The 6 Best Lip Balms to Keep Your Dry, Chapped Lips Moisturized All Winter Long

It practically happens overnight—one minute you’re basking in the summer sun, glowy and moisturized, and then WHAM! Winter hits us faster than you can say “Ouch! My lips are chapped.” What gives? Sadly, no one’s...

Holiday Gift Guide: Skincare Gifts They’ll Actually Love Under $30

Yep, you heard it here! Holiday shopping is now in full swing, so I thought I’d help you out with a list of badass gift ideas for anyone and everyone on your nice list this...

How to Choose the Right Exfoliating Acids Based on Your Skin Concerns and Skin Type

In case you haven’t noticed, exfoliating acids in skincare have definitely been gaining more popularity in the last few years—and for good reason, too! Acids are what I like to call multifunctional, because they’ve been...

Your Official Guide to Fall Skincare and Beauty

In case you haven’t heard, it’s officially fall—aka, my favorite time of year. When the leaves start to change and the weather finally cools off, I always get super excited to step back into a...

Yes, Acne Is a Mental Health Issue (So, Let’s Start Talking About It)

I loved treating acne when I worked as a nurse practitioner. I felt like an investigator sifting through piles of products that had failed my patients time and time again, deliberately thinking through a regimen...

Fact: Simple, Yet Effective Skincare Is Extremely Difficult to Achieve (Here’s How We Did It Anyway)

I have good news and bad news. The good news? These days, almost everyone is at least taking the time to glance over a skincare product’s ingredients before adding it to their cart (thank goodness)....

Struggling with Acne? Add These Active Ingredients to Your Cart ASAP

Thought your acne days were over? Think again. Some of us have been dealing with it way into our adult years, and we’re desperate to find a solid routine to fight back. According to the...

The Only Skincare Experts You Should Be Following On Instagram

After years in dermatology as a nurse practitioner, you would think that my Instagram feed would be bursting at the seams with beauty brands, doctors, gurus, or any other account related to my skincare obsession....

Skincare Chemistry 101: How to Mix the Right Active Ingredients in Your Skincare

If you’re anything like us, chemistry was definitely not our favorite subject in high school (Balancing chemical equations? We’ll pass). However, if you happened to be one of the special few who loved it, you’re...

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