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Marci Robin

Contributing Editor

Marci Robin is a contributing editor at Allure. She previously served as senior beauty editor at GoodHousekeeping.com, executive editor of xoVain, and senior online editor at NewBeauty; her writing has also appeared in publications such as InStyle, MarthaStewart.com, and Refinery29. She graduated from Florida State University with a degree in creative writing and a regrettable early-2000s haircut. When she's not posting pictures of her dog, Rufus, Marci can usually be found performing in community-theater musicals and karaoke bars in South Florida, where she now resides after spending most of the last two decades in New York City.

OIL CAN...NOT

No, Oils Cannot Hydrate Your Skin and Hair

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

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.

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.

Short Styles

The '90s Bixie — a Hybrid of a Bob and a Pixie — Is Back and It's the Short Hairstyle of 2022

I don't think we called it a bixie the first time around, but this beloved look has been overdue for a return to trendiness.

That's Peri Nice

Pantone Invented a New Hue for Its 2022 Color of the Year

This is the first time in the history of the Color of the Year program that an entirely new shade was created.

This Sh*t Is Bananas

TikTok Declares Banana Clips Are Back Without Consulting Me First

My inner child is very disappointed over this comeback trend. My outer adult, however, has other thoughts.

Katy Perry's Hair Tinsel Is the Holiday Party Style You've Been Looking For

The singer wore "fairy hair" to promote her upcoming Vegas residency.

Drawing the Line

I Finally Tried Mario Dedivanovic's Viral "Lip Lift" Liner Trick

You've been overlining your lips all wrong.

SOME REALLY GOOD DEALS

Amazon Has Some of the Best Cyber Monday Beauty Deals on the Entire Internet

It's time to get some serious discounts on hot tools, lipstick, serums, and more.

DEALS DEALS DEALS

Sephora Dropped Major Beauty Markdowns for Cyber Monday

Save up to 50 percent off on these editor-approved picks.

NORDY DEALS

Nordstrom Just Refreshed Its Beauty Deals, and They're So Good

Save up to 50 percent on NuFace, Kiehl's, and more for Cyber Monday.