SkinReading: The skin care blog

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 […]

 
 

QUIZ: Sun safety facts – Are you safe in the sun?

  Do you think you’re smart about sun safety? If you don’t protect your skin properly, it can lead to a multitude of concerns including sagging, wrinkles, age spots, early aging, hyperpigmentation, dehydration, and skin cancer. There are many surprising sun safety facts that you may not follow regularly. Take our quiz below to see if […]

 
 

Clear skin remedies: 10 Good habits you need to know

We all know that there are plenty of bad habits that cause breakouts, but what about the good habits that prevent acne? Read our list of 10 good habits below – they’re the clear skin remedies you should practice every day.   1) Use high quality professional skin care One of the best clear skin remedies […]

 
 

Over exfoliated skin: Are you guilty of this mistake?

You must exfoliate to achieve great skin no matter what your skin type is, but did you know there’s a right way and a wrong way to exfoliate? Many people take this skin care necessity too far and end up with over exfoliated skin that is irritated and uncomfortable. Read on to learn how to […]

 
 

8 Esthetician skin care rules you need to follow

Estheticians know how to get great skin; it’s their job. However, what an esthetician can do in the treatment room is just the first step – the rest is up to you. Keep reading to see the esthetician skin care rules you need to follow for stunning skin.   1) Slow and steady wins the […]