Chlöe Bailey Takes Her Place Among the Hip-Hop Feminists — Cover Interview

As a teen star and half of a sister act, Chlöe Bailey charmed audiences for years. Now she’s launched a solo music career and is lending her distinctive voice to an essential story about sex, race, and Black women’s bodies. BY: Joan Morgan PHOTOGRAPHED BY: Micaiah Carter On the day of our interview, Chlöe is … Read more

Hailey Bieber Knows You’re Sick of Celebrity Beauty Brands | Allure Cover, Interview

Hailey Bieber wants her beauty brand, Rhode, to be “cool and attainable.” Though she intends to lend plenty of her own cool to the business, she hopes people will give the line a try without knowing it has anything to do with her. Darian Symoné HarvinZoey Grossman On an early Monday morning, Venice Beach in … 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

Amanda Gorman Is Sick of People Pointing Fingers at Gen Z — Cover Interview

One of Amanda Gorman’s most celebrated foremothers, Gwendolyn Brooks, said that “poetry is life distilled.” Gorman’s young life has already brought her strength, purpose, and the chance to shape a generation with her inimitable voice. BY: Jessica Cruel PHOTOGRAPHED BY: Djeneba Aduayom “I was just thinking about you.” These are the first words that Amanda … Read more