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Before and after Curology: men’s skincare edition

Does Curology work for men? 3 male patients share their results.

Sep 23 • 4 min read
Male Face

Men’s skincare problems, explained by an expert

Advice from a male dermatology provider on how to treat oily skin, acne, razor bumps and more.

Sep 15 • 5 min read
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5 products every guy’s skincare routine needs

This dermatologist-recommended skin routine for men couldn’t be easier

Sep 8 • 4 min read
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7 reasons to try Curology, according to real patients

Reviews from real Curology users show why it works.

Sep 3 • 4 min read
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Seasonal summer foods for healthier skin

Plant-based foods to eat for clearer skin this season.

Aug 31 • 5 min read
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5 tips for men’s skincare routines

Our best skincare advice for men, according to dermatology providers.

Aug 30 • 5 min read
Curology Review Before And After

Before and after Curology: 6 months

3 acne patients get real about their Curology results.

Aug 24 • 4 min read
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A simple guide to men’s grooming

Shaving, skincare, and shower routine tips for the everyman.

Aug 23 • 6 min read
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Types of acne: blackheads, whiteheads, and beyond

Our guide to acne vulgaris.

Aug 19 • 5 min read
Back To School For Teens

8 back to school skincare tips

Bite back-to-school breakouts in the butt with these tips to help stop stress acne.

Aug 18 • 5 min read
Chemical vs. Mineral Sunscreen

Ask Curology: mineral vs. chemical sunscreen

Chemica, physical, or mineral? Sunscreen ingredients, explained.

Aug 13 • 5 min read
3 of the best ways to remove blackheads

3 of the best ways to get rid of blackheads, according to skin experts

Extraction, removal, exfoliants—the blackhead treatments that actually work

Aug 6 • 6 min read
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Ask Curology: liquid chlorophyll for acne

Does liquid chlorophyll have benefits for skin? Our skin expert tells all.

Jul 30 • 5 min read
Difference Between Men vs. Women's Skincare

Ask Curology: What makes skincare for men different?

The truth about men’s skin vs. women’s skin.

Jul 29 • 4 min read
Does sun heal acne?

Is the sun actually good for body acne?

The relationship between acne and sunshine, explained.

Jul 13 • 3 min read
Summer Self Care

8 self-care ideas for summer

Easy, fun self-care tips just about anyone can do

Jul 9 • 5 min read
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Ask Curology: Insect repellent and skincare

Can you use bug spray on acne-prone skin? Here’s what the experts have to say.

Jun 29 • 4 min read
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Pride month with Curology

Get to know the LGBTQ influencers that inspire us

Jun 25 • 2 min read
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Ask Curology: Is blue light good or bad for skin?

Can too much screen time cause skin damage? This is what we know.

Jun 14 • 5 min read
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Behind the ingredient: hydroquinone

Kick dark spots to the curb with this powerhouse ingredient.

May 17 • 3 min read
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging at Curology

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Curology

Our numbers and our story as an inclusive and accessible skincare company

May 13 • 2 min read
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Skin refresh: How to transition your skin into spring

Skincare routine tips for dry, oily, and combination skin in late winter and early spring

Apr 22 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: How long does it take to see results?

The truth about how long it takes for acne to go away

Mar 31 • 5 min read
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Ingredient spotlight: Tretinoin

Do not fear the tret purge! Here’s all you need to know about using tretinoin.

Mar 24 • 3 min read
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Beard Oil 101

Take your facial hair from patchy to plush with this beard care product

Mar 18 • 3 min read
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The best of caffeine in skincare

Top picks for skin products to perk your face up, just in time for Daylight Savings.

Mar 13 • 4 min read
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My Curology journey: an inside look

What it’s like to work for us while being on your own skincare journey

Mar 9 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: Your skin’s moisture barrier

The facts about fixing your damaged skin barrier

Mar 3 • 4 min read
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The Belonging Collective: BHM & Us

The Belonging Collective exists to prioritize a narrative rooted in driving an inclusive & equitable approach. In our first post we honor Black History Month — and how that aligns with our DEIB journey.

Feb 28 • 5 min read
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The two finger rule for sunscreen

This sun protection hack is simple — but does it work?

Feb 26 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: Do I have perioral dermatitis?

What to do if you have a flaky, peely rash on your face.

Feb 24 • 3 min read
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3 wellness must-haves that won’t cost you a dime

Yoga teacher Abiola Akanni gives you essential wellness tips that you can do now

Feb 23 • 2 min read
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Ingredient Spotlight: Squalane

What squalane does for skin (and why it’s better than similarly spelled squalene)

Feb 19 • 3 min read
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JLo Beauty Review: Is it Worth it?

