Juliet Okoro

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Best New Year's Eve Dresses: 12 Styles To Sparkle Up Your Life

New Year's Eve is almost upon us and it's time to start the countdown. No, not <i>that</i> countdown. We're talking about the mad rush to get your party …

The Ultimate 7-Step Closet Cleanse for the New Year

The first sign that I could use more organization in the new year is that I am late for a consult on how to achieve more organization in the new year. It’s 8:50 a.m., and I am sprinting toward the coffee shop two blocks away from my apartment in an effort to make it back by 9:00 <i>sharp</i>, when a …

The Non-Corporate, Actually Cool Way to Wear a Skirt Suit

Clothing

8 Breakthrough Face Masks That Brighten, Hydrate, and Fill

Whether as a supplement to an unexpected snow-day beauty staycation or a part of your everyday skin-care routine, face masks—in their many forms—are beauty’s proverbial cherry on top. And a new generation of products is designed to offer targeted, seriously unique skin solutions. Dark spots and …

Do You Really Need to Take 10,000 Steps Per Day?

It's a marketing ploy.<p>If you've recently invested in a fitness tracker of some description, you're probably familiar with nagging messages reminding …

Exercise

When Ice Melts: Tipping the Scales in the Predator/Prey Arms Race in Antarctica

Changing Planet<p><i>The Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (LEX-NG) Fund aims to protect the last wild places in the ocean while facilitating conservation, research, education, and community development programs in the places we explore. This blog entry spotlights some of the exciting work our</i> …

7 questions about the Zika virus that science needs to answer

Tiny heads with wizened faces that look older than they should.<p>Brazil's surge in babies born with a condition known as microcephaly has turned global attention to an outbreak of Zika virus, which is suspected to have caused a spike in the cases.<p>On Monday, the World Health Organization declared the …

Public Health

Katie Lowes’ Bronzey SAG Awards Makeup

“We wanted Katie Lowes’ makeup to be bronzy, soft and modern and to let the vibrant red dress be the focus for her stunning look,” makeup artist …

The 5 Beauty Products We're Obsessing Over This Week

A comfortable-to-wear lip gloss, our go-to polish for spring, and a styling product that has us rethinking mousse.<p>The shiny foil surface isn't just for creating the best mask selfie in the game; it also stops the hydrating serum from evaporating mid-selfie.<p><b>Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair</b> …

Makeup

The Trick To Uzo Aduba’s Modern Roman Royalty Makeup Moment

Janice Kinjo for Kiehl’s Since 1851 created Uzo Aduba’s SAG Awards appearance. The inspiration? Modern Roman royalty. DEEP! Here’s how Janice created …

7 Awesome At-Home Skin-Care Gadgets to Try Now

The most innovative skin care doesn't come in a bottle or a jar—it has an electrical cord. The newest at-home beauty gadgets use doctor's-office technology and have real data to back them up.<p>The Skin Smoother<p>Buffing away dark spots sounds like the stuff of dreams (our dreams, at least), but the <b>PMD</b> …

16 Genius Apps to Up Your Beauty Game

We've handpicked the best smartphone apps to help you tackle everything on your beauty wish list, whether it's booking that last-minute spray tan or avoiding a bad hair day with weather alerts.<p><b>Available on:</b> iPhone<p><b>Price:</b> Free<p>What's the next best thing to having a personal stylist on speed dial? This …

Apps

9 Must-Read Beauty Tips You Haven't Heard Yet

This season's coolest looks—graphic nail art, long black ribbons in the hair—are easy to get at home. Plus, the one product you need for glow-y skin—even in February.<p><b>Re-Create Demi Lovato's Edgy Hair From Our Cover</b><p>To make Lovato's short cut look edgy, hairstylist Garren blew out her hair with a …

Hair

We Tested 4 Blow-Dryers to See Which is The Fastest

We challenged four blow-dryers—all promising a faster blowout—to a race. One tester with a medium-thick lob followed the same styling routine for five days. The products (shampoo and conditioner) and the brush stayed the same, but she swapped in a new blow-dryer each day. The models went up against …

11 Chic iPhone Cases We Love Right Now

Besides saving your phone from sudden death (by way of a draining battery or shattered screen)—a phone case should also, well, look cute. Ahead, 11 we're loving right now.<p>Copyright: Samuel Wiles 2015<p><b>Skinny Dip Iphone Case</b><p>It's like the adult(ish) version of a snow globe.<p><b>Asos Iphone Case</b><p>It's like the …

Clothing

9 Fashion Apps You Need Now

Looking for a little wardrobe inspiration for spring? We rounded up the best smartphone apps to help you find—not to mention style—the perfect espadrilles and gingham skirt. And flared jeans. And tote bag. (Can you tell we're excited?)<p><b>Available on:</b> iPhone and Android<p><b>Price:</b> Free<p>It's like Tinder for …

