The History of Wigs

In 2013, New York City hairstylist Darnell Wold began the intricate process of building a wig from scratch. Using a small needle, he wove human hair to a lace cap and stitched individual strands at the hairline to achieve a realistic effect. He snapped a picture of his design while it was still a wo
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What Laying in an LED Light Therapy Bed is Really Like

An LED red light therapy bed may look like a tanning bed and glow like a tanning bed, but this light-up piece of machinery is definitely NOT a tanning bed. In fact, unlike tanning beds (which have been shown to cause cancer and premature aging), LED light therapy beds may be able to lower your blood
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How to Shop Sephora’s Beauty Insider Sale

Sephora's biannual VIB Rouge Sale might be one for the books, but there's a little-known sale happening right now that's just as noteworthy. Sephora’s Beauty Insider Sale just started in celebration of the membership program's tenth anniversary. If you are a part of Sephora
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Six under-the-radar acts to catch at Panorama Music Festival

Panorama, a mini Coachella on the East Coast, kicks off Friday in New York City. On the lineup are eye-popping headliners Frank Ocean, Nine Inch Nails, A Tribe Called Quest and Solange. But lots of acts in smaller print are worth your attention. Here are six artists over the festival’s three
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Victoria Beckham Wore a Totally Chill Outfit and I’m So Confused

Victoria Beckham was once a stalwart for stilettos and ultra body-con attire. The more fabulous, the better.Even as other stars embraced the no-fuss aesthetic and stepped into flats. For instance, Gal Gadot, while promoting Wonder Woman, actually made comfy kicks look insanely cool. Beckham, on the
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This Woman Stopped Cutting Her Hair for 14 Years and Now She Looks Like a Real-Life Rapunzel

In order to avoid spilt ends, breakage, and a ratty nest of tangles, hairstylists (and Allure editors!) will tell you to regularly book an appointment with your salon for a maintenance trim every three (or so) months. Of course, this is just a standard practice — and not the rule — put in place
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This Website is Advertising “Black Girl Magic” Tees on White Models

"Black Girl Magic" is a phrase that celebrates all the cool sh*t black women do, and it's become a rallying cry for women of color from Amanda Stenberg to Solange — even former President Barack Obama has weighed in on the phenomenon. It's inevitable that a phrase this close to
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Kate Hudson Just Got a Buzz Cut

For most of Kate Hudson's career, her hair has looked basically the same. For the past decade or two, her golden blonde hair is typically in beachy waves. Sure, she's gotten a bob and bangs over the past couple years, but the color has stayed exactly the same, and her hair always falls und
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This Woman’s Hair Broke Off While Bleaching It at Home

You know the directions on the back of at-home hair-dye kits? Well, you should really read them. Truly. Because if you don't, things can go awry in a matter of seconds. Just ask YouTuber Stephanie Aird, who was the unfortunate victim of an at-home bleaching session gone wrong.In a recently resu
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Sleek Makeup’s The GlowDown Challenges Makeup Artists and Drag Queens to Compete

Pepsi versus Coke, dogs versus cats, man versus wild — all are pretty iconic match ups. But how about drag queen versus beauty vlogger? Who would win in a battle of the contours? Sleek Makeup is about to answer that question with a hilarious and completely mesmerizing new video series. In honor of
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