Many Hairstylists Don’t Want to Work Full-Time at Salons Anymore. What Does That Mean for Your Haircut?

But now hiring — and keeping — talented stylists and colorists at salons is more challenging. Junior stylists see other stylists’ success on social, but not the years of work that came before, says Abby Haliti, a colorist in New York and New Jersey who also does hair-color pop-ups internationally. “Assistants don’t want to sweep … Read more

23 Allure-Approved Small Beauty Businesses Worth a Road Trip Across the United States

MAREN MORRIS: My mother is a hairdresser, so when I moved to Nashville I knew I had to find someone who could carry the torch of what she had done for me for 23 years. I googled the best salons in Nashville and then I found you. MARWA BASHIR: I remember when we met. It … Read more

How Quinta Brunson’s Beauty Routine Has Changed in Her ‘Abbott Elementary’ Era — Interview

Allure: I know you transitioned from relaxed hair to your natural hair a few years ago. What was that journey like? Brunson: Well, for me, honestly I didn’t have money at the time, and I could not go to the hairdresser anymore. I had to learn how to do my own hair, and that involved … Read more

How to Keep Natural Hair Moisturized Between Washes

As much as we love curly hair, we’d be lying if we said it was always a breeze to maintain. Whether you’ve got loose ringlets or tight coils, finding the perfect routine and cocktail of products to keep it in tip-top shape can be a challenge. “Why is my hair so dry?” is a question … Read more

Twee Fashion Might Not Be Coming Back — but Twee Hair Is

“Won’t you sit right down and stay while…” For we millennials who were teenagers during the great twee era of the early 2010s, that line from She & Him’s “Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?” sends an icky shiver down our spines as we remember the patterned tights, apron dresses, and wingtip shoes we … Read more