Maya Allen

Maya Allen

Digital Beauty Editor

Maya Allen is the Digital Beauty Editor at MarieClaire.com where she covers makeup, skincare, haircare, wellness, you name it! She has a 15-step skincare routine, owns over 200 red lipsticks, and enjoys testing the latest and greatest in beauty. On most weekends, you can find her at her happy place, which is her makeup vanity. There, she’s usually blasting her speakers while singing along to lyrics at the top of her lungs, and making sure her highlighter is on point. Before joining MarieClaire.com, she held positions at Byrdie.com and Cosmopolitan.com.

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Jhené Aiko on Self-Care, Insecurities, and How She Transformed Her Skin

"You have to realize that you are everything and more just on your own."

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WORTH IT: The One Beauty Product That'll Actually Change Your Life

My honest take on why you should spend your money on Dr. Brandt Hyaluronic Facial Cream.

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#BigLipstickEnergy: The 3 Lip Products I'm Obsessed With Right Now

"What lip is that?" A professional lipstick critic reveals all.

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The Only Products Celebrity Stylists Ever Use on Short Hair

In 2019, short hair stole the show.

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Emma Roberts Quietly Went From a Blonde to a Brunette

Her new hair is making me want fall and pumpkin spice lattes again.

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#BigLipstickEnergy: The 3 Lip Products I'm Obsessed With Right Now

"What lip is that?" A professional lipstick critic reveals all.

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Camila Cabello's Platinum Blonde Hair Is Making Me Want to Ditch My Dark Hair RN

The summer hair switch-ups are still going strong.

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65 Super Pretty Long Hairstyles That Are All the Summer Inspo You Need

Take these from the office to the beach.

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The 13 Absolute Best Bronzers for Dark Skin Tones

Glow on, girl.

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15 New Drugstore Products That Will Seriously Change Your Life

Every new drugstore product you need, right this way.

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The 7 Best At-Home Eyebrow Tints That Actually Work

RIP brow pencils—you won't be missed.

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#BigLipstickEnergy: The 3 Lip Products I'm Obsessed With Right Now

"What lip is that?" A professional lipstick critic reveals all.

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The 18 Best Under-Eye Concealers That Won't Melt Off Your Face This Summer

See you never, racoon eyes.

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This Video of Tina Knowles Trimming Beyoncé's Natural Hair Is Internet Gold

Beyoncé: "Mama, that's annoying...like, very annoying."

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These Blonde Ombré Hairstyles Will Make You Feel Summertime Fine

Sun-kissed strands for all skin tones.

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#BigLipstickEnergy: The 3 Lip Products I'm Obsessed With Right Now

"What lip is that?" A professional lipstick critic reveals all.

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The 11 Best Self-Tanners for Summer That Will Never, Ever Streak

Welcome to your new, perfectly bronzed life.

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I Tried Celebrity Makeup Artist Sir John's New Lion King Collection

A step-by-step tutorial, right this way.

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“It’s the Little Things:” Bobbi Brown on the Importance of Self-Care for Career Women

The beauty mogul shares how she's reinventing her life.

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An Expert-Approved Guide to Glowing Summer Beach Makeup

Plus, products that will give you a golden goddess glow.

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#BigLipstickEnergy: The 3 Lip Products I'm Obsessed With Right Now

"What lip is that?" A professional lipstick critic reveals all.

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10 Gentle Sunscreens That Won't Irritate Your Face​

Because SPF should save your skin, not aggravate it.

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The Absolute Best Foundations Ever, According to Marie Claire Editors

And we take our foundations *very* seriously.