SkinReading: the skin care blog

Hot weather skin care: How to survive the summer

Summer poses some unique challenges when it comes to skin care. Between sweat, humidity, heat, UV rays, and swimming pool chlorine, summer can wreak havoc on your skin. Keep reading to see the hot weather skin care you need to keep your skin fresh, comfortable and looking its best.   Summer skin care essentials   […]

 
 

Anti-aging for oily skin: How to fight aging now

Anti-aging skin care is crucial to stave off fine lines and wrinkles, sagging, and other age signs, but anti-aging for oily skin can be tricky. Many anti-aging products on the market are thick, heavy formulas that are better suited for dry skin; but rest assured there are products and methods developed specifically for aging oily […]

 
 

Sheet masks vs. professional masks: What you need to know

Take one look at any celebrity Instagram account and you’ll probably see a sheet mask. They’re the latest skin care trend, but are they as effective as the professional grade formulas used by estheticians in the treatment room? Read about sheet masks vs. professional masks below.   Sheet masks can’t replace professional masks Depending on […]

 
 

How to not get sunburned: 7 Different ways

Skin cancer is now the most common of all cancer types. There are more than 3.5 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer diagnosed each year in the US; 76,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with melanoma in 2016 (1). In fact, one person dies of melanoma every hour (2). Every single time your skin burns from […]

 
 

The one step you need to follow in a Korean skincare routine

Korean skincare has dominated beauty headlines lately. The typical routine often consists of up to 15 products applied morning and night, which can be too time-consuming for many people (even skin care junkies!). But there is one crucial step in any Korean skincare routine that you need to follow. Keep reading to see what it […]

 
 

Celebrity skincare “secrets”: Are they actually harmful?

If you spend any amount of time online, you’ve probably encountered celebrity skincare “secrets” or advice. They range from being quite extreme, like Kim Kardashian’s “vampire facials” and Snooki’s kitty litter exfoliator, to seemingly tame comments like “I don’t wash my face at night”. We consulted a panel of estheticians and skin care experts to see […]

 
 

How to get rid of hormonal acne now

Acne at any age can be infuriating, but it can feel particularly devastating as an adult. Unfortunately, adult acne is tied closely to changes in hormones. Acne is a condition that doesn’t have a “cure,” but there are ways to manage this condition and control breakouts. Keep reading to see if your hormones are to […]

 
 

7 Products for sensitive skin that soothe it immediately

Some people have genetically sensitive skin, while many can experience sensitized skin. Skin can become irritated, angry, inflamed, or red for many reasons or no reason at all! Keep reading to find out what causes skin sensitivities and the products for sensitive skin you need to soothe it.   Why skin becomes sensitized To understand […]

 
 

7 oily skin products that stop shine

If you struggle with breakthrough shine, an oily t-zone, large pores, clogged pores, or just overall oily skin you are not alone. Excess oil is one of the top skin concerns people have, especially in warmer months. Keep reading to find out our best tips for managing excess oil along with the best oily skin […]

 
 

Skin care shelf life: Do you need to toss your products?

We all know that food products expire, but did you know skin care does, too? It’s crucial to throw out old skin care, but most people don’t know when their products have gone bad. Keep reading to learn about skin care shelf life so you can “deep clean” your skin care routine.   Why you need […]