How much SPF is enough?

When in doubt, remember the shot glass.

#skin, #sun, #sunburn, #sunscreen

Do Eye Creams Actually Work for Wrinkles?

Look for a few key ingredients in skin care products if you want to deal with wrinkles — but no product will keep your face crease free.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #retinol, #skin, #vitamin-c

Should You Put on Sunscreen or Foundation First?

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to sun protection and cosmetics.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #skin, #sunscreen, #ultraviolet-light

How Bad Are the Germs in Public Restrooms, Really?

Communal bathrooms can harbor plenty of pathogens, but simple precautions will help keep them at bay.

#bacteria, #bathrooms-and-toilets, #content-type-service, #feces, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus, #norovirus, #salmonella-bacteria, #skin, #staphylococcus-aureus

Tattoo Artists Face a Grayer Palette in Europe

The E.U. has prohibited some pigments, deeming them potentially hazardous to humans. Artists and manufacturers around the world are struggling to find replacements.

#alex-de-pase, #art, #consumer-protection, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #ephemeral-tattoo, #europe, #european-union, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #intenze-tattoo-ink, #lou-rubino, #mario-barth, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #skin, #tattoos, #united-states, #world-famous-tattoo-ink, #your-feed-science

Can Your Diet Really Affect Your Skin Cancer Risk?

A new study found that older adults who ate more fish were more likely to develop melanoma, but experts urged caution when interpreting the findings.

#cancer, #content-type-service, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #melanomas, #mercury-metal, #research, #seafood, #skin, #skin-cancer, #sun, #sunlight, #suntan

Kim Kardashian Launches A 9-Step Skin Care Line

The nine-step beauty regimen mirrors her elaborate daily routine.

#beauty-concept, #calabasas-calif, #content-type-personal-profile, #kardashian-kim, #skin, #skkn-by-kim-cosmetics-co, #social-media

Martha Stewart Welcomes You to Generation Ageless

The octogenarian is the new face of skin care on TikTok.

#advertising-and-marketing, #baby-boomers, #cle-de-peau-beaute-co-ltd, #content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #generation-z, #skin, #social-media, #stewart-martha, #women-and-girls

How Anya Taylor-Joy Learned to Soothe Herself

The actress has a challenge if you’re thinking about learning to meditate.

#actors-and-actresses, #content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #meditation, #movies, #skin, #taylor-joy-anya

‘Preventative’ Botox: Do Injections Work to Reduce Wrinkles?

Or are injections just a temporary, addictive fix?

#age-chronological, #botox-drug, #content-type-service, #doctors, #face, #luxury-goods-and-services, #plastic-surgery, #skin, #women-and-girls

Will Cutting Out Dairy Give Me Clear Skin?

Maybe, experts say, but the science is mixed.

#content-type-service, #dairy-products, #diet-and-nutrition, #milk, #skin

Vaseline, a Staple of Grandma’s Medicine Cabinet, Gets Hot on TikTok

People have coated their faces in Vaseline for decades, but a TikTok trend with a catchy name (“slugging,” anyone?) has introduced the skin-protecting petroleum jelly to new users, baffling some longtime devotees.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #millennial-generation, #skin, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #unilever-nv, #united-states, #vaseline

Ami Colé Fills a Void In Black Beauty Products

After toiling in the beauty industry for years, Diarrha N’Diaye-Mbaye decided to create the products she desperately sought but could not find.

#ami-cole-llc, #black-people, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #glossier, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #ndiaye-mbaye-diarrha, #skin, #weiss-emily

Beverages With Benefits: Do They Really Work? OR Are Beauty Drinks Too Good to Be True?

Grocery aisles are turning into beauty shelves with a crop of chic new drinks with too-good-to-be true wellness claims.

#beauty-drinks, #beverages, #content-type-service, #dietary-supplements-and-herbal-remedies, #skin

Contouring Is Back. It’s Not What You Remember.

A lot of women who once avoided contouring because of its unnatural, made-for-Instagram effect, are now gravitating toward it.

#beauty-concept, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #skin, #social-media

Every Pore on Your Face Is a Walled Garden

A close examination of human skin found that each pore had a single variety of bacteria living inside.

#acne, #bacteria, #cell-hostmicrobe-journal, #microbiology, #research, #skin, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

5 Tips for Spotting Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers

An unusual incident at a hockey game may have been lifesaving for one staff member with a suspicious skin mole.

#content-type-service, #melanomas, #skin, #skin-cancer, #sunburn

Chin Hairs: Why Women Get Them and How to Remove

And what’s the best way to remove them?

#beauty-salons, #content-type-service, #hair, #skin, #women-and-girls

A New Look for a New World

Following lockdowns, makeup is colorful, expressive, imperfect and meant to be seen. It’s “girl gaze” makeup.

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

The Emotional Toll of Adult Acne

The skin blemishes can affect people in their 30s, 40s and beyond and lead to depression, anxiety and social isolation.

#acne, #antibiotics, #anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #depression-mental, #hormones, #jama-dermatology-journal, #skin, #women-and-girls

Are Essential Oils Safe for Kids?

Some sellers promote the health benefits of these plant extracts with evangelical zeal. But they have few proven benefits and, in some cases, can carry serious risks.

#accidents-and-safety, #burns, #children-and-childhood, #parenting, #poisoning-and-poisons, #skin

What is CoolSculpting?

The fat-freezing procedure left supermodel Linda Evangelista “disfigured.” Here’s what experts say it is supposed to do and what the most common side effects are.

#allergan-inc, #evangelista-linda, #fat-tissue, #skin, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #surgery-and-surgeons, #zeltiq-aesthetics-inc

Can You Give Yourself an At-Home Face-Lift?

Emphatically no, say experts — but there are things you can do to make your skin look better.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #face, #jade, #plastic-surgery, #skin, #social-media

Does Aloe Help Sunburn?

Some evidence suggests it might help soothe a sunburn, but the research is thin, and there’s not always a guarantee that what you’re buying is real.

#burns, #content-type-service, #skin, #sunburn

Do Collagen Supplements Help Skin, Hair, Nails and Joints?

Any benefits from collagen supplements appear to be limited.

#arthritis, #diet-and-nutrition, #dietary-supplements-and-herbal-remedies, #hair, #joints-body-part, #labeling-and-labels-product, #osteoarthritis, #skin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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