I bought a liter of this fancy lotion because it changed my skin in just one week

October 19, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC Everyone laughs at me, but I love, love, love showering at my yoga studio. And it’s not because I can control the shower pressure (swoon!), or because I don’t have to worry about washing my own towels (score!). It’s because the entire locker room is bedecked with Kiehl’s … Continue reading I bought a liter of this fancy lotion because it changed my skin in just one week

The future of skin care is genderless, which is a win for everybody

October 19, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC For as long as I can remember, there were two sides to skin-care aisles: Those lined with bottles brimming with floral scents and feminine touches and those that were sturdy and gray, meant to signify manliness. Now, though? The two are converging. Instead of a segregation between the … Continue reading The future of skin care is genderless, which is a win for everybody

Why dermatologists say “strong skin” is the one thing everyone should aim for

October 16, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC You can use a lot of fluffy, abstract terms to describe your ideal complexion. For instance: I would like my skin to look as glowy as an alien’s (IDK what glowy actually means, but I want it). I also prefer my complexion to be happy and calm, not … Continue reading Why dermatologists say “strong skin” is the one thing everyone should aim for

These are the best serums for dry skin, according to a dermatopathologist

October 13, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC You can always count on serums to give you your glowiest, healthiest skin. While the magic potion of sorts does wonders for any skin type, taking advantage of the product’s hydrating qualities can be especially beneficial when dealing with dryness, whether that’s a year-round or seasonal thing. Think … Continue reading These are the best serums for dry skin, according to a dermatopathologist

The 4 times you should always go to the dermatologist for the sake of your skin

October 12, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC When it comes to skin-care advice—which, as a beauty editor, I tend to dish out a lot—“go to the dermatologist” is the tip you’ll hear most often. And while dermatologists can undoubtedly help with pretty much any and every skin, hair, and nail concern you could ever possibly … Continue reading The 4 times you should always go to the dermatologist for the sake of your skin

A dermatologist uses this $3 multi-tasking beauty product every night

October 10, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Welcome to ‘Dear Derm,’ our new beauty series in which dermatologist Mona Gohara, MD shares serious skin-care realness. In each episode, she’ll answer your most burning beauty questions and give you all the tools you need to take your glow game to the next level.  Dermatologists have access … Continue reading A dermatologist uses this $3 multi-tasking beauty product every night

The best-of-the-best foundations for every skin condition, from acne to eczema

October 09, 2019 at 09:53PM by CWC Fact: A lot of inconveniences can be blamed on Mercury retrograde, but being late for work in an attempt to calm and cover a sudden skin flare-up might be a bit of a reach. While the obvious solution is often to apply a treatment and let the affected … Continue reading The best-of-the-best foundations for every skin condition, from acne to eczema

Before you say your skin is ‘sensitive,’ you might want to check with an allergist

October 09, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Not to be dramatic, but if you have sensitive skin your entire life may have been a lie up until this point. You’ve been hustled, scammed, bamboozled, hoodwinked, led astray! According to Dr. Purvi Parikh, allergist with the Allergy & Asthma Network, sometimes sensitive skin isn’t really sensitive … Continue reading Before you say your skin is ‘sensitive,’ you might want to check with an allergist

The secret to shiny, frizz-free strands? One of these multi-tasking hair oils

October 07, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC I have a full-on skin-care wardrobe, so the leftover real estate in my bathroom is pretty precious. It’s like the rest of my personal care products play the hunger games against each other to win a spot on my shelf or shower caddy, which is why I’m all … Continue reading The secret to shiny, frizz-free strands? One of these multi-tasking hair oils

The 3 most important things to keep in mind when dealing with under-the-skin breakouts

October 05, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC Out of all the breakouts that I get, closed comedones make me especially angry. They’re like ghosts—you can kind of feel that they’re there, but it’s really hard to figure out how to get rid of them. (You feel me on this?) That’s because closed comedones, unlike all … Continue reading The 3 most important things to keep in mind when dealing with under-the-skin breakouts

