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Nicola Dall'Asen

Staff Writer

About me: Obsessed with cat-eyes, Red Bull, and Paul Stanley to an unhealthy degree. 
My sign: Virgo sun, Taurus moon, Scorpio rising
Hair Texture: Fine, curly, and uncooperative
Hair Color: Shrek green
Skin Tone: So, so pale
Skin Type: Normal / Sensitive
The Product I Always Run Out Of: Chemical exfoliants
Beauty Product(s) You Can’t Live Without: Brow pencils and mascara
Biggest Beauty Indulgence: Monthly hair dye refills
If I Could Trade Makeup Bags With Anyone It Would Be: Pat McGrath, who else?
Fragrance I’m Currently Wearing: Bitter Peach by Tom Ford

LENDING A HAND
Why Are Hand Tattoos So Hard to Heal? Here's How Artists Handle Aftercare

We asked artists to share their tried-and-true aftercare tips that keep tattoos looking fresh for years to come.

a hairy situation
Nicki Minaj's Fans Are Begging Her Not to Perm Her Natural Hair

The rapper revealed the state of her natural texture and it's so pretty, fans are pleading with her to embrace it.

HAIR TODAY, GONE TOMORROW
How Brad Mondo Sparked a TikTok Hair Revolution Without Saying a Word

Why are people destroying their hair just to see this stylist's reaction?

DON'T BE A GRINCH
Kylie Jenner's Grinch-Themed Holiday Makeup Collection Confuses and Thrills Me

On the next episode of "Keeping Up With the Whos in Whoville…"

BETTER TOGETHER
Ciara and Russell Wilson: The Fragrance Industry's New Power Couple

The duo opens up to Allure about the story behind their duo of refreshing and musky scents.

I'LL BE THERE FOR YOU
This Affordable Friends Makeup Line Will Transport You to the '90s

If it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year, let Revolution Beauty fix that.

WHEN 2 BECOME 1
Jennifer Lopez's Blonde Space Buns Are a Low-Key Ode to the Spice Girls

If Baby Spice and Scary Spice's iconic hairdos had a child, this would be it.

TIKTOK TRENDS
Henna Freckles Are TikTok's Biggest Beauty Trend, But Are They Safe?

This ultra-popular TikTok technique is riskier than you'd think. 

ONE SIZE FITS ALL
Patrick Starrr's New Collection Is Bringing Makeup Maximalism Back to 2020

The influencer and founder of One/Size Beauty tells Allure why glamour isn't dead.

THEY'RE JUST LIKE US
Zoë Kravitz Misses Getting Ready Just as Much as You Do

The actor reveals to Allure the no-makeup makeup routine she's perfected while staying at home.

NEW LAUNCHES
Tarte Fans Inspired a New Shape Tape Concealer for Dry Skin Types

Customers asked and the cosmetics company answered with an all-new formula.

LOUBIWORLD
Christian Louboutin Turned His Red-Bottom Shoes Into a Fragrance Line

The designer tells us all about the "dream worlds" that inspired his new collection, Loubiworld.

NAILED IT
Oat Milk Nails Are the Nail-Art Equivalent to No-Makeup Makeup

Nail artist Fariha Ali tells Allure how she invented the manicure that looks like your natural nails — but better.

YOUR CIVIC DUTY
Lipslut Is Donating Proceeds From Its F*ck Trump Lipstick to the Causes Trump Hates

From now through Election Day, all earnings from Lipslut's famous anti-Trump lipstick collection will go toward civil and voting rights organizations.

get glowing
Bobbi Brown Makes Her Triumphant Return to Makeup With Jones Road

The legendary makeup artist tells Allure all about her new venture.

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