Beauty

13 Best Beauty Supplements Of 2021 & How To Choose

As far as trending terms go, the buzzy “beauty supplement” is certainly rising in rank. Despite the hype, it’s a bit of an elusive umbrella term—what makes a product so beneficial for beauty-minded folk? Well, by definition, beauty supplements are capsules,…

Research Says Oral Astaxanthin Can Ease Wrinkles In 6 Weeks*

A quick refresher on astaxanthin: A member of the carotenoid family, astaxanthin is a potent antioxidant that comes from microalgae—when fish (salmon, shrimp, crab, etc.) eat this algae, the astaxanthin is what gives them a peachy pigment. It’s a free-radical-fighting…

How To Most Effectively Hydrate Skin*

Skin is a complex, dynamic organ made up of many different components that have to work together to function in good health. To name a few, there’s the role of the skin microbiome, acid mantle, lipid layer, elastin, and collagen.Now,…

An Eastern Medicine Expert’s Gua Sha Routine For Lifted Eyes

Every eye concern is unique to itself. The way you tend to dark circles, puffiness, fine lines, sagging, and bags all require unique products, ingredients, and approaches. Certainly many of these have overlapping treatments occasionally, but we always say it’s…

11 Best Tea Tree Shampoos In 2021 For A Fresh, Clean Scalp

Considering tea tree oil has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, it’s no surprise you can find the essential oil (EO) in a host of cleansers—that is, face washes and shampoos. It’s an ingredient that will give you the proper scrub you…

What Is Alpha Arbutin & How Does It Impact Skin? Experts Explain

According to cosmetic chemist Kelly Dobos, arbutin is a naturally occurring chemical found in some botanical extracts like bearberry, cranberry and Japanese pear. And in case you’re wondering, many use the terms alpha arbutin and arbutin interchangeably and that’s because…

The 11 Best Diffusers For Frizz-Free Curly Hair In 2021

Here’s what all curly-haired folks know to be true: To get your springs just right, you need the right technique, products, healthy habits, and—yes—tools.For many, diffusers rank at the top of the list of must-have-on-hand-at-all-time items. If you don’t know,…

Does Collagen Work? How To Make Sure Your Supplement Does*

Collagen supplements are broken down, digestible forms of collagen (derived from animals like cows, fish, and chickens), usually in a powdered form. These are often referred to as hydrolyzed collagen, collagen hydrolysate, collagen peptides, or gelatin. They are broken down…

Benefits, Products & How To Apply It

Chebe powder has a laundry list of wonderful moisturizing and strengthening properties—just make sure you use it correctly. Says O’Connor, “It’s recommended to apply it to the mid-shaft and ends, as it could possibly clog the pores on the scalp.”…

The Link Between Poor Sleep & Hair Loss + What To Do About It

It all boils down to cortisol: Come bedtime, you experience a drop in the infamous stress hormone (and an uptick in melatonin, which has some impressive benefits for skin cell repair), but without proper shut-eye, your body is more likely…