Fermented Skin Care: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Trend

Fermented foods — like yogurt, wine, and kimchi — are everywhere, and may even contain probiotics that help with gut health. Fermented ingredients just may work wonders on your skin, too, and are increasingly popping up in moisturizers, toners, and serums. But how exactly does fermentation benefit your skin? We asked skin-care experts to break … Read more

What Is Epsolay? Experts Break Down the New FDA-Approved Rosacea Treatment

Usually, choosing the right rosacea treatment depends on the type and severity of symptoms of a patient may have. These include other topical creams and antibiotics, oral medication, laser treatments, and even surgery for extreme cases. But Dr. Lain says that oftentimes, these options come with some downsides, and it can take a while to … Read more

23 Best Face Masks of 2022 to Revitalize Your Complexion — Editor and Expert Reviews

When it comes to our skin-care routines, there’s no step perhaps more indulgent than doing a face mask. Whether you prefer a deep-cleansing clay mask or a hydrating overnight gel formula, there’s no better form of beauty T.L.C. than devoting 20 to 30 minutes to take care of your skin. “[Face masks] are designed to … Read more

What It’s Like to Live With Topical Steroid Withdrawal

Many people can use topical or oral steroids without experiencing any severe side effects, but a small, unknown percentage suffer from something called topical steroid withdrawal (TSW). TSW can occur when people have developed a dependency on topical steroids and decrease or stop usage. “The higher the potency, the longer the period of [steroid] application, … Read more

The Best Razors for Women 2022 Who Want a Close, Comfortable Shave

People who develop razor burn from cartridge razors would benefit from these. “There are safety razors with closed combs and longer handles that are recommended for women’s legs and armpits,” says Dr. Batra, who notes they can also be used on the face as a dermaplaning tool to exfoliate the skin while removing peach fuzz. … Read more

Osea Seaglow Overnight Serum Revived My Maskne-Prone Skin — Editor Review, Photos

Last month, off the coast of sunny Montecito, California, I checked into The Rosewood Miramar Beach to celebrate the much-anticipated launch of the Osea Seaglow Overnight Serum. Since the brand is based just down the shoreline in Malibu, it felt right to be trying out this new chemical exfoliant — packed with ingredients pulled from … Read more

Tower 28’s SOS Intensive Rescue Serum Addresses Redness and Skin Sensitivity | Review, Photos

After five years of being a self-described professional beauty product tester, my skin has developed a pretty moderate case of rosacea, a skin condition that comes with symptoms like redness and sensitivity. Since my skin isn’t as tolerant to active ingredients as it once was, my job has gotten a tad tougher. What products can … Read more

What Is Double Cleansing, and Why Is It Important in Your Skin-Care Routine?

If you suggested we apply our essence, serum, or moisturizer twice in a row, we’d laugh and tell you this isn’t Groundhog Day. But there is one step in our skin-care routine that might bear repeating: cleansing.  In fact, the act is so popular that it even has a name. Double cleansing has long been … Read more

The Difference Between Mineral and Chemical Sunscreen

Other experts fall somewhere in the middle, recommending some chemical filters but not others. “In my personal opinion, I recommend avoiding oxybenzone, not only due to absorption concerns, but also due to its high rates of allergic reactions,” Dr. Shah shares. “Otherwise, I continue to recommend the other approved chemical sunscreens like avobenzone and octocrylene.” … Read more

27 Best Korean Skin-Care Products 2022, Including Ampoules, Cleansing Balms, Pimple Patches, Sleep Masks

Try listing all the reasons we look to South Korea for inspiration and stock up on the best Korean skin-care products from major brands like Amorepacific, Belif, Cosrx, and Dr. Jart+ to maximize the benefits of our routines, and we’d likely be here until tomorrow. “Koreans are serious about their skin care,” says Charlotte Cho, … Read more