Maya Allen

Maya Allen is the Beauty Director for InStyle, where she oversees all beauty coverage in the magazine. She has a thing for red lipstick (her collection is 200 strong) and an elaborate skincare routine. Embracing beauty, in all of its diverse glory, is her form of activism and she’s committed to amplifying representation through storytelling. Brooklyn is where she resides. At home she’s often dancing to the latest Drake album, masking, or FaceTiming with family and friends.

On the release of his new fragrance Perfect Intense, which he's announcing exclusively on InStyle, Marc Jacobs says there’s nothing cooler than self-acceptance.
Daniel Martin, celebrity-beloved makeup artist and Tatcha's Global Director of Artistry & Education; Tina Craig, Founder of the skincare brand U Beauty; and nail artist Mei Kawajiri share their experiences in the industry — the good, the bad, and the beautiful — and how AAPI representation can improve.
Plus share the beauty products she swears by to look this good.
Our experts reveal their top picks.
"I thought because I have darker skin, the sun would never affect me, which isn't true."
After a 25-year career, makeup mastermind Pat McGrath’s artistry remains unparalleled. In this essay, she says she owes it all to her own mother.
From recovery time to side effects, everything to expect from these dermatologist-approved procedures.
The legendary actress on the soothing powers of CBD and a good, old-fashioned foot massage.
The Cuban-born actress and La Mer partner opens up about *all* of her skincare secrets.
Parties, Prague, and a Hollywood film paved the way for the beauty ambassadors and Mank co-stars to bond.
A less-is-more approach and a buzzy tool are all the actress needs to put her best face forward.
When a megastar like Jennifer Lopez decides to launch a signature beauty line, you better believe she’s going to own it.
“I’m a walking cliché; there’s no way I’d rather look at my age” 
The musician and creative mastermind opens up about his new skincare line, redefining masculinity, and the one song you should play while getting ready.