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The Pros and Cons of Using Retinol — Plus, When You Should Start

Retinol is touted as a holy grail ingredient for smoothing out fine lines, helping with skin texture and tone, and getting a youthful glow over time. This MVP ingredient promises to fight the signs of aging by encouraging cell turnover. But how does it actually work? And how should you incorporate …

Derms say cold showers have a host of health benefits…if you can stand them

On hot, humid, sticky days, a cool shower sounds pretty appealing, and as it turns out, there are health-related benefits to taking a cold water …

12 Best Serums for Women Over 50 That Pack a Nourishing Punch

By now, you're probably well aware that in order to keep your skin looking and feeling its best, you should be incorporating a serum into your …

My 70-Year-Old Mom Has Ridiculously Glowing Skin—Here's the $4 Culprit

First, I feel like I should start this story with a disclaimer—something like, "No Facetune or filters were used in the making of this article." …

A Harvard Dermatologist Only Uses Serums Containing These 3 Ingredients

The word "Harvard" conveys a sense of intellect and superiority, and the world of skincare is not immune to this effect. Harvard Health recently …

What type of acne do I have?

Acne can form several types of skin blemish, each with a distinct appearance and symptoms.<p>Most minor acne blemishes respond to at-home care and …

Nothing Has Made My Skin Feel Fresher and Cleaner Than This Product

As far as micellar waters go, I'll be honest: I generally just pick up whatever is on offer at Boots. But before you judge me for being a bad beauty …

The FDA Approves Qbrexza Wipes to Stop Excessive Underarm Sweating​​

This. Is. Major. News.<p>Please put down your clinical-strength deodorant and remove the wads of paper towels balled up under your pits, because you’re going to want to focus on this major medical news: The FDA just approved a new wipe to stop your excessive underarm sweating. No, that isn’t sweat you …

Steph Can't Believe This Spot-Fading Vitamin C Serum Is So Inexpensive

It's easily one of the best I've used.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>If you, like me, struggle with acne scars, age spots or any other type of …

This $14 Face Mask Completely Transformed My Skin

While I've never suffered from severe acne, my skin has always been prone to breakouts. And with my history of picking and prodding (I'm a …

How to Heal Acne Scabs—Fast

You've probably been told that the number one rule of getting rid of a pimple is not to pick it. In reality, a zit rarely just disappears on its …

The Exact Skincare Routine That Made My Forehead Lines Disappear (Without Botox)

Having a highly expressive face is both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, I wear my emotions on my sleeve and have a sarcastic, straightforward …

Sunscreens That Won't Make You Break Out, Because That's Not Cool

The moment when you suddenly realize you're an adult can come amid a seemingly random activity — depositing money in your newly-formed 401k, making …

The Best Wrinkle Cream at Drugstores, According to 9,000 Beauty Pros

Every year, the Cosmetic Executive Women organization (CEW) gets together for a luncheon in New York City to reveal the year's best in beauty at the …

Julia Roberts’ Skincare Secrets At 50 — Her Top 4 Anti-Aging Tips To Look 30

Julia Roberts posted her first ever Instagram photo on June 26, and she looks about half her age! Here’s what she does to look and feel her …

How To Make Acne Scars Look Better Overnight

It’s a hell of a paradox: Zits certainly pop up overnight, but their shadows — dark or red scars — seem to last an eternity. In an era in which we …

Skin Care

We Found The World's Best Dark Spot Serum At Sephora

Whether you struggle with acne scars, aging spots, hyperpigmentation, sun spots, or just dull skin–everyone needs a dark spot serum in their beauty …

Can At-Home LED Light Therapy Change Your Skin?

Jessica Alba & Emma Stone are obsessed. Here’s why you should be, too.<p>When it comes to anti-aging treatments, we don’t discriminate. We’ll try …

You Should Try Cactus-Infused Skincare & Not Just To Feel Like A Desert Princess

Growing up, my grandma's garden was an actually legitimate place to gather ingredients for DIY beauty products. But being Mexican, her garden was …

This K-Beauty Face Cleanser Is So Popular, One Sells Every 3.1 Seconds

Out of all the products in the wide world of skin care, the general consensus is that your cleanser doesn't matter a ton. Of course you need one, because washing the sweat, dirt, oil, and pollution off your face at the end of the day does make a difference. But when it comes to spending your money, …

Laser Hyperpigmentation Removal

Hyperpigmentation occurs when excess melanin production leaves your skin with darker spots. Causes of hyperpigmentation include trauma or injury to …

Micellar water lifts impurities out of your skin like a magnet — here's how it works, plus a guide to the best ones

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Micellar water. If you've been backstage at a runway show, visited a French pharmacy, or just more attentively perused the beauty …

Skin Care

I Tried $328 Worth of Acne Spot Treatments — & The Cheapest Pick Won

Sometimes the best things in life come with some less-than-ideal side effects. Crave fame and fortune? Hope you don't mind a 24/7 media cycle …

This Doohickey Gets Rid of the Hairs Around My Chin

Over the past several years, the skin around my mouth and chin has become extra sensitive. It’s prone to breakouts, but also plays host to a …

Most dermatologists agree this is the one thing that can reverse signs of ageing — but one doctor says we're being led into the unknown

istock<p><b>Most dermatologists agree that retinol helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.</b>• <b><br>It was once difficult to get hold of topical</b> …

Skin Care

How to Get Rid of Adult Acne

It's not just for teens.<p>If you thought that, as an adult, breakouts and blemishes were forever in your past, well then you were wrong. Adult acne is real. Know how we know? Anecdotal data suggesting that every now and then we all get a little red visitor in the middle of our brow. (Hey, at least no …

The 10 Best Drugstore Face Washes Because Cleansers Shouldn't Be Expensive

As casual as a drugstore beauty run can be, it can also feel a little dangerous. After all, how <i>exactly</i> are you supposed to know if that packaged tube …

What Dermatologists Buy at Sephora: A Tell-All

When we asked makeup artists what their Sephora hauls look like, it was almost like getting to read their diaries. Okay, maybe not as intimate, but …

I Switched to This Lotion-Like Shaving Cream and I'll Never Go Back

As a part-Asian woman, I've been shaving my legs, underarms, and forearms for a very long time (there's no disguising those dark hairs), and pretty much since day one, I have used the same exact foaming gel shaving cream. The only thing that's changed is the scent <i>du jour</i>. But on a recent trip to …

6 Foods That Promote Clear Skin

When it comes to achieving glowing, healthy skin, sometimes the process can feel like a never-ending nightmare of costly products, facials and …