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
How much time do you spend thinking about your hair? Okay, now same question about your scalp. Yup, thought so. But you should definitely show the … Continue reading Best Scalp Scrubs of 2019 For Your Healthiest Hair Ever
Bummed out about your dwindling strands? You could benefit from switching up your shower routine, starting with a shampoo for thinning hair. The best shampoos for thinning hair can improve volume, growth, and circulation of the follicles, creating an environment … Continue reading Best Shampoos For Thinning Hair 2019
If you’ve ever been constipated and then finally found relief, you too know the hallelujah glory that an overdue poop can bring. You don’t just feel better…you feel lighter, thinner even, without that rock sitting in your abdomen. Which might … Continue reading Laxatives For Weight Loss Aren’t Safe Or Effective
Jessica Alba is the type of friend every woman needs in her inner circle. First of all, she is ridiculously inspiring. Case in point: The celebrated actress has many starring roles under her belt and another one right around the corner. … Continue reading Jessica Alba and Ayesha Curry talk Wellness and the Importance of Self-Care
Sure, you take care of your skin, but are you doing it right? No matter how much you think you know, there could be a few bad habits that are preventing you from putting your best face (and body) forward. … Continue reading 7 Skincare Mistakes You’re Probably Making
Lady Gaga posted a barefaced selfie on Instagram, sporting the yellow Tiffany diamond and stunning, makeup-free skin. Her makeup artist Sarah Tanno reveals her go-to products … Continue reading Lady Gaga Uses Vitamin C Serum for Flawless, Makeup-Free Skin
Be honest: When you hit the gym, do you work out with foundation, concealer, or even a *little bit* of CC cream on your face? NBD, right? Think again. We asked experts to weigh in on what happens to your … Continue reading Is It Really That Bad to Work Out In Makeup?
You go to the dentist twice a year, floss, well, as often as you remember, and steer clear of sticky, sugary treats. But let’s get real: A+ oral hygiene is all about brushing, and electric toothbrushes make that twice-daily job … Continue reading 5 Best Electric Toothbrushes On Amazon In 2019 – Electric Toothbrush Review
As a beauty editor, I spend a lot of time focusing on the skin on my face: I use a multiple serums, different eye creams for … Continue reading Skinfix Renewing Scrub Review – The Best Body Scrub For Dry, Rough Skin
You can’t walk through a Sephora these days without spotting at least a dozen different types of oils. Jojoba, argan, coconut oil—you get the drift. But hey, don’t breeze past that rosehip oil without taking a second look. The first thing … Continue reading 8 Benefits of Rosehip Oil
I got my first push-up bra in ninth grade, years before I launched my YouTube channelin 2011. In my mind, everyone who was famous then had boobs … Continue reading YouTube Star Karissa Pukas Says Her Breast Implants Made Her Sick
I think we can all agree that travel is one of the best things in life. But the whole getting to your destination part? Pure torture. As someone who can’t afford to fly business class (I wish!), the reality of … Continue reading True Botanicals Aromatherapy Oils Review
You may have seen headlines in the news about how the scent of lavender can help calm anxiety. The news isn’t totally surprising, considering that essential oils and aromatherapy have been used by alternative medicine practitioners for hundreds of years to … Continue reading The Best Essential Oils for Anxiety
During the day, your face collects a lot of the dirt, oil, and debris you encounter, trapping things into your pores and resulting in what can be volcano-sized blackheads or annoying adult acne. It’s honestly kind of gross to think about, but it’s … Continue reading The Best Face Scrubs for Men
While interviewing a dermatologist for a story last year, I shamelessly took the opportunity to ask about something that had been bothering me. “What is this on my forehead?” I asked, pulling my hair back. He leaned in to inspect my brown-speckled skin. … Continue reading The Best Treatments for Melasma