We all know moisturizers are a must. The confusing part? Picking one that works for your skin—and your budget. We tested six of the best-selling brands on the market—from department store splurges to drugstore savers—to find out which ones not … Read more

Cleansers Review

Sure you know a solid skin care regimen starts with a good cleanser, but have you ever wondered why it’s so important? Facial cleansers are not only necessary to remove make­-up, but also pollutants, bacteria and debris from your face. … Read more

Esthetica MD Product Reviews – Eye Creams

Jeepers, peepers, are there a lot of eye creams out there! So, which ones really work? We tested five of the most popular brands out there to find out which ones don’t blink when it comes to fighting fine lines, … Read more

Skincare 101: Over the Counter vs. Pharmaceutical

Between TV commercials featuring “real women” who use tried-and-true drugstore staples to star-studded magazine ads hawking high-end department store skincare brands to the vast wall of information-packed pamphlets at your doctor’s office exalting the benefits of pharmaceutical-grade beauty breakthroughs, figuring … Read more


Seaweed concentrate? Green algae peptides? Caviar extract? Now more than ever, scientists are turning to marine-based ingredients to create cosmeceuticals that are making a splash in the beauty aisle. Why the deep-dive? For starters, researchers have found ways to use … Read more

Misconceptions About Sunscreen Ratings

Misconception:  The higher the skin protection factor (SPF) sunscreen rating, the better it protects your skin. FACT: The higher SPF sunscreen rating Factor does not provide a SIGNIFICANTLY higher sun protection. SPF sunscreen ratings, which are soon to be revised … Read more