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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5 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Face Wash

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

5 Oils Good for Dry Skin

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

5 Reasons the Skin on Your Face Might Be Peeling

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

Quick Tips: Can You Use Benzoyl Peroxide on Your Face?

Benzoyl peroxide can be an effective way to treat acne, but is it safe to use on your skin? Find out if benzoyl peroxide is right for your skin type.

Quick Tips: Caffeine in Skin-Care Products

Caffeine can perk up your skin as much as it can perk up your mind. Learn how caffeine can help your skin.

Salicylic Acid: Should It Be in Your Face Wash?

Salicylic acid is found in face washes, wipes and lotions. But is it right for your skin type? See if your face wash should contain salicylic acid.

How to Treat Dry, Flaky Skin on Your Face

Dry skin on your face can be frustrating. Luckily we found easy ways to treat and moisturize dry skin on your face. Steal our skin-soothing remedies Meta Keywords: dry skin on face, how to treat dry skin, dry skin remedies, dry skin treatment

What Can You Use on Children's Dry Skin?

Your children are just as susceptible to dry skin as you are. Learn which products and treatments can ease dry skin in children.

Are chocolate face masks bad for your skin?

Chocolate contains anti-aging antioxidants, but are chocolate face masks good for your skin? Learn about chocolate face masks and how to make one!

How to Treat Dry Skin on Your Ears

Are you experiencing dry skin on your ears? Learn how to moisturize these sensitive areas and ease flaky, dry skin on your ears.

Quick Tips: Does soda cause breakouts?

Sugary soda can affect your waistline, but can it cause breakouts? We examine the link between diet and acne and determine which foods cause breakouts

Quick Tips: Is it safe to exfoliate your face every day?

How often should you exfoliate your face? We explain how your skin type and texture affect the amount of times you should exfoliate your face each week

5 Common Causes of Skin Irritations on the Face

Skin irritations on your face, like rashes and welts, can be embarrassing. Learn the usual causes of skin irritations and how to get rid of them quickly Meta Keywords: skin irritations, skin irritation on face, skin rashes, welts, redness on face

Does honey and lemon juice face wash really work?

Honey-lemon face washes are easy to make and affordable – but do they really help skin? See if honey-lemon face wash can benefit your complexion.

How to Do an Honest Skin Assessment

Doing an honest skin assessment can help you determine your skin type and protect you from skin cancer. Here's how to perform an honest skin assessment

How to Keep Your Skin from Drying Out Overnight

Stop skin from drying out overnight with these moisturizing tips. Learn how to keep skin from drying out and wake up with smooth skin in the morning.

Is it bad to use makeup remover wipes to clean your face?

Makeup remover wipes can help wash your face in a pinch, but should you use them everyday? Learn the do's and donts of using makeup remover wipes

Should you use a face cleansing brush?

Face cleansing brushes, like Clarisonics, are more popular than ever. But are they worth buying? See if a face cleansing brush will help your skin.

How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer

Homemade moisturizers and face masks are an easy way to save on skin care. Follow our DIY tips for making healthy and safe homemade moisturizers.

Quick Tips: Is It Normal for Your Face to Turn Red After Washing?

Redness on the face is a common problem, but it shouldn't happen every time you wash your face. Find out what causes your face to turn red after washing.

Quick Tips: What's the best climate for skin?

Your climate can make or break healthy skin. So is hot and humid better than cold and dry? See which climate is the best for healthy skin.

Quick Tips: Are certain face washes better at fighting blackheads?

Getting rid of blackheads can be difficult, but we've hunted down face washes that help you get rid of blackheads and get glowing skin

How to Remove Dead Skin from Your Face

Exfoliating your face is the easiest way to remove dead skin. But the skin on your face is sensitive, so follow our exfoliation tips to remove dead skin.

Quick Tips: Is it important that your face wash be antibacterial?

Antibacterial face wash (and other products) are more popular than ever, but is antibacterial face wash a good idea? See if it helps or hurts acne.

Quick Tips: Soy: should it be in your face wash?

Soy can be found in a variety of skin care products, but does it help your skin? We examine soy face washes to determine if soy and your skin mix.


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