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For anyone thinking about getting a facelift, we went in search of the (surprising) answer.

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What's the Ideal Age for a Facelift?
For anyone thinking about getting a facelift, we went in search of the (surprising) answer. Photographed by Hannah Khymych
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Black Women Are Fed Up With Instagram Hairstylists
Many see the rise of the “Instagram Hairstylist” as directly related to a decline in professionalism and the value of community in Black hairstyling. Allure sat down with seasoned hairstylists, “new-age” stylists, and their clients to discuss a better path forward. Image via Getty Images
Inside Ukraine's Wartime Salons
In the two years since Russia's full-scale invasion, Ukraine's beauty industry has turned basements into hair salons and painted nails under only the glow of headlamps. Its resilience is a form of resistance and a testament to the powerful role beauty services can play in a time of war. Writer: Sophia Panych Additional Reporting and Translation: Olenka Martynyuk Video Courtesy of @clipse.kyiv
For Allure's Learning Curve column, Annie Blay digs into the experience of being an African woman in America. The differing beauty standards between the two can create disorienting feelings about body image and cultural authenticity.

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Leave My Nyash Alone
For Allure's Learning Curve column, Annie Blay digs into the experience of being an African woman in America. The differing beauty standards between the two can create disorienting feelings about body image and cultural authenticity. Illustration by Ana Jarén