The solution for dry, dull hair is simpler than you may think: It may just need a vitamin boost. Specifically, vitamin E. Just a few drops of vitamin E oil to your scalp every week may be all it takes to turn locks silky.
“It’s important to apply sunscreen to all exposed areas of the skin, but the face is especially vulnerable to UV damage — your face tends to be exposed all year round and is rarely covered by clothing,” said Kim Nichols, MD
Dr. Nichols recommends opting for a sunscreen and a nourishing moisturizer to protect and brighten your overall complexion. (Also drink plenty of water throughout the day to boost hydration from the inside.)
Harvard-trained, board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon Kim Nichols, MD, FAAD, worked at her mentor’s practice for seven years on the Upper East side of Manhattan before opening her own practice in Greenwich, Connecticut in 2013. Since then, the staff has grown from 3 to 15, and Dr. Nichols recently opened a second location, in nearby Harbor Point.
Whether it’s the new phenomenon of maskne or a long-standing relationship with breakouts, acne is simply a part of many people’s skin care lives, and that’s okay. But if you do want to get rid of the (perfectly normal) blemishes you experience, you may be considering a lactic acid-based product.
In skin care, just as it is in fashion, mixing and matching can be either genius or disastrous. While it’s fun to try out all the new products on the market—and take a maximalist “shelfie” with every product in your beauty cabinet—cramming a bunch of buzzy skincare ingredients into your routine isn’t the best idea.
We asked skincare pros to put the worst ones out there on blast. Here are the Insta and TikTok hacks they say you def should not try at home!
Sulfates were seemingly once found in every skin cleanser out there, but these days, it’s not too difficult to find great face and body washes that are free of these potentially irritating surfactants.
The first doctor in her family, Dr. Nichols comes from a family of professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit she also embraces.