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3 wellness must-haves that won’t cost you a dime

Yoga teacher Abiola Akanni gives you essential wellness tips that you can do now

Feb 23 • 2 min read

Collagen Peptides: Uses and Benefits for Skin

What the research says about collagen's skin benefits

Jan 29 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: Is isotretinoin safe to use?

What you should know about this acne medication, including the potential side effects.

Dec 4, 2020 • 5 min read

Which Curology products are right for you?

It’s never been easier to build your own custom skincare subscription routine.

Nov 26, 2020 • 2 min read

Do you have skin allergies or just sensitive skin?

Hypoallergenic skincare, explained.

Nov 20, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: Should I be dry brushing my skin?

How (and why) to dry brush, according to science.

Nov 12, 2020 • 5 min read

Ask Curology: Is salicylic acid actually bad for your skin?

Is it safe to use salicylic acid every day? Here’s what we know.

Sep 24, 2020 • 4 min read

Why regular skin checks are a good idea

It’s never too late to start getting skin screenings

Sep 18, 2020 • 6 min read

A Curology medical provider’s skincare routine

We’re trained to give you dermatology advice — but what do we put on our own faces?

Sep 11, 2020 • 4 min read

Skincare while wearing a mask

How to manage breakouts and irritation in a time of social distancing

Aug 24, 2020 • 4 min read

Skincare while wearing a mask

How to manage breakouts and irritation in a time of social distancing

Aug 24, 2020 • 4 min read

Anti-aging pillows and other bedtime stories

Can pillows and sheets turn back time? Here’s what we know.

Aug 4, 2020 • 3 min read

Gua sha facials: fact vs. fiction

Does this face sculpting technique really work?

Jul 3, 2020 • 4 min read

Skincare through the decades

What to expect from your skin over time

Jun 25, 2020 • 6 min read

Ask Curology: How to get rid of chest acne

The causes of chest acne and treatment options

Mar 20, 2020 • 5 min read

Ask Curology: Why is my skin red and itchy?

Red, itchy skin can happen with prescription skincare — here’s what you can do

Feb 26, 2020 • 3 min read

The Whole30 diet for clear skin

Can avoiding “bad” foods really help acne?

Dec 27, 2019 • 2 min read

Ask Curology: Is my cold breaking me out?

The real reason you get acne flares when you’re sick.

Dec 23, 2019 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: What is my dry skin trying to tell me?

What your skin can reveal about your health

Aug 29, 2019 • 4 min read

Best moisturizers for acne-prone skin

Finding a good moisturizer for acne beyond “non-comedogenic”

Jun 27, 2019 • 7 min read

What do these trendy anti-aging ingredients actually do for skin?

Plus, the best anti-aging wrinkle treatments you can’t get in stores

Jun 24, 2019 • 14 min read

Ask Curology: I popped a pimple! Now what?!

How to heal a popped pimple and prevent acne scars

May 14, 2019 • 5 min read

How to treat eczema

Derm-approved advice on how to deal with itchy, irritated skin

Apr 30, 2019 • 4 min read

You and your skin: the journey of a lifetime

How to take care of your skin at every life stage

Apr 24, 2019 • 5 min read

Alcohol and acne: can drinking cause breakouts?

The negative effects of alcohol on skin (drink responsibly!)

Apr 20, 2019 • 3 min read

Age-defying skincare: the best products for wrinkles

What ingredients to look for in wrinkle creams and other “anti-aging” products

Apr 10, 2019 • 5 min read

The gap in access: how this startup is providing dermatology to everyone (well, almost)

As Curology turns 5, we reflect on why we’re here: for you.

Mar 30, 2019 • 5 min read

Hormonal acne and your period

Why period acne happens, and how to get rid of it

Mar 13, 2019 • 6 min read

8 “anti-aging” skincare myths, debunked

Rethinkles your wrinkles

Feb 21, 2019 • 8 min read

Acne Face Map: Here's Why You're Breaking Out

Forehead acne, acne on cheeks, neck acne, oh my! Find out what's causing breakouts in the same spot.

Jan 10, 2019 • 5 min read

Skincare routine detox: 6 products to stop using in 2019

How to simplify your routine and refresh your skin in the new year

Jan 7, 2019 • 5 min read

Types of acne: blackheads, whiteheads, and beyond

Our guide to acne vulgaris

Dec 18, 2018 • 4 min read

Giving thanks to the Curology community

A Thanksgiving note from Curology founder Dr. David Lortscher

Nov 22, 2018 • 2 min read

What Causes Acne: Food Edition

Foods that cause acne

May 11, 2017 • 1 min read
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