Skin Care: Most Popular Articles
Are you wondering what those ridges in your fingernails are from? Is it a vitamin deficiency? Another medical issues? Genetics? Come see what they are, why you get them and how you can cover them up.
We know that US BB creams are just breaking out, but in Korea, the market is saturated! And lucky for those of us in the US, it's pretty easy to get them shipped to us. We worked with Korean beauty bloggger, YellowyCream to get the insider info on Korean beauty brands.
Argan oil is our favorite oil for face, body and hair. It's really a whole body product that benefits your skin head to toe. Come see what argan oil is, where it comes from and how it can benefit your skin.
Large pores got you down? Trying everything you can to shrink them? Can you really shrink them? Check out our 6 tips to help make your pores look smaller.
If you're looking brighter, healthy skin, these 7 tips to help brighten your complexion will show you how daily care and your lifestyle could mean the difference between dull complexion and bright complexion.
Have you heard about the latest polish creation, Shellac? Shellac is the newest way to make your natural nails look perfect! Read these FAQ's from a licensed nail technician, Hillary Fry.
If you're nails are always peeling, try these nail care tips and see how easy it is to have strong hard fingernails.
If blackheads are a problem for you, there are many treatment products you can try that will have real effects and many of them are drugstore products. Check out these 9 blackhead treatment products.
These face serums are the best buys for beauty mavens on a budget -- each costs only $30 or less.
Do you have a hard time using sunscreen? You can easily get sun protection with a body lotion with SPF. Check out these top 10 body lotions with SPF.
Glowing skin isn't automatic! It takes a little work. But by following these 7 skin care tips, you can have glowing skin all summer long.
You may have heard about glycolic acid and the benefits that it can give your skin. A reader wrote in wanting to know more about glycolic acid, what it is and if she could make her own at home. Read on to read our advice to her.
The benefits of cocoa butter to your skin are numerous! This amazing ingredient straight from nature is useful in so many ways. Come learn more about cocoa butter.
Have you recently jumped on the BB Cream bandwagon? If you're new to BB Cream, check out these tips on applying BB Cream properly.
Product review of Jamberry Nails
If you wear dark nail polish on your nails, you might find yourself with yellowing, stained nails. No one wants yellow nails! Here's a super easy way to get them white again.
Everyone has pores, but what are they exactly? Why are some people's pores so noticeable while others seem to be almost invisible? We'll explain.
Mystic Tan Review. Skin Care.
Are you looking for a face mask for oily skin? You'll definitely find one when you check out these 12 face masks made especially for oily skin.
Turmeric isn't just for curry night; it has amazing skin benefits, too! Come see how to use turmeric to get amazing skin.
What's the Difference Between a Facial Serum and a Facial Moisturizer?
Looking for a mineral sunscreen? Check out 5 of our Favorite Powder Mineral Sunscreens that are easy to apply and effective in protecting your skin against the sun's rays.
If you're trying to get healthier skin, vitamins can play a big role. These beauty products are infused with supplements to help improve your skin's texture and tone.
You know you can't stand those little blackheads that you get on your face, but do you really know what a blackhead is? We tell you what blackheads are, how you get them and what you can do to get rid of them.
You've heard people either recommend using (or avoiding) baby oil, but you might be wondering, what's actually in baby oil? Come see what ingredients are in baby oil and see if we recommend using it.
If you're noticing crows feet on the sides of your eyes, you're not alone. Crows feet are caused by repetitive motions from things like smiling and squinting. We sat down with renowned Dermatologist, Dr. Neal Schultz for tips on how to prevent and minimize crows feet.
Despite what you may have heard, it is completely possible to DIY Shellac Nails. Shellac Nail treatments are done in the salon, but the products are available for anyone to purchase. DIY Shellac nails will save some money in the long run but will cost you more upfront.
Ridged fingernails, white spots, brittle nails - there are many different types of fingernail disorders that we notice on our nails at times, but when are they a serious problem? And what can we do to fix them? We asked nail technician Hillary Fry to give us her advice.
