Archive for February 2018

The Correct Way To Apply Your Skincare Products

Feeling like your skincare routine isn’t working the way it should? It may have less to do with the actual products you’re using and more with how you’re actually using them. When applied correctly, and in the right order, you’ll boost absorption, get better results, minimize irritation, and allow your products to work up to…

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GR Test Drive: The Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser

Who doesn’t love a good multitasking beauty product: a hair and body oil, a lip and cheek tint…a cleanser that doubles as a face mask? Yup, that’s right. In addition to gently whisking away dirt, makeup, and oil as a cleanser that actually boosts hydration with every wash, the works-for-all-skin-types, antioxidant– and AHA-packed Blueberry Bounce…

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The Absolute Best Face Oil For Your Skin Type

Arguably one of the most effective and versatile products in your complexion toolkit, face oils are the overachievers of the skincare world—you can rub a few sumptuous drops onto your face pre-flight to keep skin supple, tap some on over makeup to look instantly glowier, and even use it to treat oily skin and breakouts.…

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Recipe for Winter Skincare: How to Treat Breakouts and Acne

You would think that acne and breakouts would be less common in the winter, since skin is drier than normal. But as my fellow oily and combination skin girls know: The winter blemish struggle is real. And it’s particularly tricky to treat because typical acne fighters like salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide are naturally drying, which…

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5 Pro Tricks for Nailing Date-Night Beauty

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s with your bae, Galentine’s with your squad, or just grabbing drinks on a regular old Wednesday night, there are a few strategic moves that will help you look and feel your best. And it all stems from skincare, because if you don’t prep properly, it’s pretty much impossible to achieve flawless…

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5 Reasons to Add Blueberries To Your Skincare Routine  

They may be small, but in the fruit world, blueberries are some of the biggest badasses of the bunch. Each tiny berry is packed with a powerful cocktail of vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants to help ward off everything from high cholesterol and blood pressure to cardiovascular disease and cancer. In fact, studies have shown that…

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The New K-Beauty Solution for Oily Skin

In my nearly 146 years as a beauty editor, I’ve learned that oily and acne-prone skin needs gentle TLC—not hardcore, surgical-level scrubbing. Using harsh ingredients and strong astringents can strip skin and actually backfire when it comes to a zit-free complexion. (Seriously, rebound oiliness is a thing; the drier your skin is, the more oil it…

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