Skincare Blog Posts

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.

Behind the ingredient: hydroquinone

Kick dark spots to the curb with this powerhouse ingredient.

May 17 • 3 min read

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

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

Ingredient spotlight: Tretinoin

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

Mar 24 • 3 min read

Beard Oil 101

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

Mar 18 • 3 min read

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

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

Ask Curology: Your skin’s moisture barrier

The facts about fixing your damaged skin barrier

Mar 3 • 4 min read

The two finger rule for sunscreen

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

Feb 26 • 3 min read

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

Ingredient Spotlight: Squalane

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

Feb 19 • 3 min read

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

Ask Curology: Skin Vitamins, A-Z

The science behind skincare you can swallow.

Feb 9 • 5 min read

5 stress-free tips for Zoom face

Simple ways to get webcam-ready makeup

Feb 1 • 4 min read

Collagen Peptides: Uses and Benefits for Skin

What the research says about collagen's skin benefits

Jan 29 • 4 min read

Ice Rolling + Your Face

What you need to know about this cool facial fad

Jan 27 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

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

Jan 25 • 4 min read

CBD + Your Skin

What you need to know about topical cannabidiol

Jan 19 • 3 min read

Probiotics, acne, and you.

Gut health and your skin, explained.

Jan 14 • 5 min read

Curology Lists: Bodycare Essentials

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

Jan 13 • 4 min read

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

Does biotin cause breakouts?

Why your acne might not benefit from this B vitamin.

Jan 7 • 3 min read

Is Humanrace the future of skincare?

Pharrell Williams’ new brand values sustainability.

Jan 5 • 3 min read

The truth about reappearing blackheads

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

Dec 23, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Is it folliculitis?

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

Dec 21, 2020 • 4 min read

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

6 tips to help puffy eye bags

Simple fixes to help improve your under-eye texture

Dec 9, 2020 • 4 min read

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

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

Body butter 101

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

Nov 24, 2020 • 3 min read

Do you have skin allergies or just sensitive skin?

Hypoallergenic skincare, explained.

Nov 20, 2020 • 4 min read

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

Ask Curology: Should I be dry brushing my skin?

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

Nov 12, 2020 • 5 min read

Ingredient spotlight: Glycerin

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

Nov 9, 2020 • 4 min read

Hand serums: want or need?

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

Nov 6, 2020 • 3 min read

Double cleansing by skin type

Cleansing oils for oily, sensitive, and dry skin

Nov 4, 2020 • 3 min read

Is royal jelly good for skin?

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

Nov 2, 2020 • 4 min read

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

Are natural ingredients the best?

The truth about natural skincare products.

Oct 22, 2020 • 5 min read

Ask Curology: What does glycolic acid do?

Should you exfoliate with this alpha hydroxy acid?

Oct 20, 2020 • 4 min read

Pomade acne? Here’s what to do.

A quick guide to non-comedogenic hair products.

Oct 16, 2020 • 5 min read

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

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

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

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

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

Why regular skin checks are a good idea

It’s never too late to start getting skin screenings

Sep 18, 2020 • 6 min read

LED light therapy: fact vs. fiction

The real skin benefits of red and blue light therapy

Sep 16, 2020 • 5 min read

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

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

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

How to use rosehip oil in skincare

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

Sep 2, 2020 • 4 min read

Do you need eye cream?

Skincare for your eyes, from creases to dark circles.

Aug 28, 2020 • 4 min read

20 products our providers love

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

Aug 26, 2020 • 4 min read

Skincare while wearing a mask

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

Aug 24, 2020 • 4 min read

Facial hair removal for sensitive skin

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

Aug 18, 2020 • 3 min read

The real skin benefits of turmeric

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

Aug 10, 2020 • 3 min read

3 reasons your cosmetics are pilling

Why your makeup or skincare balls up like an old sweater

Aug 6, 2020 • 5 min read

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

10 things to do while wearing a spot patch

Nothing can stop you — not even a sudden spot.

Jul 31, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Can a spot patch get rid of pimples overnight?

The science of hydrocolloid bandages, explained.

