How to Strengthen Your Nails

Artificial nail application, genetic disposition, malnutrition, illness, dehydration, medication side effects, and underlying nail infections are just some of the common causes of weak nails, according to Flora Kim, M.D.

What Is Retinaldehyde — & Is It Really Stronger Than Retinol?

"In human skin, retinaldehyde is a retinoic acid precursor that is formed as an intermediate metabolite in the transformation of retinol to retinoic acid," Dr. Flora Kim

The 14 Best Face Washes for Dry Skin

"When you have dry skin, it is screaming for hydration," says board-certified dermatologist Dr. Flora Kim. "It is super important to think about ingredients that can best help..."

Your Guide to At-Home Chemical Peels

At-home chemical peels can be scary. Between all the acids, very strict instructions, and warnings about a "burning, tingling sensation," it's no wonder that they can seem a little daunting...

The Body Care Trend Is Taking The Beauty Industry By Storm Right Now — Here’s Why

Body care is booming. It's a fact you're probably well aware of, even if you don't have access to the hard marketing data. Launch after launch, the skincare industry is traveling down the neck, out the arms, and across the entire body...

Our Under-Eye Circles Are Practically Nonexistent Now Thanks to This Product

I don't know about you, but I get pretty overwhelmed when browsing all the eye creams and eye serums out there. It's both a blessing and a curse that there are so many options. I'm thankful that there are different formulas to choose...

Heads Up: You’re Probably Breaking This Major Face-Cleansing Rule

By now, face cleansing has become second nature for our morning and evening skin-care routines. A simple squirt of product here, a quick lather on our skin there—next thing you know, you’re towel-dried and ready to move...

What's The Deal With Aftershave?

I always thought being a teenage girl was a particularly unpleasant, albeit temporary, affliction. That being said, I admit I’ve never been a teenage boy. I vividly remember this one day...

What to Do If Your Skin's Been Exposed to Wildfire Smoke

The environmental pollutants that accompany 2020's unprecedented wildfires can cause serious damage to the body's largest organ (and its first line of defense). We asked medical professionals for insight on how to...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Petroleum Jelly for Skin

Petroleum jelly (also known as petrolatum) has been a staple in homes for over a century thanks to its myriad uses. For years, it had been a dry skin savior, providing instant relief to chapped lips and cracked eczema...