Skincare 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.

Skin refresh: How to transition your skin into spring

Skincare routine tips for dry, oily, and combination skin in late winter and early spring

Apr 22 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: How long does it take to see results?

The truth about how long it takes for acne to go away

Mar 31 • 5 min read

Ingredient spotlight: Tretinoin

Do not fear the tret purge! Here’s all you need to know about using tretinoin.

Mar 24 • 3 min read

Beard Oil 101

Take your facial hair from patchy to plush with this beard care product

Mar 18 • 3 min read

The best of caffeine in skincare

Top picks for skin products to perk your face up, just in time for Daylight Savings.

Mar 13 • 4 min read

My Curology journey: an inside look

What it’s like to work for us while being on your own skincare journey

Mar 9 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Your skin’s moisture barrier

The facts about fixing your damaged skin barrier

Mar 3 • 4 min read

The two finger rule for sunscreen

This sun protection hack is simple — but does it work?

Feb 26 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Do I have perioral dermatitis?

What to do if you have a flaky, peely rash on your face.

Feb 24 • 3 min read

Ingredient Spotlight: Squalane

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

Feb 19 • 3 min read

JLo Beauty has that glow… but is it worth it?

I reviewed the ingredients of Jennifer Lopez’s new skincare line so you don’t have to.

Feb 16 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: Skin Vitamins, A-Z

The science behind skincare you can swallow.

Feb 9 • 5 min read

5 stress-free tips for Zoom face

Simple ways to get webcam-ready makeup

Feb 1 • 4 min read

Collagen peptides: are they worth it?

What the research says about this supplement’s skin benefits

Jan 29 • 4 min read

Ice Rolling + Your Face

What you need to know about this cool facial fad

Jan 27 • 3 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

Ask Curology: My breakouts stopped. What’s next?

What to keep doing for your skin once your acne clears up.

Jan 11 • 3 min read

Does biotin cause breakouts?

Why your acne might not benefit from this B vitamin.

Jan 7 • 3 min read

Is Humanrace the future of skincare?

Pharrell Williams’ new brand values sustainability.

Jan 5 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Is it folliculitis?

What causes these tiny bumps, and how can you treat them?

Dec 21, 2020 • 4 min read

The top 7 face serums of 2020

Serums with vitamin C and other antioxidants to help nourish your skin.

Dec 17, 2020 • 4 min read

6 tips to help puffy eye bags

Simple fixes to help improve your under-eye texture

Dec 9, 2020 • 4 min read

Hydrating face masks under $30

The best way to keep dry winter skin off your face (without breaking the bank)

Dec 1, 2020 • 3 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

Body butter 101

The difference between regular lotion and this extra-creamy body moisturizer

Nov 24, 2020 • 3 min read

Do you have skin allergies or just sensitive skin?

Hypoallergenic skincare, explained.

Nov 20, 2020 • 4 min read

No-breakout makeup: Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Weightless Foundation

We reviewed the ingredients of Selena Gomez’s foundation so you don’t have to

Nov 16, 2020 • 3 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

Ingredient spotlight: Glycerin

Does this hydrator live up to the hype? Here’s what we know.

Nov 9, 2020 • 4 min read

Hand serums: want or need?

If nothing else, these products may help soothe dry hands.

Nov 6, 2020 • 3 min read

Double cleansing by skin type

Cleansing oils for oily, sensitive, and dry skin

Nov 4, 2020 • 3 min read

Is royal jelly good for skin?

The benefits of this ingredient are the bee’s knees.

Nov 2, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: How to get rid of butt acne

Is a butt bump a pimple? The answer, according to science.

Oct 28, 2020 • 4 min read

Are natural ingredients the best?

The truth about natural skincare products.

Oct 22, 2020 • 5 min read

Ask Curology: What does glycolic acid do?

Should you exfoliate with this alpha hydroxy acid?

Oct 20, 2020 • 4 min read

Pomade acne? Here’s what to do.

A quick guide to non-comedogenic hair products.

Oct 16, 2020 • 5 min read

Skincare in your 40’s (and beyond): Tips from Curology providers

Decoding anti-aging skincare, from wrinkle creams to serums and more.

