The Dose

Skincare research, recos,

and facts. Apply liberally.

B-Corp Brands We Love

At Exponent, we strive to raise expectations with our actions in all we do. One way, in particular, is as a certified B-Corporation, where we meet the highest-verified standards of social and envir...

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...

Sustainability in Interior Design

As the famous saying goes, it’s what's inside that counts. But what exactly does sustainable interior design encompass? We’re here to break down the concept of eco-friendly interiors and why it mat...

Probiotic Benefits for Skin

When skin is unbalanced, feels tight, is too dry, or is too oily, it often means its microbiome — the physical layer that protects skin from external foes — is disturbed. Maintaining the skin's mic...

Ultimate Guide to Layering: When to Apply Vitamin C, Retinol & More

In skincare, the more you know, the more you realize you don't know. You've gathered all your essentials, the retinol to correct aging signs, vitamin C to stay protected against free radicals, the ...

Skin Care for Pores: Large Pores, Clogged Pores + More

Although pores have a crucial role in releasing sebum and moisturizing skin, they become a concern when dilated. Large pores are by no means a skin condition but rather an aesthetic issue most peop...

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 ...

Gloss Angeles: Why Kirbie Johnson Loves Exponent Beauty and More

Exponent Founder Liz Whitman recently chatted with Gloss Angeles' Kirbie Johnson about an obsession they both share—"pulling back the curtain on how products work (or don’t)." (Those are Kirbie's w...