Retinoids, or topical forms of vitamin A, are some of the “most used and most studied anti-aging compounds,” according to Harvard Health Publishing. Whether applied as a retinoid cream for acne, an overnight serum for wrinkles or even as a … Continue reading Retinoid Benefits vs. Myths: The Facts for Healthier Skin
Who can forget that footage of Demi Moore busting out single-arm pushups as the first female Navy SEAL hopeful in G.I. Jane? If it didn’t make … Continue reading The Workout Demi Moore Does To Make 57 Look Like 27
Salicylic acid is at the top of many dermatologists’ lists of acne-fighting ingredients. Why? It helps dry up zits naturally and can also keep them from returning, while improving skin’s texture. Beyond just serving a natural acne remedy, this plant-derived … Continue reading Salicylic Acid for Skin: Uses, Benefits, Side Effects, Interactions
A great face wash is the foundation of any man’s grooming arsenal. If you moisturise on a daily basis, then your face wash should lay the groundwork for what comes next. In other words, you don’t want to be smearing … Continue reading Best Face Washes for Men 2020
If you had told me three years ago that my entire makeup bag would be filled with clean products, I would have given you some major side eye. I know what you’re thinking: Do natural beauty products actually work as … Continue reading 20 Best Clean Makeup Brands – Natural, Organic Makeup
At some point in your life, you may have tried to drop a few pounds but noticed your bod isn’t changing in spite of all your hard weight-loss efforts. I’m eating healthy! I’m not snacking on chips! I walked three … Continue reading 20 Reasons Why You’re Just Not Losing Weight
Imagine a fruit so nutritious that goats will climb trees just to eat them! Inside that little fruit, is the little nut that gives us argan oil. For generations, natives of the argan woodlands in Morocco have pressed this nut … Continue reading Argan Oil Benefits: Top 12 Uses for Healthy Skin and Hair
Finding an actual fountain of youth is probably close to impossible, but the Mario Badescu Buttermilk Moisturizer on Amazon comes pretty close. Just ask supermodel Heidi Klum, 46, who pretty much swears by it. Mario Badescu Buttermilk Moisturizer Mario Badescu … Continue reading Heidi Klum, 46, Swears By Mario Badescu Buttermilk Moisturizer
Dermatologists prescribe products to their patients all day long, but have you ever wondered which ones they personally use? Welcome to Derm Diaries, a new series where dermatologists share their skin woes—and solutions—so you can steal secrets from their skincare … Continue reading How A Dermatologist With Hyperpigmentation Keeps Her Skin Clear
Everyone has different priorities when it comes to skincare, whether it be to smooth lines or get rid of dark spots. Regardless of what yours are, there’s one versatile ingredient you’ll likely want to add to your routine. In the … Continue reading Why Peptides Deserve a Spot In Your Skin Care Routine
The smell of a rose is one of those experiences that can ignite fond memories of young love and backyard gardens. But did you know that roses are more than a pretty smell? These beautiful flowers also hold incredible health boosting … Continue reading Rose Essentil Oil Benefits, Uses and Precautions
Collagen and gelatin have become two of the hottest supplements in the health world. Not only do both boast a long list of health benefits, but they can also each be used in a variety of recipes, ranging from soups … Continue reading Collagen vs. Gelatin: Differences, Benefits and How to Use
When it comes to 2020 beauty trends, milk baths are getting a lot of attention, but did you know that in the ancient world, milk was commonly added to baths for its nourishing properties? In fact, it’s believed that Cleopatra … Continue reading What Is a Milk Bath? Plus, Benefits and Recipes
Let’s face it, unless you’re the Mother Teresa of hair care and have essentially gone without any form of styling and/or sleep—it’s called bed head for a reason, kids—your mane goes through some pretty serious daily wear and tear. And … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know about Silicone-Based Hair Products
Whether you are in your 20s or are a more mature adult, the last thing you want are bags under your eyes. While they typically are not cause for any alarm, dark circles around the eyes simply make you feel … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Bags Under Eyes: 13 Natural Ways
You probably already know that the good-for-you bacteria in yogurt and kombucha can help keep your gut happy. But you may not realize that probiotics are also beneficial for your skin. Hold off on slathering cultured dairy items on your … Continue reading Probiotic Skincare – How It Can Help Acne
Dermatologists prescribe products to their patients all day long, but have you ever wondered which ones they personally use? Welcome to Derm Diaries, a new series where dermatologists share their skin woes—and solutions—so you can steal secrets from their skincare … Continue reading How a Dermatologist With Acne Treats Her Own Skin
Companies are constantly being encouraged to make their packaging out of plastic materials that can be recycled or are biodegradable or compostable. Obviously, from all the studies done over the past several years, recycling is the optimal method for capturing … Continue reading Colgate Introduces Recyclable Toothpaste Tube
There’s no denying that the past few years have been huge for skin care. However, according to our sources, 2020 is bound to be bigger, better, and more innovative than ever. Here, Allure breaks down the ingredients, tools, and trends … Continue reading Skin-Care Trends 2020: Ingredients, Innovations, and Sustainability
Glycolic acid is a natural and highly effective way to exfoliate or refine the skin. Maybe you’ve heard of a glycolic peel or even experienced one before. When used topically, this natural acid helps to remove dead skin cells, which … Continue reading Glycolic Acid for Better Skin and More Collagen Production?
