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Apr 22, 2019
You're Probably Applying Your Sunscreen All Wrong
Shielding yourself from the sun’s rays with SPF is essential no matter the time of year, though we all start thinking about it a little more when the warm weather arrives and we’re spending time...
Apr 21, 2019
10 Unexpected Uses for Tea Bags for Your Skin, Hair, and Home
We all love a nice hot cup of tea, whether it’s in the morning to perk us up or just before bed to soothe ourselves off to sleep. Tea boasts a number of benefits for the body and the mind, but did...
Apr 14, 2019
19 Retinol Cream Moisturizers for Flawless, Youthful Skin
Turning back the clock isn’t an option, so you have to go to products with proven results when you want healthier, glowing skin. If there's one that has consistently been touted as a game changer...
Apr 8, 2019
3 DIY Steam Facials for a Younger You in 3 Weeks
Last season’s chilly temperatures and moisture-sapping air might leave our complexions looking irritated, dull, and puffy in the early days of spring. The revitalizing and rejuvenating remedy?...
Apr 4, 2019
Jennifer Aniston Credits a $10 Drugstore Product for Her ‘Dewy, Glowing, Twinkling Skin’
We can’t help wondering what Jennifer Aniston’s skincare routine is considering how fabulous she looks for 50. With her ageless, wrinkle-free skin, Aniston hardly looks older than the 20-something...
Apr 3, 2019
The Best Remedies for Dry Skin That Doctors Swear By
We asked top doctors what they do when their kids end up with chapped, cracked or dry skin. Here, their best drug-free remedies: For a Dry Scalp: A Tea Tree Massage “The cold air can dry out my...
Mar 27, 2019
Jada Pinkett Smith Looks Half Her Age Thanks to a $5 Drugstore Product
Everyone’s Googling Jada Pinkett Smith’s skincare routine, and it’s not hard to see why. The 47-year-old could pass for a twenty-something thanks to her flawless, wrinkle-free skin. Of course,...
Mar 2, 2019
10 Genius Uses for Vicks VapoRub That Make Life Painless
Vicks VapoRub has a cult following among moms everywhere. Hey, we know our moms used the stuff anytime one of us had a cold or cough. Many of them swore it was a miracle! My mom even used to rub it...
Feb 20, 2019
New Edible Face Mask Claims to Soothe Your Whole Body, Inside and Out
Using food products for skin treatment is nothing new. Most of us have tried serums and scrubs that include ingredients like coffee or other things we're used to seeing in our kitchens. But apart...
Jan 30, 2019
10 Uses for Aspirin That Will Make Life Less of a Headache
There's nothing better than making the most out of what you already have lying around the house. As it turns out, your medicine cabinet may be holding the secret to some of your cleaning and...
Jan 6, 2019
11 Things Dermatologists Want You to Know About Your Skin
If your bathroom is filled with blemish-busting acids and powerful vitamins, you might think you're on top of your skincare game. But if you're still suffering from breakouts, dry patches, and dark...
Dec 28, 2018
How to Make a 3-Ingredient Soothing Soak for Dry Hands
Winter calls for an easy recipe for a soothing soak for dry hands you can make right at home. The season's cold, harsh weather can be extra hard on your skin, especially hands, leaving them dry and...
Dec 26, 2018
Wrinkles, Pimples, Rosacea, Oh My! How to Care for Your Skin During Perimenopause
We write about products we think our readers will like. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the supplier. “Do you use a daily moisturizer?" “No!” I said, and then...
Dec 6, 2018
Lip Balm Addiction Is Real — Here’s How to Avoid Drying Out This Winter
How often do you find yourself reaching for the lip balm in your purse to moisturize your parched lips? It’s especially common in the cold winter months with harsh winds making matters even worse....
Dec 1, 2018
Flying for the Holidays? Don't Forget to Apply Sunscreen Before You Board
Everyone dreads the stress of traveling for the holidays. Packed airports, delayed flights, and multiple layovers are particularly rough. Plus, our skin is usually already dry in winter weather and...
