This Well+Good beauty editor tried being a facialist for a day—here’s what happened 

October 21, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/mZCLICMY-AjgxWzQ7.js Are you ever sitting at your desk wishing you could step into a different life—even if you’re super content with what you’re doing—just to see what it feels like? Same—whether it’s fantasizing about being a barista who can create a face in your morning latte, a fitness … Continue reading This Well+Good beauty editor tried being a facialist for a day—here’s what happened 

Checks+Balanced: A 25-year-old restaurant manager in Austin budgets for boutique fitness and beauty

October 18, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Even in a world where questions about menstrual cups and the ins and outs of sex are completely (and blessedly) normal, somehow the ever-ubiquitous use of money remains a touchy subject for many. People want to live their healthiest life ever, but—#realtalk—it can add up. Have you ever wondered how your colleague … Continue reading Checks+Balanced: A 25-year-old restaurant manager in Austin budgets for boutique fitness and beauty

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 only beauty tool you need to look wide-awake in 30-seconds flat

October 08, 2019 at 10:58PM by CWC You know those mornings when you wake up, look in the mirror, and are legitimately terrified of the zombie woman staring back at you? Well, same (thanks for nothing, after-dinner espresso shot). And while the combination of under-eye concealer and mascara can usually help to make you look … Continue reading The only beauty tool you need to look wide-awake in 30-seconds flat

A product formulator says that this is the best place to save money in your beauty routine

October 05, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC We hear from facialists and dermatologists somewhat regularly (every single day, if you’re me), but it’s not often that we get to tap the brains of the actual people in the lab formulating the beauty products that we’re using. Recently, when I got that beyond-exciting opportunity (I’m a … Continue reading A product formulator says that this is the best place to save money in your beauty routine

A beauty editor’s definitive ranking of every product and service for sparse brows

October 02, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC My brows are what you’d call…sparse. They’re there—I’m not the product of ’90s over-tweezing, and I haven’t got blonde hair that makes them impossible to spot on my face. Rather, the two brows that perch above my eyes are kind of like couch potatoes—they’re lazy and definitely have … Continue reading A beauty editor’s definitive ranking of every product and service for sparse brows

Waterless Is The Next Frontier of Green Beauty — These New Launches Are Proof

  October 01, 2019 at 01:24PM By 2025, 5 billion people will be affected by water shortage. Today, some 1.1 billion people lack access to water and 2.7 billion people have at least one water scare a month. There are many factors that play into this—from population growth and agriculture to, of course, climate change. As the … Continue reading Waterless Is The Next Frontier of Green Beauty — These New Launches Are Proof

This last-you-forever ACV shampoo-condition is Amazon’s best-selling beauty product of the week

September 25, 2019 at 12:01AM by CWC Apple cider vinegar might not taste good (like, at all), but it sure is great for your hair. Because of how acidic it is, washing with it can help bring life back to damaged strands, make it super-shiny, and keep your color looking top-notch. It’s also great for … Continue reading This last-you-forever ACV shampoo-condition is Amazon’s best-selling beauty product of the week

Just by shopping at Marshalls you can save $154 on these 8 major beauty buys

September 24, 2019 at 06:29PM by CWC The only thing better than treating yourself to a luxury beauty product? Treating yourself to a luxury beauty product at, like, half of its usual price. Today, Marshalls has made all of our discount shopping dreams come true with the launch of its first ever foray into e-commerce, … Continue reading Just by shopping at Marshalls you can save $154 on these 8 major beauty buys

Don’t have an ingestible beauty routine? Here’s why you might want to start one

September 20, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC No matter how personally accomplished you feel after completing all the steps of your skin-care routine, you might want to hold on your mental high five until you’ve added one last step. According to John P. Salerno, MD the medical director at Salerno Center NYC, if your serums … Continue reading Don’t have an ingestible beauty routine? Here’s why you might want to start one

How a Well+Good beauty editor does clean makeup on marathon days

September 18, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/7ym3VWSn-AjgxWzQ7.js Busy day beauty nightmare: Your makeup looks flawless in the morning, but by the time you get a chance to check the mirror at EOD you find yourself looking like some sort of shiny melted person. Yeah, not the goal. For days you know you won’t have … Continue reading How a Well+Good beauty editor does clean makeup on marathon days

We found the “Swiss Army Knife” beauty products that do it all for dry skin

September 16, 2019 at 11:37PM by CWC Growing up, I remember dreamily sorting through my mother’s bins of beauty products: There were tubes of lipstick, compact blush palettes, brushes of all different sizes, eyeshadows—the whole gamut. But the only specific product that I can recall nestled in there? A tub of Vaseline. The iconic old-school beauty … Continue reading We found the “Swiss Army Knife” beauty products that do it all for dry skin

I’ve tested almost every Trader Joe’s beauty product, and this one is by far my fave

September 11, 2019 at 08:58PM by CWC Late last year, I had the immense pleasure of treating myself to an entire skin-care routine straight from the aisles of Trader Joe’s. And as my face and I quickly discovered, everyone’s favorite destination for everything bagel seasoning and cauliflower gnocchi happens to have some legit beauty offerings. … Continue reading I’ve tested almost every Trader Joe’s beauty product, and this one is by far my fave

The absolute best days to empty your wallet during Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty sale

September 03, 2019 at 07:34PM by CWC Sure, there are the twelve days of Christmas and the 31 Nights of Halloween on TV—but the most exciting several-days-long-fest is Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty sale. The beauty megastore has slashed hot-ticket skin-care and makeup products to fifty percent off, and every day there are new sales to … Continue reading The absolute best days to empty your wallet during Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty sale

The resurgence of oat beauty products is here to save your sensitive skin

August 31, 2019 at 06:01PM by CWC Oat is having a major moment in the alt-milk space, but it’s been a key player in the skin-care world for a long time. It’s an effective skin-care ingredient, but it’s been overshadowed by trendy ingredients like CBD and moringa. I’m not saying these ingredients don’t work, but … Continue reading The resurgence of oat beauty products is here to save your sensitive skin

3 beauty editors share the TSA-approved products they never fly without

August 28, 2019 at 07:21PM by CWC I think about the time that TSA confiscated my full-sized, $179 bottle of SK-II Essence. I had forgotten it was in my bag and shed an actual tear as I watched the frosted glass go straight into the trash at security. Ever since then, I’ve become militant about what … Continue reading 3 beauty editors share the TSA-approved products they never fly without

My job is to create beauty products for a living. Here are the 3 most important things to look for in a product

August 21, 2019 at 09:38PM by CWC I’m a sucker for beauty products with eye-catching aesthetics. To be honest, packaging is probably the number-one thing I look for when my bathroom vanity is want for a brand-spankin’-new cleaner, moisturizer, or serum. After speaking with cosmetic chemist Stephen Alain Ko, however, I’ve realized that my priorities … Continue reading My job is to create beauty products for a living. Here are the 3 most important things to look for in a product

Moringa is the latest anti-inflammatory ingredient to cross over to the beauty aisle

August 21, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Moringa is undisputedly the HBIC of superfoods—nicknamed the “miracle tree,” its leaves and seeds boast more protein and iron than spinach or kale, and it’s said to be better at reducing inflammation than turmeric.  A few years ago it started infiltrating the grocery store as an ingredient in … Continue reading Moringa is the latest anti-inflammatory ingredient to cross over to the beauty aisle