I reviewed the ingredients of Jennifer Lopez’s new skincare line so you don’t have to.

Feb 16 • 4 min read
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3 easy makeup looks for Valentine’s Day

Minimalist tutorials to bring out your natural glow, featuring Sarah Novio.

Feb 12 • 5 min read
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Latosha Stone wants more Black girls to skate

Who said girls can’t shred? Certainly not Latosha Stone, founder of Proper Gnar.

Feb 11 • 2 min read
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Ask Curology: Skin Vitamins, A-Z

The science behind skincare you can swallow.

Feb 9 • 5 min read
Books (In support of Black Joy)

Jazzi McGilbert’s Reparations Club is more than a bookstore

A Black joy reading list

Feb 7 • 3 min read
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Part 2: Reshaping Our Marketing Efforts to Prioritize Inclusion

Our second blog update on our team’s initiatives to increase representation of Black individuals and foster inclusivity in our marketing output at Curology.

Feb 5 • 4 min read
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5 stress-free tips for Zoom face

Simple ways to get webcam-ready makeup

Feb 1 • 4 min read
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Collagen Peptides: Uses and Benefits for Skin

What the research says about collagen's skin benefits

Jan 29 • 4 min read
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Ice Rolling + Your Face

What you need to know about this cool facial fad

Jan 27 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

Deep-set or brand new, here’s what to do for fading dark marks.

Jan 25 • 4 min read
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8 Instagrammers who celebrate natural beauty

The body positive, acne positive influencers to follow in 2021

Jan 21 • 3 min read
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CBD + Your Skin

What you need to know about topical cannabidiol

Jan 19 • 3 min read
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Probiotics, acne, and you.

Gut health and your skin, explained.

Jan 14 • 5 min read
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Curology Lists: Bodycare Essentials

Our round-up of the best body scrubs, moisturizers, and more.

Jan 13 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: My breakouts stopped. What’s next?

What to keep doing for your skin once your acne clears up.

Jan 11 • 3 min read
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Does biotin cause breakouts?

Why your acne might not benefit from this B vitamin.

Jan 7 • 3 min read
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Is Humanrace the future of skincare?

Pharrell Williams’ new brand values sustainability.

Jan 5 • 3 min read
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The truth about reappearing blackheads

Those small black dots on your nose might not be acne after all.

Dec 23, 2020 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: Is it folliculitis?

What causes these tiny bumps, and how can you treat them?

Dec 21, 2020 • 4 min read
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The top 7 face serums of 2020

Serums with vitamin C and other antioxidants to help nourish your skin.

Dec 17, 2020 • 4 min read
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6 tips to help puffy eye bags

Simple fixes to help improve your under-eye texture

Dec 9, 2020 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: Is isotretinoin safe to use?

What you should know about this acne medication, including the potential side effects.

Dec 4, 2020 • 5 min read
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Hydrating face masks under $30

The best way to keep dry winter skin off your face (without breaking the bank)

Dec 1, 2020 • 3 min read
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Which Curology products are right for you?

It’s never been easier to build your own custom skincare subscription routine.

Nov 26, 2020 • 2 min read
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Body butter 101

The difference between regular lotion and this extra-creamy body moisturizer

Nov 24, 2020 • 3 min read
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Do you have skin allergies or just sensitive skin?

Hypoallergenic skincare, explained.

Nov 20, 2020 • 4 min read
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No-breakout makeup: Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Weightless Foundation

We reviewed the ingredients of Selena Gomez’s foundation so you don’t have to

Nov 16, 2020 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: Should I be dry brushing my skin?

How (and why) to dry brush, according to science.

Nov 12, 2020 • 5 min read
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Ingredient spotlight: Glycerin

Does this hydrator live up to the hype? Here’s what we know.

Nov 9, 2020 • 4 min read
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Hand serums: want or need?

If nothing else, these products may help soothe dry hands.

Nov 6, 2020 • 3 min read
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Double cleansing by skin type

Cleansing oils for oily, sensitive, and dry skin

Nov 4, 2020 • 3 min read
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Is royal jelly good for skin?

The benefits of this ingredient are the bee’s knees.

Nov 2, 2020 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: How to get rid of butt acne

Is a butt bump a pimple? The answer, according to science.

Oct 28, 2020 • 4 min read
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Are natural ingredients the best?

The truth about natural skincare products.

Oct 22, 2020 • 5 min read
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Ask Curology: What does glycolic acid do?

Should you exfoliate with this alpha hydroxy acid?

Oct 20, 2020 • 4 min read
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Pomade acne? Here’s what to do.

A quick guide to non-comedogenic hair products.

