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AROUND BROWN

Gigi Hadid Is the Latest Celebrity to Go "Expensive Brunette"

Paired with a half-beehive, this hair-style-and-color combo couldn't get any more trendy. 

SEEING RED

Billie Eilish Had Red Hair for a Week in 2021 and Nobody Knew About It

The singer's red era lasted for only a week, but we wouldn't mind if it had lasted longer. 

CHEMICAL WAR-HAIR

How I Revive My Colored Hair After Assaulting It With Chemicals

These are the products I swear by to keep my perpetually-dyed hair from falling out.

DYEING FOR CHANGE

How to Dye Your Hair at Home Without It Ending in Disaster

With a little guidance, we promise you can totally do it.

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HAIR TRENDS

Bottleneck Bangs Are the New, Daintier Take on Curtain Bangs

The baby sister to curtain bangs is about to be everywhere, according to the experts.

BANG-UP JOB

Hunter Schafer Debuts Bold New Bangs at the Euphoria Season 2 Premiere

Everyone's favorite teen drama is back — and the cast brought their best looks to the premiere. 

BANG IT UP

Kim Kardashian Has Epic Side Bangs in 2005 Throwback Photos Kourtney Posted

They all look basically the same but it's the bangs that caught our attention first. 

HOUSE CALLS

Here's Everything You Need to Know Before Cutting Your Own Hair at Home

All the tools you need and methods you should learn before taking matters into your own hands.

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HANGOVER BEAUTY 101

Even When She's Hungover, Lizzo's Hair and Makeup Are Supreme

She's giving us a crash course on how to do your makeup and hair while hungover, y'all. 

BRAID IT UP

You Probably Missed Jennifer Lopez's Waist-Length Braided Ponytail

The actor and singer's latest hairstyle comes courtesy of an ad for her new movie. 

HAIR TO THE THRONE

Kate Middleton's Hair Is the Most Tousled It's Ever Been in These New Portraits

The Duchess celebrated her 40th birthday with an uncharacteristically laid-back hairstyle.

BRAID BRIGADE

How to Wash Your Braids So They Don't Get Frizzy or Moldy

Just because your hair's in a protective style doesn't mean you can skip the shampoo.

OIL CAN...NOT

No, Oils Cannot Hydrate Your Skin and Hair

But that doesn't mean you should stop using them.

NEW 2022

4 Hair-Care Trends Poised to Take Over 2022

Editors and stylists share their market predictions for the year.

GROOVY, BABY!

Bow Down to Lizzo's Gorgeous, Glittering Afro

Is it hot in here, or are we coming down with a case of Lizzo's '70s fever? 

ON THE FRINGE

Jennifer Lopez's Perfect Curtain Bangs Are Distracting Me From Her Big Announcement

Her curtain bangs will forever be my hairstyle goals. 

BUMP IT UP

I Hope They Still Make Bumpits Because I Want to Do My Hair Like Lily Collins

Her subtle beehive hairstyle wasn't literally achieved with a Bumpit, but now we're kind of tempted to buy one…

BRING ME TO LIFE

This Dual-Chambered Protein Hair Mask Helped Revive My Dull, Thinning Hair

While recovering from PCOS-related hair loss, this $42 mask has kept dryness and brittleness at bay. 

BRAIDED UP

How in the World Did We Miss Tia Mowry's Opulent-as-Hell Beaded Braid?

The actor's simple plait got an upgrade with a few strands of silver pearls. 

TINSEL TALK

Hair Tinsel Is the Glitzy, Unexpected Accent That's Been Seen Over a Billion Times on TikTok

Who would have thought that adding colorful string to your hair would become such a celebrity-beloved look?

NATURAL HAIR 101

How to Ace Your Wash Day

Plus why co-wash might not always be the best cleansing product for kinky, curly hair.

HAIRY SITUATION

I Took TikTok's Advice and Started Shaving Down There With a Beard Trimmer

My sensitive skin and depression-fueled laziness are truly thanking me right now. 

