Is your skin bearing the brunt of wearing face masks day in, day out? Here's how you can fortify your skin from the inside and out.
You need moisturizer in the morning and at night, but what's inside that moisturizer and the consistency of the crea... That's where your routine gets a shake up. While a thick and luxuriant moisturizer works before you go to bed--the type of product that feels like a blanket of hydration over your skin--they don't always mesh with makeup well, which means it's a no-go for daytime. But that's where day creams come in--formulas that are meant to be worn and perform, obviously, during your 9-5. Here are a few winners we can't stop talking about.
There are some areas of skincare where it’s close to impossible to find natural alternatives. Anti-aging is one of them, but here is the exception.
This sensitive skin cream lists all 10 easy-to-pronounce ingredients right on the back. (photo: Chanel) This year, out of nowhere, my sensitive skin got a whole lot more reactionary as I started experiencing allergic reactions with no rhyme or reason. I’m taking eyes swollen shut, rashes, hives, and trouble breathing kind of reactions. Multiple specialist and tests later, I now know I’m allergic to stone fruit (sayonara to my beloved peaches and cherries) and a few random nuts (which are frustratingly lurking in everything from smoothies to salads to skin cream).
Here’s how to deal with dry, itchy skin come winter. The sudden drop in temperature impacts more than just your wardrobe. The cold, wind, and low humidity all cause the moisture in our skin to evaporate more quickly, leading to dry, itchy skin — and no one wants that. To help you winterize your skin care routine and avoid dryness, we asked Dr. Sejal K. Shah of Smarter Skin Dermatology in New York City to share her tips and favorite products. Swap your lightweight summer moisturizer for something thicker and formulated with ingredients that will lock in moisture and repair your skin.
It’s not officially winter for several more weeks, but our dry, scaly hands are telling us otherwise. With temperatures dropping, frequent hand-washing to prevent germs, and our humidifiers working overtime, it may seem like no amount of moisture can keep your delicate hands feeling soft and looking youthful. As someone predisposed to dry skin, I’ve spent a lifetime searching for the best hand creams, and I’ve found not one, not two, but 11 amazing formulas to suit your every need. Read on for the best dry hand saviors.Related:How to Get Hand Model-Worthy DigitsHow to Moisturize and Protect Every Skin TypeBobbi’s Tip of the Week: The Secret to Reviving Dry Winter Skin? Face Oils
Some versions can be applied directly to dry skin to remove dirt and makeup. While you can use oils found in the health food store like jojoba oil, many beauty brands create targeted blends of a variety of oils for maximum moisture.
Dear Bobbi, My skin is super dry in the winter and I feel the need to be applying moisturizer throughout the day. Thank you, Jessica Dear Jessica, The key is to make sure you are using the right moisturizer for your skin type before you put your makeup on. You may just need a richer moisturizer. Also try a hydrating foundation or tinted moisturizer.