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...

Your Exponent System Questions, Answered

For so long, activated-in-the-moment skincare was a practice strictly reserved for estheticians as a way to fuel clients’ skin with the most potent ingredients possible. Now that we’ve brought this...

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...

Exponent Super Human - Dr Charles Puza

Convictions from the Super Humans we admire the most.   Dr Charles is a dermatologist and content creator who is passionate about evidence-based skincare, education, and accessible beauty. Dr. Ch...

Three Destination Hotels for Art Lovers

Photo Source: Madonna Inn via Elle Decor What is travel if not a yearning for novel experiences? Countless hours are spent traversing the globe just to feel something new: to activate one of your s...

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...