We're so excited for you to meet all the best new skin care products of the year. Here, you'll find everything from an ultra-gentle drugstore cleanser to a natural, fast-absorbing face oil packed with vitamin C. Keep reading to meet the skin care winners of the 2020 TotalBeauty Awards!
In an overwhelming sea of new beauty launches, sometimes it just feels right to lean on the tried-and-true products out there. The toners that have delivered glorious-looking skin for the masses, the micellar waters that actually work, and the liquid eyeliners that won't betray your hard work...and when you find out you can add them all to your cart on Amazon, it only sweetens the pot. We've rounded up eight of our favorite cult-favorite beauty finds — so go ahead and load up your virtual cart.
Here at TotalBeauty, we appreciate a good hydrating toner — and this new formulation from cult favorite Korean beauty brand Cosrx fits that bill nicely. It's made with 72.6 percent propolis extract and 10 percent honey extract, and also includes moisturizing ingredients like hyaluronic acid and glycerin.
I'll be the first to tell you — I don't spend much time on TikTok. Since I work in digital media, the second I can get off my devices for the day, I do. So I don't spend much time on Instagram, let alone TikTok.
When it comes to learning about skin care, there's a sea of memes, influencer-sponsored posts, and questionable DIY YouTube videos to swim through to find what you need to know. Sometimes it can be overwhelming and confusing to wade through all this info just to find basic information.
Does your acne tend to crop up in clusters? It can be kind of alarming, especially if you're used to dealing with one pimple at a time. At any rate, we've got you covered: We spoke to board-certified dermatologist Dr. Dendy Engelman, MD to get the skinny on acne clusters (and how to treat them).
K-pop fans rejoice: Lisa of BLACKPINK (aka Lalisa Manobal) has nabbed a coveted spokesperson gig with M.A.C. She's the face of the brand's Frosted Fireworks Holiday Collection, which includes 11 limited-edition kits, as well as several similarly limited-edition products.
Sometimes it's the little things in life that make all the difference: A spoonful of creamy guac on your burrito, a handwritten card delivered to your mailbox, or a genuine compliment from a stranger... Adding a little bit of something extra to your skin care regimen can have the same effect — it's an opportunity to give yourself a few extra minutes of TLC, while also helping to improve the health of your skin. We've rounded up some of our favorite skin care gadgets below, and there's definitely something for everyone.
We're sure that everyone reading this has already been sucked into the trap that is Target. You know how it goes: You go in to pick up paper towels and a carton of eggs... and then somehow you end up with a whole new skin care routine. Which, to be fair, is kind of why we're obsessed in the first place: the Target beauty aisle is the ultimate mashup of well-loved drugstore brands, cool indie companies and even a few luxury options.
It's an all-too-familiar tale: you catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror... and you've got an angry red dot staring right back at you. Instead of essentially getting into a physical fight with the thing — which can make the problem even worse — it's better to apply an acne spot treatment that'll do all the hard work for you. And so that you're better equipped the next time a new zit pops up, we asked three dermatologists to share their favorite over-the-counter acne spot treatments.
It's been a tough year, and we all deserve a little extra R&R... right? There's truly nothing like putting on a face mask, grabbing a glass of wine, and hitting the tub — especially in the cooler, cozier fall months. And what's more fitting for fall than a pumpkin enzyme mask? Nada, that's right.
Having a good nourishing hand cream is basically as essential as having a makeup remover that actually takes everything off (ie; actually works). And having that prized hand cream on, er, hand for cold weather (and constant hand washing) is KEY.
Wearing a cloth face mask has become a regular part of our daily lives as we work to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But keeping your face covered for prolonged periods can lead to a pesky problem beauty experts have dubbed "maskne." Yep, acne caused by masks is a real issue — and it can be super frustrating to treat.
Chilly weather has its perks, but flaky, dry skin is definitely not one of them. Come fall and winter, humidity subsides, wind picks up, and indoor heating makes for a super dry environment. To help you stand strong in the face of ultra dry skin, we're showcasing 10 of the most nourishing, moisturizing ingredients you can incorporate into your skin care routine — and throwing in a product recommendation for each.
Chapped lips are definitely a Thing in the wintertime. This makes it a good idea to invest in a good lip scrub once the temperatures dip — because once you start to dial up that thermostat, you know your lips are going to get dry.
Let's be real: the million-plus strong r/SkincareAddiction subreddit is an absolute gold mine of skin care tips and advice. One Reddit-approved ingredient that's been grabbing our attention lately? Azelaic acid.