I married a dermatologist—these are the most important skin lessons I’ve learned

August 20, 2019 at 07:17AM by CWC Being married to a dermatologist comes with one very obvious perk: free skin-care advice all. of. the. time. Before I met my husband, Joshua Zeichner, MD, who’s a derm in New York City, I didn’t even realize I was treating my skin all wrong. I remember thinking that … Continue reading I married a dermatologist—these are the most important skin lessons I’ve learned

Unclear when to do which step in your beauty routine? This skin-care pyramid will clear that right up

August 19, 2019 at 11:37AM by CWC Collecting skin-care products can quickly make you feel like the little old lady who lives in her serums. Case in point: My vanity looks a whole lot more like a Y2K bunker than I would ever admit to someone on a first date. Alternatively: ever. With so many … Continue reading Unclear when to do which step in your beauty routine? This skin-care pyramid will clear that right up

Asking for a “friend”: What’s the best way to get rid of cleavage hair?

August 17, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Whenever my “friend” is wearing anything that isn’t a crew-neck T-shirt—like a summer dress, or a deep V—she complains that all she sees when she looks down is her cleavage hair. I’m not talking about nipple hair, which is its own whole thing, but rather longer hairs that … Continue reading Asking for a “friend”: What’s the best way to get rid of cleavage hair?

A dermatologist says *this* ingredient is the little black dress of skin care

August 15, 2019 at 02:21AM by CWC Welcome to ‘Dear Derm,’ our brand-new 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.  Ask any dermatologist to … Continue reading A dermatologist says *this* ingredient is the little black dress of skin care

Cherries are jam-packed with vitamins and antioxidants, so consider it your skin-brightening superhero

August 14, 2019 at 01:04PM by CWC Pineapple and watermelon tend to get all of the credit as our fruit-favorite summer skin saviors. In addition to being picnic basket and beach snack staples (because, really, is it even a beach day if there isn’t a bag of watermelon packed and ready in the cooler?), they … Continue reading Cherries are jam-packed with vitamins and antioxidants, so consider it your skin-brightening superhero

This super common skin-care ingredient could be messing with your brow game

August 14, 2019 at 09:01AM by CWC Oh, benzoyl peroxide. Over the years it’s helped me battle acne like a champ. One thing I didn’t really appreciate, though? How it completely ruined every towel I ever owned, leaving unsightly stains that are impossible to get rid. And be careful: Cotton isn’t the only thing it … Continue reading This super common skin-care ingredient could be messing with your brow game

We found the very best sunscreens for people with sensitive skin

August 14, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC SPF seems like a skin-care product that should be considered one-size fits all.” Because no matter what skin type you have, everyone needs to protect their faces, and that’s kind of that. But sensitive skin—the kind that’s more prone to allergic reactions, dryness, or eczema—has certain requirements from … Continue reading We found the very best sunscreens for people with sensitive skin

How to wake up your skin in the morning with solutions that cost zero extra dollars

August 13, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Hearing about people’s “morning routines” can often be exhausting. Who has time to wake up, work out, make matcha, whip up breakfast, have mind-blowing sex, meditate, journal, and save the world all before going to work?  Literally no one (unless their work day starts at like 5 p.m.). … Continue reading How to wake up your skin in the morning with solutions that cost zero extra dollars

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

This skin-care line is saving me hundreds of bucks on some of the priciest ingredients

August 08, 2019 at 06:55AM by CWC It seems like every time you open Instagram, there’s a new skin-care company trying to get your attention, and unfortunately, a whole lot of ’em are nothing more than pretty packaging and a solid marketing plan. So when we discover a new line of products that actually does … Continue reading This skin-care line is saving me hundreds of bucks on some of the priciest ingredients

These 9 ultra-hydrating lipsticks are basically skin care in a tube

August 08, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC In today’s skin-care obsessed world, I’m no longer surprised that the foundations I wear double as skin-boosting formulas and that I can swipe on mascara that also makes my lashes grow. The latest hybrid craze I’m swooning over? Lipsticks that are basically skin care in a tube. Sure, … Continue reading These 9 ultra-hydrating lipsticks are basically skin care in a tube

Pearl is the antioxidant-packed way to hydrate and brighten skin all at once

August 06, 2019 at 06:04AM by CWC There are plenty of glamorous ingredients finding their way into our skin-care routines of late, with gold-flecked face masks and diamond-infused body washes doing their part to make us all feel like a million bucks. And one skin-saving gem in particular seems to have migrated from our necks … Continue reading Pearl is the antioxidant-packed way to hydrate and brighten skin all at once

Hate foundation? These 6 stealthy makeup-skin-care hybrids convinced us we don’t need it

August 05, 2019 at 12:18PM by CWC I have a bad beauty editor confession to make: I (almost) never, ever wear foundation. Between my desk and at-home collections, there are at least 15 bottles of the stuff in different shades and formulations that I am constantly telling myself I’m going to open “someday.” But that day … Continue reading Hate foundation? These 6 stealthy makeup-skin-care hybrids convinced us we don’t need it

Should you slather coconut oil on your face? Skin pros weigh in once and for all

August 05, 2019 at 07:28AM by CWC Out of all the skin-care ingredients that exist, coconut oil is one of the most controversial. For a while, it was hailed by celebrities and estheticians alike as a must-have to use on hair, body, and cuticles. However, the so-called miracle ingredient can also be behind breakouts, so … Continue reading Should you slather coconut oil on your face? Skin pros weigh in once and for all

Pros say there are major skin-boosting benefits to working out your face

August 01, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Take one look at all of the “anti-aging” labels decorating the skin-care aisle, and it’s abundantly clear that the market for line-smoothing, skin-plumping, pore-minimizing magic is in high demand. While lotions and potions can certainly do their part at helping with these things, for many, solutions like Botox … Continue reading Pros say there are major skin-boosting benefits to working out your face

Asking for…myself and everyone else: Are simultaneous orgasms a real, achievable thing?

July 31, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC There are so many things components of sex that movies and television often glamorize, if not get dead wrong. Take, for instance, the situation of having perfect hair and makeup upon waking up the next day, and no one having a problem with morning breath. Also, anyone ever … Continue reading Asking for…myself and everyone else: Are simultaneous orgasms a real, achievable thing?

Skin-care formulators tell us the products to buy on the cheap and those worth splurging on

July 30, 2019 at 07:16AM by CWC For me, skin-care products are like Pokemon. I gotta catch ’em all. And if I don’t have every single buzzworthy active ingredient stocked in my beauty cabinet, I’m just not winning the game. Of course, as with buying up all of the Pokemon cards, collecting every skin-care ingredient … Continue reading Skin-care formulators tell us the products to buy on the cheap and those worth splurging on

Kiwi is the vitamin-C rich way to brighten and smooth skin all at once

July 28, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Growing up, my absolute favorite cereal was Fruity Pebbles. My adult version of that? An affinity for fruity skin-care products. Luckily for my fellow fruit lovers, it’s prime time for that feeling, because beauty shelves are increasingly filling up with fruit-spiked serums and moisturizers and face masks (oh … Continue reading Kiwi is the vitamin-C rich way to brighten and smooth skin all at once