Jul 30, 2020 • 4 min read

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

5 common face washing mistakes

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

Jul 24, 2020 • 3 min read

6 tips for acne-prone athletes

Breakouts after workouts? Don’t sweat it.

Jul 20, 2020 • 3 min read

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

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

The best setting sprays under $15

Drugstore makeup that won’t break you out

Jul 10, 2020 • 3 min read

Skincare at home: chemical peels

Get your glycolic acid on without getting off the couch

Jul 7, 2020 • 3 min read

Gua sha facials: fact vs. fiction

Does this face sculpting technique really work?

Jul 3, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: Can eating the right food make you look younger?

The truth about anti-aging food

Jun 30, 2020 • 5 min read

The best body lotions

The top 9 full-body moisturizers for dry skin

Jun 26, 2020 • 3 min read

Skincare through the decades

What to expect from your skin over time

Jun 25, 2020 • 6 min read

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

The best mineral sunscreens

The top 10 sunblocks with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide

Jun 18, 2020 • 4 min read

How does sunscreen really work?

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

Jun 16, 2020 • 5 min read

Skincare for swimmers

No-breakout tips for before and after swimming

Jun 12, 2020 • 4 min read

The best moisturizers for oily skin

Mattifying facial lotions to help control oil

Jun 8, 2020 • 2 min read

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

What’s your sun safety score?

10 tips to help protect your skin from UV rays

Jun 2, 2020 • 3 min read

Summer skincare refresh

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

May 29, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: Should I use a skincare fridge?

Genius skincare storage idea, or waste of space?

May 27, 2020 • 4 min read

The best face wash for men

Acne-safe facial cleansers for all skin types

May 22, 2020 • 4 min read

Does drinking water benefit skin?

How skin hydration actually works.

May 20, 2020 • 3 min read

Micellar water 101

What it does and how to use it

May 18, 2020 • 3 min read

Is coffee good or bad for your skin?

Caffeine in skincare, explained.

May 15, 2020 • 3 min read

The best vitamin C serums

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

May 13, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: what causes oily skin

Tip for oily skin from a Curology medical provider

May 11, 2020 • 4 min read

Non-comedogenic oils: facts vs. fiction

Which facial oils are good for acne-prone skin?

May 5, 2020 • 4 min read

DIY face masks to do at home

Make your own skincare with stuff in your pantry

May 1, 2020 • 5 min read

Skincare at home

Easy self-care, no pants required

Apr 30, 2020 • 3 min read

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

Does makeup cause acne?

What to do about makeup breakouts.

Apr 24, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Does popping a pimple spread infection?

What really happens when a pimple gets popped

Apr 16, 2020 • 4 min read

3 skincare routines for minimalists

Simple skin regimens for less than 10 minutes

Apr 13, 2020 • 4 min read

The best tinted moisturizers under $15

The drugstore moisturizers that won’t break you out

Apr 10, 2020 • 3 min read

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

What tanning beds actually do to your skin

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

Apr 6, 2020 • 3 min read

Wrinkles and other signs you’re doing it right

Tips for your most radiant smile lines

Mar 31, 2020 • 3 min read

What to expect with tranexamic acid

Is this ingredient right for your hyperpigmentation cream?

Mar 30, 2020 • 2 min read

No-breakout makeup: liquid highlighter

The best liquid highlighter drops from the drugstore to Sephora

Mar 26, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: How to get rid of chest acne

The causes of chest acne and treatment options

Mar 20, 2020 • 5 min read

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

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

How to take your Curology selfies like a pro

No facetune required

Mar 10, 2020 • 2 min read

Ask Curology: How to get rid of dark spots

Treating melasma, hyperpigmentation, and sun spots

Mar 6, 2020 • 4 min read

The best Korean CC creams

A non-comedogenic CC cream for every skin type

Mar 4, 2020 • 4 min read

Fungal acne: facts vs. fiction

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

Mar 2, 2020 • 3 min read

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

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

What kind of skincare aficionado are you?

Our new quiz goes Myers-Briggs on your face

Feb 24, 2020 • 3 min read

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

Is this ingredient the best blackhead remover?

