The Dose

Skincare research, recos,

and facts. Apply liberally.

Exponent vs SkinCeuticals

There are many skincare products on the market, and it can be difficult to know which products provide the best results. Top skincare products have been proven to have the following characteristics...

Skincare Active Ingredients + Self-Activated Face Products

Are you ready to face the facts? In a study that we conducted with a 3rd party lab on the top 25 products in clinical skincare, active ingredients degraded by 40% on average within 8 weeks. This me...

Skincare for Sensitive Skin: Treatments & Routines

One of the most common misconceptions in skincare is that sensitive skin is a type of skin. Contrary to popular belief, sensitive skin is a term describing a complexion that irritates easily, and a...

Holiday Skincare Tips

'Tis the season for friends and family, booze, and breakouts. Here's how to help your skin face the festivity. Radiate Cheer For a boost of radiance and resilience, add our Brightening Boost Vitam...

Skincare Product Expiration 101 - Understanding the Shelf Life of Your Favorite Skincare Products

If you're a skincare hoarder, you'll be disappointed to find out that you might need to toss some of those half-used serums and creams. Why? Because once you open up a product, the clock starts tic...

Face Serum Explained: How It Works + Why It's So Effective

Face serums are the most rewarding step in your beauty routine, the reason most skin experts refer to them as "medicine" for the complexion. Since serums can penetrate the skin very well and are in...

Healthy Skin Diet: How Your Diet Affects Your Skin

Does what you eat affect your skin? We're so glad you asked. The body is a system, and everything is connected, meaning that what you eat influences how your skin looks and behaves. If you've spent...

Tips for Transitioning Your Skin Care from Summer to Winter

'Tis the season your skincare routine needs an overhaul to help fight the telltale signs of a cold-weather complexion. Due to the plummeting temperatures and low humidity levels, skin's hydration d...

Aftercare for MediSpa Procedures: Microneedling, Dermaplaning + Peels

When it comes to dramatic results, going under the skin has its benefits and many in-office procedures have become commonplace. Microneedling, dermaplaning, and chemical peels are the most sought-a...