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Can You Mix Vitamin C and Niacinamide?

In the realm of skincare ingredients, it doesn’t get much better than niacinamide and vitamin C.

The Health Risks of Sharing a Razor With Your Partner (or Anyone Else)

“Sharing razors is a major no-no from a dermatologist’s perspective,” Joyce Imahiyerobo-Ip, MD, a Boston-based dermatologist and the CEO of Vibrant Dermatology and Skin Bar, tells SELF.

Why Skin Cancer in People of Color Is Often Overlooked

Black people are more than three times as likely to be diagnosed with melanoma at a late stage than white people, while Hispanic people are more than 1.5 times as likely, according to one study.


Cow's Milk and Acne for Skin Myth - Skim Milk and Skin Inflammation

My milk preferences change with my mood. I opt for oat milk when I’m feeling fancy or almond if I want to cut back on sugar—though true to my midwestern roots, I still love taking my coffee with good, old-fashioned dairy milk.
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The Black history I carry with me: Joyce Imahiyerobo-Ip

“My name is Dr. Joyce Imahiyerobo-Ip and I want to celebrate New England Black History by honoring Melnea Cass who was active in the fight to desegregate Boston Public Schools.”

Best Eye creams in Your 20s

There is one product that I personally wish I used more in my 20s, though: eye creams. And it’s not because I am stressing about fine lines and wrinkles.

Beyond Vitamin C: The Best Skin-Brightening Ingredients on the Market

From slathering on vitamin C to exfoliating regularly, the pursuit brighter, more even-toned skin can feel never-ending.

Hydrocolloid Bandages

Like any acne treatment, results very based on each person’s skin, but for some, spots became noticeably less inflamed after a night under a hydrocolloid Band-Aid.

How to Treat Dark Spots: The Black Girl's Guide to Hyperpigmentation

Let’s set one thing straight though: There’s absolutely nothing wrong with having dark spots or hyperpigmentation. You’re human! And if you don’t GAF if they’re on your face, that’s completely fine!


Clay Mask Benefits

What’s real and what’s hype?
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Best Face Masks

Whether you’re battling dryness, acne, or blackheads, we got you.

10 Things You Need to Know Before Waxing

For starters, hair will not grow back thicker.

10 Best Serums for Acne

Banish breakouts for good.

Best Hydrating Eye Creams

With picks from Revision Skincare, Olay, and Chanel to help reduce dark circles, fine lines, and puffiness

Best Eyelash Serums

Dermatologists explain how eyelash serums work and the best ones to buy.


The 13 Best Eye Creams For Every Issue and Every Budget

The cream of the crop.

20 Best Eyelash Growth Serums That Give Longer-Looking Lashes

Dermatologists explain how eyelash serums work and the best ones to buy

3 Products an Actual Dermatologist Would Use on Her Own Dry Skin

If you were born with dry skin, you know the struggle. It gets red. It gets inflamed. It gets flaky.

How to Tell If Your Skin Is Dehydrated - PureWow

Did you know that your skin could be dehydrated even if you’d classify your skin type as oily?

Is Your Skin Dehydrated? Try This 3-Second Test to Find Out

Did you know that your skin could be dehydrated even if you’d classify your skin type as oily?

9 Dermatologist-Recommended Face & Body Products for Itch Relief That Lasts

It’s truly survival season for our skin whenever temperatures drop. Besides the fact that it’s cold outside — an understatement on some days — we’re also shuffling in and out of buildings with artificial heat.


13 Beach Bag Necessities Dermatologists Always Rely On

Skin docs use more than just sunscreen for maximum protection from harmful rays

4 Skin-Care Ingredients That Simultaneously Treat Acne and Signs of Aging

They deliver a derm-approved one-two punch.

The Best Retinols That Work Without Causing Irritation, Tested and Reviewed

Research shows that retinol, a vitamin A derivative, is one of the most effective anti-aging skincare ingredients it protects against collagen degradation that tends to show up as sagginess, dullness, and fine lines
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Experts Reveal 5 Moisturizers to Combat Winter Dryness

The winter months bring holiday feasts, festive parties, and, unfortunately, extra dry skin. In other words, it’s time to update your skin care routine.

Banish Tech Neck With These Editor-Approved Décolletage Creams

“The neck’s more susceptible to irritation and scarring, and, like the face, the neck skin can develop brown spots, fine lines, and wrinkles,” says Joyce Imahiyerobo-Ip, MD, a board-certified dermatologist.

13 OTC Skin Care Products Dermatologists Love

There’s no appointment or co-pay required for these products that work wonders on your skin.


Best Acids for Every Decade

It’s all connected

Non Product Skin Care Tips

Priceless tips and tricks you probably didn’t think of.
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Hacks for Healthy Skin without Products

There’s no shortage of skin care advice on the internet, but how much of it doesn’t require a trip to Sephora or the drugstore?

Skin Care Acids

Cheat Sheet: Every Type of Skin Care Acid, Explained

Dermatologist Approved Skin Care

Because who has time to wait nowadays?
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Experts Reveal Underlying Acne Causes You Never Thought Of

You change your pillow sheets with the devoutness of a practicing nun, habitually wipe down your phone case with antibacterial wipes, and have masterfully broken the habit of touching your face (serious props for that one).


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11 Habits That Might Be Clogging Your Pores

No one enjoys breaking out, but it seems that even when we’re out of our teen years, we can still easily get plagued by pimples.
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Handle with Care

Sensitive skin is described as skin that has a tendency to experience redness, burning, itching, swelling, flaking, and dryness.

And the Country With the Highest Rate of Melanoma Is...

Australia has held the No. 1 spot for the country having the highest rate of melanoma for years now, but this isn’t the case anymore.

Tackle the Acne Between Your Eyebrows With These 7 Tips

We asked the experts