Skin Concerns Blog Posts

Your skin concerns, explained, from fungal and hormonal acne to dark spots and rosacea.

We’re here to tell you what we know, but don’t take it as medical advice. Talk to your medical provider about your specific health concerns.

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Keep an eye out for these potential acne-causing ingredients

Breaking out? One of these ingredients may be the culprit.

Mar 13 • 6 min read
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Ask the experts: Does soda cause acne?

Swap that soda for water—and chances are likely your skin will thank you.

Mar 9 • 6 min read
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Ask an expert: How to clean makeup brushes

Spoiler alert: You may need to scrub them more often than you think.

Mar 9 • 6 min read
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More than a trend? What you should know about “skin cycling”

Exfoliate, treat, rest, rest, repeat. This regimen is buzzy—but does it work?

Mar 9 • 6 min read
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What retinol should I use?

Everything you need to know about retinol, including which formulation may be right for you.

Mar 8 • 6 min read
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Ask an expert: Can the overuse of skincare products affect your skin?

Avoid overusing products with ingredients like AHAs and BHAs.

Mar 8 • 6 min read
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A guide to the skin microbiome: How can it impact skin health?

Skin health is one big (and fascinating!) biological balancing act.

Mar 7 • 6 min read
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Laundry detergent breakouts: What you need to know

This chore can have an unexpected, unpleasant side effect for some

Mar 7 • 6 min read
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Ingredient spotlight: Shea butter for skin

Shea butter is a powerful natural moisturizer.

Mar 3 • 6 min read
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How to be confident with acne

Breakouts can impact the way you feel about yourself—but they don’t have to ruin your day if you don’t let them.

Mar 3 • 7 min read
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Ask an expert: Kombucha benefits for skin

This popular fermented drink is a powerful source of antioxidants.

Mar 2 • 7 min read
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What can evening primrose oil do for the skin?

It’s full of omega-6 fatty acids, but for some, the potential cons may outweigh the pros.

Mar 2 • 5 min read
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