnier’s One Green Step Report Proves People Want More Sustainability

The massive global survey shows recycling and plastic waste are top concerns for beauty consumers in 2021. 

YOUR CIVIC DUTY

Lipslut Is Donating Proceeds From Its F*ck Trump Lipstick to the Causes Trump Hates

From now through Election Day, all earnings from Lipslut's famous anti-Trump lipstick collection will go toward civil and voting rights organizations.

VOTE, VOTE, VOTE

Can Someone Please Explain Biden Beauty to Me?

A brand backed by anonymous industry leaders is raising money for the DNC. But who the hell created it?

BLACK LIVES MATTER

The CROWN Act Was Approved by the House, but It Still Needs Your Help

Here's how to contact your state's representative to urge them to pass it as well.

BLACK LIVES MATTER

National Crown Day Marks the 1-Year Anniversary of the Signing of the Crown Act

It's still legal to discriminate based on hairstyles in the majority of U.S. states. The Crown Coalition hopes this new national holiday will help change that.

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Here's How You Can Support the Black Lives Matter Movement, Even If You Can't Donate Money

Dismantling racism isn't a short-term project. These are 12 low-cost ways you can support Black Lives Matter in the long run.

PROTEST SAFETY

Why You Should Switch to One of These Encrypted Messaging Apps

With law enforcement cracking down on surveillance, protesters and organizers need to be careful about privacy.

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All About Gemini

The Personality of a Gemini, Explained

It's pretty hard to embarrass these fast-talking twins.

Cancer Zodiac Sign

The Personality of a Cancer, Explained

These crabs hate nothing more than conflict, which can become a problem.

All About Leo

The Personality of a Leo, Explained

Leos love to watch others succeed — until they feel threatened.

In the Stars

What March's Sagittarius Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

This month brings heightened intimacy and a reminder to count your blessings. 

In the Stars

What March's Cancer Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

The first half of March is hard, Cancer, but the second half brings giant news for your love life.

In the Stars

What March's Libra Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

You can get what you want this month, Libra, but only if you ask for it.

In the Stars

What March's Pisces Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

March brings laughter and love, sweet Pisces. 

In the Stars

What March's Leo Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Your romantic relationships get deep this month, pretty lion. 

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In the Stars

What January's Sagittarius Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

I hate to be the one to tell you this, but you've got to play it safe this month, Sag. 

Toy Land

29 of the Most Powerful Wand Vibrators Money Can Buy

These wonderfully intense toys mean business.

EFFECTS OF COVID-19

Working as a Phone Sex Operator During COVID-19

My pro-domme career has completely shifted.

7 Tips to Elevate Your Nude Selfie Game

It's all about the angles, the lighting, and consent.

FINDING LOVE IN A HOPEFUL PLACE

There Are No Photos Required On Lex, a New Lesbian and Queer Dating App

It's only been around for three months, and there are already so many success stories.

In the Stars

What March's Capricorn Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

March is busy, Capricorn, but it ends with your social status skyrocketing. 

In the Stars

Your March Horoscope Predictions Are Here

It's Aries season, everyone, so get ready to ask for what you want (and get it). 

All About Pisces

The Personality of a Pisces, Explained

The Pisces imagination is both a blessing and a weakness.

Watch the Signs

Each Zodiac Sign's Unique Personality Traits

How to decode every sign, from quirky Aquarius to proud Leo.

In the Stars

What March's Scorpio Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

This month is going to be exciting — and sexy.

In the Stars

What March's Virgo Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Your love life is on fire this month, Virgo. 

All About Aquarius

The Personality of an Aquarius, Explained

Never try to keep an Aquarius from flying their freak flag high.

All About Virgo

The Personality of a Virgo, Explained

It’s important for Virgos to learn that flaws are not defects.

All About Libra

The Personality of a Libra, Explained

These air signs struggle with indecision, but they always turn on the charm.

Here’s When Doctors Think We’ll Stop Wearing Face Masks

Plus, what you need to know about masking after getting vaccinated.

