A dermatologist picks 5 multitasking beauty products for the most common skin types

December 13, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC Oh, where to begin with multitasking beauty products. You could have an entire bathroom cabinet filled with an option for every skin-care woe. But why have one that fights dryness, one that makes you glow, and one that fights off breakouts when you can save money—and space!—by buying … Continue reading A dermatologist picks 5 multitasking beauty products for the most common skin types

Redditors couldn’t stop talking about these 5 beauty topics (and we won’t stop asking derms about them)

December 10, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC If you’ve got a skin care question, chances are that Reddit’s got the answer. The one million members of the SkincareAddiction community work together like super sleuths to solve any skin-related problem their fellow users throw at them, whether it’s which products get rid of dark spots or … Continue reading Redditors couldn’t stop talking about these 5 beauty topics (and we won’t stop asking derms about them)

The future of beauty is sustainable—and consumers won’t have it any other way

December 10, 2019 at 10:00AM by CWC The personal care industry produces about 120 billion packages every year, a staggering number that has consumers demanding change. According to 2019 Nielsen data, 73 percent of consumers say they want to reduce their impact on the environment, and 38 percent prefer buying beauty products that are sustainable. … Continue reading The future of beauty is sustainable—and consumers won’t have it any other way

Skin care is the reigning beauty queen—and in 2020 she’ll rule the world

December 10, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC If you’re a human who has gone to the drugstore, logged onto YouTube/Instagram, or gotten caught in a wild conversation about the multiple-weight hyaluronic acid serum your friend Suzy uses, allow us to state the obvious for you: Skin care is having a major moment. And we will … Continue reading Skin care is the reigning beauty queen—and in 2020 she’ll rule the world

Redditors can’t get enough of these 5 beauty brands, and neither can dermatologists

December 04, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC Whenever I’ve got a beauty question, Reddit’s SkincareAddiction thread is the first place I turn. That’s because chances are, someone on there has had the same question, and dozens (sometimes hundreds) of people have given his or her two cents on what the answer is. The thread is … Continue reading Redditors can’t get enough of these 5 beauty brands, and neither can dermatologists

The best deals our beauty editor will be scoring this Black Friday

November 28, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC While we all well know you don’t have to drop a whole lot of coin for beauty products that work (case in point: a dermatologist’s go-to cleanser literally costs $1), we’ve all got those pricey picks we just can’t resist. For me, it’s a $38 face wash that makes me … Continue reading The best deals our beauty editor will be scoring this Black Friday

How a dermatologist shops Black Friday beauty deals

November 27, 2019 at 10:47PM by CWC When Black Friday rolls around, it can be tempting to throw your entire paycheck at the trendy (and now discounted!) skin products you’ve been eyeing all year. But skin pros have a message for you: Please, don’t do that. Instead, board-certified dermatologist Melissa Levin, MD, wants you to … Continue reading How a dermatologist shops Black Friday beauty deals

3 tips for making your skin-care routine super sustainable, according to clean-beauty maven Josie Maran

November 26, 2019 at 07:20PM by CWC Be honest: How many times have you thought that switching to a sustainable, clean skin-care routine means giving up on the next-level glow you’re chasing? Hold on to your jade roller—because according to Josie Maran, founder and CEO of Josie Maran Cosmetics, the two aren’t mutually exclusive. “We … Continue reading 3 tips for making your skin-care routine super sustainable, according to clean-beauty maven Josie Maran

Got a beauty sample hoarder in your life? These are the 12 skin-care gifts they’ll eagerly make room for

November 22, 2019 at 04:42PM by CWC Surprising a beauty obsessive with a skin-care present for the holidays is basically like gift-wrapping the coveted dewy glow. Because, after all, all a skin-care buff wants (at any point in the year) is a complexion that says, “Why yes, I do know how to take care of … Continue reading Got a beauty sample hoarder in your life? These are the 12 skin-care gifts they’ll eagerly make room for

Summer Fridays and 5 more beauty brands that reward you for recycling empty containers

November 19, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Your skin might be loving all the new skin-care products you try every month, but the planet? Not so much. The beauty industry is known for producing a lot of waste. Many products come in containers made up of mixed materials that can be hard to recycle, which … Continue reading Summer Fridays and 5 more beauty brands that reward you for recycling empty containers

All our beauty editors use this tinted lip balm and there’s now a party-ready shade

November 18, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC Red lipstick gets a bad rap for being high maintenance, but I swear up and down that that’s just not true. Sure, you can spend hours lining lips and applying crease-proof mattes that will last until your first sip of coffee (read: five minutes after application). Or, for … Continue reading All our beauty editors use this tinted lip balm and there’s now a party-ready shade

Tapping into the ocean’s power, “blue beauty” has become the gold standard in skin care

November 06, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC “The ocean is medicine,” says One Ocean Beauty founder and CEO Marcella Cacci. She’s right: Research has proven that being near the coast boosts your mood and calms you down by lowering your cortisol levels. But in addition to our body, mind, and soul a regular dose of … Continue reading Tapping into the ocean’s power, “blue beauty” has become the gold standard in skin care

This French beauty brand is famous for micellar water, but I can’t get enough of its lip balm

November 05, 2019 at 12:30AM by CWC I was at the world’s most exquisite drugstore with my coworker when she audibly gasped. We live in New York City, so even in this palace of a drugstore I thought, “Oh no, a cockroach,” but I wrong. It was two, count ’em, two tubes of Bioderma Atoderm Nourishing … Continue reading This French beauty brand is famous for micellar water, but I can’t get enough of its lip balm

A beauty product formulator says your skin-care routine should only take 5 minutes

November 01, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC There’s no question that the Internet is a great place for discovering beauty advice, but there’s one problem: All of the tips, tricks, and product recommendations out there can often make it seem like your skin-care routine needs to be 20 steps and two hours long. But I … Continue reading A beauty product formulator says your skin-care routine should only take 5 minutes

Beauty Horror Story: I dyed my blonde hair plum, and it never was the same

October 30, 2019 at 07:57PM by CWC I wanted to be the Princess of Darkness, and that’s my fault. I was 14 and eager to amp my goth street cred by dyeing my hair purple. I had taken enough “Are you gothic?” Quizilla quizzes to know that blonde hair was for “preps only,” and my … Continue reading Beauty Horror Story: I dyed my blonde hair plum, and it never was the same

Beauty horror story: I dyed my hair blonde to look like J. Lo, but wound up looking like a stripy tiger instead

October 28, 2019 at 03:37PM by CWC It’s your classic twenty-first century romance: Girl meets boy and falls in love. Girl “accidentally” stumbles upon some incriminating text messages on boy’s phone and dumps him. Girl decides to drastically change her hair. The “girl” in question here is, obviously, me. The year was 2015, I was … Continue reading Beauty horror story: I dyed my hair blonde to look like J. Lo, but wound up looking like a stripy tiger instead

The beauty foods a nutritionist says to always have on your plate for healthier skin

October 27, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC I used to get really excited seeing French fries (or truffle French fries, TBH) on a menu, but now I get a kick out of seeing an ingredient that I use in my skin-care routine. (I still love the fries though.) It happens a lot, because, as we … Continue reading The beauty foods a nutritionist says to always have on your plate for healthier skin

CVS is the first drugstore to allow makeup swatching in the beauty aisles

October 22, 2019 at 08:13PM by CWC As I waltzed down the newly revamped beauty aisles of a CVS store in New York City’s Times Square this morning, I noticed something very different… something I have never seen before in the history of drugstore makeup and skin care: beauty product testers. I repeat: CVS is … Continue reading CVS is the first drugstore to allow makeup swatching in the beauty aisles