Oct 12, 2020 • 5 min read

Foundation matching: how to find your undertone

Your skin has a secondary tone and it’s the key to finding your foundation shade

Oct 6, 2020 • 6 min read

Why you should add a body lotion with SPF to your skincare routine

Plus the top 5 moisturizing body sunscreens to protect and hydrate your skin

Oct 2, 2020 • 3 min read

Behind the ingredient: hydroquinone

Kick dark spots to the curb with this powerhouse ingredient.

Sep 28, 2020 • 3 min read

The #60SecondRule: do’s and don’ts

When washing your face for a full minute is doing too much

Sep 26, 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

LED light therapy: fact vs. fiction

The real skin benefits of red and blue light therapy

Sep 16, 2020 • 5 min read

Ask Curology: Is sleeping with makeup on really that bad?

How important is makeup remover in your PM routine?

Sep 14, 2020 • 3 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

Almost everyone has cellulite, and that’s okay.

Why it’s totally normal and why you can’t just scrub it off.

Sep 4, 2020 • 4 min read

How to use rosehip oil in skincare

Does this facial oil help acne? Here are the facts.

Sep 2, 2020 • 4 min read

Do you need eye cream?

Skincare for your eyes, from creases to dark circles.

Aug 28, 2020 • 4 min read

20 products our providers love

Skincare product reviews from Curology’s very own team of expert dermatology providers.

Aug 26, 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

Facial hair removal for sensitive skin

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

Aug 18, 2020 • 3 min read

The real skin benefits of turmeric

Is this ingredient a cure for acne? Here’s what we know.

Aug 10, 2020 • 3 min read

3 reasons your cosmetics are pilling

Why your makeup or skincare balls up like an old sweater

Aug 6, 2020 • 5 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

10 things to do while wearing a spot patch

Nothing can stop you — not even a sudden spot.

Jul 31, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Can a spot patch get rid of pimples overnight?

The science of hydrocolloid bandages, explained.

Jul 30, 2020 • 4 min read

Meet Curology’s emergency spot patch

Get to know our dermatologist-designed hydrocolloid bandages — your new favorite backup plan.

Jul 27, 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

6 tips for acne-prone athletes

Breakouts after workouts? Don’t sweat it.

Jul 20, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: What’s the difference between body and face acne?

How to treat acne, from head to toe

Jul 16, 2020 • 5 min read

Meet Curology’s new acne body wash

Our salicylic acid body wash for acne is coming to a shower near you.

Jul 14, 2020 • 4 min read

The best setting sprays under $15

Drugstore makeup that won’t break you out

Jul 10, 2020 • 3 min read

Skincare at home: chemical peels

Get your glycolic acid on without getting off the couch

Jul 7, 2020 • 3 min read

Gua sha facials: fact vs. fiction

Does this face sculpting technique really work?

Jul 3, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: Can eating the right food make you look younger?

The truth about anti-aging food

Jun 30, 2020 • 5 min read

The best body lotions

The top 9 full-body moisturizers for dry skin

Jun 26, 2020 • 3 min read

Skincare through the decades

What to expect from your skin over time

Jun 25, 2020 • 6 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

The best mineral sunscreens

The top 10 sunblocks with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide

Jun 18, 2020 • 4 min read

How does sunscreen really work?

7 FAQs about SPF, and why sunscreen should be your BFF

Jun 16, 2020 • 5 min read

Skincare for swimmers

No-breakout tips for before and after swimming

Jun 12, 2020 • 4 min read

The best moisturizers for oily skin

Mattifying facial lotions to help control oil

Jun 8, 2020 • 2 min read

Ask Curology: Can I get rid of dark under-eye circles?

Tips for dark circles, under-eye bags, and brightening things up.

Jun 4, 2020 • 3 min read

What’s your sun safety score?

10 tips to help protect your skin from UV rays

Jun 2, 2020 • 3 min read

Summer skincare refresh

Plus, essential products to update your routine for heat and humidity

May 29, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: Should I use a skincare fridge?

