Are Natural Deodorants Better for You?

Much of the marketing suggests that they’re safer than more traditional underarm products, but that hype is not based on science.

#aluminum, #breast-cancer, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #deodorants, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #labeling-and-labels-product, #skin, #sweating

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Debbie Gibson Is Not Going to Get Stuck in the Past

The pioneering pop singer on her beauty and wellness journey.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #gibson-debbie, #hair, #shampoos-and-hair-products, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

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What Convinced Me to Start Wearing Sun Protection

I’ve failed to practice what I preached about limiting sun exposure, but a new report has prompted me to reform.

#kaiser-permanente, #skin, #skin-cancer, #sun, #sunlight, #sunscreen, #suntan, #ultraviolet-light

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FAQ: Is Sunscreen Toxic? And Other Questions, Answered

How effective is it? What SPF is best? Is it safe to wear every day?

#burns, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #skin, #sun, #sunscreen, #ultraviolet-light

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How Will You Look When You Emerge From the Pandemic?

Now that the masks are coming off, here are some easy approaches you can take to dress up your face.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #lipstick, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

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The Beauty Stores, Near and Far, That Are Destinations in Their Own Right

Sought-out spots for picking up finely milled soaps, hand-sculpted makeup brushes, exquisite scents and more.

#beauty-concept, #cleansers-detergents-and-soaps, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #shopping-and-retail, #skin

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Those Buzzy New Collagen Products Are Risky Business

Adding collagen powder to your daily smoothie? Opting for a collagen bar as a snack? Proceed cautiously.

#allergies, #collagen, #collagen-supplements, #content-type-service, #medicine-and-health, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

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How Botanical Oils Won Over the West

Though they’ve been prized since the dawn of civilization around the world, these natural elixirs have now taken on an almost religious aura for wellness types.

#beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #flowers-and-plants, #hair, #indigenous-people, #international-trade-and-world-market, #luxury-goods-and-services, #oils-and-fats, #skin, #trees-and-shrubs

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Naomi Watts on the Joys of Post-Covid Beauty

The actress, mom and co-founder of Onda Beauty talks about the skin-care products she’s excited about now and why she’s so invested in her skin.

#content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #skin, #watts-naomi

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Imagine, Surgery Without a Scar

A new study shows that a 20-year-old drug prevents scarring in mice. If it works on humans, it could change the lives of those with disfiguring wounds.

#burns, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #gurtner-geoffrey, #longaker-michael, #research, #science-journal, #skin, #stanford-university, #surgery-and-surgeons

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Nothing Could Make Her Body Stop Itching. Would It Ever End?

It felt like the itch was coming from somehow under her skin. The cause ended up being even deeper.

#allergies, #eczema, #itching, #lymph-nodes-and-lymphatic-system, #skin, #tests-medical

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Your ‘Maskne’ Might Not Be Acne at All

Perioral dermatitis, a complex facial rash that is often mistaken for acne, is becoming more common, some experts say. Here’s how to spot, treat and prevent this irritating condition.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #face, #skin, #steroids

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Essential Oils May Be Wreaking Havoc on Your Skin

When it comes to clean beauty, “natural” isn’t always best. Here’s what’s safe and beneficial, and what’s best to avoid.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #essential-olls, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

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Delayed Skin Reactions Appear After Vaccine Shots

Doctors are reporting additional, minor symptoms that appear several days after people have received their shots.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #massachusetts-general-hospital, #medicine-and-health, #moderna-inc, #new-england-journal-of-medicine, #skin, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-healthcare

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Manatees May Carry Half a Million Microscopic Hitchhikers

Unexpected species of nematodes, some of them new to science, were found living on the skin of the marine mammals.

#florida, #manatees, #microbiology, #research, #scientific-reports-journal, #skin, #worms, #your-feed-animals, #your-feed-science

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Do Men Self-Care?

The beauty industry is now all about “wellness.” What does that mean for men?