Not sure how to navigate the world of plant-rich skin care? Start with these 5 ingredients

October 03, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Cleaning up your beauty routine can quickly become centered on all the things you’re supposed to avoid (good bye, phthalates parabens, triclosan, etc, etc). But what about the good stuff? What are the ingredients you’re actually supposed to look for? In an effort to give the process a … Continue reading Not sure how to navigate the world of plant-rich skin care? Start with these 5 ingredients

The one-step skin-care routine derms say you should be doing when you get out of the shower

October 02, 2019 at 11:30PM by CWC Whether or not you should wash your face in the shower is one of the most controversial topics in the skin-care world. Some derms will tell you that the water is too hot and will strip your skin, while others will say that it’s totally fine as long … Continue reading The one-step skin-care routine derms say you should be doing when you get out of the shower

Want to go cleaner with your skin-care routine? Here are 15 ways to make it happen

October 02, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC If you’re not sure where to go next on your natural beauty journey (and you’ve already nixed products that contain toxic ingredients), we’ve got some tips. The key is paying attention to what your skin actually needs (instead of just layering on products because they’re trendy) so that … Continue reading Want to go cleaner with your skin-care routine? Here are 15 ways to make it happen

You can now get this cult-fave Japanese drugstore skin-care brand in the U.S.

October 01, 2019 at 06:37PM by CWC Treating dry, sensitive skin can often feel like you’re dealing with a fussy baby. One wrong move or incorrect ingredient and you’ve got a full-on tantrum on your hands. This means that finding a product, let alone an entire regimen, that works is a whole lot of trial … Continue reading You can now get this cult-fave Japanese drugstore skin-care brand in the U.S.

“Forest skin care” bottles up the stress-plummeting powers of forest bathing for your face

October 01, 2019 at 04:28PM by CWC In Japan, it’s tradition to walk through a forest to find stress relief. They coined the term forest bathing, and even doctors there prescribe jaunts in nature as preventative medicine, as plenty of studies have shown major reductions in cortisol, which in turn, help stress to plummet. Now … Continue reading “Forest skin care” bottles up the stress-plummeting powers of forest bathing for your face

What to know about skin hyperpigmentation and how to get rid of it in no-time flat

October 01, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Much like fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation is a common skin concern that most folks associate with the face—not the body. Believe it or not, though, hyperpigmentation (spots or specks that appear darker than the rest of the skin), doesn’t discriminate and can appear just about anywhere on … Continue reading What to know about skin hyperpigmentation and how to get rid of it in no-time flat

In the great oil vs. moisturizer debate, which should you *really* be grabbing when your skin is dry AF?

September 30, 2019 at 10:19PM by CWC Now that pictures of football Sundays and apple picking have begun to dominate our Instagram feeds, it means that dehydrated skin season is upon us. As the weather changes, so too do the needs of our skin: We need all the hydration we can get. As far as getting … Continue reading In the great oil vs. moisturizer debate, which should you *really* be grabbing when your skin is dry AF?

All you need to make any skin type happy is just 3 products, according to a dermatologist

September 30, 2019 at 05:38PM by CWC In general, we tend to talk a lot about finding “the one.” The perfect partner, the perfect job, the perfect apartment—so much of our lives come down to discovering that one single thing that’s right for us. Skin care, though, is not like that.  When it comes to … Continue reading All you need to make any skin type happy is just 3 products, according to a dermatologist

Hold up: We’ve all been exfoliating our skin wrong this entire time

September 30, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Just as there are many ways to eat an avocado or do an oblique exercise, so too are there many ways to exfoliate your skin. As a beauty editor, I thought I’d heard them all (and knew exactly which ones not to try for myself), until Ada Polla, CEO … Continue reading Hold up: We’ve all been exfoliating our skin wrong this entire time