Of all the many skin-care sins out there, not removing your makeup is probably number one. That’s doubly true after a dance competition or recital, when your face is caked in heavy stage makeup and sweat. But those thick layers of pancake, powder, and eyelash glue aren’t easy to get rid of. Here, we break […]
Halloween is just around the corner, and if you haven’t already decided what you’ll be dressing up as during dance class this year, IT’S CRUNCH TIME, GUYS! So what should you be? Regular costumes can inhibit movement and distract you from working hard on your technique (ain’t nobody got time for that), but not dressing […]
We’re about to hit peak competition season, and that means tons (and tons) of makeup. Even if you’ve mastered a skin-care routine to combat the hours your skin spends covered in foundation and powder, you may be overlooking one important detail: your makeup brushes. The tools of your trade need cleaning, too! Dirty makeup brushes […]
Last night was New York City Ballet’s fall gala, which is basically prom night for NYCB and its most stylish fans. The highly anticipated evening merged fashion and ballet, featuring collaborations between the industries’ most talented designers and choreographers. And while the performance was exceptional, we were as obsessed with what we saw on the […]
With summer comes sun-kissed skin—except when you’re in the studio all day! When you find yourself months into peak sun season with no tan lines to show, reaching for a bottle of self-tanning lotion or spray seems like the perfect quick fix. It’s easy, cheap, safer than broiling in the sun all day and convenient—you […]
No stage look is complete without a luscious set of false lashes. But actually getting the flimsy strips on your eyelids can seem impossible. We asked makeup artist Chuck Jensen to show us the best way to apply those fabulous falsies.
Everyone loves playing with sparkly makeup—but it’s easy to go overboard and end up covered in glitter! We asked makeup artist Chuck Jensen to create two looks that will give you a tasteful glow.
Sparkles? Check. Elegance? Definitely. Three of our favorite dancers? You bet. There are a million and one stories about dancer style, but fewer opportunities to see dancers shine as models—a different undertaking altogether. In these glowing images from Allure, American Ballet Theatre principal Isabella Boylston, New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns and Alvin Ailey […]