askderm Blog — skincare

Glow Like a Holiday Star

The holiday season is all about shiny ornaments, shimmering light displays, warm glowing fireplaces…but one thing that tends to not glow during the holidays is dull chapped and dry skin! No matter how perfect your skin is, we all seem to get more sensitive and dry during the holiday season. The key to beating the cold and dry weather is exfoliation, nourishing and protecting your delicate winter skin, and askderm.com has the perfect recipe to looking your best for every holiday occasion. Be Gentle The most significant mistake that we can fall into with our skin is using a cleansing...

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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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10 Common Skincare Mistakes You Might be Making!

     Everyone is guilty of a mistake or two when it comes to caring for your skin, like skipping SPF or sleeping with your makeup on. However, there are other common mistakes you may not be aware of, that you're making on a daily basis! Keep reading to find out if you're caring for your skin properly, or if you need to rethink your current routine. Follow askderm on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter so you never miss a post!     Over Exfoliating  It's a common misconception to think you're pampering your skin by exfoliating daily. Exfoliation removes dead skin cells that can build up over...

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Lotion vs. Cream - What Is the Difference?

      There are many different skincare products available, and it's important to know which ones are right for you! Today we will be discussing lotions and creams, and sharing the differences between the two! Do you know which is best for your skin type? Keep reading to find out which product will benefit you the most, followed by several product recommendations that are all available right here at askderm.com!      The largest difference between lotions and creams is the oil content. Creams have significantly more oil. Because creams are heavier, they also have a higher viscosity, which provide a barrier...

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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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