The Only 3 Steps Your Skin Care Routine Needs

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz

It’s easy to get carried away with unnecessary skin care steps, especially when it seems like everyone in your feed is dropping their 14-product nighttime routine. But more and more experts are now recommending a simpler, streamlined approach for healthy skin. Think: fewer steps, more targeted ingredients.

It’s an approach that our own experts have long embraced. “My philosophy on healthy skin is...

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6 Ways to Change Your Skin for the Better, According to a Celebrity Facialist

Annie Ryu

As one of the industry’s leading facialists, Kate Somerville has been healing and treating skin for the past two decades. From her highly acclaimed Kate Somerville Skin Health Experts Clinic to her cult-favorite line of products, Kate has made it her mission to transform people through skin care.

To help you get to know this “guru of glow” better, we caught up with Kate to hear her secrets to...

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8 Benefits of Vitamin C for Your Skin, Hair and Health

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz

Few ingredients are as deserving of a place in your routine than vitamin C. While many of us are familiar with its benefits as part of a healthy diet, the antioxidant has also become a staple in skin care regimens, and for good reason. From cleansers to serums to moisturizers and face masks, formulas with vitamin C make the most of its “widespread properties and ability to regenerate the skin,”...

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7 Best Creams for a Younger-Looking Neck

Annie Ryu

Your daily skin care regimen and holy grail products may have shaved five years off your appearance, but if you haven’t been as meticulous in looking after your neck, there’s a good chance it’s been displaying everything your face has been trying to hide all along. Think wrinkles, fine lines and sagging, crepey skin.

How Aging Changes Skin

In your 20s or 30s, keeping wrinkles and fine lines at bay...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Skin Health

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz

We usually think about skin in terms of what we can put on top of it (like a juicy toner-serum-moisturizer sandwich). But just as important as curating the perfect skin care routine is thinking about your face in terms of skin health. As the largest organ of our bodies, skin is impacted by general health as much as our lungs, brain or heart.

“The human body generally functions in a synergistic and...

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6 Skin Care Tools That Will Make Washing Your Face a Breeze

Annie Ryu

As exhausting as it can sometimes be, going to bed without washing your face is a big no-no. And this is especially true for those of us who love sporting a full face of makeup. According to Dr. Hadley King, MD, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City, in addition to removing makeup, cleansing your skin helps to remove dead skin cells, dirt, debris, sebum and pollution residue. Truthfully...

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We Bet You Still Believe at Least One of These Sunscreen Myths

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz

Sunscreen: Apply it every morning and…that’s it, right? Nope, not really. For something as seemingly basic as SPF, there’s a surprising amount of misinformation and confusion around formulas, coverage and efficacy. But considering sunscreen is the best defense against lines, wrinkles, discoloration and skin cancer, it’s something you absolutely don’t want to get wrong. So, let’s clear up some of...

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Think the Order of Your Skin Care Routine Doesn’t Matter? Read This

Annie Ryu

Let’s be real: Skin care isn’t exactly easy. Sure, moisturizer is self-explanatory, and face washes are, you know, for the washing of faces, but when it comes to actually applying those products in a systematic, logical order? Kind of a guessing game—and one that’s usually filled with a ton of misinformation. So, if you’ve been slathering on products and simply hoping for the best (or dealing with...

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We Reveal the 10 Most Searched Items on Dermstore in 2020

Annie Ryu

At the end of each year, we release our list of the most-searched brands, products, and ingredients on our site. It’s one of our most anticipated stories of the year—but like almost everything else in 2020, this year’s list looks a little different. Based on our analysis of our 2020 search data, it comes as no surprise that we’re all looking for ways to lean a little deeper into our self-care...

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5 Dermatologist Tips That Will Help You Achieve Your Skin Care Goals in 2021

Gracee Tolentino

Woman with great skin outside in the sun

As you start to dream about brighter days ahead in 2021, add one more new year to-do to your list: Take great care of your skin.

“In general the end of the year/beginning of the new year is a time to reflect on yourself, your life and the past year and resolve to make positive changes,” explains dermatologist Dr. Sejal Shah, M.D. “Just as many people make resolutions to improve their general...

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