Cristina del Rio

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Here's Everything You Need To Know About The Next Big Thing In Beauty, Squalene

One of the many reasons I love being a writer is that I learn so much. I’m constantly reading, but I also get to interact with so many crazy smart …

Retinol 101: Here's Exactly How to Use It

If you're at all interested in skincare, I'll bet you've heard of retinol and retinoids before. Retinol isn't new, but it is a proven "wonder product" that reduces fine lines and wrinkles and improves the overall skin tone. However, with so many variations, product names, and percentages available, …

Anti-aging

Why Aquaphor Is My Favorite Beauty Product Ever

Oh, Aquaphor. My skin-care routine has changed (multiple times, in fact) over the past decade or so, but there are a few products that I keep coming back to and Aquaphor is invariably one of them. I'm typically a total sucker for luxe packaging and clever marketing, but when it comes to products …

Skin Care

This Primer Makes Your Pores Look Smaller in Seconds

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Skin Care

5 Dermatologist-Recommended Ways to Stop Sun Damage

Had a little too much fun in the sun this summer and seeing the effects on your face? You're not alone—we've all been there and a little post-summer sun damage, while troublesome, can be rectified and stopped in its tracks. Whether you're prepping for your wedding day or recovering from a honeymoon …

6 Healthy Beauty Habits That Will Make You Feel Happier and More Confident

Even though it’s hard to believe all the time, you have the power to feel like your absolute best self. Sometimes searching for happiness is so …

6 Things Your Dermatologist Wants You To Know Before Trying Retinol

In terms of youth-enhancing skincare products, retinol always tops the list. But even though most women have heard or read about it, they still …

Face Yoga Is Super Weird, but It Actually Works

I want to start by saying I’m not "anti" aging. I want to live a long life, and that means I’m going to get old. The changes that go along with that …

Yoga

Why Hyaluronic Acid Is in Every Skincare Product Lately

It’s the most hardworking ingredient there is.<p><i>This story originally appeared in Racked’s daily newsletter. Want more news from Racked?</i> <i>Sign up for our newsletter here</i><i>.</i><p>It’s really easy to get overwhelmed shopping for skincare. Between the bizarre-sounding ingredients (“vital energies”?), neologisms, …

The 7 Skincare Ingredients You Need For A Flawless Face

Recipe For Perfection<p>While they both exfoliate, AHAs (including glycolic, lactic and fruit acids) are water soluble and exfoliate the surface layer …

What Are Skin Softeners — & Should You Be Using Them?

I already have a fairly excessive beauty regimen, so I was skeptical about adding yet another step and product to what is already a very cramped …

Here’s Why Honey Is Taking Over Our Summer Skincare Products

Even though summer is nearing an end, it’s common to still be dealing with the skincare issues that go along with the season. Sweat and the sun can leave us with a face full of blemishes, and we continue to suffer from the extreme drying effects of salt water and chlorine. There’s still time to …

Skin Care

The Surprising Ways Alcohol Is Damaging Your Skin

Beauty<p>What We Should Know About SPF Makeup, According To Industry Experts<p>Beauty<p>In Partnership With Shiseido<p>Why You Never Knew You Needed A Serum …

The Best Anti-Aging Hand Creams You’ll Actually Want to Slather On

By now we’ve accepted (albeit, begrudgingly) that we’re going to age. But despite our many attempts to love and appreciate our fine lines and …

Skin Care

The Best-Selling Face Wash At Target Is Only $10

Beauty<p>Skincare<p>The Best-Selling Face Wash At Target Is Only $10<p>We love drugstore beauty buys and here’s why: They’re easy to find, they’re affordable …

This face mask makes you look 100 years old, then 10 years younger

Believe the hype.<p>When it comes to Instagram beauty trends, everyone loves a spectacle. The latest comes from South Korean brand Hanacure (and yes, they ship worldwide), a gel mask that pulls so tightly on the skin when it's dry that it totally warps your face and, when you move even the tiniest …

How To Tell Whether Your Skin Is Dry — Or Just Dehydrated

“My skin is so dry, how can I fix it?” It's an age-old beauty conundrum, and we have yet to find a universal, quick-fix for banishing dull and tired …

7 Ways Your Workout Is Messing With Your Skin

It’s no secret working out has some major benefits beyond just improving your overall physique. Exercise can also help you sleep better, reduce …

How To Prevent Ingrown Hairs (And What To Do If You Get Them)

If you’ve ever experienced an ingrown hair, you know first-hand how annoying (and sometimes painful) they can be. Ingrowns happen when a hair coils …

What are pores and how can you have clear skin

When you type “how to get rid of pores” into Google, over 500,000 results fill your screen. But whilst we’re sorry to disappoint over half a million …

Collagen-Infused Products for Plump, Healthy Skin

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

The Benefits of Face Mist

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Out on Face Mists<p>Face mists feel and smell good, but do they actually do anything? The short (and definitive) answer: yes. At …

Does Armpit Botox Really Stop Sweating? Watch One PEOPLE Editor Put This Beauty Treatment to the Test

How do beauty editors get ready to bare their skin for summer? Here’s a hint: they don’t stop at shaving and spray tans. It’s all about sweat …

Why These 4 Dermatologist-Approved Tips Will Save Your Skin This Summer

Even the most thoughtfully assembled skin-care routine is rarely a year-round winner. Shifts in humidity, arctic blasts of air-conditioning, and brighter, longer days all play a role in how your skin holds up. With summer officially here, now’s the time to rethink your seasonal wardrobe from the …

Skin Care

Is a Facial Worth the Fuss?

For the beauty do-it-yourselfer, we live in boom times. Between masks and eye strips and deep-cleaning products and YouTube videos on face massage, you can do a pretty good approximation of a spa facial in the confines of your home for a fraction of the price.<p>I have a drawer in my kitchen — my …

5 Shaving Mistakes To Stop Making If You Refuse to Wax Below the Belt

For those of us who prefer going hairless below the waist, a Brazilian wax is the obvious solution. It feels grown up, takes very little time and …

Beauty Heroes: Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate

Kiehl’s bestselling Midnight Recovery Concentrate is a rich and luxurious facial oil designed to be worn at night. Its goals are to enhance your …