5 Easy Skincare Tips

December 15, 2011


From adult acne to dry skin to cellulite, we've got you covered with 101 tips for your best skin ever.



Green Giants



"Greens like spinach and arugula are packed with naturally occurring antioxidants," says Robyn Flipse, MS, RD. For a radiant and blemish-free complexion, add a side salad to your lunch or dinner.


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Healing Honey





Jodi Ranson, an esthetician at Utah's Golden Door Spa, recommends honey for taking care for dry, cracked lips. "It helps to heal wounds and hydrate parched skin, plus the anti-viral properties make it a good cold sore remedy, too."



Wrinkle Eraser





"Topical retinoids have been shown to improve the skin's texture and the appearance of fine lines," says NYC-based dermatologist Dr. Ariel Ostad. "So, for women looking for potent anti-agers, retinol is the one must-have ingredient to help keep skin young."


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Sun Stopper





Stop stretch marks and scars from getting darker with sun exposure by slathering them with a thick layer of sunscreen. Apply a scar-minimizing topical at night to repair damaged tissue while you slumber.


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Chatty Cathy





Yakking away on your cell phone for hours can lead to breakouts and rashes along your jaw line and cheek. Keep antibacterial wipes handy to swipe your phone clean and help your skin stay clear.


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33 Ways to Look Thinner Right Now


The 7 Biggest Beauty Sins


33 Best Makeup Products of All Time


Reprinted with permission of Hearst Communications, Inc.

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