11 Heating Pads That’ll Soothe Your Period Pains

Soleil Summer/Allure Facebook Email Pinterest Anyone who menstruates knows that the painful cramps that often coincide with your period can be agonizing. Yes, you can always take a painkiller, but heating pads for cramps are also extremely useful for easing lower abdomen and back pain related to menstruation. According to Ana G. Cepin, MD, a […]

The formula shortage is hurting families: What parents should know and do

It’s terrifying to think about not being able to feed your baby — and right now, with the baby formula shortage, parents all over the country are feeling exactly that terror. The supply chain for baby formula had been tenuous for some time, but when Abbott Pharmaceuticals recalled many of their formula products — and […]

Swimming lessons save lives: What parents should know

Before going any further, here’s the main thing parents should know about swimming lessons: all children should have them. Every day, about 11 people die from drowning in the United States. Swimming lessons can’t prevent all of those deaths, but they can prevent a lot of them. A child doesn’t need to be able to […]

Lizzo Can’t Stop Showing Off Her Pink Hair, but We’re Not Complaining

Getty Images Facebook Email Pinterest We all go through our fair share of phases. Whether it's train rides home listening to the same song on repeat, pedicure after pedicure with the exact nail polish you've always worn before, or the same god damn avocado toast for lunch day after day. It all feels right, just […]

15 Mini Vibrators That Deserve a Spot in Your Carry-On Bag

Soleil Summer/Allure Facebook Email Pinterest Going somewhere? Don't forget to tuck a mini vibrator into your carry-on luggage. Believe us, there's nothing worse than a restless case of horniness to ruin a vacation. But with these buzzy, rumbly yet whisper-quiet vibrators, you can masturbate the day away without the risks of catching an STD after […]

How One Dermatologist Treated Her Own Melasma

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The Best Face Serums for Every Skin Type

Allure / Summer Soleil Facebook Email Pinterest If there's one step in our daily skin-care routine that we dare not skip, it's applying serum. The best face serums deliver a highly concentrated, potent dose of active ingredients to the skin and target a range of skin concerns in one go. Whether it's antioxidants, hyaluronic acid, […]

The $28 Perfume That Kickstarted My Obsession With Fragrance

Illustration by Channing Smith Facebook Email Pinterest All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Welcome to The Sniff Test, a column about everything that smells good. For each edition, we speak to interesting people about what […]

Ana De Armas Is Unrecognizable as Marilyn Monroe in the First “Blonde” Trailer

Netflix Facebook Email Pinterest Actor Ana De Armas is set to lead the highly anticipated Netflix original film, Blonde. The first-of-its-kind film was written and directed by Andrew Dominik. The film is based off Joyce Carol Oates best-selling novel originally titled Blonde. Netflix released a chilling glimpse of the film's official trailer on June 16 […]