What causes blackheads and how to get rid of them

Feb 14, 2020 • 3 min read

Hyaluronic acid: facts vs. fiction

Plus the best hyaluronic acid serums and creams

Feb 10, 2020 • 4 min read

Moisturizer ingredients 101: humectants, occlusives, and emollients — oh my!

Just what is an emollient cream, anyway?

Feb 4, 2020 • 2 min read

Acne on cheeks and what to do about it

5 tips to get rid of cheek acne

Jan 31, 2020 • 3 min read

The best Korean BB creams

A non-comedogenic BB cream for every skin type

Jan 28, 2020 • 4 min read

How to shrink a cystic pimple

The best home remedies to get rid of that underground zit

Jan 27, 2020 • 3 min read

5 DIY skincare trends: facts vs. fiction

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

Jan 22, 2020 • 3 min read

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

10 face serums under $30

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

Jan 17, 2020 • 5 min read

Large pores and how to shrink them

How to get rid of enlarged pores, according to dermatologists

Jan 14, 2020 • 4 min read

Minimalist skincare: the truth

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

Jan 10, 2020 • 2 min read

Ask Curology: waxing on tretinoin — is it safe?

How to avoid rashes and other side effects

Jan 8, 2020 • 3 min read

Skin purging vs. breaking out

New year, same skin goals? Read this.

Jan 6, 2020 • 3 min read

The best foundation for aging skin

Foundations for women over 50 with sensitive skin

Dec 30, 2019 • 4 min read

The Whole30 diet for clear skin

Can avoiding “bad” foods really help acne?

Dec 27, 2019 • 2 min read

The elimination diet for acne

How to avoid food that causes pimples

Dec 20, 2019 • 3 min read

The best clay face masks under $15

Before you buy bulk clay, read this.

Dec 17, 2019 • 4 min read

Bakuchiol serum: facts vs. fiction

Does this natural retinol alternative really work?

Dec 11, 2019 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: tretinoin vs. retinol

What’s the difference between these retinoids?

Dec 10, 2019 • 4 min read

Winter skin therapy: chapped lips

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

Dec 2, 2019 • 3 min read

Give the gift of Curology

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

Nov 27, 2019 • 2 min read

Winter skin therapy: dry hands

The best hand creams for soothing cracked, chapped skin

Nov 25, 2019 • 5 min read

No-breakout makeup: drugstore foundation

The best affordable foundations of 2019

Nov 20, 2019 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: do charcoal masks work?

The real benefits of charcoal, according to medicine.

Nov 15, 2019 • 3 min read

Holiday skincare gift guide: for him 🎁

Grooming gifts he’ll actually use

Nov 11, 2019 • 6 min read

Holiday skincare gift guide: for her 🎁

Gift ideas to get her glowing

Nov 8, 2019 • 7 min read

Beta hydroxy acid vs. alpha hydroxy acid

What’s the difference between BHAs and AHAs? Here’s the scoop.

Nov 6, 2019 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: 5 ways to brighten dull skin

How to make your skin glow, according to science

Nov 4, 2019 • 5 min read

Arsenic and dead face ☠️

Skincare horror stories from beyond the grave

Oct 31, 2019 • 5 min read

5 ways to reduce a pimple overnight

Trying to get rid of pimples fast? Read this first.

Oct 28, 2019 • 5 min read

What makes skincare gender neutral?

When hormonal acne is about more than male vs. female

Oct 25, 2019 • 5 min read

What’s the deal with Curology?

Does Curology work? Our skincare science, explained.

Oct 23, 2019 • 5 min read

3 steps to your easiest winter skincare routine yet

How to prevent cold-weather skin damage with simplicity

Oct 22, 2019 • 3 min read

At last⁠ — the best moisturizer for dry, sensitive skin

How this rich moisturizer for extremely dry skin takes hydration to the max

Oct 19, 2019 • 3 min read

Is your daily moisturizer the best anti-aging cream?

