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Nicola Dall'Asen

News Editor, Allure.com

Nicola Dall'Asen is the digital news editor at Allure, where she oversees beauty news coverage and writes Learning Curve, a monthly column that unpacks the complicated experience of accepting your body in a world that doesn't want you to. She previously served as senior editor at Revelist and held additional roles at Thrillist and Sweet.

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.

Sensitive Subject

Solaana MD Healthy Base Layer Hydrates My Sensitive Skin

The rich whipped formula is ideal for my rosacea-prone skin.

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. 

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. 

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. 

LEARNING CURVE

My Hair Loss Took the Most Unexpected Toll on My Body Image

My body's been through a lot this year, but none of it mattered until I started losing my hair. 

MANI-AC

I Swear Jennifer Lopez Put Fairydust in Her Latest Manicure

Feast your eyes on the singer's perfect holiday nail color. 

BOLD STREAK

Miley Cyrus Has Skunk Hair Now — But, Like, in a Cool Way

The black streaks in her white-blonde hair give the two-tone hair trend a new twist.

Peachy Keen

Peach Makeup Will Be One of the Top Beauty Trends of 2022

This fruity hue was all over runways during the spring/summer 2022. Here's how to wear it.

NEW YEAR, NEW TRENDS

The 7 Biggest Makeup Trends of 2022

We polled some of our favorite makeup artists to find the year's biggest trends. 

THE CLOCK APP STRIKES AGAIN

TikTok's Latest Viral Makeup Hack: Frozen Makeup Sponges

Haven't these sponges been through enough already?

THE RHODE AHEAD

Hailey Bieber Confirmed That Her Beauty Brand, Rhode, Is Coming Soon

The mode confirms in a recent YouTube video that the wait for her self-titled beauty brand is almost over. 

FIND YOUR PLEASING

We Tried Everything From Harry Styles's Beauty Brand, Pleasing

Everything Styles creates (including this skin-care and nail polish line) causes mass hysteria. Naturally, this calls for a review. 

THE HUMAN RACE

Pharrell's Humanrace Brand Is Launching Two New Products

The legendary producer has expanded his brand into body care — here, all the must-know details. 

STATE OF GRACE

Taylor Swift Wore Two Very 2012 Beauty Looks on the Eve of the Red Rerelease

The singer-songwriter appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with a throwback red lip and blunt bangs. 

VIVA LA MUSTACHE

I Will Never Recover From Zac Efron With a 1970s Pornstache

The actor went full Ted Lasso for a new role, and I'm having some Feelings. 

WINGING IT

Meghan Markle's Makeup Artist Breaks Down Her Bright Purple Look From the Salute To Freedom Gala

Daniel Martin created this bright and dewy look with some luxurious skin care and a slew of BIPOC-owned brands.

BLACK HAIR

There Was an Amazing Celebration of Black Hair at the Country Music Awards

Mickey Guyton, Brittney Spencer, and Madeline Edwards performed "Love My Hair" as an ode to Black hair in all its beauty. 

NERD ALERT

Colourpop Cosmetics Created an Entire The Mandalorian Makeup Collection

After the smashing success of its Baby Yoda-themed eye shadow palette, the brand is expanding. 

EXPENSIVE TASTE

The Locket Kristen Stewart Wears Everywhere Has Lipstick Inside of It

If anyone is wondering what to get me for the holidays….