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.
Aug 06. 2020
Forming new habits is hard, but I knew that by moving to a desert town in Arizona, my old habits would need to be shattered. Number one on the list: taking time to care properly for my skin after spending the day shooting outdoors.
Jun 27. 2020
Do you have dry skin, or is it just dehydrated? In the words of YTTP’s Director of Education, Laura Cline, “Dry skin is something we’d consider a skin type, meaning that you’re born with it.”
Jun 25. 2020
When you wake up with dehydrated skin, it feels like there’s no quick fix or easy way out. When you haven’t been drinking enough water or when traveling, changing climate, or caffeine consumption get in the way, your skin can feel tight, irritated, and inflamed. If you’ve been experiencing dehydration long enough to have a name for it, you’re probably already wondering how to get rid of it, and fast.
Mar 13. 2020
Today’s myth-busting topic: dry skin. Yes, it is something that you can be naturally prone to, but it also can be managed with the right know-how. For example, if you have dry skin, you might have read that you should avoid exfoliating altogether, but in reality, that’s categorically false. Never fear, we’re here to set the record straight on five common dry skin myths.
Feb 05. 2020
We believe all skin is normal. You’ve probably seen this on our Instagram account, read it in an email from us, or talked about it with us in person. Having “normal” skin is an important topic of conversation in skincare, and there hasn’t really been a standard for what that means in the industry.
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 19. 2019
Though scientific information has become more readily available, and general knowledge about skincare has progressed, certain myths continue to pervade. For example, you might’ve heard that you should wash your face with hot water since doing so will ‘open up’ your pores. Or, you might think that dehydrated and dry skin are one and the same. False! It’s time to set the record straight.
Dec 13. 2019
Oct 22. 2019
Stress having a negative impact on the skin isn’t exactly a new notion, but identifying when your skin is actually stressed can be confusing. Stress has the ability to deal each of us a personalized blow any day of the week. Find out the five key signs of skin stress.