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screen time • HOME OFFICE? MORE LIKE HOME STUDIO. HERE’S SOME OF THE ZOOM-FRIENDLY MISCELLANY THAT HELPS BEAUTIFY MY PLACE ON THE GRID.
the remains of the day
Right at Home
Home Goods • Counter cleaner was the least sexy product we could imagine—and okay, it kind of still is. But the beauty industry has helped upgrade household basics, instantly improving each room in the house.
DOWN TO EARTH
EDITORS’ FAVORITES • THE FEEL-GOOD FINDS OUR EDITORS CAN’T STOP DM’ING ABOUT. (SERIOUSLY, IT’S BORDERLINE SPAM.)
break free • The rules of deep conditioning are simple and finite: Use one every other time you wash your hair, comb it through to help spread it evenly, and prevent damage that lasts forever (or at least until your next haircut). Whether your hair is straight, wavy, or curly, your perfect match is right here.
GLOSSING OVER THINGS
brie larson • CAPTAIN MARVEL IS SAFE AT HOME, MOISTURIZED, AND WAXING POETIC ON HOW BEAUTY BUILDS CHARACTER—INCLUDING ONE’S OWN.
charlotte tilbury • THE “BEAUTY BOUDOIR” INSIDE THE MAKEUP ARTIST’S LONDON HOME IS AT ONCE A FASHION ARCHIVE, DAY SPA, AND RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LAB FOR HER RAPIDLY GROWING COSMETICS EMPIRE.
ASK THE BEAUTY EXPERT • Once upon a time, Allure ran advice columns by our favorite beauty pros. In celebration of our 30th anniversary, we’re bringing back the tradition, but this time the beauty expert is—us! (We’ve learned a lot over the years.)
make a splash
Free Spirit • EMBRACE THE UNEXPECTED WITH SCULPTURAL SILHOUETTES AND LOADS OF COLOR, INSPIRED BY THIS NAPA VALLEY BATHROOM BY ETC.ETERA.
Vanity Flair • TO MAKE A LONDON BATH FEEL OF THE MOMENT, AD100 DESIGNER BEATA HEUMAN MIXED THINGS UP—PAIRING AN OVERSIZED MIRROR WITH A PAINTED CANE-FRONT VANITY (“AS THOUGH WE DID IT AT TWO DIFFERENT TIMES”) AND OFFSETTING A BRUSHEDSTAINLESS-STEEL BACKSPLASH WITH BRONZE FITTINGS. SAYS HEUMAN: “PEOPLE ARE OFTEN QUITE FORMULAIC ABOUT BATHROOMS. I WANTED IT TO BE NOT BATHROOMY AND SLIGHTLY BOHEMIAN.”
Effortlessly Chic • GORGEOUS FLORALS, GILDED TOUCHES, AND CASUAL ÉLAN DEFINE THIS BATH AT A COUNTRY HOME OUTSIDE PARIS. (THE OWNER IS DIOR MAISON AND BABY DIOR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR CORDELIA DE CASTELLANE.)
THE FACE CHART WITH tyron machhausen
CLEANING HOUSE • A TIDY HOME ISN’T THE ONLY GOOD THING TO COME FROM DECLUTTERING. THE ART OF PARING BACK IS ALSO A RESET FOR THE SOUL.
WELL-EDITED • Beauty editors aren’t the only people who are swimming in lipsticks and dried-out mascaras. The Home Edit organization pros, Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, share their tips for wrangling an over-the-top collection.
i’m for floyd • WHEN THE AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM TAKES THE LIFE OF A BLACK PERSON, THE WEIGHT OFTEN FALLS TO THE FAMILY LEFT BEHIND TO PICK UP THE PIECES AND FIGHT FOR JUSTICE. BRIDGETT FLOYD, THE SISTER OF GEORGE FLOYD, WRITES ABOUT HOW HER LIFE CHANGED IN AN INSTANT AND HOW SHE USED TRAGEDY TO FIND HER VOICE—AND BE A MEGAPHONE FOR OTHERS.
justina blakeney • Much like her bohemian home decor brand Jungalow, Blakeney’s beauty rituals are all about relaxation and (stylish) comfort. The Los Angeles-based designer creates self-care spaces throughout her home and believes in the power of plants for nourishing her soul, skin, and signature halo of curls. “I look for beauty products that have ingredients I can understand.”
what’s in store? • AS IT TURNS OUT, A LOT OF CHARMING, CREATIVE, FRESH IDEAS ON HOW TO STYLE YOUR BEAUTY SPACE. BECAUSE A PERFUME...