Apps

How This $10 Detangling Tool Forever Changed the Way I Shower

Maybe this isn't something I should admit publicly (especially given that I work at <i>Allure</i>), but I don't brush my hair often. My current hair regimen includes a full brush-out twice a week on the days I rinse and repeat. Other than that, the only time bristles touch my strands is when I'm trying to …

Hair Care

Paola Kudacki, Photographer

“I grew up in Argentina in a little town an hour and a half away from Buenos Aires. My father was a painter and he used to do signage, but he was …

Buenos Aires

Ingredient To Know: Echinacea

Constantly having a head cold is my winter look. It's never just a fleeting state of sickness. It goes like this every time: chilly weather hits and …

Skin Care

This Weird New Type of Water Is Really Good for You

Rose water facial mists have been a trendy skin-care item ever since the Internet discovered that makeup artists use it <b>backstage at runway shows</b>. Emily Weiss then launched one as part of her Glossier line, and the rest, as they say, is history. But recently, we've noticed a new form of the …

Skin Care

Do You Swear by a Frozen Face Mask—Or a Hot Sauna? Choose Your Winter Beauty Strategy

When it comes to the winter beauty strategies of <i>Vogue</i> editors Laura Regensdorf and Arden Fanning—a close-knit duo in terms of desk proximity and collaborative spirit—you could call it opposites attract. Arden likes things “<i>cool cool cool cool cool</i>,” while Laura keeps an eye out for the nearest …

Cinnamon Swirl Hair Is a Thing and It's Making Us Hungry

Plus, how to add ice to your beauty routine and Zendaya's short-hairstyle inspo, ahead.<p>Cinnamon swirl hair is a real thing, and it's making us hungry. [Hello Giggles]<p>Macy's opened "the Etsy shop" to attract millennial shoppers. [Fashionista]<p>Is ice the secret to a better beauty routine? [Women and …

Why Chrissy Teigen Is a Pregnancy Beauty All-Star: 5 Easy Antidotes to Long-Hair Boredom

The unexpected beauty benefits of pregnancy can be extraordinary: radiant skin; rock-hard nails; a fuller, glossier head of hair—and, in the case of Chrissy Teigen, an opportunity for a stepped-up hair game to match her confident, body-con approach to maternity dressing.<p>The model, whose style …

The 9 Greatest Beauty Marks of All Time, From Cindy Crawford to Madonna

It’s hard to believe that when she was growing up, Cindy Crawford—who stars in <i>Vogue's</i> latest "73 Questions" video series—was teased about the now-iconic dot above her left lip. Luckily, her mother talked her out of having it removed, and the rest is supermodel history: With the help of her …

Saoirse Ronan’s Soft, Ethereal SAGs Makeup Look

Makeup artist Mai Quynh <b></b>was inspired by the light pink color of Saoirse’s dress, wanting to keep her makeup soft and ethereal with accents of silver …

The Eyeliner Mistake You're Probably Making, According to Kim Kardashian's Makeup Artist

This is going to sound kind of silly, but you're probably pulling your skin the wrong way when you put on your eyeliner. I can see you mouthing "WTF?" to your screen right now, but just hear me out. Today, Mario Dedivanovic (best known for being Kim Kardashian's makeup artist) posted a photo series …

Makeup

Gisele Bündchen’s Mommy-and-Me Trick for Perfect Winter Hair

Whether she’s embracing a humid day with textured waves or letting the Left Bank breeze create French-girl tousle, it seems Gisele Bündchen’s favorite beauty trick is using the elements as a hairstylist.<p>It’s a secret that she’s passing on to her daughter, Vivian Brady. Spotted in Boston yesterday, …

Is Too Much Cologne Grounds for a Break Up? How to Know When to Say When

cologne<p>Remember Sex Panther by Odeon? The fictional cologne, owned by Paul Rudd’s ’70s newscaster in <i>Anchorman</i>, was a formidable scent, made with bits of real panther, that stung the nostrils. “Time to musk up!” he said—before being rushed to the parking lot and vigorously hosed off. Parody aside, …

Your 2016 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Annick Goutal Rose Pompon: Rose is a classic v-day smell but this modern take on an often grandma-associated scent, will entice those who don’t even …

Beauty

The Unusual Inspiration Behind One Hairstylist's Colorful Work

Hair color modeled after famous paintings, how to highlight and contour dark skin, and Kristen Stewart's new beauty gig, all ahead.<p>One hairstylist is bringing famous paintings to life in her clients' hair. [Refinery29]<p>Everyone is talking about this Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose selfie. [StyleCaster]<p>…

Beauty