Mallory Frances

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What Exactly Is Micro-Needling? A Dermatologist Gives Us the Lowdown

Between Botox and vampire facials, the skincare world isn't short of outside-the-box treatments that promise younger-looking skin. But while the …

Skin Care

How to be more charming, according to science

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We'd hate charming people if we didn't love them so much.<p>I've covered how to be sexy and cool but charming, well, that's a whole 'nother beast. And what a beautiful beast it is. We're going to pull together the research from many, many… well, far …

Body Language

10 Beauty Gadgets Byrdie Editors Swear By

Now more than ever, the shelves and landing pages of our favorite beauty retailers resemble the covetable inventory (and treatment menus) of …

Skin Care

A Top Dermatologist Says These At-Home Devices Will Give You Skin Like a Celeb

A top N.Y.C. dermatologist shares the at-home gadgets that actually work.<p>I’d like let to let you in on a little Hollywood (non)secret. You know all …

Skin Care

Sephora Shoppers Have Spoken—These Are the Best Chemical Exfoliators

The term "chemical exfoliator" isn't necessarily the most reassuring skincare term we've ever heard, but if beauty editors and dermatologists have …

Skin Care

27 Things You're Expected To Know And Do Because You Are A Woman

"How to be hot but also somehow completely unaware of how hot you are."<p><b>1. How to be hot, but also not be aware of the fact that they’re hot, but still spend hours consciously doing everything possible so as to remain hot.</b><p>2. How to do the laundry, or the ironing, or literally any other chore because …

Relationships

The HydraFacial Phenomenon: Why Everyone Is Obsessed With This In-Office Treatment

Somewhere in the world, a HydraFacial is performed every 15 seconds. Don't even try to do the math: This essentially amounts to 2 million treatments given globally last year alone. That's more than the total number of Botox injections administered in the U.S. in 2017.<p>This is a facial, people. A …

Skin Care

This tree beautifully reveals the relationships between languages

For reasons both poetic and pragmatic, the tree has historically been the designer's go-to inspiration for mapping relationships. In the graphic below, Finish-Swedish illustrator Minna Sundberg artfully uses this format to trace the world's largest language families.<p>All of the languages illustrated …

Language

The Skincare Products I'm Trying and Rebuying This Spring

Skin Care

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Aging Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

Yoga

Laser resurfacing

Overview<p>Laser resurfacing is a skin resurfacing procedure that uses a laser to improve the appearance of your skin or treat minor facial flaws by …

Dermatologists Swear By Glycolic Acid Peels for Radiant Skin

Let's get real: We all want poreless, radiant, youthful-looking skin to rival the best Instagram filter. But between city pollutants, winter dryness, …

How to Sweat-Proof Your Makeup When You Have Oily Skin

Summer is truly the worst. I loathe sweating and chafing, and I find wearing sunscreen only slightly more bearable than wearing hats. Of course, I …

The Most Common Mistake People Make When Setting Goals

So you’ve finally figured out your goal in life: To become a <i>successful entrepreneur</i>.<p>You’ve never liked working for others. You would love the freedom …

12 of the Best Beauty Products to Buy on Etsy Right Now

Beauty Products to Buy on Etsy Right Now<p>short<p>Kristen Bousquet<p>kbousquet<p>slideshow<p><b>Tweet us your favorite beauty products</b> <b>@BritandCo</b><b>!</b><p>paragraph<p><i>Brit + Co may at times use affiliate links to promote products sold by others, but always offers genuine editorial …

Skin Care

The 6 Best Ingredients to Tighten Your Skin

It is <i>truly</i> a privilege to get older, but with age comes things like achy joints, wrinkles, and — you guessed it — a reduction of the skin elasticity we tend to take for granted in our youth. "Reduced tightness in the skin is caused by the loss of collagen, which diminishes over time," explained Dr. …

Skin Care

Neuroscience Explains Why You Need To Write Down Your Goals If You Actually Want To Achieve Them

I’m sure you’ve heard that if you want to achieve a goal, you need to write it down. I know it sounds a bit cliché, but it actually does work.<p>One of my studies, called “The Gender Gap and Goal-Setting,” found that both men and women need to do a much better job of writing down their goals (although …

The Brain

I Got The Same Pre-Oscar Facial As The Stars & I Haven't Worn Makeup Since

I've gotten facials before, but some celebrity aestheticians save the really good stuff for their high-profile clients. I met up with Joanna Vargas, …

Skin Care

40 Suspiciously Clever Grooming Products On Amazon That Actually Work

Keeping up with an effective beauty regimen can be challenging when you have a busy schedule. Finding products that can seamlessly plug into your …

Skin Care

Facial Steamers: The Amazon Beauty Purchase You Never Knew You Needed

Amazon is the land of weird and obscure devices, instruments, and machines that you never knew you needed. A noise machine to make you fall asleep in …

How these face-changing 'super serums' can be your one quick step to better-looking skin

Whenever experts get on to ‘step four’ of their skincare ‘regimen’, I have to stop them. Not only is the word ‘regimen’ a uniquely joy-sapping Americanism that can only ever be spoken in a Californian whine, but step three is as far as I’ll go with daily skincare.<p>I don’t want to look like human …

Skin Care

This $20 Vitamin C Serum Is a Best Seller on Amazon

When you think of places to purchase skincare essentials from, it's likely that Ulta, Sephora, Target, and other similar traditional beauty retailers …

Skin Care

This Serum Was Developed By MIT Scientists — & It's Only $28

If $28 — including the cost of shipping — seems like a suspiciously low price to pay for a serum that comes out of the finest luxury laboratories in …

Skin Care

Differin Daily Deep Cleanser Got Rid of My Hormonal Acne

You know those factory signs that say, "We've Had __ Days Without an Injury"? Picture one in my bathroom that reads "I've Had Two Months Without a Breakout." Every time I look in the mirror, I'm reminded of what's not there: the hard, red bumps of doom. Scroll back through a decade of my tagged …

Skin Care

6 Secrets of Women with Flawless Skin

We never go to sleep in our makeup, and after much trial and error we’ve finally landed on a skincare routine that works for us. And still, our skin …

Skin Care

The Glycolic Acid Toners Byrdie Editors Use Whenever They Need a Glow-Up

The day I learned about the versatile glory of glycolic acid toners was the day my skin went from "eh" to "damn, girl." Skin-health experts agree …

Skin Care

Viral Tweet Shows Effects of Green Tea and Honey on Cystic Acne

I'm amazed.<p>Seventeen-year-old Hilda Paz Robles began experiencing cystic acne in April 2017 — something most of us have encountered at one point or another. But the surprising part of her story is that she treated it solely using green tea and honey. She posted a before and after photo on Twitter, …

Best Glitter Eyeshadow Dupes, Stila, ELF, Revlon

<i>Beauty</i> <i>with</i> <i>Mi, hosted by Refinery29's beauty writer</i> <i>Mi-Anne Chan, explores the coolest new trends, treatments, products, and subcultures in the</i> <i>beauty</i></i> …

Makeup

Here's What Deciem Has to Say About All That Instagram Drama

Perhaps you first heard of The Ordinary last spring when the skincare brand's $7 foundations racked up a 25,000 person waitlist ahead of their …

This $7 Hydrating Serum Is Flying Off Sephora Shelves

<i>You always want what you can’t have — especially when it comes to beauty products. That’s why we’re getting the inside scoop from your favorite</i> …

Skin Care