19 Best Drugstore Moisturizers 2022 for Hydration That Doesn’t Break the Bank

Aside from sunscreen, moisturizer is arguably the most crucial part of any skin-care routine. Whether you’re looking to banish rough patches, soothe sensitive skin, or simply keep your hydration levels in check, the quest for the perfect formula can be frustrating, to say the least — and it can end up taking a toll on … Read more

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

Supergoop’s Friends & Family Sale 2022 Is Kicking Off With 20 Percent Off All of Its Beloved Sunscreens

If your skin-care goals include looking like a dewy dumpling, Glowscreen’s pearlescent finish (derived from responsibly sourced mica) is a dream come true. This sheer, fast-absorbing liquid is spiked with a blend of hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5 to plump skin and prevent moisture loss, as well as niacinamide to help even out your skin … Read more

Ilia Beauty’s C Beyond Triple Serum Makes Me Glowy and Protected by the Sun — Editor Review, Photos

In addition to the sun-protecting mineral zinc oxide in the formula (which provides SPF 40, by the way), there are two other skin-loving active ingredients present. There’s L-ascorbic acid which is the most powerful form of vitamin C, an ingredient that is known for brightening the skin, and niacinamide the works to minimize pores and … Read more

10 Skin-Care Product Winners From the 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards

We asked, you answered, we awarded. Now, check out the rest of our 2022 Readers’ Choice Award winners. There are few topics that get Allure editors going quite like skin care. Sure, we’ll collectively “ooh” and “aah” over a new eyeliner. But ask us our opinions on sunscreen, antioxidant serums, or overnight masks and the … Read more

I Tried Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch Face and My Skin Is Gunk-Free | Exclusive Review

Acne, acne, acne — as annoying as it can be, it’s sometimes unpreventable. Don’t get me wrong, no matter what type of acne-prone skin you may have (hormonal, cystic, or all the other types), blemishes are totally normal and, with the right treatments, can be diminished and calmed down. There are topical treatments, oral medications, … Read more

4 Innovative Beauty Products From Our Readers’ Choice Breakthrough Awards 2022

Dry shampoos make your hair look cleaner — but feel cleaner? Not so much. Even if you try brushing them out, the ingredients that soak up oil tend to cling to your roots, leaving them feeling gunky or looking white. “I’ve formulated dry shampoo and I only like the feeling of freshly washed hair,” says … 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

Yes, It’s Possible to Overcomplicate Your Skin-Care Routine

According to New York-based board-certified dermatologist Usma Syed, MD, 95 percent of the truly scientific tips you should know as a consumer can fit into one Twitter thread. “All Instagram/YouTube/TikTok skin-care education videos just repackage a few core principles with different dances/ brand names. Let me prove it,” he tweeted in January.  Dr. Syed went … Read more

How to Get Rid of Milia, Those Pesky, Unpoppable White Bumps

Milia appear out of nowhere: a slew of tiny and painless — albeit pesky nonetheless — white bumps. They’re minuscule, almost undetectable even, but you figure you’ll try to pop them anyway because textured skin isn’t what you’re going for. But when you do give them a squeeze, nothing happens — no puss, no blood, nada. … Read more