Australia is home to one of the most potent vitamin C foods known as the Kakadu plum. How much vitamin C does this superfruit contain? According to the Australian … Continue reading Kakadu Plum: Top 5 Benefits of this Vitamin C-Rich Fruit
If major bed head and sleep lines are what your nightmares are made of, you might consider making the switch to a silk pillowcase. While it may seem a bit bougie, the silky fabric actually has major skin and hair … Continue reading 10 Best Silk Pillowcases 2019
Our skin is a reflection of our overall health, which is why glowing, beautiful skin often results from proper care, hydration and eating a nutrient-dense diet. On the other hand, skin ridden with whiteheads, blackheads and other types of pimples … Continue reading Home Remedies for Acne: 10 Easy Ones That Work
Thanks to the delicious dip known as guacamole, most likely you are familiar with the beloved avocado. But have you ever tried avocado oil or did you even know it existed? We previously ranked the benefit-rich avocado as one of … Continue reading Avocado Oil: 6 Health Benefits and How to Use for Cooking
Guar gum beans which have uses spanning several industries are grown all over the world for food, household and industrial/manufacturing applications. Today it’s estimated that food-industry applications account for the vast majority (more than 70 percent) of the world’s supply … Continue reading Guar Gum: Healthy or Unhealthy Food Additive?
Did you know that many of the same oils you cook with can also be applied to your skin, such as to help heal dryness, sun damage and clogged pores? Grapeseed oil is one such oil. Why is grapeseed oil … Continue reading Grapeseed Oil for Skin: Benefits and How to Use
Think about how easy detergent pods have made doing the laundry or using the dishwasher: You just pop one in and it’s good to go. There’s no having to worry about if you’ve used too much or too little product—you … Continue reading Single Dose, Encapsulated Skincare Is The Newest Skincare Trend
Safflower is considered to be one of the oldest crops in existence, with roots tracing all the way back to Ancient Egypt and Greece. Today, the safflower plant remains an important part of the food supply and is often used … Continue reading Safflower Oil Benefits, Uses, Risks, Side Effects and How to Use
In October 2019, the company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) — makers of the world’s top-selling baby powder — recalled a batch of baby powder after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in at least one bottle. That’s right: baby … Continue reading Baby Powder Asbestos Dangers: Should You Worry?
Acne is caused by four main things: oil production, dead skin cells, clogged pores and bacteria; however, hormones, medications, diet and stress can can all contribute to this health concern as well. Home remedies for acne can be a great … Continue reading Tea Tree Oil for Ance: How to Use It … And Does It Work?
