Month: April 2020

Dascha Polanco Talks Self-Care and Self-Love During Quarantine – NewBeauty Skip to content Dascha Polanco is more than just a cast member on your favorite Netflix shows, the 37-year-old Dominican-American actress is also a podcast host, a body positivity role model and the star of your next favorite movie. Her next on-screen roles include Lin-Manuel
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This story is part of our Self-Care Is Essential project exploring the simple power of caring for yourself. All around the country, Americans are learning what it feels like to wear a protective mask. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s latest guidance advises Americans to wear cloth face coverings in public areas where
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Senegalese twists are one of the most popular protective style options out there, and for good reason. Not only do they look fire and add length, this beloved celeb trend allows your locks to grow out without any risk of damage and they’re also super versatile. We tapped Mane Master Naeemah LaFond, amika’s Global Artistic Director,
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Rosdiana CiaravoloGetty Images On March 20, as the threat of the novel coronavirus intensified, an official mandate passed that businesses providing beauty services would have to shut down temporarily to slow the spread of the virus, forcing many women—myself included—to look to the internet for assistance. The ’90s music videos in my YouTube queue were
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Courtesy of Kelsey Randall Some of our favorite up-and-coming designers have pivoted to face masks, offering a version for every taste, often with philanthropic benefits. If you’d rather make your own, take a page from NYC designer Kelsey Randall, whose glittery Western looks have been worn by Beyoncé, Kacey Musgraves, and Lil Nas X. Randall
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Nailing down the right steps for your personalized hair routine is a vital part of maintaining a healthy scalp. Sure, shampooing and conditioning are two of the main steps, but that doesn’t mean that it ends there. Deep conditioners, hair masks, and leave-in products are just as important, but you should consider adding a scrub
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When writing our spring summer 2020 trend report, we could have never anticipated the way life as we know it would change. While many of the buyers’ predictions about holiday clothes and wedding guest outfits are now irrelevant to the current climate, there are several items that are proving to be just as popular, despite not being
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Pascal Le SegretainGetty Images Saint Laurent has announced that it plans to forgo its ready-to-wear show at Paris Fashion Week for the upcoming spring 2021 season and will not follow the prescribed Fashion Week calendar for the rest of 2020. The French fashion brand, and subsidiary of luxury conglomerate Kering, points to the coronavirus outbreak
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We understand that tending to your mental health is important, especially now as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues — and so do mental-health professionals. Many have volunteered their time to provide free services and therapy sessions to help you cope with whatever you’re going through related to COVID-19 or otherwise. For instance, Adrienne Meier, PhD,
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If you’re afraid to fly, try… VETIVER An earthy, calming oil, vetiver is known to release fear. Terri Thomas, lead massage therapist at Miraval Austin, refers to it as “grounding.” It even supports the immune system while you travel. Alternates: Diluted flower essential oils like chamomile, neroli, clary sage, rose, rose geranium, or a single
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The 2020 Met Gala may be postponed, but that hasn’t stopped people from getting fashionably creative and imaginative at home. Prompted by Billy Porter and Vogue, stylish individuals have been re-creating designer outfits for the #MetGalaChallenge, and no surprise, the results are absolutely incredible. Billy kicked off the challenge last month when he asked followers
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Descending like a storm, the novel coronavirus’s arrival to the United States shuttered, in a matter of weeks, businesses across the country. Latest reports put national unemployment at 22 million, qualifying for a recession more than 40 times over. Allure would not exist if it were not for the work and experiences of hairstylists, nail
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Feature Image by Diogo Brandao If you’re bored during self-isolation and looking for new ways to stay entertained, why not try learning how to braid? But before you click away because you already know how to create gorgeous plaits on your own, we can guarantee there’s a new braiding style for you to master. From
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