If you’ve ever wondered whether you can use oil for your skin type, you’re not alone. While skincare education has certainly progressed in recent years, there’s still a lingering stigma that oil can cause acne and congested pores, which is why so many folks are still afraid to use it. The thing is, though, no one should be afraid. According to Youth To The People’s Director of Education, Laura Cline, the skin actually needs oil in order to function properly. Curious to know how you can use oil to enhance your complexion? Just keep on scrolling.
Apr 13. 2020
If you’ve been following Youth To The People for some time, you probably know we’re big fans of adaptogens—but this didn’t start with us; adaptogens have been used in Eastern medicine and Ayurveda for around 5,000 years. Chinese and Japanese medical practitioners have used reishi mushroom for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.
Apr 01. 2020
Hydration always seemed like it should come in the form of a morning or evening moisturizer until four years ago, when my roommate introduced me to the first mist I’d ever love. Think of mists as your entry point into the world of 24/7 hydration, a versatile step in any routine, so keep reading for all the reasons to give your face the love it deserves.
Jan 24. 2020
For all the time society spends imploring you to drink more water (and, we’re not saying you shouldn’t,) you might think it’s powerful enough to provide inner hydration to the body and outer hydration to the skin. But the fact is your skin needs external sources of hydration too.
Dec 13. 2019
Dec 09. 2019
When it comes to skincare secrets, countless celebrities and models will say that drinking water is the key to a clear, hydrated complexion—but in reality, it’s not that simple. Dehydration occurs when the skin itself is lacking water, which unlike sebum, it can’t create on its own. The good news is topical skincare gets the job done for you. Ahead, find four telltale signs your skin is dehydrated—along with a few moisture-boosting products that can make a major difference.
Oct 24. 2019
by Elsa de Berker Want to know the quickest way to amp up your skincare regimen and avoid perennially dry skin this winter? Ask Youth To The People...