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The Review

Why You Need Hyaluronic Acid For Your Skin

A friendly explainer on skincare's buzziest ingredient Read more >

The Review

The Collagen Trials

Asking all of the difficult questions about everybody's favorite protein—starting with, "Does it actually work?"Read more >

The Extras

Ingredient To Know: Echinacea

What happens when your skincare routine takes a cue from your supplement regimen?Read more >

The Review

Resveratrol: Wine For Your Face

A look at the magic ingredient that makes wine so good for you, and what happens when you jam-pack a face cream full of itRead more >

The Extras

A Little Thing Called EGF

Epidermal Growth Factor—or EGF, for short—is the bright new anti-aging star heading your way. But does it work?Read more >

The Review

Ingredient To Know: Sea Buckthorn Oil

For a natural glow, no sun required (as for antioxidant levels, it could be the one to dethrone açaí)Read more >

The Extras

A Primer On Alcohol In Skincare

There is such a thing as "fancy alcohol," and that's the one you want to useRead more >

The Extras

Ingredient To Know: Mangosteen

Decoding the fruit poised to knock blueberries off the superfood throneRead more >

The Review

Ingredient To Know: Fern

The unassuming houseplant reveals itself to be an anti-aging hero with the help of Dr. Timm GoluekeRead more >

The Review

Ingredient To Know: Blue Tansy

A deep-hued dive into the essential oil's calming propertiesRead more >

The Review

Ingredient To Know: Copper

The closest thing to the Fountain of Youth, according to the ancient Egyptians and modern day scienceRead more >

Word of Mouth

A Note On Parabens

The important things to know when the next product review you read claims something is paraben-freeRead more >

The Review

Aloe: So Succulent

Upgrade from the artificial-looking green gel to the organic stuff and prepare to have an aloe vera renaissance in your skincare regimenRead more >

The Review

Chamomile: Floral For People Who Don’t Like Flowers

A rose by any other name...would probably be chamomile actuallyRead more >

The Review

Ingredient To Know: Pearl

Milled gemstones are the new mineral powders, it seemsRead more >

The Review

Ingredient To Know: Silver

The most luxurious anti-bacterial on the marketRead more >