Oct 16, 2020 • 5 min read
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Skincare in your 40’s (and beyond): Tips from Curology providers

Decoding anti-aging skincare, from wrinkle creams to serums and more.

Oct 12, 2020 • 5 min read
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Foundation matching: how to find your undertone

Your skin has a secondary tone and it’s the key to finding your foundation shade

Oct 6, 2020 • 6 min read
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Why you should add a body lotion with SPF to your skincare routine

Plus the top 5 moisturizing body sunscreens to protect and hydrate your skin

Oct 2, 2020 • 3 min read
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The #60SecondRule: do’s and don’ts

When washing your face for a full minute is doing too much

Sep 26, 2020 • 5 min read
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Ask Curology: Is salicylic acid actually bad for your skin?

Is it safe to use salicylic acid every day? Here’s what we know.

Sep 24, 2020 • 4 min read
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Why regular skin checks are a good idea

It’s never too late to start getting skin screenings

Sep 18, 2020 • 6 min read
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LED light therapy: fact vs. fiction

The real skin benefits of red and blue light therapy

Sep 16, 2020 • 5 min read
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Ask Curology: Is sleeping with makeup on really that bad?

How important is makeup remover in your PM routine?

Sep 14, 2020 • 3 min read
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A Curology medical provider’s skincare routine

We’re trained to give you dermatology advice — but what do we put on our own faces?

Sep 11, 2020 • 4 min read
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Part 1: Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Initiatives at Curology

Our first blog update on our team’s initiatives to foster a more positive workplace culture at Curology for our Black employees and support the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Sep 9, 2020 • 5 min read
Don't just stand there tattoo on legs

Almost everyone has cellulite, and that’s okay.

Why it’s totally normal and why you can’t just scrub it off.

Sep 4, 2020 • 4 min read
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How to use rosehip oil in skincare

Does this facial oil help acne? Here are the facts.

Sep 2, 2020 • 4 min read
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Do you need eye cream?

Skincare for your eyes, from creases to dark circles.

Aug 28, 2020 • 4 min read
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20 products our providers love

Skincare product reviews from Curology’s very own team of expert dermatology providers.

Aug 26, 2020 • 4 min read
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Skincare while wearing a mask

How to manage breakouts and irritation in a time of social distancing

Aug 24, 2020 • 4 min read
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Facial hair removal for sensitive skin

Waxing, threading, sugaring, or shaving? Here’s what to do.

Aug 18, 2020 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: Can stress cause wrinkles?

How “worry lines” got their name

Aug 14, 2020 • 4 min read
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No-breakout makeup: setting powders

10 talc-free setting powders that won’t clog pores

Aug 12, 2020 • 3 min read
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The real skin benefits of turmeric

Is this ingredient a cure for acne? Here’s what we know.

Aug 10, 2020 • 3 min read
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3 reasons your cosmetics are pilling

Why your makeup or skincare balls up like an old sweater

Aug 6, 2020 • 5 min read
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Anti-aging pillows and other bedtime stories

Can pillows and sheets turn back time? Here’s what we know.

Aug 4, 2020 • 3 min read
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10 things to do while wearing a spot patch

Nothing can stop you — not even a sudden spot.

Jul 31, 2020 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: Can a spot patch get rid of pimples overnight?

The science of hydrocolloid bandages, explained.

Jul 30, 2020 • 4 min read
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Acne Face Mapping: What Your Skin is Trying to Tell You

Find out the meaning behind pimples on your chin, cheeks, jawline and neck

Jul 27, 2020 • 5 min read
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Meet Curology’s emergency spot patch

Get to know our dermatologist-designed hydrocolloid bandages — your new favorite backup plan.

Jul 27, 2020 • 3 min read
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5 common face washing mistakes

Is your soap a big nope? Here’s how to tell.

Jul 24, 2020 • 3 min read
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6 tips for acne-prone athletes

Breakouts after workouts? Don’t sweat it.

Jul 20, 2020 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: What’s the difference between body and face acne?

How to treat acne, from head to toe

Jul 16, 2020 • 5 min read
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Meet Curology’s new acne body wash

Our salicylic acid body wash for acne is coming to a shower near you.

Jul 14, 2020 • 4 min read
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The best setting sprays under $15

Drugstore makeup that won’t break you out

Jul 10, 2020 • 3 min read
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Skincare at home: chemical peels

Get your glycolic acid on without getting off the couch

Jul 7, 2020 • 3 min read
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Gua sha facials: fact vs. fiction

Does this face sculpting technique really work?

Jul 3, 2020 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: Can eating the right food make you look younger?

