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Booking A Salon Appointment Just Got Way Easier

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.21.2014 | Style

Have you ever been reading through your favorite fashion & beauty magazine and thought to yourself, "Wow, I'd love my hair to look like that right now...

These Are Not Your Granny's Finger Waves

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.24.2014 | Style

Our grandmother's improvised with ripped pantyhose, pipe cleaners and old rags to get glamorous finger waves. And when done right, their hair didn't b...

Lauren Conrad Has Some Simple Yet Brilliant Wedding Advice

Posted 03.28.2014 | Weddings

Lauren Conrad is basically doing everything right in her life and we can't help but hang on her every word. So when she starts dishing about wedding p...

Penelope Cruz Says Breastfeeding Is 'Addictive'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Penelope Cruz has joined the ranks of celebrity moms sharing their experiences with breastfeeding. In an interview with Allure, the magazine's Janu...

Best Blow-Dryers Under $50

Allure | Posted 10.30.2013 | Style

Your blow-dryer can mean the difference between a good hair day and a bad one -- so why not splurge? One good reason: It's possible to get a great blow-out without blowing out your entire wallet. Here, ten drugstore hair-dryers that deliver shiny, happy results.

PICS: Coco Rocha Shares Haircut Experience, Makes Us Wish Beyoncé Had Done The Same

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 08.12.2013 | Style

Coco Rocha is the savviest of social media-literate models, so it comes as no surprise she can string together a liveblog on Twitter. Coco tweeted up ...

Read These If You Want To Go Into The Beauty Industry

Posted 06.10.2013 | Style

It seems as though there are hundreds of great books about style and breaking into the fashion industry -- but what about beauty? If you're as obs...

Hey Baby, What's Your Number?: Step Off the Scale

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Allure's highlighting of Saldana's weight reduces this talented performer to a one-dimensional image, reinforcing the strange and fraught relationship women (and men) have with one of the most reviled twentieth-century innovations: the bathroom scale.

'I will honor and respect my black community because that's who I am'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.14.2013 | Black Voices

Get ready for a heat wave! Zoe Saldana's topless photos for Allure's June 2013 issue cover story have been released and they are H-O-T! SCROLL DO...


The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Black Voices

Last week Allure revealed its first-ever anti-aging survey for the April 2013 issue. Amongst fascinating findings on sex appeal, beauty and celebritie...

'Black Don't Crack': Black Women Believe They Age Best

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.20.2013 | Black Voices

We've all heard and seen shining examples of the age-old adage, "black don't crack." Thanks to good genes, lots of ultraviolet ray-shielding melani...

PHOTOS: Katie Holmes Goes Topless For Allure Magazine

Posted 03.19.2013 | Style

'Tis the season for topless magazine covers. First everyone's favorite girl-next-door, Kate Hudson, took it off for Glamour magazine's April 2013 issu...

Calling All Beauty Gurus! We Have The Pinterest Accounts For You

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.12.2013 | Style

This week on Hot On Pinterest, we found five beauty accounts that will have you pinning away the winter blues. We're in love with Bobbi Brown's runway...

Carrie Underwood On Gay Marriage: 'I'm In Favor Of Acceptance'

Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Carrie Underwood spoke out again in favor of marriage equality in the February 2013 issue of Allure magazine. "I’m in favor of acceptance," the G...

Talking About The Other F Word

Allure | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women

"Ok," I said to my daughter as she bent over her afternoon bowl of Cinnamon Life. "What's going on with you and J.?" J. is the ringleader of a group o...

PHOTO: Taraji Takes It ALL Off!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.17.2012 | Black Voices

Cheers to Taraji P. Henson who looks absolutely stunning as she poses nude for Allure's May 2012 issue! The "Person of Interest" actress was shot b...

PHOTOS: Nicki Minaj Covers Allure And More

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.13.2012 | Black Voices

Nicki Minaj is just as well known for her red carpet costumery as she is for her kaleidoscope collection of wigs. So it was about time Allure (aka...

Think You're Hot? Survey Says...

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.08.2012 | Black Voices

Last week we loved on our hair, this week we're bringing sexy back. Allure magazine polled 2,000 men and women from across the country in an attem...

Beauty Hall Of Fame | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Think of these beloved products as the Derek Jeters and Lindsey Vonns of the beauty world: Proven winners. Here, the 11 exceptional products that have...

What Does It Mean To Be 'Beautiful?'

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 09.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Is blonde and bubbly Jennifer Aniston your ideal of beauty? Or is it sultry Angelina Jolie? What about Serena Williams, America Ferrera or even Betty White?

PHOTOS: Ashley Tisdale, Bridget Moynihan, Keri Hilson Go Nude | Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment

Lauren Conrad covers this month's issue of Allure Magazine, but it's a number of other ladies that star. Ashley Simpson, Bridget Moynihan, Keri Hil...

Do Women Have to Be Hairless to Be Sexy?

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Leslie Goldman

I was shocked when I read Kim Kardashian's recent proclamation that "I am Armenian, so of course I am obsessed with laser hair removal!" It makes me sad that we live in a society where women punish themselves in such painful and bizarre ways.

Bedazzle this! One Woman Fights Back

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

Have all celebrity women totally lost their minds? Bedazzled vaginas? Unretouched photos are newsworthy? Posing nude for Allure magazine is 'taking a...

Kristen Stewart: I Worry About Being Too Skinny

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Kristen Stewart graces the November cover of Allure and inside talks about her body image, evolving sense of style and shooting 'The Twilight Saga: Ne...

Cindy Crawford Naked And Lathered Up In Allure (NSFW PHOTO)

Allure | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Cindy Crawford posed naked, wearing eyeliner and lather, in the April issue of Allure magazine. Crawford, 43, posed for the "anti-aging" Issue with an...