Beauty

Last week one of the beauty industry’s hairstyling legends, Oribe Canales, passed away. The hair maestro behind Naomi, Linda, Christy and Cindy’s looks for more than 30 years, J.Lo’s go-to hairstylist circa her Jenny from the block phase, and the creator of the game-changing Dry Texturizing Spray, Oribe's effect on...
If you’ve ever dreamt of breaking out of your pinky-beige lipstick prison, now’s the time. With Valentine’s (and Galentine’s!) right around the corner, and a raft of chic new options, there’s never been a better time to flaunt a hot red. Whether you’re loved up or single and looking...
The dream of long, luscious locks can be a reality with just a few steps. It all starts with getting into the routine of putting your hair first. Steps like less heat, more frequent trims, saying no to dry shampoo, and, most importantly, investing in a quality hair growth...
Some things that you get only during winters are so special that they enhance health as well as beauty. One of these is the carrot. Although carrots are so nutritious that if you consume it in any way, it will be beneficial for your health. But we are telling...
If there is one beauty potion that everyone has been talking about and feting about since the past couple of years, it is argan oil, often called liquid gold. We tell you why you must use argan oil and how to use it effectively. Do you ever wish that you...
Bangs are officially back with — well, a bang. And thank goodness, because we've been feeling in the mood for a bit of a fringe. One of the best things about hairstyles complete with bangs is that they come in a multitude of different forms. It's almost impossible to not find at...
Here at Allure, we love makeup. Like really, really love makeup. Our beauty editors could talk liquid liner, highlighter, and foundation all damn day (and we often do). After all, it is our job and not one we take lightly. We eagerly pore over every new launch, every emerging brand, and have...
Breathe, bath and beyond: When it comes to winding down, these effective relaxation-inducers do it right. The company calls it a “15-minute mood-shifting ritual,” we call that description absolutely accurate. Muse Bath Apothecary Bath Ritual Hydrating Body Wash ($36) When a long bath isn’t on the agenda, this “take a deep breath” shower solution produces results. The brand’s...
There's a popular category of dietary supplements known as nootropics that claim to boost memory and help with cognitive function. Much of the research on these supplements has been industry funded — meaning the companies that create the supplements pay for the research — and since the Food and...
Do you feel embarrassed because of dark circles? This can actually put you under a lot of stress. The occurrence of dark circles can change the appearance of a person, making them look older. Generally, dark circles crop up due to sleep deprivation, stress and lifestyle behaviour. Are you tired...

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