The truth about anti-aging food

Jun 30, 2020 • 5 min read
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The best body lotions

The top 9 full-body moisturizers for dry skin

Jun 26, 2020 • 3 min read
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Skincare through the decades

What to expect from your skin over time

Jun 25, 2020 • 6 min read
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Ask Curology: Why do I have dry, flaky skin on my nose?

The real cause of your dry nose — and what to do about it.

Jun 23, 2020 • 4 min read
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The best mineral sunscreens

The top 10 sunblocks with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide

Jun 18, 2020 • 4 min read
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How does sunscreen really work?

7 FAQs about SPF, and why sunscreen should be your BFF.

Jun 16, 2020 • 5 min read
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Skincare for swimmers

No-breakout tips for before and after swimming

Jun 12, 2020 • 4 min read
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The best moisturizers for oily skin

Mattifying facial lotions to help control oil

Jun 8, 2020 • 2 min read
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Ask Curology: Can I get rid of dark under-eye circles?

Tips for dark circles, under-eye bags, and brightening things up.

Jun 4, 2020 • 3 min read
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What’s your sun safety score?

10 tips to help protect your skin from UV rays

Jun 2, 2020 • 3 min read
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Summer skincare refresh

Plus, essential products to update your routine for heat and humidity

May 29, 2020 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: Should I use a skincare fridge?

Genius skincare storage idea, or waste of space?

May 27, 2020 • 4 min read
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The best face wash for men

Acne-safe facial cleansers for all skin types

May 22, 2020 • 4 min read
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Does drinking water benefit skin?

How skin hydration actually works.

May 20, 2020 • 3 min read
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Micellar water 101

What it does and how to use it

May 18, 2020 • 3 min read
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Is coffee good or bad for your skin?

Caffeine in skincare, explained.

May 15, 2020 • 3 min read
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The best vitamin C serums

Acne-prone? These 8 face serums won’t break you out.

May 13, 2020 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: what causes oily skin

Tips for oily skin from a Curology medical provider.

May 11, 2020 • 4 min read
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A conversation with Dr. Nancy Satur

Curology’s favorite scientist, doctor, and working mom discusses her journey — just in time for Mother’s Day

May 8, 2020 • 4 min read
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Non-comedogenic oils: facts vs. fiction

Which facial oils are good for acne-prone skin?

May 5, 2020 • 4 min read
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DIY face masks to do at home

Make your own skincare with stuff in your pantry

May 1, 2020 • 5 min read
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Skincare at home

Easy self-care, no pants required

Apr 30, 2020 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: How do I take care of my combination skin?

What to do when just “dry” or “oily” doesn’t fit the bill.

Apr 27, 2020 • 4 min read
Two women with pressing brushes into their faces

Does makeup cause acne?

What to do about makeup breakouts.

Apr 24, 2020 • 3 min read
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No-breakout makeup: liquid blush

The best liquid blush for nailing a no makeup look

Apr 21, 2020 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: Does popping a pimple spread infection?

What really happens when a pimple gets popped.

Apr 16, 2020 • 4 min read
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3 skincare routines for minimalists

Simple skin regimens for less than 10 minutes

Apr 13, 2020 • 4 min read
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The best tinted moisturizers under $15

The drugstore moisturizers that won’t break you out

Apr 10, 2020 • 3 min read
Curology bottles next to plants

How to get the most mileage out of your skincare routine

When (and why) you can use the same skincare ingredients for different skin woes

Apr 8, 2020 • 3 min read
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What tanning beds actually do to your skin

Sorry, Charlie — tanning isn’t safe, even at the salon

Apr 6, 2020 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: How to prevent and treat whiteheads

Spoiler alert: don’t pop!

Apr 3, 2020 • 4 min read
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Wrinkles and other signs you’re doing it right

Tips for your most radiant smile lines

Mar 31, 2020 • 3 min read
Skincare cream on white tiles

What to expect with tranexamic acid

Is this ingredient right for your hyperpigmentation cream?

Mar 30, 2020 • 2 min read
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No-breakout makeup: liquid highlighter

The best liquid highlighter drops from the drugstore to Sephora

Mar 26, 2020 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: How to get rid of chest acne

The causes of chest acne and treatment options

Mar 20, 2020 • 5 min read
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Acne around your mouth? Here’s what to do.

How to treat the pimples on and around your lips.

Mar 16, 2020 • 3 min read
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How to get rid of the bumps on your arms

What to do if you have keratosis pilaris, a.k.a. chicken skin

Mar 12, 2020 • 3 min read
Happy Curology patient

How to take your Curology selfies like a pro

No facetune required

Mar 10, 2020 • 2 min read
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How to get rid of dark spots

Treating melasma, hyperpigmentation, and sun spots.

