Skin Science

Sensitive Skin: Your Daily Care

For skin that needs a little extra loving care.

Diving into the world of skincare can be intimidating for anyone...

Skin Science

Everything You Really Need to Know About Facial Serum

Meet your new skin savior.

When it comes to skincare, it can sometimes feel like you need a beauty school...

A small pile of oats spilling from a jar and resting on a wooden spoon.
Skin Science

Hands down, oatmeal makes the most delicious (and healthiest) breakfast. This grain is also a total skincare powerhouse, with all sorts of beneficial nutrients that allow...

September, 10 2020
Woman washing hair in the shower.
Skin Science

Oat milk is one of the latest lactose-alternative beverage to hit the scene. While it makes the perfect addition to your morning smoothie, that's not all it can do. As...

September, 02 2020
Potting an aloe vera plant.
Skin Science

Everyone has that one friend whose home is filled to the rafters with plants. Want a cup of tea? They'll just snip off a bit of chamomile. Pizza night? The...

August, 27 2020
A woman applies a serum from a glass bottle.
Skin Science

Once you've got your skincare basics down and you're the master of your daily cleanse, moisturizer and SPF, you might be tempted to expand your routine to steps that target...

August, 25 2020
Happy woman with healthy skin
Skin Science

There's more to eczema than meets the eye. This common skin woe, which creates areas of rough, itchy, red and cracked skin, affects around 15% to 20% of children and...

August, 20 2020
Shea butter in a wooden spoon.
Skin Science

If you've ever paced through rows upon rows of moisturizers at the store, chances are you're familiar with shea butter — at least in name. It's made its way onto...

August, 18 2020
A young woman looks in the mirror and applies a skin cream.
Skin Science

Coconut oil might be the most well-known oil that beauty enthusiasts trust to give their skin a natural radiance, but it's far from the only one. Almond oil is...

August, 13 2020
Woman sitting outside in protective hat, applying sunscreen
Skin Science

You're going on an outdoor adventure, and because it's a cloudy summer day, you decide it's safe to skip the sunscreen. But then you check your weather app and see...

August, 11 2020
Woman helping to reduce the risk of premature sun damage wearing a shawl smiles on the beach.
Skin Science

There are some truly awesome things about getting older — in addition to growing professionally, you tend to become more confident in yourself and stop worrying so much about what...

August, 10 2020
Woman checking her skin in the mirror.
Skin Science

"What should my skincare routine be?"

It's a big question with thousands of possible answers. But when you have the opportunity to perfect your beauty routine, it's a good time...

August, 06 2020
Woman applying lotion to her arm.
Skin Science

You're getting ready for a beach day with your friends when you see it: a patch of red, scaly skin forming on your elbow. It's the beginning of a psoriasis...

July, 30 2020
Woman working out in the sun.
Skin Science

As the weather warms up for summer, you probably expect to deal with some level of sweating and chafing — and all the skin irritation that comes along with it....

July, 28 2020
A woman looks at her skin in the mirror.
Skin Science

Getting into skincare often means diving straight into a whirlwind of the latest ingredients and trends. Skin basics don't always get the attention they deserve.

Understanding how your skin is...

July, 23 2020
What is the difference between dermatitis and eczema?
Skin Science

Experiencing itchy, red skin? How do you know whether it's dermatitis or eczema?

Well, when your skin is red, itchy and uncomfortable, accurately diagnosing the condition can help you find...

July, 21 2020
A young woman smiles as she picks up a glass of milk.
Skin Science

Go to the nearest drug store in search of B vitamins and you'll discover there are many — eight different classes, to be exact! That makes using vitamin B for...

June, 01 2020
Woman applying moisturizer to improve the look of dark spots
Skin Science

Now that summer is in the rearview mirror, it's a great time to reflect on the memories you made — and the changes your skin went through! While we...

June, 01 2020
A young adult traveler waves out of a car window.
Skin Science

Whether you're traveling for work or play, it can be tempting to let your skincare routine fall by the wayside when you're not at home. It's just for a few...

June, 01 2020
An Asian woman applies a body skincare cream to her dry elbows.
Skin Science

Let's talk skincare. Your mind probably went to your face just now, but we want to focus on all the other areas of your body. They deserve just as much...

May, 21 2020
A pair of hands holds a pH strip above a white background.
Skin Science

You know the soap commercials that talk about products being "pH balanced" for healthy skin? Those advertisements likely left you — and tons of others — wondering what on earth...

May, 21 2020
Woman taking cold shower cleansing skin
Skin Science

Back in your middle school days, your health teacher probably lectured you on the importance of good hygiene. You know the drill: Brush your teeth twice a day, wash your...

May, 21 2020
Woman with dry skin wearing a sweater in winter.
Skin Science

Holiday shopping. Gingerbread lattes. Warm, cozy blankets for a quiet afternoon on the couch. There are a lot of things to love about winter — but often, it feels like...

May, 20 2020
A quarter of a pumpkin, a knife and a bowl of pumpkin pieces sit on a white table
Skin Science

From spiced lattes to holiday pies, autumn and pumpkin pretty much go hand in hand.

Just a quick, delicious whiff of it probably conjures up happy memories of crunching leaves...

May, 20 2020
A woman takes a fish oil capsule to reap omega-3 benefits for skin.
Skin Science

Following a healthy skincare regimen throughout the year is the best way to support your body's skin for the long haul. But your diet also plays a hugely important role!...

