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Contrary to every 90’s beauty magazine you’ve ever read, the most common shower mistakes have nothing to do with how you smell or the length of your body hair. Those things aren’t mistakes — they’re choices, and they’re yours to make. The actual mistakes are things that have the potential to impact your safety.
Okay, so you’ve got your daily skincare routine down: cleanser, toner, serum, moisturizer. But, have you ever stopped to think that how you apply these products is just as important as the products themselves? There is, actually, a right way to apply skincare products to get the most out of them. Follow these guidelines for glowing, healthy skin.
“Line-free lips are a sign of youth, beauty and sexuality,” says Marina Peredo, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and an associate clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. “When lips age, they get thinner and develop wrinkles, which, in some cases can become very visible,” she says. Because people tend to focus on someone’s mouth as he or she talks, the lines on and around lips tend to age us the most.
Matcha—the premium green tea powder from Japan used for drinks or as an ingredient in food—has made its way beyond smoothies, Starbucks lattes, and our social media feeds. In 2017, you’ll find it in everything from healthy chia pudding and froyo to (less healthy) cakes and ice creams.
Those pesky, painful, and unpleasant pimples that seem to pop up at the worst times imaginable—right before a long-awaited vacation or just before your sister’s wedding for all your family to see—are downright difficult to deal with. Weren’t you supposed to shake off acne in your teen years? Sadly, not—especially if you’re battling bouts of hormonal acne, which most commonly appears in adult women ages 20 to 40.
What your skin needs in your 20s isn’t the same as in your 50s. We talked to experts to find out the most important skin needs during each decades and the best regimen to address them so you can have your best complexion at any age.