Skin Care

Skin care is a broad term that refers to everything from hygiene to anti-aging regimens. Learn more about skin care at HowStuffWorks.

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Having a cold is brutal on your skin. Getting a chapped nose can be painful, so follow our tips for treating a chapped nose.

By Abigail Libers

Jojoba oil can be used on your skin and hair and may even help with acne. Learn the many ways that jojoba oil can benefit your skin.

By Abigail Libers

Shea butter's benefits are well-known and accepted by dermatolgists and beauty fiends. But does what are shea butter's benefits for your face?

By Abigail Libers

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When it comes to choosing a moisturizer, you want the best face cream you can afford. Learn the secret ingredients that make up the best face creams

By Amanda MacMillan

There are many ways to reduce puffiness in your face, but first you have to determine the cause. Learn how moisturizer can reduce puffiness.

By Amanda MacMillan

It's not always easy finding moisturizers for combination skin. But they are out there. You just know what to look for.

By Jennifer Cohen

Petroleum-based moisturizers are safe to use and inexpensive. But is it good for sensitive skins? Learn the pros and cons of petroleum-based moisturizers.

By Diana Kelly

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Moisturizers, like any other beauty product, have a shelf life. Learn how long moisturizer stays good and when you should get a new one.

By Diana Kelly

Peptides can be great for your skin, especially when they're in your face cream. Learn why peptides are a must-have for glowing skin

By Diana Kelly

If you have fair skin, it's smart to wear both sunscreen and moisturizer. But which do you put on first? Use this order to apply sunscreen and moisturizer

By Jennifer Cohen

The best face cleansers are the ones that benefit your skin, whether it's sensitive, oily or dry. Learn how to choose the best face cleanser for your skin

By Diana Kelly

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Skin on your face and skin on your body are very different. Learn how they vary and the best ways to get healthy skin on your face and your body

By Diana Kelly

Some of the biggest skin mistakes you make involve moisturizer, reducing its benefits and leaving skin unprotected. Avoid these skin moisturizer mistakes

By Diana Kelly

An important nutrient for your body, zinc is also great for your skin. Learn all the wonderful ways zinc works for your skin.

By Jennifer Cohen

Breakfasts foods can be great for your skin. They're delicious and rich in wrinkle-fighting nutrients. Whip up these AM foods for healthy skin.

By Amanda MacMillan

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There are plenty of at-home microdermabrasion products, but do they really work? We'll give you the pros and cons of at-home microdermabrasion products

By Jennifer Cohen

Dry skin on your feet is a fashion faux pas, especially during sandal season. Remove dry skin on your feet with our moisturizing tips.

By Diana Kelly

Look younger and prevent wrinkles on your face with our anti-aging tips and tricks. Our experts' advice will help you prevent wrinkles on your face.

By Diana Kelly

Red skin on your face can be embarrassing and hard to treat. Learn what causes red skin on the face and safe, surefire ways you can treat it.

By Diana Kelly

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Oil cleansing is become a beauty trend. But do castor and olive oil belong in your face wash? We'll help you see if oil cleansing is for you.

By Diana Kelly

Writers Face creams can cause unwanted reactions to those with sensitive skin. But do they increase histamine. Learn how face creams affect histamine levels

By Diana Kelly

Washing your face with bleach may be a tempting alternative if you have severe acne. Learn the risks and rewards of washing your face with bleach

By Diana Kelly

With hundreds of face wash options, how do you choose the right one? Skip these face wash ingredients to keep a clear complexion.

By Abigail Libers

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Forget lotions – try oils for dry skin! From grapeseed to olive oil, we found five soothing oils that will treat dry skin.

By Amanda MacMillan

If your face is peeling, there may be many culprits, including dry or damaged skin or a more serious skin condition. Find out why your skin is peeling

By Abigail Libers