May, 20 2020
A pair of hands holds a pH strip above a white background.
Skin Science

You know the soap commercials that talk about products being "pH balanced" for healthy skin? Those advertisements likely left you — and tons of others — wondering what on earth...

May, 20 2020
Beautiful woman drinking tea.
Skin Science, Holistic Health

You might still associate drinking tea as a favorite pastime of British monarchs, a habit pregnant women typically take up or the only free thing you get to do at...

May, 20 2020
A young girl sits near the beach wearing a sun hat.
Nurture and Care, Skin Science

You've taught your children the fundamental rules of safety. They know about the importance of eating healthy foods and looking both ways before crossing the street. But has sun safety...

March, 09 2020
A woman brushing her hair.
Skin Science, How To

Why is my hair so dry? It's an age-old question. Nothing sucks the moisture from your skin and hair like a particularly icy winter, whether you're in the cold outdoor...

February, 17 2020
Woman applying moisturizer to her dry, cracked feet.
Skin Science

As the weather gets colder, life starts getting cozier. Sweaters move from the back of the closet to the front, refreshing classics like lemonade are set aside for steaming mugs...

February, 12 2020
A woman with airplane skin looks at her phone on a flight.
Skin Science

If you've ever traveled by air, you probably noticed that it can take a toll on your body! Upon landing at your destination, there's a good chance you felt dehydrated...

January, 27 2020
A clinician in a white coat works at a table of beakers filled with natural skincare ingredients.
Skin Science

Active skincare ingredients usually take center stage on product labels. But while these famous names may be the star players, they're not the only ingredients that make a difference in...

January, 20 2020
A woman standing in a field wraps her arms around herself.
Skin Science

You know how important it is to take care of the skin all over your body, but when's the last time you gave serious consideration to your skin's microbiome? Doesn't...

January, 03 2020
kiwi fruit sliced open on a white surface.
Skin Science

You've probably enjoyed kiwi in a delicious tropical smoothie or as part of a fresh fruit tart, but did you know that the kiwi fruit is also just plain good...

December, 30 2019
Understanding the differences between hydrating vs moisturizing
Skin Science

Plenty of commercials and advertisements tout the benefits of "hydration" and "moisturization," but do you understand what they really mean?

While the terms may be used interchangeably in the beauty...

December, 27 2019
A woman looks in the mirror at her skin
Skin Science

You probably make it a point to give your skin lots of TLC during your morning and nighttime routines to maintain radiance and protect it from damage. But have you...

October, 30 2019
A woman soaks in one of many types of milk baths among floating flower petals.
Skin Science

A nice, long soak in a hot bath is an amazing way to de-stress and indulge the senses. But have you ever bathed in milk? Enjoying milk baths is a...

October, 25 2019
A young woman smiles in her sleep.
Skin Science

There are plenty of lifestyle adjustments you can make to improve your skin health, from eating a balanced diet to washing your face every night (yes, every single night). But...

August, 13 2019
woman holding vitamin C-rich orange slice.
Skin Science

Vitamin C tends to get a lot of attention from the skincare crowd — and the hype is well-deserved. You can count on this ingredient to simultaneously protect your skin...

August, 13 2019
A woman receives a body exfoliation massage as salt is rubbed into her back.
Skin Science

Considered by many to be the ultimate skin smoother, the benefits of body exfoliation go way beyond a simple slough. Hopefully your face isn't the only area getting in on...

August, 06 2019
A smiling woman stands in the sunlight reaping the benefits of the sun.
Skin Science, Holistic Health

Summertime is finally here, which means the sun is out in full force these days. While it might be tempting to hide your skin from the intense rays, sunshine isn't...

August, 06 2019
A display of foods sit on a black background.
Skin Science, Holistic Health

You've probably heard the saying "you are what you eat" before, right? That bit of golden advice is never more true than when considering skin health! Incorporating the best foods...

July, 23 2019
A collection of soybeans displayed on a table.
Skin Science

Dealing with dull skin, wrinkles and redness can be super frustrating. We totally get it! When you're facing skin issues like this, you might be tempted to look for solutions...

June, 28 2019
Smiling woman in a hat with sunscreen on her face.
Skin Science, How To

It's beginning to look a lot like summer! The sunshine is lasting longer, you can finally ditch the tights in favor of bare legs and that family...

May, 29 2019
Woman suffering from skin conditions caused by stress itching her back.
Skin Science

You've got a major deadline looming at work, your lease is up next month and your bridezilla BFF won't stop hounding you about all the things you have to take...

May, 16 2019
A young woman sits at a table and prepares a mask with oats for dry skin.
Skin Science

When dry skin is making you wish it was socially acceptable to wear a moisturizing mask to work, it's probably not just the flaking and peeling that bums you out....

May, 14 2019
Oat banana
Skin Science, Holistic Health

"Beauty is only skin deep" is a nice sentiment, but when it comes to getting glowing, supple skin, beauty actually goes much deeper — and a lot of it comes...

May, 14 2019
A display of natural skincare ingredients and application tools lie on a white background.
Skin Science

Natural skincare ingredients seem to be cropping up everywhere, and for good reason! They play well with all skin types and they're as powerful as conventional ingredients. Plus, they make...

May, 14 2019
chicory drink
Skin Science

When you have skin issues, it makes sense to tackle the problems where you see them — namely, on your skin. But if bumping your five-step skin routine to a...

May, 08 2019