5 Ways to Biohack Beauty

We may earn commission from links on this page. Each product featured has been vetted and chosen by our editors. Biohacking has surged in popularity within the health and wellness sphere over the past year. This trend, loved by celebrities, often involves practices such as cold plunges, intermittent fasting, and infrared saunas. However, biohacking extends …

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What Is the ‘Hollywood-Dose’ of Accutane?

When discussing the treatment for severe acne, it’s remiss not to examine the enormous part Accutane has played. As the very first isotretinoin introduced, Accutane has had a long history of treating patients—with more than 19.8 million prescriptions written in the U.S. alone. While the common and more serious side effects are well-publicized, Accutane remains an …

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Danielle Brooks Says This Skin-Care Brand Has the Best Products to Keep Skin Moisturized

If you were a fan of Orange Is the New Black, you were introduced to Danielle Brooks as prison inmate Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson. Last year, the award-winning actress starred in The Color Purple alongside Taraji P. Henson and Fantasia Barrino. Now, she’s working on her next big projects—TV and movies—while also focusing on her adorable …

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Why You Should Add Ceramides to Your Skin-Care Routine

What’s more: Ceramides are also an integral component of the skin’s barrier, says Hadley King, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist in NY. “Ceramides are thought to be the most important component for maintaining barrier function,” says Dr. King. And besides trapping in moisture, they also do a good job of helping to keep things out, says …

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Is Your Sunscreen Expired? Here’s How to Tell

He continues, “The ingredients in chemical sunscreen, such as oxybenzone, avobenzone, and homosalate are more prone to oxidation [in sunlight], making them less effective over time.” On the other hand, “mineral agents, such as zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, and iron oxide, are inert and much slower to break down [under heat or direct sunlight]”—either on …

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