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Good chocolates make a romantic gift for Valentine’s Day, a sweet token for Mothers’ Day, and a compelling excuse to eat “antioxidants”.
Recover in style at these 10 hotel spas, where unique treatments use balancing elements from quartz crystals to therapeutic oils, so you can start your holiday refreshed.
When “yoga” describes pants more often than a Hindu discipline, #namaste gets 9 million hits on Instagram, and there’s an app called Buddhify, it’s pretty safe to declare: Nothing’s sacred. Or rather, everything is.
Where better to find retro beauty tips than at the biggest pin-up pageant in the world, Miss Viva Las Vegas 20? Allure braved the neon lights and slot machines to score vintage beauty secrets from select contestants, and tips from newly-crowned Miss Viva Las Vegas, New Zealand’s Miss Monique Sweet.
Drug rugs. Rasta colors. Pot-leaf motifs. Honestly, the reason many people aren’t open about their enthusiasm for cannabis is how embarrassing the surrounding culture is. But this 4/20, we’re celebrating a new generation of chic, well-designed cannabis offerings we’d be proud to give or receive.
In the Venn diagram of modern cannabis culture, the new crop of beauty products has tapped the expanding area of overlap between “stoner” and “skincare enthusiast”.
Passover Seders can be dull, prolonged affairs—leave it to Metallica to change all of that forever.
Think toffee-apple matzo crunch, green chocolate plague frogs, and chai-flavored Stars of David.
The first rule of cannaspa? Don't talk about cannaspa.
Introducing Tony Medina a.k.a. His Vintage Touch, the man behind Andra Day and Dita Von Teese's vintage, red carpet hairstyles.
The very first Fredric Brandt, M.D. endowed professorship at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is... Antonella Tosti, M.D., the Magellan of hair and nails.
It’s so much weirder than you think.
If David Bowie's untimely passing has reawakened a long-simmering passion for intergalactic makeup, meet the Black Moon Cosmetics Cosmic EyeDust collection, a line of astral eye shadows.
Periods: no longer shameful (yay!). Periods: still super painful (ugh). Enter our “Periodic” Table, where we decode each element of your cycle so you can outsmart symptoms. Read on, earn your masters in menstruation. (Women's Health Magazine, Jan/ Feb 2017 issue)
By now, you’ve probably heard of—or even considered—the latest semipermanent eyebrow procedures. Here’s what you need to know before you go under the needle. (Or microblade? Don’t worry, we’ll get to all that in a second.)