The Beauty Products Your Dermatologist Swears By

We got a little voyeuristic and took a peek into the skin care routines of some of the best dermatologists (who also happen to have really, really pretty skin). Ranging from one who absolutely, will not, under any circumstances, leave the house without putting antioxidants on her face to another whose routine is as simple as cleanse-and-moisturize, these top dermatologists spill the products, treatments and injections that keep them looking impossibly young.   read more

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9 Best Sunscreens for Your Face

Not to rain on your sun-filled, summer parade, but here are a few facts that should make you wake up from your margarita-and-sun-induced coma and force you to take a big whiff of the sunscreen: The incidence of melanoma (a deadly form of skin cancer) is on the rise -- an estimated 76,690 new cases of invasive melanoma will be diagnosed in the US in 2013. If that doesn't scare you, this will: 80 percent of the aging that dermatologists see is due to excess sun exposure, since it can break down the collagen and elastin in your skin and cause more wrinkles.   See products

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9 Best Self Tanners for 2014 - Self Tanner Reviews

The last thing you want to hear in your head after slathering on a self tanner is that Oompa-Loompa song. We've all been duped by too-orange self tanners, no? Nothing's worse than trying to do the right thing by avoiding the sun and arduously applying a lotion, cream, foam, gel or spray to your body, only to wind up with dark elbows and streaky legs.   See products

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9 Best Acne-Fighting Products -- and the 3 Worst

Adult acne seems like a cruel joke. Weren't we supposed to leave zits behind with our fluffy '90s bangs and high school boyfriend?   See products

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The 15 Sunscreen Mistakes You're Making

Raise your hand if you've ever gotten an embarrassing, lobster-like sunburn or a dorky farmer's tan. Yup, us too. What about having tanorexic tendencies by soaking up the sun any chance you get and/or hitting up the tanning bed for that insta-bronze and rush of endorphins? Check. Or what about arduously applying sunscreen, but missing that big patch on your upper back, the tops of your feet or your scalp? Check. If you're guilty as charged to some of these sunscreen offenses, then let's get with it already and make healthy skin a priority.   See mistakes

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7 Marine-Based Lines That Will Change Your Skin

Next time you find yourself annoyed by slimy seaweed at the beach, consider this: Swimming in it may actually do fantastic things for your skin.   read more

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Must-Have Products to Make Pores Do a Disappearing Act

Poor pores. Even though they're essential for a healthy complexion (they release protective oils onto the surface of your skin), we like to think we'd be better off without them. Unfortunately, it's a bit of a myth that we can shrink our pores down to micro size. Their magnitude is largely determined by our genes. The good news is, treating skin right (hello, daily sunscreen!) can help keep pore size in check. The rest comes down to sleight of hand. Here, the 10 latest and greatest products to help make your pores do a disappearing act.   read more

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New Interactive Tool From RoC® Lets Us in on Their Anti-Aging Know-How

Aging is an inevitable and, dare we say, enviable byproduct of living a long and joyful life. But showing the signs of that forward-moving clock? Well, that is something we have control over. As they say, knowledge is power -- and here at TotalBeauty.com, we are always on the hunt for info that will help us help you look and feel your best. Recently, we were invited to study with the RoC® Academy™, a new online tool from the skin-care brand RoC® that explains some common misconceptions about retinols and tested our anti-aging IQs. (We're happy to report: We passed with flying colors!)   read more

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6 Best Skin Brightening Products -- and the 4 Worst for 2014

We know glowing, radiant skin is the result of a good skin care routine, and one of the first steps you should take in your routine is addressing how to even out your skin tone. These reader-approved skin lightening creams and skin brightening products do just that, giving you smoother, brighter skin and lessening dark spots caused by sun damage and scarring. (There's also a few skin lightening creams that just don't live up to their name.)   See products

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Pamper Mom With These Easy At-Home Spa Treatments

Let's face it: Being a mom is one of the hardest jobs out there. And, thanks to things like college funds, family vacations and, you know, feeding a family, most of us lack the cash -- and time -- for a beauty salon treatment, a spa massage or facial. That's why we asked spa owners, beauty authors and brands for relaxing, DIY at-home recipes to help mom unwind on Mother's Day. All of these are quick, easy and you can make them with stuff that's already in your kitchen.   See recipes

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Skin care is one of the most important components of natural beauty, no matter what your age, skin tone, or skin type. At Total Beauty, we aim to provide you with all the resources you need to take good care of your skin. We understand how important your skin is - not just for you to look good, but for your overall health as well.



Here you'll find a veritable well of information that will help you tackle and solve all your skin care issues, from acne problems to dry skin. In addition to our skin care guides, tips, and advice, we offer you a plethora of information regarding the products you can use for your skin type. You'll be able to find and research products that will suit your skin and complexion with the help of our expert reviews and advice, as well as reviews from users, like you. If you are someone who prefers natural skin care, we even have something for you: Our Natural Homemade Beauty Care Tips.

Whatever your style, Total Beauty will help you find a solution or product that's perfect. Explore our guides and how-to articles to learn how to keep your skin glowing and radiant. At Total Beauty, we can help you show your inner beauty.

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