Genius skincare storage idea, or waste of space?

May 27, 2020 • 4 min read

The best face wash for men

Acne-safe facial cleansers for all skin types

May 22, 2020 • 4 min read

Does drinking water benefit skin?

How skin hydration actually works.

May 20, 2020 • 3 min read

Micellar water 101

What it does and how to use it

May 18, 2020 • 3 min read

Is coffee good or bad for your skin?

Caffeine in skincare, explained.

May 15, 2020 • 3 min read

The best vitamin C serums

Acne-prone? These 8 face serums won’t break you out.

May 13, 2020 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: what causes oily skin

Tip for oily skin from a Curology medical provider

May 11, 2020 • 4 min read

Non-comedogenic oils: facts vs. fiction

Which facial oils are good for acne-prone skin?

May 5, 2020 • 4 min read

DIY face masks to do at home

Make your own skincare with stuff in your pantry

May 1, 2020 • 5 min read

Skincare at home

Easy self-care, no pants required

Apr 30, 2020 • 3 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

Does makeup cause acne?

What to do about makeup breakouts.

Apr 24, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: Does popping a pimple spread infection?

What really happens when a pimple gets popped

Apr 16, 2020 • 4 min read

3 skincare routines for minimalists

Simple skin regimens for less than 10 minutes

Apr 13, 2020 • 4 min read

The best tinted moisturizers under $15

Drugstore makeup that won’t break you out

Apr 10, 2020 • 3 min read

How to get the most mileage out of your skincare routine

When (and why) you can use the same skincare ingredients for different skin woes

Apr 8, 2020 • 3 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

Wrinkles and other signs you’re doing it right

Tips for your most radiant smile lines

Mar 31, 2020 • 3 min read

What to expect with tranexamic acid

Is this ingredient right for your hyperpigmentation cream?

Mar 30, 2020 • 2 min read

No-breakout makeup: liquid highlighter

The best liquid highlighter drops from the drugstore to Sephora

Mar 26, 2020 • 4 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

Acne around your mouth? Here’s what to do.

How to treat the pimples on and around your lips.

Mar 16, 2020 • 3 min read

How to get rid of the bumps on your arms

What to do if you have keratosis pilaris, a.k.a. chicken skin

Mar 12, 2020 • 3 min read

How to take your Curology selfies like a pro

No facetune required

Mar 10, 2020 • 2 min read

Ask Curology: How to get rid of dark spots

Treating melasma, hyperpigmentation, and sun spots

Mar 6, 2020 • 4 min read

The best Korean CC creams

A non-comedogenic CC cream for every skin type

Mar 4, 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

The 7 best face masks of luxury skincare

Whether you prefer sheet, charcoal, or mud — these high-end facial masks won’t break you out.

Feb 28, 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

What kind of skincare aficionado are you?

Our new quiz goes Myers-Briggs on your face

Feb 24, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: How do I get rid of hormonal acne?

The causes of acne on your jawline, neck, and chin

Feb 19, 2020 • 4 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

Hyaluronic acid: facts vs. fiction

Plus the best hyaluronic acid serums and creams

Feb 10, 2020 • 4 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

The best Korean BB creams

A non-comedogenic BB cream for every skin type

Jan 28, 2020 • 4 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

5 DIY skincare trends: facts vs. fiction

Celery juice for acne and other wellness trends, myth-busted

Jan 22, 2020 • 3 min read

Ask Curology: how do I get rid of acne scars?

Boxcar, ice pick, and rolling scars — can they be healed?

Jan 20, 2020 • 3 min read

10 face serums under $30

The best face serums for hyperpigmentation, acne, oily skin, and more

Jan 17, 2020 • 5 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

Minimalist skincare: the truth

The essential steps of face care routines and how to order them

Jan 10, 2020 • 2 min read

Ask Curology: waxing on tretinoin — is it safe?

How to avoid rashes and other side effects

Jan 8, 2020 • 3 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

The Whole30 diet for clear skin

Can avoiding “bad” foods really help acne?