Skip the dangerous tanning booths and opt for a self tanning lotion. These self tanning tips will help you get a natural, streak-free glow when you use a self tanning lotion.
If you are in your 30's read our skin care tips for your 30's to see if you need to add anything to your skin care regime.
You've scheduled your first manicure; I'll tell you what you should you expect.
Your skin is your body's largest organ and it sheds dead skin cells at an alarming rate. But exfoliating is not a one-size-fits-all job! Your feet need different techniques and care than your face. Your hands are not the same as your lips. Read our tips on exfoliating your entire body - head to toe.
New to BB Cream? BB Cream, or Blemish Balm is the next great thing in skin care in the US. Coming to us from Asia, we believe this product will soon be in every home. Come read what it is, why you want to try it and where you can get it.
Everyone wants a clean face, especially when the day's dirt and grime mixes with our makeup. It's so important to start the day with a fresh clean canvas. If you don't clean your face properly, your skin will never look as clear and healthy as it could. Check out our clean face tips for step-by-step tips along with product picks.
If you have oily skin or acne prone skin, here is what your skin care regimen should consist of. Daily and weekly skin care advice for oily skin.
The Spa Sonic Skin Care System is a skin care brush that you use to exfoliate your face, body and even your feet. It's very similar to the Clarisonic Skin Care Brush, but there are many differences. Before you think you're getting a deal, come read our review and comparison to see what is better suited for you, the Spa Sonic or the Clarisonic.
By following these five simple steps, you'll enjoy younger looking hands in no time at all.
Don't get overwhelmed with all of the facial mask options; I'll help you decide what facial mask is best for your face.
Making rose water couldn't be easier and the benefits to your skin are numerous. From acne to redness to irritations to aging, rose water can help. Check out our rose water recipe and list of skin benefits from using it.
Are you guilty of some of the skin care sins that are causing your dry skin? Check out our Top 5 Dry Skin Remedies for Your Shower and Bath to find out how to say goodbye to dry skin forever.
If you're a parent looking for skin care tips for your tween, or you're a tween yourself looking for skin care advice, I'll teach you how wash your face in a way that is safe and effective, as well as appropriate for your age.
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CeraVe: Moisturizing Cream - Review of CeraVe: Moisturizing Cream
Do you know how often you should exfoliate your face? What about using a mask? Find out with this skin care Q&A.
A reader writes in to get help with her peeling nails, stating that she's tried just about everything she can think of to strengthen her peeling nails.
Many cases of pimples are caused by hormones, but what if some of your daily habits actually caused you to get more pimples? Check out our Top 10 Ways to Get Rid of Pimples for Good to see if you're responsible for them.
Have you ever considered your skin care habits, not your skin care products, may be causing your skin care issues? Take a look at these three common skin care mess-ups and see if you're guilty!
Jojoba oil has many benefits for skin. In fact, it is one of the best oils you can use on your skin. Come see why.
If you have oily skin or combination skin, find all the information you need to know to take care of your skin the right way. This includes product recommendations, expert advice and skin solutions.
Skin Care Q&A - What exactly is a serum, and do I need to use a serum and a toner daily?
While we've all heard of UVA and UVB rays, many people might not know the difference between the UVA and UVB rays. In order to protect your skin from the sun, it's important to learn about both UVA rays and UVB rays and what each type of ray can do to your skin.
Why spend your hard earned cash on pore strips when you can easily make your own. See my directions on making your own pore strips, complete with pictures.
Pedicures are expensive, but it's really easy to do one right at home. Find out how to give yourself an pedicure at home and save the costly spa treatments for special occasions.
Do you wonder if that lotion you've had for years is still good? Find out how to learn the shelf life of your skin care ingredients so you know when to throw your products away.
We all want a smooth shave, so how come your face winds up full of shaving bumps after you shave? Find out what you're doing wrong so you can stop the shaving bump cycle for good.
Grossed out over the dead skin cells on your body? Wait until you hear what the percentage of the dust in your home is dead skin cells.
