Maya Allen

Beauty Director-at-Large, the Cut

Maya Allen is beauty director-at-large at the Cut and edits columns like “Why Is Your Skin So Good” and “Auto-Refill.” She was previously the beauty director at InStyle and has also held editorial positions at Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire.

  1. spring fashion
    Mei Kawajiri’s Very Extreme NailsHer completely over-the-top talons landed her features in magazines and gigs backstage for Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Miu Miu, and Moschino.
  2. hairy situations
    Tracee Ellis Ross Wants to Redefine Your Relationship With Hot ToolsThe actress and Pattern Beauty founder just dropped a new blow-dryer designed for textured hair.
  3. getting ready with
    How The Bear’s Ayo Edebiri Got Her Golden Globes GlamChanel Beauty makeup artist Tasha Reiko Brown shared her tips with us.
  4. beauty
    The Pursuit of a Snatched Jawline Continues With Buccal Fat RemovalEverything to know about the latest celebrity cosmetic-surgery craze dominating the internet.
  5. 5 questions with…
    How Amanda Gorman Fostered Her ConfidenceIt didn’t always come naturally, but the poet built it with affirmations from her mom and using her imagery as activism.
  6. now smell this
    How to Train Your Nose, According to Louis Vuitton’s Master PerfumerPlus: Jacques Cavallier-Belletrud on working with Frank Gehry on the bottle for his fragrance Symphony and his favorite scent.
  7. holiday gifts
    25 Luxury Beauty Gifts That Are Worth the SplurgeBecause the holidays call for everything from La Mer to Dior.