The Dose

Skincare research, recos,

and facts. Apply liberally.

Skincare Ingredient Spotlight: Niacinamide

Whenever your skin needs a pick-me-up, niacinamide can be the solution, checking all the boxes to be a favorite of any skincare devotee. Wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, breakouts, dull skin, no matter...

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...

Alpha Hydroxy Acids for Skin: The Complete Guide

It's been a while since acids stormed the skincare world, and truth be told, our beauty routines are incomplete without them. Manual exfoliation on the face and neck is so passé. Who needs that whe...

Retinol for Skin: The Complete Guide

Ahh, retinol, the anti-aging powerhouse revered and recommended by skin experts everywhere. With years of research to back up its fame, retinol is a gold-standard ingredient, offering skin-renewing...

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...

Salicylic Acid for Skin: The Complete Guide

While skincare is a second language for some, others get intimidated, especially by the "acids" word. When, in reality, salicylic acid is a friendly ingredient as long as it's used to address the r...

Holiday Skincare Tips

'Tis the season for friends and family, booze, and breakouts. Here's how to help your skin face the festivity. Skin On The Go Your skin doesn’t know it’s on holiday mode. New temperatures, fluctuat...

Hyaluronic Acid for Skin: The Complete Guide

Chances are you're familiar with hyaluronic acid (HA), whether you fancy a 7-step skincare routine or you're a moisturizer-and-go type. This gooey substance is a powerhouse anti-aging ingredient in...