Dec 27, 2019 • 2 min read

The elimination diet for acne

How to avoid food that causes pimples

Dec 20, 2019 • 3 min read

The best clay face masks under $15

Before you buy bulk clay, read this.

Dec 17, 2019 • 4 min read

Bakuchiol serum: facts vs. fiction

Does this natural retinol alternative really work?

Dec 11, 2019 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: tretinoin vs. retinol

What’s the difference between these retinoids?

Dec 10, 2019 • 4 min read

Winter skin therapy: chapped lips

The reason your lips are so dry and how to treat it

Dec 2, 2019 • 3 min read

Give the gift of Curology

’Tis the season for custom skincare, made just for you

Nov 27, 2019 • 2 min read

Winter skin therapy: dry hands

The best hand creams for soothing cracked, chapped skin

Nov 25, 2019 • 5 min read

No-breakout makeup: drugstore foundation

The best affordable foundations of 2019

Nov 20, 2019 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: do charcoal masks work?

The real benefits of charcoal, according to medicine.

Nov 15, 2019 • 3 min read

Holiday skincare gift guide: for him 🎁

Grooming gifts he’ll actually use

Nov 11, 2019 • 6 min read

Holiday skincare gift guide: for her 🎁

Gift ideas to get her glowing

Nov 8, 2019 • 7 min read

Beta hydroxy acid vs. alpha hydroxy acid

What’s the difference between BHAs and AHAs? Here’s the scoop.

Nov 6, 2019 • 4 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

Arsenic and dead face ☠️

Skincare horror stories from beyond the grave

Oct 31, 2019 • 5 min read

5 ways to reduce a pimple overnight

Trying to get rid of pimples fast? Read this first.

Oct 28, 2019 • 5 min read

What makes skincare gender neutral?

When hormonal acne is about more than male vs. female

Oct 25, 2019 • 5 min read

What’s the deal with Curology?

Does Curology work? Our skincare science, explained.

Oct 23, 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

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

How to choose a simple moisturizer

Figuring out the best face moisturizer for you

Oct 17, 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

5 tips to heal dry, flaky skin

Remedies for scaly skin on your feet to dry skin on your face

Oct 14, 2019 • 4 min read

3 age-defying serums for fine lines and wrinkles

On the quest for the best anti-aging serum that actually works

Oct 7, 2019 • 4 min read

Dermaplaning, oil cleansing, and eye creams

A round-up of our favorite blog posts from September

Sep 29, 2019 • 2 min read

9 anti-aging eye creams under $20

Curology finds: the best drugstore eye creams

Sep 25, 2019 • 7 min read

5 tips on breaking a sweat, pimple-free

How to get that no-breakout workout

Sep 23, 2019 • 4 min read

Dermaplaning at home: fact vs. fiction

How to dermaplane with no regrets

Sep 20, 2019 • 5 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

Back to Skin Season

Our recommended reading for your #SkincareJourney

Sep 16, 2019 • 2 min read

Face wash for oily, acne-prone skin

How to find the best acne cleanser for your skin type

Sep 14, 2019 • 3 min read

Is the pregnancy glow real?

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

Sep 13, 2019 • 6 min read

No-breakout makeup removers

How to remove makeup for sensitive, acne-prone skin

Sep 10, 2019 • 4 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

Transitioning your skin to autumn

Tips for your fall skincare routine

Sep 4, 2019 • 4 min read

Forehead acne: what’s up with that?

The causes of pimples on the forehead

Sep 3, 2019 • 3 min read

Skincare: exposed

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Sep 1, 2019 • 2 min read

The history of skincare in Ancient Greece

Aphrodite, eat your heart out.

Aug 30, 2019 • 3 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

Cracking the pink tax

The real costs of skincare for men vs. women

Aug 26, 2019 • 4 min read

No-breakout squad up

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Aug 25, 2019 • 2 min read

No-breakout makeup tutorial

How to cover up acne without making it worse

Aug 23, 2019 • 4 min read

Curology finds: primers under $20

The best drugstore makeup primer = the most bang for your buck

Aug 22, 2019 • 4 min read

No-breakout makeup: face primers

A review of the best makeup primers for sensitive skin, all skin types included

Aug 20, 2019 • 4 min read

Stress acne: the college years

How to manage back to school acne with self-care

Aug 20, 2019 • 4 min read

Ask Curology: is my acne face wash making me break out?

