• Health
    How to Get Rid of Pimples — Fast

    From Good Housekeeping Getting a big, red pimple on your face happens to literally everyone, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept your defeat and wait patiently until the blemish goes away. First, it’s important to understand how blemishes work (knowing your enemy is half the battle, after all). “We have sebaceous glands in […]

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    This is why you should wash your face twice

    Double-cleansing may seem to require a lot of time you probably can’t afford to tack on to your skin care routine. However, board-certified dermatologist Whitney Bowe, MD, claims that the trendy face-washing technique is surprisingly quick and simple. “It provides a very deep clean, but does so in a very gentle way, preserving the skin’s barrier and even […]

  • Health
    Is Veganism Your Skin’s Saving Grace?

    By now, almost everyone has seen the shock documentary What the Health — if you haven’t, it’s definitely worth dedicating a #netflixandchill night to. The documentary, which premiered earlier this year has successfully scared droves into ditching their carnivorous diets. But while the premise of the film is a noble one, pay closer attention to […]

  • Beauty
    Women Are Getting This Injection to ‘Whiten’ Their Skin

    In the U.S. skin care industry, the “brightening” category is a major one. It seems like everyone has a desire to get rid of dullness and discoloration, and as a result, there’s been a huge boost in these products on the market. Everything from serums and creams to supplements and laser treatments are touted as […]

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    6 Things Your Skin Is Telling You About Your Diet

    It doesn’t take a trip to the dermatologist to figure out why your skin’s acting out—just a closer look at your grocery list. Everyone has those days, the ones when you look in the mirror and just don’t love what you see. Maybe you’ve got breakouts reminiscent of high school, your chronic dryness keeps flaring […]

  • Beauty
    DIY Sunscreen Exists

    By Sarah Kinonen. Photo by: Getty Images. The Internet is obsessed with DIY beauty. A quick Google search using the generic keywords “DIY beauty” pulls up more than 61 million hits. (Yes, millions.) There’s literally a treatment for everything (imagine: creamy avocado face masks honey hair treatments, and coffee grind scrubs). And while we’ve already […]

  • Beauty
    Mineral Sunscreens That Actually Work

    Beach-tested in Hawaii, where “chemical” sunscreens containing oxybenzones may soon be banned. When I was in my teens, I used to lie out in the yard as soon as it was warm enough to don a bikini, rotating myself with military-like precision to ensure an even roasting. These days, as I’ve gotten older, “sun’s out, […]