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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7 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About Niacinamide

Annie Ryu

If you’ve watched even 10 minutes of TV, read an article (hi), or talked to a beauty-obsessed friend recently, there’s a very good chance you’ve already been bombarded with skin care’s new best friend: niacinamide. Niacinamide (also called nicotinamide) is a form of vitamin B3 that can, supposedly, give you the calm, smooth, happy face of a baby, but…what does that really mean? If you’re only...

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7 Things You Didn’t Know (But Absolutely Should) About Your Breakouts

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz

The fun thing about acne—other than absolutely nothing—is that it’s consistently…inconsistent. The products that break you out may be fine for your best friend, while the treatments that clear your skin could be a nightmare for someone else’s. So before you buy another product or listen to another friend’s advice (sorry, mom), make sure you know these seven acne facts, first.

  1. Not all...

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How to Get Rid of Acne Scars: Dermatologist Tips, Plus What Worked for Me

Kaitlin Willow
The author today, without acne scars

I didn’t always have acne scars. Though I nursed the occasional pimple as a teenager, my skin was smooth and relatively blemish-free. But once I left my hometown of Bayamon, Puerto Rico to study in Ames, Iowa in 2010, my relationship with my skin changed dramatically. By the end of that first semester, I had a blotchy, cystic acne-covered complexion that at any one time, could have five or seven...

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8 People on the Acne Remedy That Finally Worked for Them

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz
After struggling with hormonal acne for 15 years, I’d say I’m a veteran when it comes to testing out every acne treatment available. From harsh acne washes to pure honey cleansers, to antibiotics and then spironolactone, I’ve tried it all in the name of clearer skin. Although it took me many years of trial and... Read more »

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How I Finally Cleared Up My Adult Acne, With a Dermatologist’s Help

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz
My skin had seen better days. To be quite honest, I never thought I’d see another pimple on my face after graduating high school. Reality check: I’d been dealing with acne on and off throughout my teen and adult years. But this time, I was really in for a rough patch with my skin, and... Read more »

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