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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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

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

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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

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

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There are certain foods that promote healthy skin, but does cutting out meat give you a glowing complexion? See if vegetarian diets help build healthy skin

By Abigail Libers

Exfoliating your face just got easier. We give you the lowdown on exfoliating face scrubs and masks – and how to make your own!

By Diana Kelly

When it comes to acne home remedies, toothpaste is a common treatment for pimples. But does toothpaste really cure acne? Find out!

By Diana Kelly

Acne is not just for teenagers: Adult acne is a common skin care issue. Get home remedies and treatment ideas to help get rid of acne at any age.

By Jennifer Cohen

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Are you fairer than them all and you just want to look good on the beach?! Read on for these healthy tips!

By Jennifer Wolfe

Say so long to greasy hair. Without showering, dry shampoo can help you hair look healthier and more voluminous. Learn how to use this must-have hair care product.

By Katie Lambert

No one wants warts! Luckily we have easy ways to get rid of warts. See if common treatments – like salicylic acid – actually work!

By Katie Lambert

Large pores can make you look older and cause annoying blackheads. Learn how to shrink large pores naturally with our skin care tips.

By Katie Lambert

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Get rid of plantar warts for good using our helpful ideas. We'll give you simple ways to treat, prevent, and get rid of plantar warts.

By Katie Lambert

Botox may erase wrinkles, but it can cause some serious side effects. See if this injectable fountain of youth works. Read these important botox facts

By Katie Lambert

Exfoliating removes dead skin cells, giving you fresh, glowing skin. But exfoliating your face can be tricky – learn how and which exfoliators to use.

By Maria Trimarchi

Acne isn't just for teenagers. Anyone can be affected! Learn acne basics plus easy ways to prevent and treat unwanted pimples.

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Do tanning pills work? We explain how these capsules may or may not boost your skin care routine. Read on to learn the in's and out's of tanning pills.

By Maria Trimarchi

Olive oil tastes great and gives your skin care routine a boost. It's a natural remedy for dry skin and much more! See five ways olive oil helps skin.

By Maria Trimarchi

Even if you're not prone to acne, you can still get red blotches on your skin. Learn about inflamed skin spots – and how to get red blotch-free fast.

By Maria Trimarchi

You may like sugar, but your skin doesn't. This kitchen staple can cause big skin problems. See why cutting out sugar helps your skin care routine.

By Discovery Fit and Health Writers

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Are anti-aging supplements the new fountain of youth? See if coenzyme q10, human growth hormone and other supplements really work.

By Discovery Fit and Health Writers

Under-eye puffiness doesn't do your face any favors. Get the do's and don'ts (we're looking at you, hemorrhoid cream) for reducing under-eye puffiness

By Kevin P. Allen