The Dose

Skincare research, recos,

and facts. Apply liberally.

Squalane for Skin: The Complete Guide

A serious multitasker, it goes above and beyond the moisturizing call of duty, doing lots of good things for your skin. This so-called beauty elixir is both protective and corrective while safe for...

How to Treat & Prevent Oily Skin

A shiny finish, makeup that doesn't stay put, blackheads and pimples — the pesky results of oily skin acting out. While sebum is the skin's natural moisturizing factor, it becomes problematic when ...

4 Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid for Skin

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is, without a doubt, the juiciest ingredient that gets parched skin back to plump and hydrated, a hero for all skin types. Naturally found in the skin, as the main component th...

6 Resveratrol Benefits for Skin

What ingredients you use in your skincare routine depends on your skin type and goals. But everyone needs antioxidants. They are the way to stay defended against free radical damage caused by sun e...

The Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is the subject of a lot of beauty buzz, and it stays high on everyone's wish list for ingredients known to deliver a little bit of everything. Not only is it among the most powerful antio...

4 CoQ10 Benefits for Skin

Heard about CoQ10 but don't know why it should be in your beauty lineup? Here we share the lowdown on CoQ10 benefits in skincare and what does CoQ10 do to keep up with even the highest expectations...

4 Benefits of Retinol for Skin

Retinol, the vitamin A derivative that encourages cell turnover for a brand new skin, is literally everywhere. Toners, serums, moisturizers, masks, you name it, retinol is popping up in seemingly a...

Green Tea: Skincare Ingredient Spotlight

Green tea is a cult-favorite natural compound for good reason. While sipping it provides an energy boost, green tea energizes the skin topically, too. Revered as the "fountain of youth" for 5,000 ...

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 ...