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

By Amanda MacMillan

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.

By Amanda MacMillan

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

By Amanda MacMillan

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

By Abigail Libers

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

By Abigail Libers

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

By Abigail Libers

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

By Abigail Libers

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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

By Jennifer Cohen

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.

By Jennifer Cohen

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.

By Jennifer Cohen

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

By Jennifer Cohen

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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.

By Jennifer Cohen

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.

By Jennifer Cohen

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.

By Amanda MacMillan

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.

By Abigail Libers

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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.

By Diana Kelly

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.

By Abigail Libers

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.

By Abigail Libers

Petroleum jelly, or Vaseline, can be a cheap and easy way to moisturize your face. Try these creative ways to use petroleum jelly in your skin care routine

By Diana Kelly

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Is vitamin E cream good for your skin on your face? We'll teach you how vitamin E cream can prevent wrinkles and moisturize your skin

By Abigail Libers

Washing your face with olive oil is becoming a new trend. We explain why olive oil and an oil-cleansing method may be the best way to wash your face.

By Abigail Libers

Glycolic acid is a popular in ingredient in face washes. See if it helps skin and if you should choose glycolic face wash as part of your skin care routine

By Diana Kelly

The water temperature you wash your face with can hurt or harm your skin. See if cold or warm water is the way to go when it comes to washing your face

By Diana Kelly

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Dry air can dry out your skin and humid weather may make it oily. Find out which weather is best for your face and your skin in general.

By Amanda MacMillan

Certain foods can be good for your skin, and salmon is one of them. See how salmon, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, can benefit your skin.

By Amanda MacMillan