Tag: Skin Care

Why Peptides Are Popping Up in Skin Care All of a Sudden

Imagine having a direct line to your skin cells. "Hey, I'm starting to notice some fine lines between my brows," you might text them. "Can we start doubling-down on collagen production this week?" But since speed-dialing your skin cells probably isn't in the cards for at least a millennia, in the meantime, you might consider

I Have "Strawberry Legs," and I'm Very OK With That

There is an airborne virus circulating through the world right now, which I would say is enough to be insecure about. In apocalyptic times like these, the last thing I'm thinking of is how my cleanly shaved legs look — especially since I haven't been shaving them as often. But one afternoon, scrolling down my

Desi Perkins Just Launched Her First Skin-Care Product

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Imagine going on a fertility journey, having a baby, and launching your own brand in the midst of a pandemic. Sounds stressful, right? Well, that's exactly what beauty YouTuber

Check All Components in Cases of Suspected Shoe Allergy

Approximately 20% of shoe allergens are not detected with the current screening series, according to a retrospective study of more than 30,000 patients. Contact allergy to shoes remains a common but difficult problem for many reasons, including the limited information from shoe manufacturers, differences in shoe manufacturing processes, and changes in shoe trends, said Raina

How to Take Care of Your Skin After an In-Office Laser Treatment

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Many dermatologists and plastic surgeons anticipate a rise in cosmetic procedures such as laser skin resurfacing treatments in 2021. Industry leaders cite a few factors fueling the trend– technological

Behind HydraFacial’s $1 Billion Valuation

The HydraFacial Co. has publicly released sales figures, ahead of the company’s planned debut on the public markets. HydraFacial makes a device that aestheticians can use to cleanse, exfoliate and hydrate clients’ skin. The procedure is best known for sucking gunk out of pores, which clients can then examine afterwards, if they choose. In December,

7 Lesser-Known Ingredients That Treat Acne

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I've been dealing with acne for so long that oftentimes, I forget what my clear, baby-faced skin once looked like back in middle school. If you, too, have been

This Dermatologist-Loved Face Peel Just Got a Major Upgrade

As far as skin-care lovers are concerned, Dr. Dennis Gross is synonymous with exfoliation. Although Gross is many things, including a brand founder and a practicing board-certified dermatologist, he's best known for the many variations of exfoliating products he's introduced to the world. (Gross's best-selling Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel Pads introduced me to the concept

Tatcha's Black Friday Deals Are Too Good to Pass Up

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. We've been good all year long, which means we deserve to celebrate the best way we know how: shopping for new beauty products. Lucky for us, Tatcha announced its

Furtuna Skin, Sourced From a Private Farm in Sicily, Is Growing

Furtuna Skin, the buzzy Italian skin-care brand, has seen 10 percent growth month-over-month this year amid the pandemic, shared founders Agatha Relota Luczo and Kim Walls. “We’re able to say every week, ‘Every month we did better than the prior month,’” said Walls, chief executive officer. It’s been “meaningful growth,” she continued. “The responses that

Every Mario Badescu Product Is on Sale for Amazon Prime Day

All products featured on Allure are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. You can spot Mario Badescu Skin Care's green packaging from a mile away. With an over half-a-century legacy of repairing skin, developing a major fan following, it's no surprise

How to Take Care of Your Skin During Breast Cancer

This story is part of Survivor's Guide, a series on navigating the impact of breast cancer through beauty and self-care. Amid so many other transformations to your body, treatments such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and radiation therapy often cause dryness, itchiness, and sun sensitivity to the skin. "Studies show skin conditions are the most unexpected

Why I Start and End My Day With a “Fake Commute”

Welcome to My Beauty Ritual, a series where editors, experts, and pros reveal the ways in which they use beauty — especially skin care — as a method of self-care. In this week’s installment, Marianna Hewitt talks about finding a work-life balance.  We all have our rituals. One of Marianna Hewitt's is to create a

A New Innovation in Natural Deodorant: Acids

Acid for your armpits? Connecticut-based dermatologist Alicia Zalkan says absolutely. She has commercialized a product she's calling Anti-Odorant under a new brand, Surface Deep, that use a 5 percent fruit-derived glycolic acid in order to block underarm odor from ever existing, she says. Anti-Odorant comes in individually wrapped pad form, and is used similarly to