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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Organic skin care products are more popular than ever, but can they help control acne. See which organic facial cleansers work the best for acne.

By Amanda MacMillan

Red skin, including annoying spots, rashes and blotches, is common and often easy to cure. Learn how to prevent red skin on your face and body

By Amanda MacMillan

Vaseline, or petroleum jelly, is a great moisturizer. But is it OK to apply it to dry, flaky skin? Follow our do's and don'ts of using Vaseline on dry skin

By Amanda MacMillan

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Anti-aging creams line pharmacy shelves, but can these skin-firming lotions get rid of wrinkles and cellulite? We put skin-firming lotions to the test

By Jennifer Cohen

Baking soda has many uses, including skin care. Not only can it exfoliate, it may also help with acne. Follow our tips for using baking soda on your face

By Diana Kelly

Benzoyl peroxide is found in face washes, gels and other acne products. But should it be in your skin cleanser? See how benzoyl peroxide helps your skin

By Diana Kelly

Organic face wash and other skin care products may eliminate ingredients that irritate or hurt your skin. But is organic face wash worth it?

By Jennifer Cohen

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Turn rough skin on your face to smooth skin with our healthy skin smoothing tricks. You'll never have to worry about rough skin again!

By Jennifer Cohen

Dry skin can be tricky to cleanse. There are face washes for dry skin, but do they really work? We'll help you perfect your dry skin care routine.

By Jennifer Cohen

These five sun hats will protect your skin from sunburn and damage. See which hat fits your personal style and provides important sun protection.

By Abigail Libers

Dark circles, or bags, under the eyes are a common, yet hard-to-treat skin care problem. Get home remedies and treatment ideas for dark circles.

By Jennifer Cohen

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Fish, especially salmon, include omega-3 fatty acids that are beneficial to skin. We explain why eating fish can give you a glowing complexion.

By Diana Kelly

Mud from the Dead Sea is proven to have big benefits for your skin. See what the vitamin-packed mud can do for your complexion.

By Jennifer Cohen

Bangs may be a popular hair trend, but do they cause acne on your forehead? We'll set the record straight and give you tips for getting rid of acne.

By Jennifer Cohen

Bring on the guacamole! The healthy fats in avocados make them one of the best foods for your skin. Here's why avocados give you softer skin instantly

By Abigail Libers

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If you love natural skin care products, these herbs – lavender, calendula, witch hazel, neem oil and feverfew – can help you get glowing skin.

By Amanda MacMillan

If you have acne-prone skin, you never know what will make you break out. Eyebrow waxing and eyebrow threading may cause unwanted pimples. Find out why!

By Amanda MacMillan

If eating organic can make you healthier; does that mean that eating organic will make your skin healthier? Follow our skin nutrition rules.

By Amanda MacMillan

We all know that sweat and acne can go hand-in-hand. So is sweating with makeup on a cause of breakouts? We spill the details on sweating and skin care.

By Amanda MacMillan

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We're always looking for home remedies for acne. But can a day in the sun cure your breakouts? We talk to dermatologists to see if the sun can cure acne.

By Abigail Libers

Stop peeling skin on your face with our dermatologists' proven skin care tips. No matter what the cause, there's a cure for peeling skin.

By Abigail Libers

Homemade face masks can exfoliate, cleanse and moisturize your skin. Follow our tips for making simple and safe homemade face masks.

By Jennifer Cohen

Which do you do first: hair or makeup? We share expert tips for the order in which you should do your beauty routine to get the best hair and makeup.

By Jennifer Cohen

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Ladies once carried parasols, or decorative umbrellas, to protect their skin from the sun. Do umbrellas still provide the skin protection they once did?

By Abigail Libers

Trying to prevent acne? We debunk this old wives' tale to explain why touching your face may (or may not) cause acne and troublesome breakouts.

By Diana Kelly