Microdermabrasion: 5 DIY Techniques to Exfoliate at Home

Microdermabrasion: 5 DIY Techniques to Exfoliate at Home

By Michelby Whitehead Microdermabrasion promises to exfoliate, smooth, and brighten skin, but it may also disrespect your budget. It’ll take several sessions before you see visible results — the smoothing of fine lines, reduction in hyperpigmentation, smaller...
How to Shrink Pores (Temporarily), Plus 3 Pore Myths

How to Shrink Pores (Temporarily), Plus 3 Pore Myths

By Jude Chao of FiftyShadesofSnail.com Visible pores rank as one of the most common complaints people have about their skin, and photos of models and celebrities with their pores Photoshopped into oblivion make pore problems seem even worse. “Pore-shrinking” toners...
What Is the Peeling-Skin Trend You’re Seeing All Over Instagram?

What Is the Peeling-Skin Trend You’re Seeing All Over Instagram?

If you’re obsessed with skin care trends, you’ve probably seen the Perfect Derma Peel posted all over skin care blogs. And it’s hard to miss — the Perfect Derma Peel is all about the peeling. (Caution: Going through the images under #perfectpeel may make your inner...
These 8 Beauty Myths Aren’t Doing Your Skin Any Favors

These 8 Beauty Myths Aren’t Doing Your Skin Any Favors

When I stepped into the skin care aisle in grade school, I was sure my skin problems would be whisked away by the fancy bottles and copy writing promises. Even better if the products had before-and-after photos next to them. What I didn’t realize at that time was that...
6 Anti-Aging Tips that Will Transform Your Beauty Routine

6 Anti-Aging Tips that Will Transform Your Beauty Routine

We don’t know how to stop the clock, but we can help you fool the cameras and mirrors into thinking you’re younger than you really are. Here are some essential tips to get the skin care routine you need. Wash with a Gentle Cleanser Cleansing is important for...
Using a Toner Can Totally Change Your Skin

Using a Toner Can Totally Change Your Skin

For years, dermatologists and estheticians in the United States have gone back and forth on whether toner is helpful or harmful to skin health. But this argument isn’t about the toners themselves; it’s about their alcohol content. It’s a common belief that using a...