They say “patience is a virtue,” but choosing patience seems especially painful when you’re trying to grow out your hair. Luckily hair oils can help speed up the process. Not only do they help to stimulate hair growth, they also … Continue reading The 12 Best Hair Growth Oils
Feeling like your fine hair is letting you down even more than usual lately? The answer could simply be washing it more. David Adams, trichologist and master colorist at Fourteenjay salon in NYC says that fine hair tends to need … Continue reading 12 Best Shampoos For Fine Hair 2019 – Volumizing Shampoo
When my skin started freaking out after I went off of birth control (yep, that’s a potential side effect), I was desperate for a solution. My … Continue reading Hemp Seed Oil Benefits for Skin and Acne
Dandelions have a reputation as both a granter of wishes and a dreaded weed and lawn nuisance. However, did you know that dandelion root is loaded with nutrients and boast a variety of benefits to your health — just like … Continue reading Dandelion Root Benefits, Uses and Side Effects
One of the hardest decisions to make when you’re exhausted before bed or running late in the morning is whether to wash your face or not. But let me tell you—the answer is basically always yes, you should cleanse your … Continue reading 5 Best Drugstore Face Wash, Cleansers 2019
When you have sensitive skin, finding the best face wash can be a huge pain in the you know what. You need a cleanser that will do a thorough job of cleaning your skin with turning it into a dry, … Continue reading 10 Best Face Washes For Sensitive Skin 2019, From Dermatologists
What’s worse than a breakout? The unwanted parting gift it leaves behind, aka acne scars. The truth is that acne scars are super common for anyone who deals with breakouts. “A study showed that one third of acne patients experience … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Acne Scars, According To Dermatologists
Everyone wants beautiful hair, whether a man or woman; however, hair loss is common in both genders, which causes the hair to become thin and look unattractive. Learning how to thicken hair naturally and finding the right hair thickener could make … Continue reading Hair Thickener with Rosemary, Cedarwood & Sage
If you were to hand out skincare superlatives, antioxidant serums would win Most Popular, and for good reason. These concentrated formulas are just so freaking effective when it comes to maintaining a healthy complexion. “Antioxidants help protect skin from oxidative … Continue reading 10 Best Antioxidant Serums 2019 – Dermatologist-Recommended Serums
Vitamin C is like the Beyoncé of skin care—it’s basically flawless. Why are derms such fans of the antioxidant? “Vitamin C has a wonderful duality: it both brightens and firms skin,” says Dennis Gross, M.D., board-certified dermatologist at Dr. Dennis … Continue reading Best Vitamin C Serums For Your Face 2019
Whether it’s on your chin, underarms, or bikini area, there might be some body hair that bothers you and that you wish you could banish for … Continue reading Is Laser Hair Removal Safe – Does Laser Hair Removal Work
Summer’s hot, and the debate over how to protect yourself from the sun is even hotter. The Environmental Working Group released its 2019 Guide to Sunscreens today—the 13th annual report of its kind—and it finds that two-thirds of sunscreen products … Continue reading Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Could Be Hurting You, EWG’s 2019 Sunscreen Products Report Says
While deodorant is definitely not the most glamorous product in your beauty arsenal, imagine a world without it. Think of what your sweatiest spin class would be like… or the beach… or a tense office presentation… Scary, right? The best … Continue reading 17 Best Deodorants for Women 2019 – Best Antiperspirant For B.O.
Why are Cells Important? There are over 37 trillion cells in your body that work hard for you every single day. On average, your body loses 19 million cells each minute, and makes an equal amount to replace them. As … Continue reading Why Are Micronutrients Important?
If you’re looking for an under eye concealer that actually covers dark circles, we can help. As if choosing the best foundation for your skin type wasn’t already tough enough, choosing the right concealer to suit your specific needs is … Continue reading Under Eye Concealer That Actually Covers Dark Circles
Product With a rich, creamy texture that glides beautifully onto skin to instantly moisturize, this powerful sculpting mask helps redefine facial contours, while visibly smoothing lines and wrinkles. Key ingredients Patented 3.5-DA* — the signature ingredient of the LE LIFT … Continue reading Best Anti-Wrinkle Recontouring Massage Mask
Over the past few years, matcha has become such a popular drink that you’ll find it offered at almost any coffee shop across the country. And unlike most food trends, matcha has maintained its cult wellness status—which means it’s time … Continue reading Benefits Of Matcha Powder—And What Exactly This Green Tea Type Is
You don’t need me to remind you that you should be wearing sunscreen every single day, right? That’s because any darkening of your skin is a sign of sun damage. Thankfully, there’s a way to get a summer glow sans … Continue reading Your Guide To Spray Tanning – How To Prepare For A Spray Tan