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Do Face Exercises Really Work?

When I first read the phrase "face exercises," I thought I might be trapped in an especially bad nightmare. I'll do a lot for good skin. I drench it in glycolic acid on a nightly basis. I hold my breath to avoid the fumes of my favorite, foul-smelling antioxidant serum. But working out my face? …

I Tried Meghan Markle's Mouth Massage, the Buccal Facial

It's come to this: I just had the inside of my mouth massaged because of Meghan Markle. Well, I guess not solely because of her—the opportunity arose to try a version of her favorite facial, and I'll never say no to a massage. So that's how I found myself on a table in a spa a few blocks away from …

Melanie Simon, Electrical Aesthetician

“I am an electrical aesthetician. I didn’t start out down this path, though. I’d always worked—basically full-time from the time I was 16. But in …

Meghan Markle's Jaw-Defining Pre-Wedding Treatment Can Be Done at Home—for $0

The royal wedding is inching closer and closer (doesn't it feel like Meghan and Prince Harry only <i>just</i> got engaged?), and we'd be lying if we said we …

Rihanna Got This Contouring Facial Before the Met Ball, So I Did Too

The fashion elite stormed NYC last night to celebrate <i>Vogue</i>'s annual first Monday in May: The Met Ball. This year, the theme married together …

5 Experts On Electrical Facials

The thing about facials is that there are just so many different kinds. It's hard to keep track! Somewhere in the midst of rigorous face massage, …

5 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Trying a Microcurrent Facial

I stepped into the gorgeous, well-lit spa overlooking Bryant Park with absolutely no idea what to expect. All I knew for sure was Joanna Vargas's …

What Are These Collagen Peptides I Keep Hearing About?

You've heard of collagen—it's splashed across almost every anti-aging product now—but have you heard of collagen peptides? Not a skin care ingredient …

Retinol 2.0—Clean and Non-Toxic

Retinoids—vitamin A derivatives—have more proven skin benefits than any other anti-aging or anti-breakout compound: They can (individual formulas …

Skin Care

Yoga for a Younger Face

“I worked with one woman for six weeks, and her daughter thought she’d gotten a facelift,” says Gary Sikorski, certified facial-exercise instructor …

Yoga

This 2-Hour Skin Treatment is the Ultimate Spring Reboot—and It’s Going Viral

“I had two big issues smacking me in the face,” remembers wellness specialist Stefanie DiLibero, reflecting on the double whammy skin concerns that sparked Instagram’s most-buzzed-about new anti-aging treatment. “Adult acne, which was kind of humiliating, and the prospect of turning 40.” On the …

What Is Facial Cupping & What Does It Do--The Answer

Facial cupping is the act of taking a small suction cup and applying it all over…to your face. Sounds strange, right? Well, it kind of is. But plenty …

This $7 Cream Zapped My Cystic Zit

<i>Meet Peyton. Peyton works on our Customer Insights team here at Glossier. She's also an avid beauty product user (catch her in all of our team-wide</i> …

Skin Care

5 Commandments of Getting a Chemical Peel With Sensitive, Acne-Prone Skin

If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear "chemical peel" is Samantha Jones's scabbed, fiery face à la <i>Sex and the City</i>, you are not alone. …

These 'Makeup Readers' Make It Possible to Put on Makeup While Wearing Glasses

I'm fortunate to have had a relatively unremarkable eyewear prescription history for most of my life. I wore reading glasses in elementary school to help thwart headaches, and early on in my adulthood, I was always just nearsighted enough to justify a sizable wardrobe of inexpensive eyewear full of …

New Study Reveals Facial Yoga Can Make You Look 3 Years Younger

Facial yoga has been around for years, but the science behind its benefits have always been a bit soft—until now, that is. According to a new …

2 Big Beauty Retailers Plan to Carry Cannabis Skin Care Products in 2018

<i>*Update February 7, 2018</i>To this day, marijuana remains an extremely controversial topic in the United States—it seems like everyone has an opinion on …

Miranda Kerr's Facialist Has Some Advice for You

Supermodels have a lot of things in common: genetically gifted features, wind machine–worthy hair, and mile-long legs. But there’s something—or …

Skin Care

This Facial Lifts and Sculpts Your Face in Minutes

Outlandish claims are not few and far between in the beauty industry—every product boasts better and quicker results than the last. However, when a …

Skin Care

I Tried Facial Cupping to Get Rid of My Under-Eye Bags

I'm generally game to try just about anything—from Jennifer Lawrence's favorite facial to the Kardashian-approved weight-loss tea to waking up …

Skin Care

This Is the Proper Method for Using a Jade Roller

Plus, just about everything else you need to know about these trendy skin-care tools.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>111<p>111<p>SHARES<p><i>Beauty tutorials</i> …

Expensive Skin Care Will Do Absolutely Nothing If You Don't Chill

Before you drop hundreds on a moisturizer or a highly recommended serum to help with your problem skin, it's time to ask your body a few probing questions — because all that fancy skin care isn't going to do its job if your body is stressed out and unhealthy.<p>The interrogation should sound a little …

Skin Care

Into The Light: Can A Facial Heal From Within?

Facials with a side of reiki? Healing crystal massage tools? Talking wrinkles away? If you thought beauty treatments were about delivering a pretty …

This Pillowcase Has "Pages" to Give You a Fresh Sheet Each Night — and Might Stop Breakouts

There are few delights in this world quite as sumptuous as falling asleep in brand-new, just-changed sheets (bonus points if the fabric is still warm from your dryer). One new pillowcase gives you the chance to replicate that feeling <i>every</i> night — not just laundry day! — and in doing so might stop …

Skin Care

I Used a Jade Roller for 30 Days and It Changed My Whole Face

But like anything good, it takes commitment.<p>I’ll be the first to admit that I’m extremely susceptible to beauty-related FOMO. One of my friends …

This Insta-Worthy Skincare Tool De-Puffs Your Face in Seconds

Google isn't going anywhere, but if you want to find out where to get the best latte, mezcal cocktail, or vintage Levis in any city, a quick scroll …

A Celebrity Esthetician on the Powerful Impact of a French Skincare Routine

Celebrity esthetician Angela Caglia spent years training as a facialist in France, but is now based in the US, working with clients like supermodel Helena Christensen and actress Minnie Driver in New York and Los Angeles. Here, Caglia opens up about the differences in the way her clients approach …

This Popular Food Could Be Ruining Your Skin

Peanut butter is so delicious, it practically makes me giddy. Not to mention, peanuts and peanut butter are also good sources of heart-healthy …

New Research Shows Scary Aging Effect of Alcohol on Women Over 40

Waking up after a night of one too many cocktails can leave you with a pounding headache and upset stomach the next day, but the results of a new …

Facialist Kristina Holey's 5 Tips For Defeating Hormonal Acne

My first appointment with facialist Kristina Holey was nothing like a facial. It was more like a therapy session. But also like a business meeting—I …

Skin Care