How treating dry skin can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles

Oct 18, 2019 • 3 min read

How to choose a simple moisturizer

Figuring out the best face moisturizer for you

Oct 17, 2019 • 3 min read

6 hydrating ingredients that strike it rich

What dermatologists say is best for dry skin

Oct 16, 2019 • 2 min read

Meet the Curology rich moisturizer

From dry skin to wrinkles, our new rich moisturizer deeply hydrates

Oct 15, 2019 • 4 min read

5 tips to heal dry, flaky skin

Remedies for scaly skin on your feet to dry skin on your face

Oct 14, 2019 • 4 min read

3 age-defying serums for fine lines and wrinkles

On the quest for the best anti-aging serum that actually works

Oct 7, 2019 • 4 min read

Dermaplaning, oil cleansing, and eye creams

A round-up of our favorite blog posts from September

Sep 29, 2019 • 2 min read

9 anti-aging eye creams under $20

Curology finds: the best drugstore eye creams

Sep 25, 2019 • 7 min read

5 tips on breaking a sweat, pimple-free

How to get that no-breakout workout

Sep 23, 2019 • 4 min read

Dermaplaning fact vs. fiction

How to dermaplane at home with no regrets

Sep 20, 2019 • 5 min read

Beard care vs. skincare for men

The best shaving creams and aftershaves for your face and neck

Sep 19, 2019 • 4 min read

Oil cleansing for acne-prone skin

Take your skin on a hydration vacation

Sep 17, 2019 • 5 min read

Back to Skin Season

Our recommended reading for your #SkincareJourney

Sep 16, 2019 • 2 min read

Face wash for oily, acne-prone skin

How to find the best acne cleanser for your skin type

Sep 14, 2019 • 3 min read

Is the pregnancy glow real?

Pregnancy skincare tips & why you’re glowing when you’re expecting

Sep 13, 2019 • 6 min read

No-breakout makeup removers

How to remove makeup for sensitive, acne-prone skin

Sep 10, 2019 • 4 min read

Face wash for dry, acne-prone skin

How to find the best acne cleanser for your skin type

Sep 6, 2019 • 5 min read

Transitioning your skin to autumn

Tips for your fall skincare routine

Sep 4, 2019 • 4 min read

Forehead acne: what’s up with that?

The causes of pimples on the forehead

Sep 3, 2019 • 3 min read

Skincare: exposed

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Sep 1, 2019 • 2 min read

The history of skincare in Ancient Greece

Aphrodite, eat your heart out.

Aug 30, 2019 • 3 min read

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

Cracking the pink tax

The real costs of skincare for men vs. women

Aug 26, 2019 • 4 min read

No-breakout squad up

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Aug 25, 2019 • 2 min read

No-breakout makeup tutorial

How to cover up acne without making it worse

Aug 23, 2019 • 4 min read

Curology finds: primers under $20

The best drugstore makeup primer = the most bang for your buck

Aug 22, 2019 • 4 min read

No-breakout makeup: face primers

A review of the best makeup primers for sensitive skin, all skin types included

Aug 20, 2019 • 4 min read

Stress acne: the college years

How to manage back to school acne with self-care

Aug 20, 2019 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: is my acne face wash making me break out?

Some anti-acne products may make it worse, but don’t worry: it gets better.

Aug 19, 2019 • 4 min read

Moisturizing, marketing, and myth-busting

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Aug 18, 2019 • 2 min read

Natural skincare: fact vs. fiction

The truth about organic, clean, natural beauty

Aug 16, 2019 • 4 min read

Curology finds: sunblock under $20

The best sunscreens at the drugstore

Aug 14, 2019 • 3 min read

Blackhead removal: facts vs. fiction

Pore strips, face masks, and vacuums — oh my!

Aug 12, 2019 • 4 min read

Does your skincare strike it rich?

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Aug 11, 2019 • 3 min read

We have 107 years of dermatology experience

…and counting

Aug 10, 2019 • 3 min read

Rich moisturizers: luxury or need?

Strike it rich with your skincare routine

Aug 9, 2019 • 5 min read

Ask Curology: why is my face red?

