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This acne gel that used to require a prescription is now on Amazon for $25 — and it completely cleared up my blemishes

Differin is a prescription strength retinoid acne treatment, and you used to need a prescription for it. Now, it's on Amazon for $25. I tried it and it worked wonders on my acne.
These are some of my go-to skin-care products.

I asked a dermatologist to critique my skin-care routine — here’s what I learned, plus products she recommended

I asked dermatologist Dr. Dendy Engelman to go over my skin-care routine with me so I could learn what I'm doing right, and what I'm doing wrong.

9 cult-favorite micellar waters that lift dirt and grime out of your skin like a magnet

Micellar water acts as a magnet for the dirt and oil in your pores — drawing it out of the skin without disrupting your natural moisture barrier. Use it alone or as a first cleanser.

12 affordable skin-care companies we trust

Some skin-care ingredients just work, and they aren't that expensive to source. If you know the right transparent skin-care brands, you can get great products for a fraction of the luxury price.

15 of the best-selling face masks at major beauty and skin-care stores like Ulta and Sephora — and why people love them

Here's a one-stop shop of the top three best-selling face masks at your major beauty shops: Ulta, Sephora, Amazon, Dermstore, and Bluemercury.

I tried a 10-step Korean skin-care routine, and it actually made a difference for my skin — here’s what it’s like

I tried a personalized 10-Step Korean skin-care routine from Soko Glam. Here's what it's like, what I tried, and how to set up your own.

10 effective skincare products that use exfoliating acids to reduce acne and make your skin clearer, softer, and more even

Acid exfoliators are great tools in a skincare regime. They can help gently resurface the skin for more even tone and smoother feel, or go deeper into clogged pores and help fortify the lining of your pores themselves. Here's what to know about AHA and BHA acids, who should use them, and where and what to buy for each.

This lightweight K-beauty “essence” hydrates my skin like a thick moisturizer — but without clogging pores

The lightweight essence uses fermented ingredients with a smaller molecular structure to soak into skin without residue — and it makes my skin glow.

This $28 cream was developed by MIT grads to hydrate skin without clogging pores — it worked wonders on my sensitive skin

Maelove — a skincare startup founded by MIT grads— prices all products under $30. Its new cream is a standout — especially for sensitive skin like mine.