Skincare

Keloid Scar Treatment At Home vs With A Dermatologist

Keloid Scar Treatment At Home vs With A Dermatologist

TweetTrying keloid scar treatment at home is easier than it sounds. Being prone to keloid scars means that little things like piercing your ears, bug bites, acne, c-sections, or in my case removing an abnormal mole can leave you with a painful, puffy scar. Doing a keloid scar treatment at home is totally possible. But I found going to a dermatologist to be much more effective. Keloid scar treatmen... »

11 Solutions for Ashy Elbows

11 Solutions for Ashy Elbows

TweetSay goodbye to your ashy elbows. My fiancé, (the one with the beard blowout) has dry and dehydrated skin. It’s one thing trying to coax him into using hydrating skincare, and another to deal with his ashy elbows. In an effort to make his dry elbows just a bit softer I’ve compiled 11 of the best ways to treat ashy elbows. Without doing a super zoom (which trust me, you don’t ... »

Those Pimple Popping Videos are Really Sebum Plugs, and They’re Supposed Stay In

Those Pimple Popping Videos are Really Sebum Plugs, and They’re Supposed Stay In

TweetStop picking, those sebum plugs are meant to be there. I’m one of those people who cannot stomach pimple popping videos where gross blackheads are extracted in graphic detail. I can barely pop a pimple on my own skin so watching other people do it is not going to happen. I guess it’s satisfying for some people? But the point is that pulling out those sebum plugs is actually a terr... »

11 Best Korean Serum Picks

11 Best Korean Serum Picks

TweetThe best Korean serum options are easier to find than you think. No matter where you are in your skincare journey, you could probably do with a bit of Korean skincare. They just know what the heck they’re doing, and encouraging consumers to ask what ceramide skincare is, anyway, and then use it — deeply. With a focus on layers of hydration and being gentle to your skin, it’s... »

Is Coffee Good for Skin? We Asked a Derm

Is Coffee Good for Skin? We Asked a Derm

TweetIs coffee good for skin? A dermatologist settles the debate. Our morning routine starts and ends with coffee. You know those people who aren’t really human until they get their cup of coffee? Yeah, that’s a common occurrence. Because we all love a good cafe in the morning, the question “Is coffee good for skin?” has been running around our heads. We just had to figure ... »

What You Need to Know About Using Prescription Retinol with Makeup

What You Need to Know About Using Prescription Retinol with Makeup

TweetHere’s how to use prescription retinol with makeup (the right way). Prescription retinol is some pretty powerful skincare magic. It can help amp up your anti-wrinkle, anti-acne, and anti gross blackheads skincare routine if you can get through the dreaded adjustment period. I won’t lie, it sucks, but even lower dose OTC retinol eye creams can be great. I tried a prescription retin... »

The Best Retinol Eye Creams to Try Now

The Best Retinol Eye Creams to Try Now

TweetWe rounded up the best retinol eye creams you really need to try. In the world of anti-aging skincare there are two big guns: sunscreen and retinol. We’re sure you know by now that you should wear sunscreen every day, but what about retinol? This heavy hitter used to be elusive without a prescription, but now you can buy anti-aging retinol products in most drugstores. Retinoids are used... »

This Dr. Brandt Package is Steeply Discounted for a Good Cause

This Dr. Brandt Package is Steeply Discounted for a Good Cause

Tweetdr. brandt skincare is helping spread the word about Suicide Prevention Month. In today’s edition of beautiful news (both literally and figuratively), Dr. Brandt skincare is selling a skincare package chock-full of their most popular items for nearly half off — and a portion of each sale goes directly to the Dr. Brandt Foundation, which was set up to help bring awareness and help ... »

I Tried A Sulfur Mask To Clear My Skin Congestion

I Tried A Sulfur Mask To Clear My Skin Congestion

TweetI tried a sulfur mask to clear my skin congestion. Here’s how it went. After a summer of sweating more than I’d like I’m not ashamed to say I had a clogged pore or two on my chest. No loofa, bath soak, or other manual exfoliation did the trick in clearing my skin which meant it was time to move onto actual skincare. During my teenaged acne years I used to use this sulfur inf... »

Should You Really Avoid Alcohol in Skincare? Derms Weigh In.

Should You Really Avoid Alcohol in Skincare? Derms Weigh In.

TweetShould you really avoid alcohol in skincare? Well, maybe. Skincare arguments will rage on till the end of time. Should you or shouldn’t you use foam cleansers? What about oils? One we can finally put to bed is whether or not you should avoid alcohol in skincare. The answer is a simple yes and no. Simple Alcohols Not all alcohols are created equal, pointed out Dr. Melissa Kanchanapoomi L... »

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