An expert explains how to reduce redness in skin

Aug 8, 2019 • 10 min read

College essentials: skincare edition

Build a routine — and stick to it! — with Curology

Aug 7, 2019 • 5 min read

Time-traveling masks and TBT’s

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Aug 4, 2019 • 2 min read

10 quick travel skin tips

A no breakout how-to for summer wanderlust

Aug 2, 2019 • 6 min read

“Anti-aging” face masks: fact vs. fiction

Is a face mask really a “cure” for wrinkles?

Jul 31, 2019 • 8 min read

Diversity, dogs, and age-defying

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Jul 28, 2019 • 2 min read

Why inclusivity in skincare matters

What body positivity means for brands

Jul 26, 2019 • 5 min read

5 age-defying tips for every age

How to prevent fine lines and wrinkles

Jul 24, 2019 • 4 min read

No-breakout makeup: sunless tanning

How to get a beachy glow — no UV damage necessary

Jul 22, 2019 • 7 min read

Bunnies, hypebaes, and beauty hacks

Our weekly round-up of skincare news.

Jul 21, 2019 • 2 min read

3 ways to apply sunscreen over makeup

The answers to all your summer SPF FAQ’s

Jul 19, 2019 • 9 min read

The science behind our skincare quiz: why it works

It’s all about the right questions, and we’ve got answers

Jul 16, 2019 • 5 min read

No-breakout makeup: tinted moisturizers

How to nail your summer’s no-makeup makeup.

Jul 11, 2019 • 6 min read

Introducing the weekly round-up

Because this summer, we’re living our best lives

Jul 7, 2019 • 2 min read

Is aloe good for sunburn?

How to use aloe in after-sun care.

Jul 6, 2019 • 5 min read

The best summer skincare is always simple

Whatever your skin woes, it’s no sweat with Curology

Jul 5, 2019 • 3 min read

Is my skin dry or dehydrated?

Let’s get to the facts on moisturizing skin.

Jul 2, 2019 • 7 min read

Best moisturizers for acne-prone skin

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

Jun 27, 2019 • 7 min read

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

Ask Curology: I popped a pimple! Now what?!

How to heal a popped pimple and prevent acne scars

May 14, 2019 • 5 min read

Does milk cause acne?

Going dairy-free for clear skin

May 7, 2019 • 5 min read

How to treat eczema

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

Apr 30, 2019 • 4 min read

What does the #curologyjourney mean?

It’s more than just a hashtag — it’s your portal to a community of supportive (sk)individuals

Apr 25, 2019 • 3 min read

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

Alcohol and acne: can drinking cause breakouts?

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

Apr 20, 2019 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: why is my skin getting worse???

Purging: when your skin gets worse before it gets better

Apr 17, 2019 • 5 min read

Ageism and anti-aging: think differently about wrinkle prevention

What is ageism and how does it affect the beauty industry?

Apr 11, 2019 • 6 min read

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

Ask Curology: retinoids or retinol

Q: “I started using retinol and my face is peeling off??”

Apr 9, 2019 • 7 min read

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

Men’s grooming 101: a guide to skincare for men

The best skincare products for men and how to use ‘em

Mar 28, 2019 • 6 min read

How to get rid of body acne

Bacne aka back acne, pimples on chest, and more

Mar 19, 2019 • 5 min read

Hormonal acne and your period

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

Mar 13, 2019 • 6 min read

Skincare trend-busting: Hanacure, probiotics for acne, CBD skincare, and more

The beauty trends that actually work (and some that don’t)

Mar 12, 2019 • 8 min read

Why custom skincare by real people is better (Curology providers aren’t bots!)