All About Scorpio

The Personality of a Scorpio, Explained

Scorpio is one of the most misunderstood signs of the zodiac — here's why.

All About Capricorn

The Personality of a Capricorn, Explained

Caps are natural leaders, but their workaholic tendencies can get out of hand.

In the Stars

What March's Gemini Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

You'll have plenty of opportunities for pleasure this month.

All About Sag

The Personality of a Sagittarius, Explained

Your wittiest friend is probably a Sagittarius.

All About Taurus

The Personality of a Taurus, Explained

They may be stubborn, but they're the most loyal friends you could ask for.

In the Stars

What March's Aries Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Make sure you're communicating from a place of calm this month, Aries.

All About Aries

The Personality of an Aries, Explained

When these rams are angry, it's best to stay out of their way.

Snapshots of Survivors

How I Stopped Feeling Shame Over My Psoriasis

“I'm not embarrassed by it. Annoyed, yes. But hiding myself? No."

SURVIVOR'S GUIDE

Our Journeys With Chronic Illness Aren't Meant to Be Solo

Finding community was key to making peace with my psoriatic arthritis.

In the Stars

What March's Taurus Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

This month brings big shakeups to your relationships, Taurus. 

In the Stars

What March's Aquarius Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

This month is all about communication and finances, Aquarius.

OPEN WIDE

The Crest of the Whitestrip

What won't people do for brighter teeth? If the limit exists, we're not even close.

30TH ANNIVERSARY

Allure Has Been Changing Beauty Journalism for 30 Years

A look back at our most groundbreaking covers, spreads, and articles.

30TH ANNIVERSARY

Linda Wells: We Are Living in the Golden Age of Beauty

Allure's founding editor explores the personal side of the age-old struggle to see and be seen and, after decades of reporting, finds cause for celebration.

30TH ANNIVERSARY

The Road to Rapture

From the February 2003 issue of Allure: When everything in her life went haywire, one woman turned to yoga and discovered beauty within herself.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US

It's Allure's 30th Anniversary!

Our March issue marks three decades of beauty journalism. Come celebrate with us.

HOW TO BE ANTI-RACIST

I'm Done Downplaying My Asian American Experience

Six prominent members of the beauty industry share their own experiences growing up Asian in America — and offer guidance for anyone looking to become a better ally.

DANCING THROUGH LIFE

Why I Left My Classical Ballet Job to Explore My Roots in Javanese Dance

At the peak of her career, Juliet Burnett left her senior position at the Australian Ballet. Now, she's using her Indonesian roots to expand the often narrow world of dance.

Where to Buy KN95 Masks to Protect Against New Covid-19 Variants

More contagious variants call for increased protection measures. Here's how to update your face-mask routine.

OPEN WIDE

The Big Business of Veneers

It's hard to put a price on gorgeous teeth. A multibillion-dollar cosmetic dental market is trying its very best. 

Buzzy

This Founder Turned an Obscure Interest Into a Sustainable Wellness Business

"I was having the most fun in the world and inadvertently building what today is my product line."

GENDER EUPHORIA

On Euphoria, I Saw My Journey With Makeup Reflected on TV for the First Time

It’s a delicate line to tread between creating a look for ourselves and for others.

In the Stars

What February's Scorpio Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

You may find yourself wishing for something more serious this month, Scorpio.

In the Stars

What February's Libra Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Be loyal to those who are loyal to you, sweet Libra.

In the Stars

Your February Horoscope Predictions Are Here

One of the biggest astrological events of 2021 happens this month. What does it mean for your sign?

In the Stars

What February's Gemini Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Pay attention at the end of the month, Gemini. Abundance awaits.

In the Stars

What February's Cancer Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

This is a huge month for your love and sex life, Cancer.

In the Stars

What February's Pisces Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

You're learning more about how you engage with others in romantic relationships, Pisces, and that's a good thing.

In the Stars

What February's Taurus Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

This month, reflect on what you need in your love life, and then, ask for it.