askderm Blog — skin

DRY SKIN SEASON - PRODUCT ESSENTIALS

     As the air cools and humidity lowers, it's common to experience dry skin. You may notice a "tightened" feeling, or even redness and a chapped texture. These uncomfortable and less than appealing ailments can be significantly reduced, and even avoided completely, with the right skincare routine! You'll find countless products on askderm.com for dry skin, and a few of our favorites for each step of your daily skincare routine below. To ensure you go through this Fall and Winter with hydrated, radiant skin, keep reading!  Did you know we regularly feature Giveaways on our Blog?! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter to...

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Order of Application for Your Skincare Routine

     Today's post will help you to simplify your skincare routine and teach you how to get the most out of your products! From cleanser to serum and even SPF, follow the order of application below to keep your skin looking its best! Make sure you're following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to keep up to date with all of the best skincare products!   STEP 1: CLEANSER The first step of any skincare routine is to remove makeup, dirt, oil and impurities to bring your skin back to it's cleanest and most natural state. Check out the Glyderm...

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Cleanser vs Face Wash - What is the Difference

Scrolling through the thousands of products on askderm.com can be a daunting task. You are pummeled with product after product that promises to combat acne, reverse the signs of aging, or using advanced technology to turn back time. Ok, I exaggerated a bit, that last one does not exist.  Seriously though, when it comes to washing your face, there are countless ways to get the job done which is why we are going back to basics today to get to the bottom of the difference between a cleanser vs face wash. What is the difference between a Cleanser and Face Wash?  Cleansers...

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National Sun Safety Week - Skincare Tips 2017

Summer may not officially start until June 20th but the days are longer, the nights shorter, and the weather is warming up. When it comes to preparing your skin for the sun, you should always take the necessary precautions to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays. National Sun Safety Week Tips 1. Insect repellants reduce sunscreen's SPF. When using both sunscreen & insect repellant be sure to use a higher SPF. 2. Seek shade when appropriate. Always remember that the sun’s rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 3. Not all sunglasses are created equal. Always choose sunglasses that are labeled...

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FAQ: What is My Skin Type?

Ask an Expert: This is the first post in our weekly Ask an Expert segment. We will be answering your most commonly asked questions, one question at a time. In addition, we'll be answering all the skincare questions that you send in via social media (with the hashtag #askaskderm). So please, send in your critical beauty questions and we'll get them answered for you! QUESTION: WHAT IS MY SKIN TYPE? Products formulated for your skin type offer the best chance of giving you the results you want. Follow these simple steps to determine which type of skin you have so you can...

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