Some anti-acne products may make it worse, but don’t worry: it gets better.

Aug 19, 2019 • 4 min read

Moisturizing, marketing, and myth-busting

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Aug 18, 2019 • 2 min read

Natural skincare: fact vs. fiction

The truth about organic, clean, natural beauty

Aug 16, 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

Does your skincare strike it rich?

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Aug 11, 2019 • 3 min read

We have 107 years of dermatology experience

…and counting

Aug 10, 2019 • 3 min read

Rich moisturizers: luxury or need?

Strike it rich with your skincare routine

Aug 9, 2019 • 5 min read

Ask Curology: why is my face red?

An expert explains how to reduce redness in skin

Aug 8, 2019 • 10 min read

College essentials: skincare edition

Build a routine — and stick to it! — with Curology

Aug 7, 2019 • 5 min read

Time-traveling masks and TBT’s

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Aug 4, 2019 • 2 min read

10 quick travel skin tips

A no breakout how-to for summer wanderlust

Aug 2, 2019 • 6 min read

“Anti-aging” face masks: fact vs. fiction

Is a face mask really a “cure” for wrinkles?

Jul 31, 2019 • 8 min read

Diversity, dogs, and age-defying

Our weekly round-up of skincare news

Jul 28, 2019 • 2 min read

Why inclusivity in skincare matters

What body positivity means for brands

Jul 26, 2019 • 5 min read

5 age-defying tips for every age

How to prevent fine lines and wrinkles

Jul 24, 2019 • 4 min read

No-breakout makeup: sunless tanning

How to get a beachy glow — no UV damage necessary

Jul 22, 2019 • 7 min read

Bunnies, hypebaes, and beauty hacks

Our weekly round-up of skincare news.

Jul 21, 2019 • 2 min read

3 ways to apply sunscreen over makeup

The answers to all your summer SPF FAQ’s

Jul 19, 2019 • 9 min read

The science behind our skincare quiz: why it works

It’s all about the right questions, and we’ve got answers

Jul 16, 2019 • 5 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

Is aloe good for sunburn?

How to use aloe in after-sun care.

Jul 6, 2019 • 5 min read

The best summer skincare is always simple

Whatever your skin woes, it’s no sweat with Curology

Jul 5, 2019 • 3 min read

Is my skin dry or dehydrated?

Let’s get to the facts on moisturizing skin.

Jul 2, 2019 • 7 min read

Best moisturizers for acne-prone skin in 2020

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

Does milk cause acne?

Going dairy-free for clear skin (and how to not hate your life)

May 7, 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

What does the #curologyjourney mean?

It’s more than just a hashtag — it’s your portal to a community of supportive (sk)individuals

Apr 25, 2019 • 3 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

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

Purging: when your skin gets worse before it gets better

Apr 17, 2019 • 5 min read

Ageism and anti-aging: think differently about wrinkle prevention

What is ageism and how does it affect the beauty industry?

Apr 11, 2019 • 6 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

Ask Curology: retinoids or retinol

Q: “I started using retinol and my face is peeling off??”

Apr 9, 2019 • 7 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

Men’s grooming 101: a guide to skincare for men

The best skincare products for men and how to use ‘em

Mar 28, 2019 • 6 min read

How to get rid of body acne

Bacne aka back acne, pimples on chest, and more

Mar 19, 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

Skincare trend-busting: Hanacure, probiotics for acne, CBD skincare, and more

The beauty trends that actually work (and some that don’t)

Mar 12, 2019 • 8 min read

Why custom skincare by real people is better (Curology providers aren’t bots!)

