Retinoids & Retinol: Skin Care Ingredients You Need in Your Regimen

  Of all the serums and boosters and creams in my skin care regimen, one thing I always ensure to include (as does seemingly every other beauty editor) is what dermatologists like Dr. Jwala Karnik of Suneva Medical call the gold standard in anti-aging skincare: retinoids. “Retinoid is a vitamin A derivative that unclogs pores, … Continue reading Retinoids & Retinol: Skin Care Ingredients You Need in Your Regimen

Seeing Spots? What You Need to Know About Hyperpigmentation and Asian Skin

  Remember that cute sprinkling of freckles you used to get every summer? No? Neither do I. Because when I spent too much time in the sun, my skin punished me — 20 years later — with an obstinate splotch smack in the middle of my cheekbone. I responded by getting it lasered off. Then another … Continue reading Seeing Spots? What You Need to Know About Hyperpigmentation and Asian Skin