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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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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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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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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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Do you have skin allergies or just sensitive skin?

Hypoallergenic skincare, explained.

Nov 20, 2020 • 4 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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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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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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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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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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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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Gua sha facials: fact vs. fiction

Does this face sculpting technique really work?

Jul 3, 2020 • 4 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: 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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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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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
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Ask Curology: What is my dry skin trying to tell me?

What your skin can reveal about your health

Aug 29, 2019 • 4 min read
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Best moisturizers for acne-prone skin

Finding a good moisturizer for acne beyond “non-comedogenic”

Jun 27, 2019 • 7 min read
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What do these trendy anti-aging ingredients actually do for skin?

Plus, the best anti-aging wrinkle treatments you can’t get in stores

Jun 24, 2019 • 14 min read
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Ask Curology: I popped a pimple! Now what?!

How to heal a popped pimple and help prevent acne scars

May 14, 2019 • 5 min read
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How to treat eczema

Derm-approved advice on how to deal with itchy, irritated skin

Apr 30, 2019 • 4 min read
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You and your skin: the journey of a lifetime

How to take care of your skin at every life stage

Apr 24, 2019 • 5 min read
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Alcohol and acne: can drinking cause breakouts?

The negative effects of alcohol on skin (drink responsibly!)

Apr 20, 2019 • 3 min read
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Age-defying skincare: the best products for wrinkles

What ingredients to look for in wrinkle creams and other “anti-aging” products

Apr 10, 2019 • 5 min read
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The gap in access: how this startup is providing dermatology to everyone (well, almost)

As Curology turns 5, we reflect on why we’re here: for you.

Mar 30, 2019 • 5 min read
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Hormonal acne and your period

Why period acne happens, and how to get rid of it.

Mar 13, 2019 • 6 min read
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8 “anti-aging” skincare myths, debunked

Rethinkles your wrinkles

Feb 21, 2019 • 8 min read
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Skincare routine detox: 6 products to stop using in 2019

How to simplify your routine and refresh your skin in the new year

Jan 7, 2019 • 5 min read
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Giving thanks to the Curology community

A Thanksgiving note from Curology founder Dr. David Lortscher

Nov 22, 2018 • 2 min read
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What Causes Acne: Food Edition

Foods that cause acne

May 11, 2017 • 1 min read
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