No bot understands your skin like a human being 🚫🤖🚫

Mar 1, 2019 • 6 min read

No-breakout makeup: concealers for every skin type

Non-comedogenic concealers are everyone’s best friend

Feb 26, 2019 • 5 min read

8 “anti-aging” skincare myths, debunked

Rethinkles your wrinkles

Feb 21, 2019 • 8 min read

Why Curology can’t be in every state

Telemedicine skincare, explained

Feb 16, 2019 • 3 min read

Skincare overload: pilling and other signs you’re overdoing it

How you know it’s time to lay off the products for a while

Feb 15, 2019 • 7 min read

This skincare box is better than a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day

The simple way to show your skin some love ❤️

Feb 14, 2019 • 2 min read

Curology is for you — really

What makes our custom skincare uniquely effective

Feb 13, 2019 • 3 min read

Acne positivity: reduce stress and breakouts at the same time

Changing your perspective on “bad” skin changes everything

Feb 8, 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

Skincare don’t: popping pimples

Why not to pop, and how to get rid of pimples instead

Feb 1, 2019 • 5 min read

Windburn in winter and how to deal with it

Cold weather skincare tips to avoid the winter itch

Jan 31, 2019 • 4 min read

Giveaway! Custom skincare, meet custom hair care with Function of Beauty

Enter to win the ultimate life-simplifying custom beauty kit

Jan 28, 2019 • 2 min read

Best lip balms for chapped lips in the winter months

Winter skin care: lip balms for everyone!

Jan 21, 2019 • 5 min read

Winter skincare: face oils that won’t clog pores

What oils are good for your skin, and what to avoid

Jan 15, 2019 • 8 min read

Face mapping: how to deal with acne like a true detective

Forehead acne, acne on cheeks, neck acne, oh my!

Jan 10, 2019 • 5 min read

How to recycle cosmetics & skincare product containers

How to recycle Curology bottles & other product containers ♻

Jan 9, 2019 • 4 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

Happy Holidays, with ❤ from Curology

Wishing you happy, healthy, glowing skin and a wonderful New Year

Dec 24, 2018 • 1 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

Types of acne: blackheads, whiteheads, and beyond

The ‘no such thing as TMI’ guide to acne vulgaris

Dec 18, 2018 • 4 min read

How to get rid of acne, and how to prevent it

5 simple skincare tips from the acne treatment experts

Dec 17, 2018 • 4 min read

Take a quick survey and win 💰

Answer a few questions and be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card!

Dec 17, 2018 • 1 min read

Does stress cause acne?

How stress affects your skin, and how we can help

Dec 15, 2018 • 4 min read

Why Curology is cruelty-free and vegan-friendly

No animals were harmed in the making of our products!

Dec 10, 2018 • 5 min read

How simplifying your skincare routine can benefit your skin

Simplicity can save time — and your skin

Dec 6, 2018 • 4 min read

Why self-gratitude should be a part of your self-care routine

Our #SelfGratitudeSeries gives thanks for what makes you unique

Nov 29, 2018 • 7 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?

Learn what makes those pesky pimples grow so you can nip them in the bud

Nov 15, 2018 • 7 min read

10 face sunscreens for every skin type

Because yes, you need to wear sunscreen year-round

Nov 6, 2018 • 7 min read

How to know if any makeup or skincare products might cause acne breakouts

The quick, easy way to avoid pore-clogging products

Nov 1, 2018 • 2 min read

Routine refresh: the moisturizer by Curology

Give your skin a hydration vacation

Oct 24, 2018 • 3 min read

Routine refresh: the cleanser by Curology

Everything you need to know about your new skincare routine

Oct 24, 2018 • 3 min read

Giveaway: win a set of limited-edition pins for you + 2 friends!

Enter to win on Instagram @curology

Oct 19, 2018 • 3 min read

The Curology Set LA Launch Party Report

Yes more parties in LA.

Oct 16, 2018 • 5 min read

Curology Reviews: AHAs vs. BHAs — Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid, and more

Everything you need to know about AHAs and BHAs in your skincare routine

Oct 9, 2018 • 6 min read

The Curology set: a cleanser and moisturizer to go with your superbottle

A full routine for your skin’s needs — and nothing extra

Oct 1, 2018 • 5 min read

Giveaway: win a skincare set (stuffed with swag!)

Enter to win and #treatyoskin 🎉

Sep 27, 2018 • 2 min read