Skin Blog Posts

We’re here to tell you what we know, but don’t take it as medical advice. Talk to your medical provider about your specific health concerns.

Ingredient Spotlight: Squalane

What squalane does for skin (and why it’s better than similarly spelled squalene)

Feb 19 • 3 min read

5 stress-free tips for Zoom face

Simple ways to get webcam-ready makeup

Feb 1 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

Deep-set or brand new, here’s what to do for fading dark marks.

Jan 25 • 4 min read

CBD + Your Skin

What you need to know about topical cannabidiol

Jan 19 • 3 min read

Probiotics, acne, and you.

Gut health and your skin, explained.

Jan 14 • 5 min read

Curology Lists: Bodycare Essentials

Our round-up of the best body scrubs, moisturizers, and more.

Jan 13 • 4 min read

Double cleansing by skin type

Cleansing oils for oily, sensitive, and dry skin

Nov 4, 2020 • 3 min read

Facial hair removal for sensitive skin

Waxing, threading, sugaring, or shaving? Here’s what to do.

Aug 18, 2020 • 3 min read

5 common face washing mistakes

Is your soap a big nope? Here’s how to tell.

Jul 24, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Why do I have dry, flaky skin on my nose?

The real cause of your scaly schnozz — and what to do about it.

Jun 23, 2020 • 4 min read

Does drinking water benefit skin?

How skin hydration actually works.

May 20, 2020 • 3 min read

Is coffee good or bad for your skin?

Caffeine in skincare, explained.

May 15, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: what causes oily skin

Tip for oily skin from a Curology medical provider

May 11, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: How do I take care of my combination skin?

What to do when just “dry” or “oily” doesn’t fit the bill

Apr 27, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: Does popping a pimple spread infection?

What really happens when a pimple gets popped

Apr 16, 2020 • 4 min read

What tanning beds actually do to your skin

Sorry, Charlie — tanning isn’t safe, even at the salon

Apr 6, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: How to prevent and treat whiteheads

Spoiler alert: don’t pop!

Apr 3, 2020 • 4 min read

Fungal acne: facts vs. fiction

This itchy situation isn’t fun, guys — it might be fungi

Mar 2, 2020 • 3 min read

Is this ingredient the best blackhead remover?

What causes blackheads and how to get rid of them

Feb 14, 2020 • 3 min read

Moisturizer ingredients 101: humectants, occlusives, and emollients — oh my!

Just what is an emollient cream, anyway?

Feb 4, 2020 • 2 min read

Acne on cheeks and what to do about it

5 tips to get rid of cheek acne

Jan 31, 2020 • 3 min read

How to shrink a cystic pimple

The best home remedies to get rid of that underground zit

Jan 27, 2020 • 3 min read

Large pores and how to shrink them

How to get rid of enlarged pores, according to dermatologists

Jan 14, 2020 • 4 min read

Skin purging vs. breaking out

New year, same skin goals? Read this.

Jan 6, 2020 • 3 min read

The best foundation for aging skin

Foundations for women over 50 with sensitive skin

Dec 30, 2019 • 4 min read

No-breakout makeup: setting spray

The best makeup setting sprays for sensitive skin

Dec 9, 2019 • 5 min read

Ask Curology: 5 ways to brighten dull skin

How to make your skin glow, according to science

Nov 4, 2019 • 5 min read

3 steps to your easiest winter skincare routine yet

How to prevent cold-weather skin damage with simplicity

Oct 22, 2019 • 3 min read

No more winter skin woes

At last, the best face moisturizer for dry skin in winter.

Oct 20, 2019 • 3 min read

At last⁠ — the best moisturizer for dry, sensitive skin

How this rich moisturizer for extremely dry skin takes hydration to the max

Oct 19, 2019 • 3 min read

Is your daily moisturizer the best anti-aging cream?

How treating dry skin can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles

Oct 18, 2019 • 3 min read

6 hydrating ingredients that strike it rich

What dermatologists say is best for dry skin

Oct 16, 2019 • 2 min read

Meet the Curology rich moisturizer

From dry skin to wrinkles, our new rich moisturizer deeply hydrates

Oct 15, 2019 • 4 min read

Beard care vs. skincare for men

The best shaving creams and aftershaves for your face and neck

Sep 19, 2019 • 4 min read

Oil cleansing for acne-prone skin

Take your skin on a hydration vacation

Sep 17, 2019 • 5 min read

Is the pregnancy glow real?

Pregnancy skincare tips & why you’re glowing when you’re expecting

Sep 13, 2019 • 6 min read

Face wash for dry, acne-prone skin

How to find the best acne cleanser for your skin type

Sep 6, 2019 • 5 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

Curology finds: sunblock under $20

The best sunscreens at the drugstore

Aug 14, 2019 • 3 min read

Blackhead removal: facts vs. fiction

Pore strips, face masks, and vacuums — oh my!

Aug 12, 2019 • 4 min read

We have 107 years of dermatology experience

…and counting

Aug 10, 2019 • 3 min read

No-breakout makeup: tinted moisturizers

How to nail your summer’s no-makeup makeup.

Jul 11, 2019 • 6 min read

Introducing the weekly round-up

Because this summer, we’re living our best lives

Jul 7, 2019 • 2 min read

How to treat eczema

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

Apr 30, 2019 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: why is my skin getting worse???

Purging: when your skin gets worse before it gets better

Apr 17, 2019 • 5 min read

Sugar and acne: how diet affects your skin

The bittersweet truth about sugar, plus diet tips for healthy skin

Feb 2, 2019 • 5 min read

Winter skin care tips: how to get rid of dry skin, and more

Winter acne and other ways your skin changes with the seasons

Dec 21, 2018 • 4 min read

Routine refresh: the moisturizer by Curology

Give your skin a hydration vacation

Oct 24, 2018 • 3 min read

Why Curology exists — and what’s next

Get to know Curology founder Dr. David Lortscher, dermatologist-turned-entrepreneur

Sep 10, 2018 • 4 min read

Acne, Depression, and Body Dysmorphia

Real talk in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month

May 17, 2018 • 7 min read
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