Nearly 20 years old, the magazine is known for covering beauty in a thorough, insider-y way that rarely disappoints us (please don’t ever leave, Linda!). Geared towards those who live for everything beauty–from off runway trends to celebrity features to in-depth scientific stories and moving essays (there’s a side serving of fashion, too), there’s always something to love, whether it’s the gorgeous art, inspirational stories or useful information. But this month is especially great because…
It’s the Best of Beauty issue! This year marks the mag’s 14th time testing a zillion products and naming 190 of the very best shampoos, lipsticks, mascaras, fragrance, nail polish and more. Below, a gorgeous rainbow of the award-winning lipsticks.
A few others listed in the issue:
Best Mascara (Lengthening): Cover Girl LashBlast Length Mascara.
Best Anti-Aging Treatment for Wrinkles: RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream.
Best Self-Tanner: St. Tropez Everyday Gradual Tan Mousse.
Below, a cozy smattering of most intriguing scents of the season:
Any one of the most exciting features is the Cheap Thrills. For the price of one luxe skin cream, you can purchase all 31 products of the $9, editor-vetted products listed in the story.
The October issue of Allure hit newsstands Thursday, September 16th.
Photos courtesy Allure.