A Top Cosmetic Chemist Answers Your Skin Care Questions

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz

If you’ve ever tried to concoct a DIY face mask and ended up with a Pinterest fail, you can appreciate the work of cosmetic chemists. These scientists are the brains behind our favorite products, and without them, we’d all be wearing mashed avocado on our faces rather than the real-deal active ingredients that actually work.

Ron Robinson is a master of transforming said ingredients into highly...

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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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The 7 Biggest Things You Need to Know About Vitamin C Serums

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz

Ask a dozen dermatologists about their favorite skin care ingredient, and you’ll likely get a dozen love letters about vitamin C. “It’s one of the few ingredients that both protects and repairs skin, but is also tolerated by a vast majority of patients,” says Dr. Titilola Sode, a board-certified dermatologist in Dallas. But not all vitamin C serums are equally effective, and the wrong formula,...

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