Niacinamide Is the Multi-Tasking Skincare Ingredient You Need for a Glowing Complexion

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Here’s how to add the hard-working vitamin into your anti-aging routine. By Jennifer Aldrich January 28, 2021 When I’m in search of a new skincare item, I always crowdsource from fellow beauty lovers and experts to see what’s the latest product to try. When I told one of my favorite Sephora experts that I needed a new toner, he recommended the FENTY SKIN Fat Water Pore Refining Toner Serum ($28, Sephora) because the formula includes niacinamide. I bought it because I trust him, but I honestly had never heard of the ingredient. So I sought out the expertise of Corey L. Hartman, M.D., founder of Skin Wellness Dermatology in Birmingham, Alabama, to… read more

9 Important Questions Your Dermatologist Seriously Wishes You’d Ask

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by Celia Shatzman Jan 30, 2021 at 5:00 am EST Do I really need to wear sunscreen every day (the answer is yes, BTW)? Does this mole look okay? What’s the moisturizer for my skin type? Regardless of what questions you have for your dermatologist at your next appointment, chances are your derm has heard them all. What they don’t hear as frequently are the questions they wish you’d ask them. Whether you’re in their office for an annual skin checkup or a laser treatment, it turns out that dermatologists actually ~do~ want you to take advantage of their time. To help you get the most out of your appointments,… read more

How Exercise Affects Your Skin, The Good And Bad

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A good workout can make you glow, but sweat and tight clothing may exacerbate some skin conditions. Here’s how to combat skin troubles. By Joline Buscemi 02/01/2021 05:45am EST | Updated February 1, 2021 Does it really need to be said that exercise is good for you? The list of ways in which it’s beneficial is long and varied, from building muscle to improving your mood ― to maybe even giving you more radiant skin. But while exercise helps keep skin healthy, it can also irritate your outer layer, causing breakouts. And hives. And rashes. And infections. Workouts can lead to acne and redness and a whole host of other issues.… read more

Winlevi Is the First FDA-Approved Acne Drug Since Accutane, Here’s What You Need to Know

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The topical has been cleared for 2021. By Daley Quinn February 08, 2021 My decade-long battle with acne is one of the biggest reasons I decided to become a beauty journalist years ago—with over 50 million Americans dealing with this skin condition annually, it’s a struggle that’s near and dear to my heart (and my skin, too). With my passion for skin-clearing products, you can imagine how thrilled I was to first hear about Winlevi, the latest FDA-approved acne drug on the market. Winlevi is, well, a huge win for acne-sufferers everywhere because it’s unlike any other acne-fighting cream available. We asked two board-certified dermatologists to explain everything you need… read more

“I Finally Feel Relief”: 11 Healthcare Workers on the Emotional Journey to Vaccination

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They helped us. Now let’s help them. written by Holly Rhue updated Feb 10, 2021 I’ll never forget our last day in the office. My boss told us all to bring home everything we’d need, and before we all packed into the elevator to leave the building together—the last normal thing I did in March—she said, “Between me and you guys, I think we might be home for an entire month.” We all gasped in the moment—a month seemed like an eternity. It almost seems funny now, in a twisted kind of way. A month. Now, after nearly a year of wearing masks, scrubbing my groceries, pre-ordering Clorox wipes, rationing… read more

We Asked 6 No-B.S. Derms For The Eye Creams That Actually Work

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Aimee Simeon Last Updated February 3, 2021, 11:40 AM “Do I really need an eye cream?” is a the skin-care question we’ve heard one too many times in our group chats or on pre-pandemic trips to Sephora with friends. While some may argue that eye creams are useless, experts say that’s simply a lie. According to board-certified dermatologist Ryan Turner, MD, of Turner Dermatology in New York City, the under-eye area is extremely delicate compared to the rest of your face, which means it requires special care. “The skin is thin and responsive to fluid shifts in the face,” Dr. Turner explains. “The fragile capillaries in the skin also contribute to… read more

Demi Moore, 58, breaks her silence on THAT Fendi runway appearance calling it ‘special and magical’ – but fails to address plastic surgery rumors sparked by her ‘unrecognizable’ face

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By Rebecca Davison For Dailymail.Com Published: 03:16 EST, 3 February 2021 Demi Moore has finally spoken out about her now-infamous turn on the Fendi runway last week – however the 58-year-old failed to discuss the viral reaction to her ‘unrecognizable’ appearance, or speculation that she had undergone plastic surgery ahead of the show. The actress and mother-of-three stunned spectators when she stepped onto the catwalk at Haute Couture Fashion Week in Paris, where she showed off a dramatic transformation that left many questioning whether she’d had cosmetic work to alter her face. In the days since the show, Demi has remained silent about the fierce speculation – and she remained… read more

Are Houseplants Good for Your Skin? These Dermatologists Say Yes

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Boosting your barrier straight from the earth. By Olivia Wohlner, Editorial Assistant · Feb 10, 2021 Spending more time inside since COVID means constantly re-decorating our homes, and what better way to breathe some life into our spaces than with houseplants? While we’ve been reaping the mental benefits of our newly accumulated greenery, doctors say that these shelf-toppers are good for your skin, too. Plant Science According to Bloomfield Hills, MI dermatologist Linda C. Honet, MD, plants are natural humidifiers as they add water molecules into the air. “They do this through transpiration, much like respiration for us. It is their act of ‘breathing’ that releases the water molecules in the air.… read more

Is ‘Slugging’ the Secret to Softer Skin or a Recipe for Breakouts? Here’s What Experts Have to Say

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Spoiler alert: the popular TikTok skincare trend isn’t for everyone. by Alyssa Montemurro Last Updated:  Feb 10, 2021 If obscure beauty trends regularly wind up in your Google search history, “slugging” is probably one of them. The tried-and-true K-Beauty practice—now a viral topic of discussion on platforms like Reddit and TikTok—has exploded in popularity recently—and for good reason. Fans of the popular skincare hack claim that the treatment has helped them achieve the softest, smoothest, and dewiest looking skin of their lives, and all with a single overnight treatment. As is the case with almost any social media-driven beauty trend, though, there’s more to the story here than just flawless… read more

Cheek fillers: How long do they really last?

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Cheek Fillers. How long do they really last?

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology Cheek fillers are becoming more and more popular, and really, it’s no surprise. Aside from wrinkles, the loss of volume is one of the first things we start to notice as we mature. Now that we have some really great options for making up for this volume loss, it’s no wonder patients are jumping at the chance to enhance their cheeks.  All about cheek fillers and how long they really last Before we get into how long cheek fillers last, you should know that there are different types of fillers that we can use in the cheek. The vast majority of the fillers… read more