It's all fun and games 'til you cough up glitter.
Such is the lesson I learned post-Coachella, and wow, it was painful—an aria of heaving hacks and sequin spitballs that I'll call "Disco Consumption." (Close second but no-go: "Tinsel Tuberculosis.")
From erasing dark spots to the perfect lip balm, these skin savers will have you fresh and glowing in no time.
Micellar water—a soap-free, no-rinse facial cleanser—contains micelles, molecules that dissolve makeup, dirt, and other grime. Even stubborn mascara breaks down in a flash. We like L'Oréal Paris Micellar Cleansing Water($10).
Many acne remedies are too harsh and drying. The essential oils and natural astringents in Tata Harper Clarifying Spot Solution($32) gently calm and treat breakouts without irritation.
When skincare experts advise you to anti-age from the neck up, that includes the neck, FYI. That's because it's at the top of the list of body parts that reveal your age first—and if you're not giving it the same treatment as your face, you're doing 70-year-old you a major disservice. Here's how to course-correct:
All skin tones are susceptible to UV damage, confirms a recent study by The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We enlisted dermatologist Dr. Barbara Sturm of Skin of Color and dermatologist Dr. Carlos Charles of New York City dermatology practice Derma Di Colore to break down the best approach to sun protection and antiaging for women of color.