Do you suffer with unwanted facial hair that goes beyond a mild basis? The FDA has an approved cream that helps reduce facial hair in women. Here is some basic information and my ongoing review.
Got acne? Zap away acne with one of these top 8 acne spot treatments.
If you've never had a pedicure, you're missing out. Find out why your fear about ugly feet is silly. Then, see what you can expect at your first appointment.
Looking for the best moisturizers on the market? Come check out our top moisturizer picks for each skin types.
A reader writes in wanting to know if she can still get a pedicure if she has a wart on her foot.
Taking good care of your skin should start when you're in your teens. Check out our teen skin care advice to see what you should be doing to keep your skin healthy and clear.
Dealing with enlarged pores? Follow these steps to make them look smaller.
Looking to buy some handmade soap? You're in luck because we've gathered 11 Handmade Soap Super Stars from Etsy that won't disappoint.
Roller ball under eye serums are all the rage. The cooling sensation paired with a light massage make them more of a treat than a treatment. Check out these 8 roller ball under eye serums that range in price from cheap to steep. There's one for everyone!
Nail polish strips are a fuss-free way to polish your nails without waiting for them to dry. Are they right for you? You won't know until you try. Try one of these 6 brands of nail polish strips - some mainstream and some wild.
Wonder if the $50 facial moisturizer is as good as the $7 one? Sometimes it is. But sometimes, it's not. We'll help you figure out what to look for when comparing skin care products and show you how sometimes, the expensive skin care product isn't worth the extra money.
Playing in the sun isn't fun when it results in a sunburn. Get much needed sunburn relief with these steps.
Who has the money to hit the spa for a facial these days? But don't let that stop your skin from reaping all the benefits a facial can give. Create an at-home facial to pamper your skin and keep your wallet fat.
Looking for a natural ingredient that you can turn into a head-to-toe beauty weapon? Look no further than Epsom Salts. The Epsom Salt Council gave us some great recipe ideas to make it easy to reap the benefits of Epsom Salts on the cheap.
Don't grab that body scrub and use it on your face. Exfoliating your face is quite different than exfoliating your body. Here we'll show you how to exfoliate your face and share our favorite face scrubs to try.
If an oily T-zone is something you deal with, follow our skin care advice for t-zone problems
Looking for a great BB Cream but don't want to wait for international shipping from Asia? Check out our list of 8 US BB creams to try.
Many people assume that black people can't sunburn and won't get skin cancer. Is that true? What is the risk for sunburn and skin cancer in people with black skin? Come read the facts.
Follow me as I undergo electrolysis for unwanted hair. As I go through each treatment, I'll write a electrolysis review and detail each step.
Your Grandmother likely used baby oil on her skin to help with tanning, but should you? Is baby oil safe for tanning? Come see.
Want to get rid of frown lines? We spoke to internationally recognized expert in aging, Dr. Glogau to tell us exactly what works. (And what doesn't.)
Product review of Freeman Beauty: Avocado & Oatmeal Clay Mask.
If you think you're doing everything you can when it comes to anti aging and your skin, we'd bet against you. Check out our top 5 anti aging tips for your skin and see what you are missing.
Out of sunscreen? Check out our 6 favorite budget sunscreen brands so you can avoid sunburn and enjoy the summer sun.
Try something new for your skin: argan oil. The Benefits of argan oil are great for your hair and body. We'll also share our top 5 argan oil product picks.
If you're in your 20's, find out what you should be doing for glowing healthy skin with our Skin Care Tips For Your 20's.
Skin care product review of eos: Lip Balm Sphere.
Dry skin brushing is a great way to get your skin in good condition. It exfoliates, tightens and even is thought by some to reduce cellulite. Learn about dry skin brushing and what kind of skin brush to use at home.
Skin care product review of Pure Skin Care: Black Rice Anti-Aging Dual Phase Night Cream.
Sunscreen has SPF ranging from 8 all the way up to 70. Does the higher rating mean better protection?
