The Difference Between Mineral and Chemical Sunscreen

Other experts fall somewhere in the middle, recommending some chemical filters but not others. “In my personal opinion, I recommend avoiding oxybenzone, not only due to absorption concerns, but also due to its high rates of allergic reactions,” Dr. Shah shares. “Otherwise, I continue to recommend the other approved chemical sunscreens like avobenzone and octocrylene.” … Read more

The Most Accessible Makeup, Skin, and Hair Products for People Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

As an above-elbow amputee who loves beauty, I’ve spent a lot of time studying products in order to find ones that are great in terms of both quality and ease of use with one hand. There’s nothing worse than struggling to open your lip gloss and finally dropping the wand on your white pants. But … Read more

Ulta Beauty’s Spring Haul Event 2022 Has Officially Kicked Off — Here’s What Allure Editors Are Shopping

Right off the heels of its 21 Days of Beauty extravaganza, Ulta Beauty’s Spring Haul Event is officially here to provide even more steals and deals — talk about generous, right? Mark your calendars, because there are deals a-plenty that go as high as 50 percent off during this week-long sale. We’re talking major savings … Read more

23 Dermatologists Skin-Care Routines 2022: Top Dermatologists Reveal Their Skin-Care Favorites

Then, to keep breakouts at bay, Levin uses a prescription medication called Aczone 7.5%, a gel-based treatment that targets adult acne. “I apply it to my entire face once daily before moisturizing with Avène Eau Thermale Hydrance Emulsion,” she says. Depending on the day, Levin also sometimes likes to use Isdin Flavo-C Ampoules to provide … Read more

Everything In The Care Bears x Wet n Wild Makeup And Skin-Care Collection — See Photos

To all my fellow Care Bears lovers out there, the day has finally come when the beloved rainbow bear bunch has decided to come out with a skin-care and makeup collection. Care Bears has officially partnered with Wet n Wild to unleash the limited-edition Care Bears x Wet n Wild Collection that is just as … Read more

Sephora’s VIB Spring Sale 2022 Gives Customers 20% Off Almost Everything — Here’s What You Need to Know

That’s not all you have to look forward to. All Sephora Collection Products are 30 percent off between April 1 through April 11 for all Beauty Insiders — no code required. Though the tiered savings can’t be stacked (as in, you can’t combine them to get a super-steep discount on Sephora Collection products), the offer … Read more

How Quinta Brunson’s Beauty Routine Has Changed in Her ‘Abbott Elementary’ Era — Interview

Allure: I know you transitioned from relaxed hair to your natural hair a few years ago. What was that journey like? Brunson: Well, for me, honestly I didn’t have money at the time, and I could not go to the hairdresser anymore. I had to learn how to do my own hair, and that involved … Read more

The Fenty Beauty Fam Sale 2022 Is Officially Kicking Off With 25 Percent Off Sitewide

We, the beauty editors at Allure, love everything Fenty — after all, Rihanna’s entire makeup line, Fenty Beauty, is, without a doubt, brilliant and stunning. So it’s no surprise that we’re all psyched for Fenty Beauty’s Fam Salea weekend-long event of savings on all — that’s right, all — Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin favorites, … Read more

During My Crohn’s Flare Ups, These Are the Products That Actually Help

“It’s such an unfortunate paradox for our [Crohn’s] patients,” Dr. May says. “Because they’ve been hearing all the time that fiber is good, but when they’re having a flare, fiber can actually make the symptoms worse.” When I’m in a flare, I ‘ve found that I best tolerate fiber when it’s blended or juiced — … Read more

11 Best Menstrual Cups of 2022 That’ll Are an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Tampons

Tampons, pads, period panties — there are quite a few period products to choose from, but few hold a candle to the best menstrual cups when it comes to efficacy and sustainability. In comparison to the bulkier pads and cardboard tampon applicators of yesteryear (we’re talking as recently as the early aughts), menstrual cups are … Read more