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 only body lotion that won’t make you uncomfortably sweaty this summer, according to a derm

July 09, 2019 at 12:57PM by CWC After three blissful sun and sand drenched days over the Fourth of July, my skin is d-y-i-n-g of thirst. Like, it’s so dry that it legitimately hurts, despite the fact that I was a fairly dedicated SPF user over the course of the weekend. In an attempt to … Continue reading The only body lotion that won’t make you uncomfortably sweaty this summer, according to a derm

This waste-free “moisturizing stone” turned me into a twice-a-day lotion user

June 13, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC A few weeks ago, a dermatologist filled me in on the fact that I was supposed to be moisturizing my body with lotion not once, but twice every single day. “Ha, fat chance,” I thought while politely smiling and nodding along. “That is just never going to happen.” … Continue reading This waste-free “moisturizing stone” turned me into a twice-a-day lotion user

These 7 body lotions are the next best thing to slathering La Mer from head to toe

May 21, 2019 at 06:18AM by CWC While I treat the skin on my face with the utmost TLC, my body’s constantly moving from sleep to showers and sweaty workouts, enduring pollution from the outdoors, and being stuffed into all sorts of both breathable and non-breathable materials. And yet—it doesn’t get, say, a 10-step skin-care … Continue reading These 7 body lotions are the next best thing to slathering La Mer from head to toe

Lotion warmers exist and, yes, they’re as dreamy as they sound

December 11, 2018 at 06:39AM I’ve avoided moisturizing my body for far too long. Despite the fact that my limbs need hydration just as badly as my face, I always wonder who in their right mind wants to slather on a cold cream after taking a nice, steamy bath or shower? I tremble in fright just … Continue reading Lotion warmers exist and, yes, they’re as dreamy as they sound

This in-everything ingredient lurking in your lotion could be drying out your skin

November 27, 2018 at 12:10PM Raise your hand if you’ve ever had this feeling: You’re dutifully slathering on your trusty lotion from your appendages to your fingertips, only to feel dry and itchy hours later. I feel you. To combat the mysterious issue, I’ve cycled through product after product with the ultimate goal of achieving … Continue reading This in-everything ingredient lurking in your lotion could be drying out your skin

The better-than-lotion solutions for dry, cracked winter hands

November 26, 2018 at 01:00PM Ah, winter time. A time for clinging to your warm beverages, holiday shopping, and—on particularly exciting days—ice skating. But as you run about partaking in these seasonally appropriate outdoor activities, one thing is bound to happen: Your hands will get excruciatingly dry. While most people are fine-tuning their skin-care regimens … Continue reading The better-than-lotion solutions for dry, cracked winter hands

Google searches for anti-itch lotions are up 180%—here are our faves

November 01, 2018 at 01:45PM The natural progression of winter-skin woes goes something like this: First comes dry skin, then comes itching. So if the dropping temps have you digging your nails down your appendages, never fear: You’re so not alone. Google searches for anti-itch lotions are up 180 percent, and New York City–based dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, … Continue reading Google searches for anti-itch lotions are up 180%—here are our faves

A love letter to my rosewater spray—the Well+Good office explains its obsession

October 14, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC A rosewater by any other name would still smell as sweet, but a skin-care routine without it is incomplete. Okay, before this gets too Shakespeare-meets-self care, can we all agree that rosewater is simply a beauty routine must? With a single spritz, rosewater can set your makeup for … Continue reading A love letter to my rosewater spray—the Well+Good office explains its obsession

Why eucalyptus deserves even more than your shower’s spotlight

October 11, 2019 at 09:37PM by CWC Celebrity esthetician Joanna Czech, who handles the faces of actresses like Jennifer Aniston, Mandy Moore, and Uma Thurman, openly praises the skin-saving prowess of eucalyptus on Instagram. “It is healing, soothing, and decongesting,” she says, as she breaks down her technique for crushing leaves with a hammer or rolling … Continue reading Why eucalyptus deserves even more than your shower’s spotlight

This is the hand sanitizer for people who hate hand sanitizer—and you can get it on Amazon

October 10, 2019 at 10:31PM by CWC Of all the beauty products worth getting excited about, never did I think I would find myself feeling deeply passionate about a hand sanitizer. But then, I met Touchland. The brightly colored rainbow of bottles showed up on my desk a few weeks ago, and immediately became a … Continue reading This is the hand sanitizer for people who hate hand sanitizer—and you can get it on Amazon

What’s the real difference between day and night creams—and do I need both?

October 10, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Your skincare routine can either be really simple with a few different products you use on the regular or super-intense with a #shelfie chock-full of creams, scrubs, and serums. But to get back to basics, experts typically agree that night cream and day cream can both play an … Continue reading What’s the real difference between day and night creams—and do I need both?

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

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

“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

This 4-ingredient homemade makeup remover can actually take care of business

October 01, 2019 at 02:30AM by CWC A beauty commandment we can all agree on: Take your makeup off before bed. If not for the sake of your nightly skin-care ritual, for the sake of your very delicate face: Because skin absorbs leftover product, sleeping in the stuff (for shame!) can clog pores, worsen acne, … Continue reading This 4-ingredient homemade makeup remover can actually take care of business

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

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

The single most important hack for when your foundation no longer matches your skin

September 28, 2019 at 01:30AM by CWC Even after going through an impressive amount of sunscreen over the summer, all those beach days and hikes still leave me with a slightly-darker complexion than the rest of the year. Then once I return to my paler self again come fall, the inevitable happens: my foundation no … Continue reading The single most important hack for when your foundation no longer matches your skin

The neatest people in the world share 7 secrets to eliminating clutter in your life

September 24, 2019 at 09:01PM by CWC Right now, there’s a pile of “stuff” (ahem, that’s a euphemism) under my desk. Over the past few weeks, it’s been slowly accumulating to the point where there’s basically no room for my feet—and I’ve accepted that what I need is an organization intervention. That’s why I tapped … Continue reading The neatest people in the world share 7 secrets to eliminating clutter in your life

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

I have $500 of foundation, but this $8 drugstore product is the only one I use every day

September 21, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC My makeup collection is so vast that I’m sometimes embarrassed to show it to people. Any time someone comes into my bedroom, it’s the first thing they comment on, and I feel like I have to warn the guys I’m dating about it before they come over. There … Continue reading I have $500 of foundation, but this $8 drugstore product is the only one I use every day

Nobel Prize-winning technology is coming for your skin care

September 19, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC At a certain point when every influencer, heiress, and celebrity has decided to join the beauty bubble and launch a skin-care brand, one starts to wonder if products are worth the hype. What’s actually behind them, anyway? Do they exist simply to expand someone else’s personal brand? Are … Continue reading Nobel Prize-winning technology is coming for your skin care