Skincare: exposed

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Sep 01, 2019 · 2 min read

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1. The pink tax: exposed

Thinking pink might cost you as much as 42% than unisex alternatives, according to the NYC Department of Consumer Affair’s 2015 study. But does gendered marketing cost you more if you’re a woman? We analyzed the effects of the pink tax in the skincare industry to find out.

2. Guess who: Buzzfeed picks

Curology was recently chosen as one of Buzzfeed’s top subscription boxes to make your life easier. The reason? “With the help of a dermatologist, [Curology] helps tackle whatever skin issues you have so you don’t have to play a guessing game at the drugstore.” Thanks to Abby Kass for the shoutout!

3. Skincare for men: a guide

Everyone’s skin has unique needs, but when it comes to skincare products for men, the personal care industry is seriously lacking. So what’s a dude to do? Check out our guide on men’s skincare for info on how to navigate your (sk)individual routine.

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4. History of skincare: Ancient Greece

The Ancient Greeks were innovators of mathematics, philosophy, and slathering up in olive oil. But what makes them so freaky-fascinating is how history and mythology collide in what we know about them. So this week on the blog, we looked at the skincare rituals of Ancient Greece and got in touch with our inner Aphrodite.

5. Ask a derm: what’s up with my dry skin?

Dry skin can be a tricky (fr)enemy. If you’re suffering from overly dry skin, we feel you — figuring out the causes of dry skin can be just as tricky as finding a solution! That’s why, this week, we’ve been #Blessed with the advice of Curology’s in-house dermatology providers, who laid down the knowledge in our latest skincare advice column.

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