No bot understands your skin like a human being 🚫🤖🚫

Mar 1, 2019 • 6 min read

No-breakout makeup: concealers for every skin type

Non-comedogenic concealers are everyone’s best friend

Feb 26, 2019 • 5 min read

8 “anti-aging” skincare myths, debunked

Rethinkles your wrinkles

Feb 21, 2019 • 8 min read

Why Curology can’t be in every state

Telemedicine skincare, explained

Feb 16, 2019 • 3 min read

Skincare overload: pilling and other signs you’re overdoing it

How you know it’s time to lay off the products for a while

Feb 15, 2019 • 7 min read

This skincare box is better than a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day

The simple way to show your skin some love ❤️

Feb 14, 2019 • 2 min read

Curology is for you — really

What makes our custom skincare uniquely effective

Feb 13, 2019 • 3 min read

Acne positivity: reduce stress and breakouts at the same time

Changing your perspective on “bad” skin changes everything

Feb 8, 2019 • 5 min read

Sugar and acne: how diet affects your skin

The bittersweet truth about sugar, plus diet tips for healthy skin

Feb 2, 2019 • 5 min read

Skincare don’t: popping pimples

Why not to pop, and how to get rid of pimples instead

Feb 1, 2019 • 5 min read

How to deal with windburn in winter

Cold weather skincare tips to avoid the winter itch

Jan 31, 2019 • 4 min read

Giveaway! Custom skincare, meet custom hair care with Function of Beauty

Enter to win the ultimate life-simplifying custom beauty kit

Jan 28, 2019 • 2 min read

Best lip balms for chapped lips in the winter months

Winter skin care: lip balms for everyone!

Jan 21, 2019 • 5 min read

Winter skincare: face oils that won’t clog pores

What face oils are good for your skin, and what to avoid

Jan 15, 2019 • 8 min read

What is Acne Face Mapping?

Forehead acne, acne on cheeks, neck acne, oh my!

Jan 10, 2019 • 5 min read

How to recycle cosmetics & skincare product containers

How to recycle Curology bottles & other product containers ♻

Jan 9, 2019 • 4 min read

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

Happy Holidays, with ❤ from Curology

Wishing you happy, healthy, glowing skin and a wonderful New Year

Dec 24, 2018 • 1 min read

Winter skin care tips: how to get rid of dry skin, and more

Winter acne and other ways your skin changes with the seasons

Dec 21, 2018 • 4 min read

Types of acne: blackheads, whiteheads, and beyond

Our guide to acne vulgaris

Dec 18, 2018 • 4 min read

How to get rid of acne, and how to prevent it

5 simple skincare tips from the acne treatment experts

Dec 17, 2018 • 4 min read

Take a quick survey and win 💰

Answer a few questions and be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card!

Dec 17, 2018 • 1 min read

Does stress cause acne?

How stress affects your skin, and how we can help

Dec 15, 2018 • 4 min read

Why Curology is cruelty-free and vegan-friendly

No animals were harmed in the making of our products!

Dec 10, 2018 • 5 min read

How simplifying your skincare routine can benefit your skin

Simplicity can save time — and your skin

Dec 6, 2018 • 4 min read

Why self-gratitude should be a part of your self-care routine

Our #SelfGratitudeSeries gives thanks for what makes you unique

Nov 29, 2018 • 7 min read

Giving thanks to the Curology community

A Thanksgiving note from Curology founder Dr. David Lortscher

Nov 22, 2018 • 2 min read

What causes acne?

Learn what makes those pesky pimples grow so you can nip them in the bud

Nov 15, 2018 • 7 min read

10 face sunscreens for every skin type

Because yes, you need to wear sunscreen year-round

Nov 6, 2018 • 7 min read

How to know if any makeup or skincare products might cause acne breakouts

The quick, easy way to avoid pore-clogging products

Nov 1, 2018 • 2 min read

Routine refresh: the moisturizer by Curology

Give your skin a hydration vacation

Oct 24, 2018 • 3 min read

Routine refresh: the cleanser by Curology

Everything you need to know about your new skincare routine

Oct 24, 2018 • 3 min read

Giveaway: win a set of limited-edition pins for you + 2 friends!

Enter to win on Instagram @curology

Oct 19, 2018 • 3 min read

The Curology Set LA Launch Party Report

Yes more parties in LA.

Oct 16, 2018 • 5 min read

Curology Reviews: AHAs vs. BHAs — Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid, and more

Everything you need to know about AHAs and BHAs in your skincare routine

Oct 9, 2018 • 6 min read

The Curology set: a cleanser and moisturizer to go with your superbottle

A full routine for your skin’s needs — and nothing extra

Oct 1, 2018 • 5 min read