We all want to be beautiful, don't we, in our own special way? Highlighting your best features, taking the best care of your skin and hair and throwing in some must-never-forget steps in there is the way to attain natural beauty. We'll show you how.
Do you have oily skin? See some common characteristics of oily skin to see if you deal with the same issues.
Dry chapped lips got you down? Try exfoliating them! Follow our tips on exfoliating your lips and you'll say goodbye to chapped lips.
Get you fill of coconut scented skin care products with our list of Top 9 skin care products.
I have fallen in love with green tea powder face masks and you will to once you try. Here's why.
Going to the beach can be good for your skin if you're careful, but make sure you remember these important skin care when the day is over.
Dr. Obagi, creator of ZO Skin Heath and Obagi NuDerm talks to us about anti-aging and how his approach vastly differs from the skin care industry as a whole.
Are you looking for a real life electrolysis review? I'm using electrolysis to get rid of unwanted facial hair, and I'm sharing my results along the way with a final electrolysis review.
If you think you know what causes acne, read our top 5 acne myths to see if you were right.
Looking great on prom night takes a bit of effort in the days and weeks before prom. Here we share our favority prom tips for beautiful skin as well as a list of prom night must-haves.
Review of Lush: Bath Bombs. Skin Care.
Sometimes it's just too hard to find the time needed to give your skin proper care in the busy mornings. If you do the extra steps before bed, you're set! Head to bed 5 minutes early and you'll be well on your way to beautiful skin by morning.
Do you have combination skin? Find out the basic characteristics of Combination skin to see if you fit.
We're all looking for ways to save money and time with our skin care regime. Find out why it's OK to skip the under eye cream.
Who wants painful injections to create fuller lips? You don't need them with our top 6 tips for fuller lips.
See what we think about Rodan + Fields skin care products by reading our Rodan + Fields product reviews.
Celeste Hilling of Skin Authority gives us anti aging skin care tips by decade. When followed, these anti aging skin care tips will keep your skin looking beautiful and healthy.
Dry skin isn't something you just have to deal with, it's treatable and preventable. If the winter weather has turned your body into an itch-fest, follow our advice and get rid of dry skin often caused by winter's cold weather.
When it comes to applying self tanner, it can turn out really great or really terrible. If you want to avoid the terrible, don't make these 7 mistakes.
In our list of top 5 foods for healthy skin, Carrie Latt Wiatt, nutritionist to Hollywood's elite, tells us exactly what foods to eat for healthy skin -- and they are all simple foods that you can pick up today!
Can you really get a streak free tan in only three days? See what we think about Jergens Natural Glow Express
A reader writes in a question about sunscreen coverage. Why do you recommend applying every 1 1/2 to 2 hours if the SPF calculations don't add up that way. See why we recommend to apply sunscreen every 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
You've seen women at the mall getting their eyebrows threaded, but what exactly is threading and how does it compare to waxing? We spoke with top threading expert and CEO of Ziba Studios, Sumita Batra, to get the scoop on threading hair removal.
Get clear healthy skin with a three step facial skin care regimen.
If you're a man with dry hands, you'll have your pick of hand creams made specifically for men; nothing smells remotely like a flower in this list.
We all want our skin to look great. If you're creeping into your 30's and beyond, the fear of aging might make you scratch your budget in hopes that the more expensive lines might ward off the fine lines and wrinkles. But do expensive products really work better?
Who says you have to spend a lot of money to look beautiful? Go scour your kitchen, and you might find you have all you need to create one of these fabulous homemade skin care recipes yourself!
Can Tria Beauty's Clarifying Blue Light really help your acne go away for good? Read our review of Tria Beauty's Clarifying Blue Light and see if it's right for you and if it worked for our reviewers.
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Polka dot nails are simple to do an can add a fun look to any outfit - especially if you're wanting to go retro. It's super simple to get this look. See our step-by-step with pictures to help.
Going off to college means uprooting your entire schedule -- new friends, junk food, parties, and of
Reader question - Can I Get a Tan if I Wear Sunscreen?
