The 4 most common skin-care mistakes that facialists see clients make all. the. time.

August 12, 2019 at 10:00AM by CWC I may have a consistent skin-care regimen now, but it’s taken years of trial, error, and hundreds of beauty products to get to this place. And lest we not forget: I’ve interviewed dozens upon dozens of the top estheticians in the world to get intel on what to … Continue reading The 4 most common skin-care mistakes that facialists see clients make all. the. time.

How this facial cleansing brush completely transformed my sensitive skin for the better

August 10, 2019 at 02:02AM by CWC I don’t know about you, but I vividly remember when facial cleansing brushes became a thing. Back during the Clarisonic boom, it seemed like everyone had added the Oprah-approved device to their skincare routine. Well, everyone except me. Even though they were in every magazines I flipped through, … Continue reading How this facial cleansing brush completely transformed my sensitive skin for the better

Cancel your facial, these serums are like a laser treatment in a bottle

July 24, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC My feelings about laser treatments are bittersweet. I love them because they’re a speedy way to brighten, tighten, and lift my face. But this time of year, with UV indexes soaring through the roof, some derms have told me that it’s smart to pass on lasers because of … Continue reading Cancel your facial, these serums are like a laser treatment in a bottle

Everything you need to know about facial meridians—and why they’re important

July 21, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC While we all know the damaging effects of skipping sunscreen and not moisturizing regularly, have you ever taken the time to think beyond what meets the eye? What’s going on inside your body can actually play a pretty big role on the surface of your skin. That’s the … Continue reading Everything you need to know about facial meridians—and why they’re important

Lea Michele’s luminous skin secret is a 30-second facial you can do anywhere

June 27, 2019 at 06:02AM by CWC Lea Michele will do just about anything in the name of good skin. From cryo facials to magnesium baths, the actor is always down to try a new wellness treatment. And when her skin needs a good at-home refresh, she knows exactly where to turn. “I like to … Continue reading Lea Michele’s luminous skin secret is a 30-second facial you can do anywhere

Four things a facialist would never, ever do before a skin-care treatment

June 22, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC There’s nothing quite like the anticipation of going in to get a facial. If you’re anything like me, you spend the hours leading up to the big event staring into your selfie camera like a parakeet in front of a mirror, imaging how positively radiant you’re going to … Continue reading Four things a facialist would never, ever do before a skin-care treatment

What it’s like to get the crystal- and acupuncture-infused facial that’s all over your Instagram feed

June 17, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Sure, you might have some rose quartz or amethyst in your living room, and maybe you’ve heard of the myriad of benefits acupuncture can offer. But what happens when you combine the two? Now, that’s some next-level wellness shit. In the latest episode of Well+Good’s YouTube series, What … Continue reading What it’s like to get the crystal- and acupuncture-infused facial that’s all over your Instagram feed

3 things a celebrity facialist tells her A-list clients to *never* do to their skin

June 15, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Facialists are the skin whisperers we turn to for everything from acne to hyperpigmentation, redness, and extractions (oh, and we can’t forget that facial massage). They’re the ones with the power to prod, microcurrent and zap your skin with a complexion-boosting LED light in order for you to … Continue reading 3 things a celebrity facialist tells her A-list clients to *never* do to their skin

Your ultimate guide to getting a facial (and navigating those pesky extractions)

June 06, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC I remember my first facial like it was yesterday. I was 14, my skin was flaring up from breakouts on a regular basis, and nothing seemed to be working. As a last ditch effort, my mom booked me an appointment with an esthetician, and the experience was, let’s … Continue reading Your ultimate guide to getting a facial (and navigating those pesky extractions)

The 3 things that’ll fight facial bloat from salt overload, according to derms

June 06, 2019 at 09:57AM by CWC Last night, I celebrated my 28th birthday in the best possible way: with dinner at the Olive Garden. I treated myself to unlimited soup, salad, and breadsticks, an unfathomable amount of pasta, plus something called an “Italian margarita” that I will think of fondly for the rest of … Continue reading The 3 things that’ll fight facial bloat from salt overload, according to derms

This completely free facial reduces puffiness with nothing but an ice cube

June 04, 2019 at 07:56AM by CWC Whether your face is looking a little puffy due to a lack of sleep, eating too much salt, or seasonal allergies that refuse to away (guilty on all charges!), it can be tricky to calm the swelling down. While booking an appointment with an esthetician is one way … Continue reading This completely free facial reduces puffiness with nothing but an ice cube

Having good “facial posture” is a thing, and it’s just as important as sitting up straight

May 25, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC The importance of having good posture and not hunching like Quasimodo over my laptop all day has been so ingrained into me by now that you can sort of, kind of say that I sit up straight. (For all of my coworkers that are raising an eyebrow, I … Continue reading Having good “facial posture” is a thing, and it’s just as important as sitting up straight

How to replicate the buzzy “beauty sandwich” facial at home

May 13, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Ever since I received a treatment called “the beauty sandwich,” I’ve been chasing down the right way to sculpt my face at home. The beauty sandwich—which causes celebs from Vanessa Hudgens to Nina Dobrev to flock to skin pro Ivan Pol—is a topical facial treatment that uses heat-derived … Continue reading How to replicate the buzzy “beauty sandwich” facial at home

This derm-office facial taught me everything about how to apply my skin care

April 27, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Among the beauty myths that I’ve come to believe, I’ve always surmised that the only way to get your skin to really drink up beauty ingredients extra well is via a microneedling treatment. This works by puncturing your complexion with uber-tiny micro-tears that stimulate your skin’s collagen and … Continue reading This derm-office facial taught me everything about how to apply my skin care

The one occasion when you should really be swiping on a facial toner

April 21, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC Out of all the skin-care products you could have in your regimen, some people say that the toner is the most superfluous. It’s even kind of controversial, as plenty of people argue that it’s a totally unnecessary beauty product to buy, while others wouldn’t dare apply serums without … Continue reading The one occasion when you should really be swiping on a facial toner

The *exact* steps to giving yourself a mini-workout facial massage

April 16, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC What if we told you your skin-care routine was missing one crucial step—and that said step was basically a beauty-boosting mini workout for your face? Okay, so maybe a facial massage doesn’t have quite the same muscle-strengthening results of your favorite HIIT class, but it does tap into the … Continue reading The *exact* steps to giving yourself a mini-workout facial massage

I got a vagina facial, and let me tell you, I have some thoughts…

March 14, 2019 at 07:07AM by CWC Let me be frank, here: Although I’ve written about how to maintain a full bush, what to know about vagina beauty products, and why the pH level of your privates is important, I’m not someone who pays much attention to my vag. I don’t ignore it in the shower, … Continue reading I got a vagina facial, and let me tell you, I have some thoughts…

This $7 all-natural facial toner is the most popular skin-care product on Amazon right now

March 13, 2019 at 01:41PM by CWC Sifting through thousands of beauty products on Amazon is wildly overwhelming, which is why I’ve developed a quick and easy method for figuring out which products are worth adding to my cart: read trusted reviews. If thousands of other people who are shopping for skin-care on Amazon love a … Continue reading This $7 all-natural facial toner is the most popular skin-care product on Amazon right now