Skincare

Polyte Premium Microfiber Facial Cleansing Cloth review

These microfiber cloths are awesome for removing every last bit of tinted physical sunscreen from my face—without being too rough on my skin.

What is a microfiber cloth? Many people use them to clean around the house. My mom first turned me onto them when she heard that they were great for dusting. (One of my most-reviled chores as a kid.) But do they scrub your face clean? I bought a pack of Polyte Premium Microfiber Facial Cleansing Cloths a few months ago, and after testing them out fairly regularly, I’m confident that the answer is yes.

Origins Super Spot Remover Review: A whitehead pimple's worst enemy

This spot treatment is a great way to fight a pimple as it's coming on. But some of the ingredients may be a bit harsh for sensitive skin.

When I feel stressed out and/or it’s that time of the month, I’m approximately 15837% more likely to see a big, fat pimple pop up somewhere on my face. Though Differin has helped reduce my acne a lot, it still isn’t 100% effective at preventing those angry pimples (usually whiteheads) from showing up every now and then. Usually I just fight the urge to pop the pimple (the acne scars on my face don’t need more company), and hope it will subside on its own as quickly as…

Dove Sensitive Skin Beauty Bar: My favorite way to wash away the day

Aside from the added fragrance, is there any particular reason why Ivory soap may be more irritating? My dad shares his thoughts on the best (and worst) detergent ingredients for sensitive skin.

Has anyone else been singing “Happy Birthday” multiple times a day, every day, as a way to ensure that you’re washing your hands long enough? I probably need to switch to a new song soon. There’s something rather therapeutic about lathering up with soap and rinsing away the suds. If there’s any bright side to the crazy times we live in, it’s that maybe we’ve come to respect—and even enjoy—the simple but necessary act of washing our hands to protect…