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #men-and-boys, #skin, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-selfcare

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Embrace the Blush

Blush has become the unlikely makeup hero of the masked generation. Here’s the new way to wear it.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #masks, #skin

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Norma Kamali’s Skin Care and Aging Secrets

“I just don’t feel gray,” the fashion designer said. “I feel this”

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #face, #hair, #kamali-norma, #skin

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The Skin-Deep Physics of Sidewinder Snakes

A close-up on snake skin helped scientists work out what might help certain snakes navigate sandy surfaces.

#deserts, #physics, #proceedings-of-the-national-academy-of-sciences, #sand-and-gravel, #skin, #snakes, #your-feed-animals, #your-feed-science

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Why Kevin Hart Obsesses Over Skin Care

Here’s what his grooming and wellness routine looks like.

#content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #hart-kevin, #meditation, #skin

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Paring Back Your Beauty Routine? Try Water, With a Boost

Hydration is trending. It’s the latest lucrative frontier of the wellness boom.

#content-type-service, #lemons, #skin, #water

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From Northern California, Farm-Fresh Skin Care

A new group of small-batch beauty companies is continuing the region’s storied tradition of organic growing and local sourcing.

#beauty-concept, #berkeley-calif, #california, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #earth-tu-face-inc, #marin-county-calif, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #skin, #vintners-daughter, #waters-alice

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The Home Office That Turned Into a Salon and Spa: 2020’s Beauty Products

The year home became not just an office, but a salon and spa.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #nails-body-part, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #skin, #two-thousand-twenty

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Hawaii’s Next Wave of Natural Skin-Care Brands

A new generation of beauty companies is rediscovering the islands’ powerful native ingredients, from taro to ferns.

#beauty-concept, #flowers-and-plants, #hawaii, #skin

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This Is Your Skin on Stress

Psychological strain can show up as “stress skin.” Treating it is easier (and more affordable) than you think.

#antioxidants, #anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #cortisol-hormone, #meditation, #microbiology, #skin

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Alicia Keys Figures Out Her Skin

The singer-songwriter talks about finding her rituals (and learning how to deal with carbs).

#content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #keys-soulcare-elf-cosmetics-inc, #keys-alicia, #meditation, #music, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #skin

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True or False: Trendy Face Mists Are Worth the Money

What you didn’t know a mist could do.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #facial-mists, #skin

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Ashley Graham Talks Breastfeeding, Postpartum Hair Loss and Her Best Beauty Hack

How the supermodel is adjusting to a new normal beauty routine.

#breastfeeding, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #graham-ashley-1987, #hair, #skin, #weight

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The Elimination Diet for Skin

For years, “skinfluencers” embraced K-beauty’s famed 10-step routines. Now experts are advocating the complete opposite.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #skin, #social-media

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Yes, Books Were Bound in Human Skin. An Intrepid Librarian Finds the Proof.

“Dark Archives,” by Megan Rosenbloom, a librarian at U.C.L.A., traces the history of the controversial practice and considers what we should do with such books today.

#bookbinding, #books-and-literature, #dark-archives-a-librarians-investigation-into-the-science-and-history-of-books-bound-in-human-skin-book, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #libraries-and-librarians, #rosenbloom-megan-c, #skin

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How Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Has Perfected Zoom Lighting

The supermodel turned musician, and the former first lady of France, says that lighting is more important than makeup.

#bruni-sarkozy-carla, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #music, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #skin

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The Content Creator Who Can Make or Break Your Skin Care Brand

The Gen Z whisperer Hyram Yarbro is not like beauty influencers of the past.

#advertising-and-marketing, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #generation-z, #skin, #skincare-by-yarbro, #social-media, #yarbro-hyram

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Dermatology Has a Problem With Skin Color

Common conditions often manifest differently on dark skin. Yet physicians are trained mostly to diagnose them on white skin.

#black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #doctors, #eczema, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #hispanic-americans, #medicaid, #medical-schools, #minorities, #pediatric-inflammatory-multisystem-syndrome-pims, #psoriasis, #race-and-ethnicity, #skin, #skin-cancer, #textbooks, #united-states, #your-feed-science

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You’re Beginning to Look Dull

How to get a healthy glow even if you’ve barely laid eyes on the sun all summer.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #dubroff-pati, #face, #frank-paul-jarrod, #skin, #sturm-barbara, #ta-patrick, #vargas-joanna

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A Strange Rash Had Doctors Stumped. Was It an Insect Bite?

