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Comedogenic + Irritancy Ratings - What you need to know

*SkinSort displays comedogenic and irritancy ratings for certain ingredients. This post is here to explain what those ratings m...

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Updated 8 days ago

Is tanning good for you?

Just a hundred years ago, women were applying lead and arsenic-based products to lighten skin. Even famous historical figures, ...

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Updated 22 days ago

What is reef-safe sunscreen?

Many of us look forward to a tropical vacation. Destinations such as Hawaii, Aruba, and Australia look incredibly dreamy. As yo...

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Updated 26 days ago

Everything Sunscreen pt. 3: UV-A, PA++, and UVAPF

Sunscreen is the ultimate last step for skincare lovers. Skincare aficionados know the sun is a huge factor in aging. Though ag...

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Updated 30 days ago

The science of Lips

Why do we have lips? Scientists and historians believe lips were first evolved to help us eat. Later on, our lip became usef...

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Updated 3 months ago

Everything you need to know about Retinol in skincare

Retinol is one of the most famous skincare ingredient these days. It rose to fame for its science-backed anti-aging benefits. ...

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Updated 3 months ago

Skin Barrier + Acid Mantle

Everyone, and we mean everyone, has a skin barrier. Skin-experts know a healthy skin barrier results in glowy skin. Not onl...

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Updated 5 months ago

Beauty Organizations that give back

For many of us, beauty is a hobby and activity we do on a daily basis. This isn't the case for everyone. Hygiene, skincare, hai...

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Updated 5 months ago

Everything Sunscreen pt 2: SPF, PA, Labels

We cannot say this enough: please protect your skin from the sun! Not only does sun damage lead to skin cancer, it also account...

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Updated 5 months ago

EU Allergens List (2023)

The EU allergens list is comprised of 82 ingredients known to cause skin sensitivity and contact allergy. Prior to 2023, the li...

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Updated 5 months ago

AHAs Explained

Have you noticed everyone using AHAs in their skincare routines? AHAs have been touted as some of the best anti-aging and skin ...

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Updated 6 months ago

Stress on the Skin

Have you ever felt your skin looked more dull during stressful times? That's because our skin is a reflection of what's going o...

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Updated 7 months ago

Oils in Skincare

You may be wondering why oils are becoming more popular in skincare. In the skincare world, oils are not what you think they ar...

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Updated 10 months ago

All About Fragrance

Fragrance is one of those terms that either evokes joy or fear. Both reactions are justifiable depending on your skin type and ...

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Updated 10 months ago

Tracking Skincare Products

What kind of skincare tracker are you? Are you a pen + journal tracker or a spreadsheet tracker? This can get out of hand as yo...

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Updated 10 months ago

Alcohol in Skincare

We all love a good glass of wine or a pint of beer now and then. And we also love our skincare. Wine + skincare night, anybody?...

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Updated 10 months ago

Travel Skincare Tips and Tricks

I once saw a woman doing her skincare routine mid-flight, including exfoliators and masks. No wonder she was glowing when she s...

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Updated 10 months ago

Everything Sunscreen pt 1: Ingredients

In the skincare community, sunscreen is non-negotiable. And there's a good reason for this! 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnos...

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Updated 10 months ago

How To Compare Two Skincare Products

Comparing skincare products can feel overwhelming. There are so many things to keep track of: ingredients, price, the benefits,...

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Updated 10 months ago

Cosmetic INCI Names Explained

“What in the world is this ingredient?” Have you ever looked at an ingredients list and had instant flashbacks to chemistry ...

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Updated 10 months ago

How to Track Skincare Routines

Hardcore skincare lovers know the pain of having many skincare routines. If you’re like us, your skincare routines are like nig...

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Updated 10 months ago

Routine for Moms

Being a mom is busy! One of my best friends recently had a baby and I'm exhausted just being the cool aunt. My friend finds kee...

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Updated 10 months ago

Tracking Skincare Ingredients

Not all skincare ingredients are equal. If you’re an avid skincare fan, you might know this already. Maybe you recently dis...

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Updated 10 months ago

What is Bakuchiol?

You might have heard bakuchiol called the "retinol-alternative". Retinoids are the gold standard for anti-aging with science t...

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Updated 10 months ago

Vitamin C in Skincare

One of the most popular skincare ingredients out there is Vitamin C. You may be used to eating Vitamin C. Think lemons, orange...

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Updated 10 months ago

Popular Korean Skincare Ingredients

Korean beauty is all the rage and here to stay. Everyone is using (and loving) skincare from South Korea. K-beauty is deeply r...

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Updated 10 months ago

Skincare Ingredients Lists 101: Everything you need to know

Navigating the world of skincare can feel like finding your way through a maze. On a global scale, the world of beauty is rela...

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Updated 10 months ago

Cosmetic Labels: Everything you need to know

Many products have claims such as “vegan”, “natural”, and “cruelty-free”. What do these labels mean? Here everything you...

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Updated 10 months ago

Tracking Hair Products

Hair care can be just as tricky, if not more tricky, than skincare. Just like your skin, your hair can have types and be affec...

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Updated 10 months ago

BHAs Explained

Almost every clear skincare routine incorporates BHAs. It's arguably one of the most famous ingredients in the skincare world. ...

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Updated 10 months ago