You've seen the error of your ways when it comes to sleeping in makeup. You've quit smoking, you've stopped tanning, you drink plenty of water, and you even make homemade avocado masks. You cleanse, tone, and exfoliate every day--but not too much, and only with the right products. We do everything we can to keep the skin on our faces and bodies looking soft, supple, and young, but even if you think you're doing everything right, there are some common habits that undermine even the most valiant skincare efforts. Before you spend more money on fancy facials, and before you rush out and buy another expensive eye cream or anti-aging potion, check to make sure you're not committing one of these six skincare sins.
Dimples just might be the most desired flaw on the human body. They're a symbol of youth, of impishness, and of innocence. But dimples are still a flaw, and even though the face claims the vast majority of dimples, it's not the only place they can show up.
Watermelon is one of the best things about summer, in whatever form it takes. That's why we were so pumped when we came across all this amazing watermelon-theme swag. So if you love the 'melon like we do, check out these juicy products you'll want to buy ASAP.
Tea tree oil benefits your skin more than you think--plus it smells amazing, which gives us one more reason to add it to our beauty arsenal. To find out how tea tree oil benefits your skin, we talked to NYC-based dermatologist Dr. Janet Prystowsky, who tells us tea tree oil can, "treat acne as effectively as over-the-counter acne treatments." See what else she says it's good for!
Great skin doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. We scoured the earth (okay, our favorite beauty stores) to find the best acne treatments for a girl on a budget. All of these are $20 or less, and yes, you can thank us later.
If you haven't heard of Aritaum yet, you're not alone. The store, which has been called the Korean version of Sephora, is finally expanding their reach and opening new stores in the US and Canada. Check out this list of beauty products we can't wait to try.
Celebs know the price of beauty and aren't afraid to spend tons of money to look flawless. While some of Hollywood's hottest stars keep up with regular skincare by way of facials and other "normal" beauty treatments, others take a wackier route--like vampire facials (yes, with blood) and cryo treatments. Check out some of the most bizarre things that celebs do to stay looking beautiful.
Earth Day may only come once a year, but you can show your love for all things natural all-year round. Check out some of our favorite beauty products that include natural and organic ingredients to find your new go-to moisturizer, perfume or makeup. #ecochic
Sugaring is our new favorite way to get smooth, hair-free skin--without the razor.
Acne in itself is nothing to be desired, but we think we can all agree that acne scars make the entire process even worse. Learn how to prevent acne scars from appearing in the first place and what you can do to heal them with expert tips from Judith Hellman, MD, a dermatologist and the Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, NY.
You already know smoking is bad for your skin, but these experts are here to tell you that e-cigarettes are no diferent. They may be affecting your skin more than you think.
Gone are the days of braces and backpacks, but what happened to acne hitting the road? If you're suffering from adult acne, you're not alone. Many women are prone to breakouts thanks to natural hormonal shifts as we age. So, on top of worrying about fine lines and wrinkles, we also have to stress about bumps that appear overnight. No need to overreact, though. We've got a few tips to keep your skin smooth and acne free!
Heather Wilson, director of Brand Development at InstaNatural and certified skin esthetician, shared five of her favorite ingredients for spring beauty routines, including caffeine, retinol, and vitamin C. Read on to find your new favorite skin care products, and get ready for a clearer complexion.
Microbeads are making a hasty exit from the beauty scene. After it was confirmed that the pesky plastic beads were causing more harm than good for the environment, the government stepped in and made sure they can no longer be manufactured. It may have taken a few of your favorite products off the shelf, but here are 17 exfoliating alternatives to microbeads you're sure to love.
Fall brings cooler, drier weather, which can often bring drier, thirstier skin. Coming off a sun and fun-filled summer, you likely have a little sun damage too. It's time to update your skincare routine for fall, and these simple switches and additions will have your skin glowing like an Indian summer sunset.
Dealing with acne is no picnic. Luckily, we're here to help! We consulted three skincare experts to learn their secrets on how to get clear skin. Follow these 13 tips, and you'll be on your way to a flawless complexion in no time.
No matter what your budget is, you deserve healthy skin. We spoke with skincare experts to learn what ingredients are best for 10 common skincare concerns and picked the best face masks -- one a saver choice, one a splurge -- for every skin type.
Like most things in our modern lives, technology has changed the game. This is true of our skincare routine, too! If you're a high-tech gadget lover, why not supercharge your beauty arsenal? These are some of the coolest and most-effective high-tech beauty tools!
September is National Honey Month, so in addition to adding a little extra sweetness to our tea and toast, we're adding this ingredient to our beauty routine from September onward. As a humectant, honey works to lock in moisture, but it's also full of anti-aging antioxidants and antimicrobials to open up your pores. Its moisturizing properties can also be used in cosmetics, providing richer, creamier color payoff. Here are seven honey-infused beauty products we can't get enough of.
Most skin care products contain an overwhelming list of long, hard-to-pronounce names. It's mind-boggling trying to decipher what is truly effective and what just sounds fancy. Girl, I got you. Here are eight different (and amazing) skin care ingredients, the benefit of each, and--most important--what these ingredients can do for your skin! Read before you buy.
I love me some Trader Joe's. Nearly everything they sell is a winner in my book, and—no surprise—that extends to beauty products as well. I've pulled together my 10 favorite Trader Joe's beauty buys, so the next time you're shopping, grab some of these awesome skincare products along with your Two Buck Chuck!