Nov 7, 2018
Sipping Spearmint Tea Might Be the Secret to Soothing Hormonal Skin Issues
As teens, we’re told our changing hormones will come with the pesky side effects of pimples and acne. Unfortunately, those hormonal skin problems can remain long after we’ve graduated from...
Nov 2, 2018
Jane Seymour Reveals Her Secrets to Youthful Radiance and Vibrant Health at 67
In the latest issue of First for Women, legendary actress, jewelry designer, and grandmother Jane Seymour — who shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon — offers up what it takes for her to stay...
Oct 29, 2018
Say Goodbye to ‘Chicken Skin’ With the 12 Best Keratosis Pilaris Treatments
If you're someone who deals with keratosis pilaris (KP), you'll want to find the best keratosis pilaris treatment for you. KP differs from person to person, so you'll likely go through trial and...
Sep 4, 2018
Amazon Reviewers Can't Get Enough of This $17 Retinol Cream
It’s not surprising that retinol products have become the go-to beauty items for women looking to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots as they get older. The various serums and creams have...
Aug 15, 2018
Your Dermaplaning 411: The Face-Shaving Treatment for Glowing Skin
When it comes to crazy beauty treatments, face shaving certainly sounds like one of the most extreme. However, face shaving — known as dermaplaning in cosmetic clinics — is in fact a safe and...
Jul 18, 2018
World's First Melanoma Blood Test Could Detect Early Signs of Cancer
Researchers at Edith Cowan University may have discovered a game-changing way to prevent the number of deaths due to melanoma, a type of skin cancer: a new blood test. For their trials, 105...
Jul 16, 2018
Fair-Skinned Folks Need More Than Sunscreen to Stave Off Cancer Risks, Experts Warn
If you have fair skin, you're probably used to putting on sunscreen before you go outside in the hot sun. But recent research shows that sunscreen alone is not enough to protect you, no matter how...
Jul 9, 2018
3 Worst Signs of Aging on Hands — And How to Fix Them
Ask pretty much any woman which of her body parts makes her look older, and you’re likely to get a few common answers: Her graying hair, the fine lines on her forehead, or maybe the crow's feet she...
Jul 3, 2018
How to Build a Skincare Routine That Works for You
At our ages, a multi-step skincare routine is just something we're expected to have. The truth is, though, that we're constantly being thrown new, often conflicting advice when it comes to our...
Apr 3, 2018
Not Quite a Freckle, Not Quite a Mole: Are Those Brown Spots Seborrheic Keratoses?
No one could blame you for not wanting to talk about seborrheic keratoses. These weird skin growths or brown skin spots are not exactly hot conversational topics. But if you're over 40, you may...
Jan 8, 2018
Moisturize Your Sad, Dry Hands While You're Washing Dishes
Most of us would consider washing the dishes a necessary evil. Sure, if you don't clean up after yourself, the mess just keeps piling up, but doing dishes is far from fun. And when winter rolls...
Nov 14, 2017
4 Best Foods for Getting Younger, Firmer Skin Naturally
The best foods for skin are ones that detoxify, strengthen, and protect your skin from the inside out. Forget Botox and fancy, pricey creams: Gorgeous skin starts with that you're putting on your...
Sep 18, 2017
Mom Swears by Homemade Miracle Cream That She Says Cured Daughter's Eczema
Natalie Balmond can’t believe how a pot of cream changed her life. But, 14 years ago, desperate to find a cure for her daughter Lula’s chronic dry skin, she created a salve in her kitchen and has...
Aug 11, 2017
When Popping Pimples, Avoid the "Triangle of Death" at All Costs
Ever heard of the "triangle of death" on your face? Yeah, us either. And neither did a young woman named Katie Wright, until she made one wrong move on it and ended up in the ER. Katie Wright had...
Aug 6, 2017
How to Tell When That Mole Is Nothing to Worry About — and When to See the Doctor (EXCLUSIVE)
We’ve learned a lot about how to protect ourselves from skin cancer over the years — when and how often to apply sunscreen, how to shield ourselves from dangerous UV rays, what to do once you have...