We're constantly barraged with new products to help our skin glow or fade past blemishes -- but there are easy ways to either cut back on these products or help them work harder for you. These unexpected beauty hacks take creams out of the equation with straightforward, start-today tips to put you on the path to perfectly luminous skin.See More
It's not your imagination. Your once lush lashes might actually be thinner these days -- a byproduct of aging and sometimes too much wear and tear. Fortunately, there are ways to thicken up your fine fringe instantly: makeup and over-time solutions that can promote new lash growth.View Slideshow
Fun, colorful nail art doesn't have to be just for teenagers and celebrities. We asked some of our favorite bloggers and go-to industry pros to tell all when it comes to nailing the latest trends in nail art. With just a few simple tips and tricks, we know everyone -- including your friends and your teenage daughter -- will be coming to you for style advice!View Slideshow
It's a common beauty complaint: In the a.m., your eyeliner and mascara look flawless, but by 3 p.m. it looks like you've slept in your makeup. Since you're probably not snoozing on the job, the source of your smudges is most likely liner or mascara that mixes with oil and sweat and migrates down to your undereyes. Here, easy tricks to clean up your act and prevent your next eye makeup meltdown.View Slideshow
If you like the look of a deep tan or even just a subtle, sun-kissed glow, sunless tanner is the only way to go (no skin-damaging UV rays!). But we all know application can be tricky. One false move and you can be left with an obvious streak that lasts for days. Fortunately, the latest crop of glow getters makes a faux tan faux pas free.View Slideshow
We're all for having fun and experimenting, but by the time you hit the big 3-0, you should be able to commit to a few reliable, no-fail beauty products. We asked top hair, makeup, and skin pros to reveal the stuff they think should be in every 30-something's bathroom.View Slideshow
You don't have to spend big bucks to get gorgeous skin. Just ask some of the top dermatologists in the country. Finding products that work -- at a great price -- comes down to knowing a little about what skincare ingredients do (and don't do). Click through to see dermatologists' top picks for beauty bargains.
Infused with a hefty dose of retinol, this serum tackles crow's feet, fine lines, and wrinkles. "You'll start to see them start to soften in about week," says Debra Jaliman, M.D., a dermatologist and author of Skin Rules. "This serum also contains hyaluronic acid, which helps prevent the dryness caused by other products that contain retinol."
This DIY microdermabrasion kit scores bonus points for having undergone clinical trials, proving it’s safe for at-home use. “It's remarkable how smooth and soft it makes the skin feel without leaving it stripped or over-exfoliated,” adds Doris Day, M.D., clinical associate professor of dermatology at the New York University Langone Medical Center. Bonus: Removing that layer of dead, dull cells will help your wrinkle-fighting serums and creams penetrate the skin, improving their effectiveness.
Ask any dermatologist and they’ll tell you that the real fountain of youth can be found in a bottle of sunscreen. Jeanine Downie, a dermatologist in Montclair, New Jersey, is loyal to this hypoallergenic pick because it’s less likely to irritate. Plus, “wearing sunblock rain or shine decreases your incidence of skin cancer, and you’ll have fewer sunspots, fine lines, and moles,” she says.
Good ingredients are what make a drugstore product powerful, says Ranella Hirsch, M.D., a Cambridge, Massachusetts dermatologist. Hyaluronic acid, a potent moisturizer that is absorbed easily by the skin, and lipohydroxy acid, a gentle exfoliating ingredient, team up in this serum to stimulate collagen, smooth wrinkles, and plump skin.
Brown spots can age a face as much as wrinkles. "This skin lightening product uses retinol, soy extract, and vitamins C and E to help clear brown spots from the face and body," says cosmetic dermatologist Wendy E. Roberts, M.D.
See tips and tricks that will keep your skin from aging under the sun's rays.