Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Tag: Skincare

A TikTok User Made a Solid Case for Using a Hyaluronic Acid Skin-Care Serum in Your Hair

The concept of hyaluronic acid in hair-care products isn’t a new one. According to cosmetic chemist David Petrillo, when it shows up in shampoos and conditioners, hyaluronic acid binds to the strands and follicles encourage a smoother look and feel and help prevent breakage. But using a straight-up hyaluronic acid serum intended for the skin seems a little strange, no? Not to mention potentially wasteful if it’s not effective. But that didn’t stop one TikTok user from experimenting and sharing her results with what has become an audience of hundreds of thousands of viewers.

On August 29, Kaitlyn Boyer posted

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Idina Menzel Drops Her Skin-Care Routine

Idina Menzel has always been a powerhouse thanks to her chill-inducing vocals and theatrical prowess. In her latest role as Vivian, Cinderella’s stepmother in Amazon Prime Video’s colorful, modern take on the classic fairy tale, she is no different.

The Tony Award winner credits Cinderella director and writer Kay Cannon with approaching Vivian through a more complex lens than how the typical evil stepmother role is portrayed. “She’s more grounded, less of the quintessential archetype, nemesis character,” Menzel tells Glamour. “Don’t get me wrong. She does some pretty awful things, but hopefully, the audience understands there’s been turmoil and

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Joanna Czech, Fashion’s Favorite Facialist, Launches Her Debut Skin-Care Line

Thirteen years ago, Joanna Czech left her celebrity-favorite spa in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood before moving to Dallas for love. When she decided to return to New York, in 2019, she initially thought the 400-square-foot penthouse space at The Webster would suffice. “If people even remember me,” she thought at the time, “one room will be enough.” It wasn’t. The current wait for an appointment with the Polish-born super-facialist is six months.

To be fair, Czech never really stopped coming to the city, even once she opened her eponymous flagship studio in Texas. “I would ship my machines from Dallas

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How to Transition Your Routine for Cold Weather Skincare in 2021

With fall approaching, it’s time to talk skin. Autumn brings a cooler climate (sweater weather!) and a drop in humidity, which makes for dry, stale air and even drier skin. “Mix this with dry heat from radiators, and it’s a setup for [conditions] like eczema and dry, itchy skin,” according to Shari Marchbein, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist in New York City.

That said, fall is the perfect time to reassess your go-to skin-care routine. In general, it’s always good to approach skin care seasonally, just like you do your wardrobe. “As the seasons change, so should your skin care,” explains

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What Is a Chemical Peel? A Skin-Care Expert Explains

Cosmetologist applying mask on client's face in spa salon. Wellness center. Healthcare occupation

When it comes to popular skin-care procedures, chemical peels are probably some of the most misunderstood of the bunch. Thanks to a certain episode of Sex and the City, the thought of getting one sounds a lot scarier to many than it actually is, but the truth is that they’re very safe to get when done by a professional, and they boast a ton of skin-care benefits.

In case you’re curious about what a chemical peel is and why it serves as a great facial treatment from time to time, we’re here to break it down for you —

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Minimalist Skin-Care Routines: What Are They and Who Should Try Them?

With countless cleansers, serums, moisturizers, exfoliators, and peels available on the market, it’s understandable if your bathroom sink has become overwhelmed with products.

But maybe it doesn’t have to be that way. Enter the minimalist approach to skin care, which involves cutting the number of products in your routine down to the bare essentials.

“Minimalist skin care is exactly what it sounds like: It’s a skin-care routine that is simple and easy to follow,” says Michele Green, MD, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City.

Instead of incorporating a wide variety of products across a number of different steps,

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