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With breezy dresses and strappy sandals finallyÂ at the front of your closet (and your winter wardrobe tucked away in the back), itâ€™s likely that your skincare and makeup routine could use a refresh for the new season as well.
Not sure where to start? We enlisted dermatologist Dr. Jessica Krant of New York Cityâ€™s Art of Dermatology to share her summer skincare advice.
Many believe itâ€™s best to scale back on the retinoids because of increased sun exposure during the summer, but this isnâ€™t necessarily the case. According to Dr. Krant, â€œRetinoids donâ€™t cause sun-related sensitivityâ€”but the increase in cell turnover rate provided
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Copper was lauded for its anti-microbial benefits as far back as ancient times, and the first mention of its medicinal use for sterilizing wounds and drinking water appeared in the Smith Papyrus, an Egyptian medical text written between 2600 and 2200 B.C. Greek, Roman, Aztec and other civilizations used copper for hygienic purposes as well, so it was only a matter of time until this metal found its way into modern skincare and beauty products.
Copper can be found in various forms depending on the purpose of the product. Copper peptides are widely used in age-reversing products due to their ability to stimulate the antioxidant enzyme called superoxide dismutase (SOD). This mineral also wor
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Whether out of necessity or sheer desire, weâ€™ve all dipped into our significant otherâ€™s product stash at some point (or even stolen something and made it our own). Perhaps the smell reminds you of your manâ€”or you simply like his version more than what you have in your own rotationâ€”but if you think menâ€™s and womenâ€™s skin are the same, guess again. â€œIn general, male skin is thicker, and it produces more sweat and oil,â€ explains Washington, D.C. dermatologist Terrence Keaney.
Men and women may have different skin attributes and needs, but that doesnâ€™t mean you canâ€™t dip into your significant otherâ€™s product stash if y
If the idea of owning limited-edition exclusives from premier brands appeals to you, then try your hand at Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, which is sort of a virtual pilgrimage for any lover of beauty.
From covetable brands like Bobbi Brown to staples like Clarisonic, there are steals that even the most ardent coupon-clipper will applaud. Here are some of our favorite steals and deals:
Bobbi Brown Nude on Nude Color Set ($85): Normally priced at $205, this color set gives you 12 swell eye shadows, a full size gel eyeliner, and smokey eye mascara. With nude makeup a perennial favorite, the trick is knowing which brand to splurge on, and we say Bobbi’s is worth it because of the staying po