After what felt like a sting, a red blotch grew and darkened on his shin. And then a twin rash somehow showed up on the other leg.

#antibiotics, #insects, #skin

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What It Means to Be a Gen Z Beauty Brand Today

A decade ago, your lipstick brand wasn’t expected to comment on social justice. Now, customers demand it, especially the teens and adults under 25 that make up Gen Z.

#beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #e-l-f-cosmetics, #generation-z, #glossier, #mac-cosmetics, #millennial-generation, #morphe, #skin, #social-media, #women-and-girls

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R.I.P. Clarisonic

Once it was everyone’s favorite new thing, but it turns out that washing your face with an oscillating brush is not a good idea.

#clarisonic, #facial-cleansing-devices, #skin

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How Hot is Too Hot?

The human body can survive at surprisingly high temperatures, so long as you’re prepared to sweat.

#skin, #sweating, #temperature, #water, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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A Possible Weapon Against the Pandemic: Printing Human Tissue

Bioprinting could be used for testing potential treatments for Covid-19, cancer and other diseases.

#3-d-printers, #ai-july-august-2020, #atala-anthony, #clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #laboratories-and-scientific-equipment, #research, #skin, #tests-medical

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Four Restorative Facials to Try at Home

The products, tools and tips from the professionals that you need to be your own facialist.

#beauty-concept, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #face, #skin

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India Debates Skin-Tone Bias as Beauty Companies Alter Ads

America’s intense conversation on race has focused attention on a type of discrimination that has long vexed India.

#caste-systems, #discrimination, #facebook-inc, #india, #indian-americans, #shaadi-com, #skin, #unilever-nv, #women-and-girls

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Unilever and Johnson & Johnson Retreat on Pushing Lighter Skin

The companies have responded to a new wave of criticism calling beauty products that advocate lighter skin discriminatory.

#chopra-priyanka, #johnsonjohnson, #lakshmi-padma, #race-and-ethnicity, #skin, #unilever-nv

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Goodbye, Pedicures. Hello, Peels.

With many spas closed, Baby Foot and other at-home foot peels are in high demand.

#acids, #feet, #nails-body-part, #skin

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Johnson & Johnson Will Stop Selling Skin-Whitening Lotions

The Neutrogena and Clean & Clear products, which were advertised as dark-spot reducers and were sold in Asia and the Middle East, will soon come off the shelves, the manufacturer said.

#advertising-and-marketing, #aunt-jemima-milling-co, #black-people, #far-east-south-and-southeast-asia-and-pacific-areas, #india, #johnsonjohnson, #race-and-ethnicity, #skin, #unilever-nv

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Maskne Is the New Acne, and Here’s What Is Causing It

Yes, it’s a real thing.

#acne, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #masks, #skin, #sweating, #your-feed-selfcare

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Teyana Taylor Keeps Her Skin Care Natural and Her Brows Defined

The singer and dancer loves her skin. Here’s why.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #skin, #taylor-teyana-1990

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The Pandemic Is Stressing Your Body in New Ways

Tingling feet, digestive troubles, skin issues and more may be caused by some of the stress and life changes that the coronavirus has brought.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #eczema, #skin, #stomach

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What Is All of That Screen Time Doing to Your Skin?

We checked in with experts to learn about the risks of indoor light and how we can protect ourselves.

#antioxidants, #blue-light, #computers-and-the-internet, #skin, #sunscreen, #ultraviolet-light, #vitamin-c

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How to Give Skin a Summer Glow

With the right application, a little highlighter or bronzer can help create a radiant, sun-kissed look, even if you’ve spent much of spring inside.

#chanel-sa, #christian-dior-sa, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #face, #kosas-cosmetics, #skin, #westman-gucci-1971

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Does It Matter What I Look Like When No One’s Watching?

I gathered over three million followers as a beauty guru. In quarantine, I’m wondering if I’ve been wearing makeup all wrong.

#beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #quarantines, #skin, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-opinionvideo

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