The Dose

Skincare research, recos,

and facts. Apply liberally.

The Ultimate 5-Step Fall Skincare Routine

We’re all for cozy knits and hot cider but when it comes to fall skincare, it's about braving the elements. Here's how to prep, what to swap, and why it’s time to switch it up. There's a reason ou...

How to Treat & Prevent Dry, Flaky Skin

Whether you're an occasional dry skin type or all-year-round sufferer, one thing is for sure, dry skin must be dealt with. Dry skin not only feels uncomfortably tight, it also causes wrinkle visibi...

Pure Vitamin C for Skin: The Complete Guide

Vitamin C is, without a doubt, the It skincare ingredient, one of the best-known actives, hailed as the holy grail solution to most common skin concerns. Let aside it works for all skin types, but ...

Benefits of Green Tea for Skin: Green Tea in Skincare

Green tea is packed with benefits — all science-backed — making it a mainstay in most regimens as it provides something for nearly everyone. Green tea made its way from the K-beauty wave to skincar...

Sensitive Skin: Causes, Symptoms & Recommended Treatment

Let's get things straight: sensitive skin is not easy to manage. You need to pay attention to what you are smearing on your face by choosing the right ingredients for your routine and avoiding the ...

Asiaticoside: Skincare Ingredient Spotlight

Just when you were thinking you know them all, a new standout ingredient makes its way into the zeitgeist and on to skincare gurus Insta feeds. What is it this time? Asiaticoside in skincare. This ...

Resveratrol for Skin: Overview & Benefits

As the skincare (and red wine) lover that you are, you're most likely no stranger to resveratrol, the one compound in grape peels chock full of great-for-skin antioxidants. You might have even trie...

Peptides for Skin: The Complete Guide

Winter has come, and while you may relish the dancing snowflakes making picturesque sceneries, the wind and cold are not your skin's BFF. But you've got an ally. Enter: peptides. They're, without a...

Skincare Ingredient Spotlight: CoQ10

Whenever you hear potent antioxidants, most likely, you think of vitamin C or E. While that's true, another ingredient takes the spotlight in skincare as a powerful antioxidant: ubiquinone, also kn...