Mar 6, 2020 • 5 min read
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The best Korean CC creams

A non-comedogenic CC cream for every skin type

Mar 4, 2020 • 4 min read
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Fungal acne: facts vs. fiction

This itchy situation isn’t fun, guys — it might be fungi

Mar 2, 2020 • 3 min read
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The 7 best face masks of luxury skincare

Whether you prefer sheet, charcoal, or mud — these high-end facial masks won’t break you out.

Feb 28, 2020 • 5 min read
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Ask Curology: Why is my skin red and itchy?

Red, itchy skin can happen with prescription skincare — here’s what you can do

Feb 26, 2020 • 3 min read
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What kind of skincare aficionado are you?

Our new quiz goes Myers-Briggs on your face

Feb 24, 2020 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: How do I get rid of hormonal acne?

The causes of acne on your jawline, neck, and chin

Feb 19, 2020 • 4 min read
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Is this ingredient the best blackhead remover?

What causes blackheads and how to get rid of them

Feb 14, 2020 • 3 min read
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Hyaluronic acid: facts vs. fiction

Plus the best hyaluronic acid serums and creams

Feb 10, 2020 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: what does vitamin C do for your skin?

How to reap the benefits of topical vitamin C for the skin

Feb 6, 2020 • 4 min read
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Moisturizer ingredients 101: humectants, occlusives, and emollients — oh my!

Just what is an emollient cream, anyway?

Feb 4, 2020 • 2 min read
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Acne on cheeks and what to do about it

5 tips to get rid of cheek acne

Jan 31, 2020 • 3 min read
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The best Korean BB creams

A non-comedogenic BB cream for every skin type

Jan 28, 2020 • 4 min read
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How to shrink a cystic pimple

Remedies to help get rid of cystic zits underneath your skin

Jan 27, 2020 • 3 min read
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5 DIY skincare trends: facts vs. fiction

Celery juice for acne and other wellness trends, myth-busted

Jan 22, 2020 • 3 min read
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Ask Curology: how do I get rid of acne scars?

Boxcar, ice pick, and rolling scars — can they be healed?

Jan 20, 2020 • 3 min read
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10 face serums under $30

The best face serums for hyperpigmentation, acne, oily skin, and more

Jan 17, 2020 • 5 min read
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Large pores and how to shrink them

How to get rid of enlarged pores, according to dermatologists

Jan 14, 2020 • 4 min read
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Minimalist skincare: the truth

The essential steps of face care routines and how to order them

Jan 10, 2020 • 2 min read
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Ask Curology: waxing on tretinoin — is it safe?

How to avoid rashes and other side effects

Jan 8, 2020 • 3 min read
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Skin purging vs. breaking out

New year, same skin goals? Read this.

Jan 6, 2020 • 3 min read
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The best foundation for aging skin

Foundations for women over 50 with sensitive skin

Dec 30, 2019 • 4 min read
Cheese butter and doughnut

The Whole30 diet for clear skin

Can avoiding “bad” foods really help acne?

Dec 27, 2019 • 2 min read
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Ask Curology: Is my cold breaking me out?

The real reason you get acne flares when you’re sick.

Dec 23, 2019 • 4 min read
Cupcakes

The elimination diet for acne

How to avoid food that causes pimples

Dec 20, 2019 • 3 min read
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The best clay face masks under $15

Before you buy bulk clay, read this.

Dec 17, 2019 • 4 min read
Swatches of 5 different shades of concealer, organized from lightest to darkest.

The best no-breakout foundations of 2019

The top-rated foundations, reviewed for your skin type

Dec 13, 2019 • 5 min read
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Bakuchiol serum: facts vs. fiction

Does this natural retinol alternative really work?

Dec 11, 2019 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: tretinoin vs. retinol

What’s the difference between these retinoids?

Dec 10, 2019 • 4 min read
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No-breakout makeup: setting spray

The best makeup setting sprays for sensitive skin

Dec 9, 2019 • 5 min read
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Winter skin therapy: chapped lips

The reason your lips are so dry and how to treat it

Dec 2, 2019 • 3 min read
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Give the gift of Curology

’Tis the season for custom skincare, made just for you

Nov 27, 2019 • 2 min read
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Winter skin therapy: dry hands

The best hand creams for soothing cracked, chapped skin

Nov 25, 2019 • 5 min read
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No-breakout makeup: drugstore foundation

The best affordable foundations of 2019

Nov 20, 2019 • 4 min read
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Ask Curology: do charcoal masks work?

The real benefits of charcoal, according to medicine.

Nov 15, 2019 • 3 min read
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