With all of the talk about how beneficial salicylic acid and retinol are for the skin (especially for those prone to breakouts), it’s only reasonable to want to know if they can be used in the same routine.
Jello skin. Honey skin. Dewy dumpling skin. What do each of these buzzy beauty looks have in common? Aside from sounding yummy, their main goal is to appear like a fresh baby cherub: youthful and glowy, with glistening, plush skin about to burst with moisture.
Winter has officially kicked off, and with colder months comes a change in humidity, exposure to indoor heaters, and blustery winds that actually can make skin feel drier and look duller. In order to guard against cold weather-induced concerns like dryness and flaky skin, you may need to make a few adjustments to your winter skin-care routine. Thankfully, combatting wintertime’s cold, dry air won’t require an entirely new, luxury regimen — all you need is a few dermatologist-approved recommendations to keep you and your skin covered until spring.
As the body’s outermost line of defense, the skin barrier serves a key protective function. A new crop of formulas promises to strengthen skin by replenishing lipids and bringing the microbiome back into balance.
Humans are, for the most part, hairy. And just how much hair, and where on one’s body and face it appears, is ever changing. For the last 2.6 million years or so, men and women have been looking for hair removal devices to achieve their desired look, often influenced by societal norms and changing grooming styles.
It’s pretty safe to say that scalp problems of any nature, including itchiness and flaking, are extremely annoying to anyone who suffers from them. But scalp psoriasis — a common condition characterized by thick, red, scaly patches of skin that can cover the entire scalp and be chronic — is arguably the most painful and inconvenient. Thankfully, there are quite a few dermatologist-approved over-the-counter scalp psoriasis treatments that come in the form of oils, ointments, shampoos, and more topical treatments to soothe irritable psoriasis symptoms.
Trendy skin-care ingredients come and go, but one that seems to stick around our beauty routines is shea butter. In case you aren’t familiar, this popular ingredient is known for its ultra-moisturizing properties and is a tried-and-true treatment for dry skin.
Uncovering beauty trends, particularly if they are skin-care related, is one of the most joyful parts of my job as a beauty writer. From trying out DIY skin-care hacks to talking to top dermatologists, I can’t get enough when it comes to learning about skin — and it seems I’m not the only one.
Skin care does not need to be fancy—you can absolutely get by with a simple cleanse, treat, moisturize regimen.