Wondering about Petrolatum in your skin care products? Some people think it's bad for your skin, clogs your pores and is bad for the environment. See what Dermatologist Helen Torok has to say about Petrolatum.
Skin Care Product Reviews of ZO Skin Health skin care products.
Taking care of your skin doesn't have to break the bank. Here are six of the best moisturizers, each under $20.
Do you really need to spend money on an additional night face cream? I'll let you know.
Should you shape your nails square or oval? Take a look at your nails to find what's best for you.
Do you deal with Back Acne? Here are some simple ways to get rid of back acne for good.
Does your skin fall in the normal range? Find out by reading what is normal for normal skin.
BB Cream (or Blemish Balm Cream) is the hottest thing in South Korea, and Tonymoly's is one of the most popular brands. Here's a look at what it does.
Review of Aveeno Positively Ageless Rejuvenating Serum
When Winter approaches, your happy normal skin can turn into a dry flaky mess. Head-to-toe, you need to change up your routine and maybe even your products. If you are dealing with dry skin this winter, check our our 28 Tips for Dry Skin in Winter.
Interview with Dr. Kenneth Howe, Consulting Dermatologist for Lubriderm, on how to deal with extra-dry skin.
Looking for a new face treatment? Don't head to Sephora - head to the grocery store! Here we show you why you need to pick up some honey and share 3 recipes to get you started.
What are the best skin care products for oily skin? See some of the best steals and splurges for skin care products for oily skin.
Melanoma is skin cancer, but it is so much more than cancer of the skin. Most people are surprised to hear that one person dies every hour from melanoma? Learn the facts about melanoma and protect your skin from the sun.
Exfoliating is the only way to ensure baby soft skin. When you exfoliate, you remove the dead layer of skin cells and prepare your skin for moisturizer.
Beauty products with Alpha Hydroxy Acids are popping up wherever you look, but what are AHAs? Should you use them in your skin care regimen?
If your tween is starting to break out in slight acne, don't rush to get a acne line for them. Here are some tips and things to remember when it comes to skin care at this age.
Follow me as I undergo Electrolysis for unwanted hair. As I go through each treatment, I'll write a electrolysis review and detail each step. This is review number six.
Keep your nails looking in tip-top shape with these 5 nail care tips.
If you're looking for an oil that will soothe, hydrate and make your skin look amazing, check out avocado oil. Here we share what it is, where it comes from and share a product recommendation.
Looking for BB Cream info? We've got everything you need to know from the basic BB Cream info, application tips, US BB Cream brands, Korean BB Cream brands and even the inside scoop on beauty in South Korea.
Are you trying to reduce the cellulite on your hips and thighs? Try using a cellulite massager.
Seaweed wraps are a great way to pull out toxins in your body, leaving glowing skin. Here is an easy DIY recipe for a seaweed wrap and a lesson in skin benefits
Do you deal with dry skin? Find out what the characteristics of dry skin are and see if you fall in this range.
You've probably seen the Ped Egg a million times at the store, but does it work as promised? And is it worth your investment? Read our Ped Egg review and see.
As we all become more conscious of the sun and sunscreen, some wonder if we really can get enough vitamin D from the sun if we wear sunscreen. As someone who has been diagnosed with severe vitamin D deficiency, let me share with you what I know about getting vitamin D from the sun while protecting your skin from skin cancers.
Is shea butter right for your skin? Come see the shea butter skin benefits to see why you absolutely should start using it in your regimen and how easy it can be by these recipes.
A reader writes in and wants to know if there is anything she can do to reverse the aging that is now visible on her hands. Check out our advice to her.
What are parabens, and should I avoid them?
Does acupuncture really cure acne? And if so, is it really for me? Come see what we found out.
You could use the most expensive products in the world, but if your daily habits are ruining your skin, it doesn't matter what you put on it. Here are 6 ways you could be making your skin look worse.
Follow me as I undergo Electrolysis for unwanted hair. As I go through each treatment, I'll write a electrolysis review and detail each step. This is step two, my second electrolysis appointment.