8 skin-care Sephora best sellers you can snag for $15 or less

December 08, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be over, but my urge to splurge remains. It’s like the flood gates—or, more accurately, vault doors–have been opened and nothing can re-contain them. Lately, I’m clicking on every Instagram ad, opening every retailer email, and just generally ruining my prospects for … Continue reading 8 skin-care Sephora best sellers you can snag for $15 or less

“Serum cycling” can help you use multiple active skin-care ingredients with less irritation

December 08, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC If your skin is temperamental and likes to flare up with a dramatic outbreak of redness or irritation, serum cycling may be your new flex. What is it, you ask? The idea is that if you alternate the active serum that you’re using each night, your skin will … Continue reading “Serum cycling” can help you use multiple active skin-care ingredients with less irritation

If you have no idea where to start with your skin care, these new kits make it dummy-proof

December 06, 2019 at 10:55PM by CWC Putting together a skin-care routine from scratch can be a daunting task. Usually, it involves a lot of scrolling through websites wondering where to begin. According to dermatologists, the basics of a good routine include a cleanser, an antioxidant serum, a retinol, a moisturizer, and a sunscreen. So … Continue reading If you have no idea where to start with your skin care, these new kits make it dummy-proof

Body serums keep skin hydrated from head-to-toe without a hint of stickiness in sight

December 06, 2019 at 04:34PM by CWC Your skin, as any derm or doctor will tell you, is your largest organ. Yet, when most of us talk about “skin care, we’re usually only referring to the space between our necks and our foreheads, and our bodies don’t get the same star treatment. In fact, I’m … Continue reading Body serums keep skin hydrated from head-to-toe without a hint of stickiness in sight

These dreamy multi-tasking night serums are like lullabies in a bottle

December 05, 2019 at 11:54PM by CWC Chances are, you’ve got your bedtime routine down to a science. Whether it’s drinking herbal tea or unwinding with a few pages of Gabby Bernstein’s latest, by now, you’ve likely figured out the best way to power down your body, and you should be doing the same exact … Continue reading These dreamy multi-tasking night serums are like lullabies in a bottle

A dermatologist lays out 4 ways to spot counterfeit skin-care products

December 04, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC When you’re shopping for the perfect serum to add to your skin-care regimen, things like five-star product reviews and a good-looking price tag can outshine where, exactly, you’re purchasing it from. Add to cart with the wrong retailer, though, and you could wind up with a bad reaction … Continue reading A dermatologist lays out 4 ways to spot counterfeit skin-care products

A bottle of this dry skin-saving drugstore moisturizer sells every 3 seconds in Korea

November 30, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC K-Beauty has introduced us to some seriously important elements of our skin-care routines. Sheet masks, serum cocktail-ing, the nourishing powers of snail mucin… the list goes on and on. And one more worth adding? AHC Essential Eye Cream for Face ($29), a bottle of which sells every three … Continue reading A bottle of this dry skin-saving drugstore moisturizer sells every 3 seconds in Korea

This 5-in-1 makeup-skin-care hybrid will cut your entire routine down to a single step

November 30, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC There are three elements that any beauty pro will tell you should be a part of your post-cleanse morning skin routine: an antioxidant serum, a moisturizer, and an SPF. No matter what your skin goals are, that’s the bare minimum roster of things you should be slathering on … Continue reading This 5-in-1 makeup-skin-care hybrid will cut your entire routine down to a single step

Does ‘moisturizing body wash’ for dry skin even work? Here’s what dermatologists think

November 29, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC Dry skin is no joke when you’re striving for a glowy complexion. Slathering on lotion is a surefire way to fight off dryness, but that’s not the only trick you should have up your sleeve. According to derms, using body wash for dry skin could be the key … Continue reading Does ‘moisturizing body wash’ for dry skin even work? Here’s what dermatologists think

No matter the skin concern, argan oil has become the face savior we need

November 29, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC When Morrocanoil launched to viral success in 2010, it introduced women on this side of the Atlantic to the wonders that argan oil—otherwise known as “liquid gold”—can work on hair. What you may not realize, though, is that using argan oil for face and skin can have just … Continue reading No matter the skin concern, argan oil has become the face savior we need

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

The winter skin-care hacks necessary for glowing through tundra-like weather

November 26, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC If you deal with dry, oily, combination, irritated, or hyper-pigmented skin (re: any and every skin type), winter is the season with a singular mission to steal your glow. Tips for winter skin care so you don’t turn into a zombie person? File under “desperately needed.” Luckily, holistic … Continue reading The winter skin-care hacks necessary for glowing through tundra-like weather

Stop itchy skin after showering with these 6 derm-approved tips

November 26, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Showering is an art form. No really. You’re washing your hair and scrubbing your body clean. You’re trying not to ruin your fancy products in there. You’re implementing all the dermatologist-recommended hacks that promise silky skin. And, heck, maybe you’re even getting busy with your boo. There’s a … Continue reading Stop itchy skin after showering with these 6 derm-approved tips

Here’s how your sleep struggles are affecting your skin—and the ingredients that can help

November 25, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC If you’re one of the 50 to 70 million Americans who has trouble sleeping at night (that’s 20 percent of the population, so the odds are pretty good), you know firsthand the effects of not getting enough shuteye—you know, like having no energy and becoming BFFs with all … Continue reading Here’s how your sleep struggles are affecting your skin—and the ingredients that can help

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

Here’s how to keep your skin hydrated all winter—even when heavy moisturizers make you break out

November 21, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Meet Wellness Collective, our immersive curriculum with Athleta that hooks you up with actionable advice from the smartest experts and brand founders in wellness right now. Get the goods at our monthly event series in New York City plus our online one-month wellness plans. Here, holistic aesthetician Shani Hillian answers your most-pressing questions … Continue reading Here’s how to keep your skin hydrated all winter—even when heavy moisturizers make you break out

Derms say these super-common shower mistakes are the reason skin gets so dry

November 20, 2019 at 10:31PM by CWC Whenever anyone complains about dry skin on their bodies, they’re usually offered the same ol’ easy fix: Just put on some lotion. And sure, that helps… to an extent. But as any dermatologist will tell you, the key to fending off dryness actually starts long before you step … Continue reading Derms say these super-common shower mistakes are the reason skin gets so dry

9 serums that make your skin so bright you can ditch the foundation

November 20, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC In the last few years, the lines between skin care and makeup have become increasingly blurred. There’s foundation that acts as skin care, skin care that acts as foundation, and heck, even eyeshadow that acts as SPF. Now that we have less time than ever before to put … Continue reading 9 serums that make your skin so bright you can ditch the foundation

I’m a dermatologist, and this is the most misdiagnosed skin condition I see

November 19, 2019 at 09:22PM by CWC Getting acne from rosacea is extremely confusing, because treating it like the former if you have the latter is not a good skin-care equation. It’s just like trying to exfoliate away a blackhead or pop a pimple—plain and simple, it’s not the right thing to do. (Trust.) Knowing … Continue reading I’m a dermatologist, and this is the most misdiagnosed skin condition I see

These strips told me my skin type in 3 seconds and I’m shook

November 19, 2019 at 12:11PM by CWC Plenty of people think that their skin is “sensitive” (self included, TBH). Trying to categorize your complexion isn’t the easiest thing to do, but there are ways to help you figure it out. Namely: with a skin type test. When I tried the Monat Skin Routine Tester strips … Continue reading These strips told me my skin type in 3 seconds and I’m shook