BANG-UP JOB

Kat Dennings Cut Her Own Bangs for the New Year and Wants to Know What You Think

This is the most suspenseful video clip of the new year.

BLACK TO THE FUTURE

The Afrofuturist Beauty Renaissance Is Happening Now

The cultural movement is enjoying a resurgence, spearheaded by Gen Z musicians.

WORK THOSE INCHES

Why TikTok Is Obsessed With Micro-Link Extensions

Everything you need to know about this extremely natural-looking option. 

A NEW BEGINNING

Jada Pinkett Smith Can't Help But Laugh at the Line That Showed Up on Her Shaved Head

The Red Table Talk host insists on being "friends" with her alopecia.

The Best of the Best

These Were the Most Read Stories on Allure in 2021

We'd like to think you know a little more about manicures, melanin, and Martha Stewart now than you did at the beginning of the year.

LICE TO MEET YOU

The Truth Behind the Myth That Black People Can't Get Lice

No, lice don't discriminate, but in the U.S., they do have preferences. 

BADER DOES IT BETTER

I Tried Augustinus Bader's New Hair-Care Line on My Type 4 Coils

The celebrated skin-care brand is expanding into hair — here's how the latest products stack up. 

Feeling Buzzed

Saweetie Is Kicking Off 2022 With the Big Chop

This is the shortest we've ever seen her hair, and she looks so damn good. 

HAIR-RAISING ISSUE

Are We Done With Wigs or Nah?

The upkeep that goes into caring for a wig and your own hair seems to go against the notion that they're easier to deal with.

CUTTING EDGE

Why the "Mixie" (Mullet-Pixie) Will Be the Most Popular Haircut of 2022 

A mullet-pixie haircut hybrid is already making its rounds on social media — and soon, it'll be everywhere else. 

DECK THE HALLS WITH DEALS

25 Best After-Christmas Beauty Sales to Shop Right Now

Time to treat yourself for making it through 2021.

BEST OF 2021

These Were the Absolute Best Beauty Looks in Music Videos This Year

Our favorite musicians really brought it in 2021.

HOW LIZZO STOLE CHRISTMAS

Lizzo Stole Mrs. Grinch’s Look for Christmas

The singer proves that it is actually quite possible to pull off the Mrs. Grinch look while looking cute at the same time. 

QUITE FRANK(LIN)

Jennifer Hudson Wore at Least 12 Wigs for Her Role as Aretha Franklin in Respect

The film's lead hair and makeup artists took us behind the beehives.

BROW CHECK

Everything You Need to Know About Grooming Curly Eyebrows

We tapped brow experts to share step-by-step tips on how to tweeze and trim.

ALLURE PODCAST

Everything You Need to Know About Hair Color

There's fascinating chemistry behind what you're putting on your head.

'70S FEVER

Vanessa Hudgens Is Serving Major '70s Holiday Glam With Feathered Hair and Sparkling Eyes

It's giving Bianca Jagger meets Charlie's Angels.

VOLUNTARY RECALL

P&G Recalls More Than 30 Dry Shampoos and Dry Conditioners Over Benzene Concerns

The known carcinogen was found in numerous aerosol spray products from Pantene, Aussie, Herbal Essences, and more.

'TIS THE SEASON

Forget the Red Nose — Gwen Stefani Is Rudolph the Pink-Haired Reindeer This Christmas

Is pink the new Christmas red? It sure is looking that way. 

WIG OUT

Meet the Black Hairstylists Behind Your Favorite Celebrity Wigs

We're experiencing a lace front revolution, and these men are leading the charge.

HINDSIGHT IS 20/20

The Silliest (and Most Dangerous) TikTok Beauty Hacks People Tried in 2021

Spoiler alert: many of these TikTok hacks should not be tried at home. 

CHILDHOOD NOSTALGIA

Bella Hadid Is Bringing Back the Bobble Hair Ties of Your Childhood

The model proves that you can still rock the nostalgic accessory even when you're no longer five years old.