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The 13 Best Face Washes for Dry Skin, Tested and Derm-Approved

We tested over 85 face washes, using them twice daily at home and on-the-go, for over a month to help us find the best options for dry skin. Testers noted each product’s formula, effectiveness, ease of use, and overall results. In addition to considering these insights, we consulted with board-certified dermatologist Dr. Hadley King, MD for advice on things to consider when searching for a face wash for dry skin. With all that in mind, we curated the below list of face washes that will keep your

Spring Maternity Style Must-Haves for the Warm Days Ahead

Please note that some products listed are linked to affiliate websites and we may collect a small commission on your purchase. If your seasonal allergies haven’t already clued you in, we’re here to let you know that spring has officially sprung. It’s that time of year when we all emerge from our homes after a chilly winter and bask in the feeling of warm sunshine on our skin, admire the beautiful flowers, and start transitioning our wardrobes from heavy sweaters to airy sundresses. For those exp

What Does Protein in Urine During Pregnancy Indicate?

If you are pregnant or have been in the past, you’re likely well acquainted with the process of collecting a urine sample at prenatal visits. By the time you reach your third trimester, you’ve practically mastered the process and probably don’t think much of it anymore, but there is good reason for this routine (albeit unpleasant) sample collection—to test for proteinuria or protein in the urine. What Causes Protein in Urine During Pregnancy? A simple urine test can clue doctors into all kinds

These 12 Drugstore Concealers Will Leave Your Skin Looking Flawless Without Draining Your Bank Account

We spent over 540 hours testing drugstore concealers in our everyday lives, evaluating each one’s formula, coverage, applicator, and performance. We also consulted with professional makeup artists to see if their recommendations aligned with ours. The collective research brought us to this list of top-performing drugstore concealers that we love just as much as luxury brand options. "Drugstore concealers have come a long way in the last few years," says celebrity makeup artist Mary Irwin . "The

These 15 Clarifying Shampoos Will Leave Your Hair Looking (and Feeling) Healthier Than Ever

What to Look for When Buying Clarifying Shampoo • Ingredients: If you need a super-deep clean and don't find sulfates to be stripping, you might want to seek out a product that does contain sulfates as they tend to offer excellent cleansing benefits. If you have a sensitive scalp or find that your hair is easily stripped, go for a product that replaces sulfates with more gentle ingredients, like apple cider vinegar. A great option is the AG Care Balance Apple Cider Vinegar Sulfate-Free Shampoo.

These Waterproof Mascaras Offer Peak Performance Without Breaking the Bank, According to MUAs

We tested more than 50 mascaras, applying each at least three times a week for two weeks to, help you find the optimal drugstore brand. During testing, we evaluated the applicator wand, ingredients, and performance of each one. We also clocked the effects of the mascara, including volume, length, lash separation , and ease of removal . Finally, after considering these results and getting insight from professional makeup artists and medical professionals, we chose these top-performing drugstore w

These Drugstore Body Lotions Feel Way More Luxe Than Their Price Tags

We spent 323 hours testing 17 highly-rated drugstore body lotions to help you find the best drugstore body lotion for your skin type and needs, We applied each product a minimum of five times per week for four weeks. During the testing period, we evaluated lotion consistency, ease of application , absorption, and effectiveness . After carefully considering these results, and checking with dermatologists for their recommendations, we landed on these top-rated picks that will give you the baby-sof

10 Postpartum Bras and Underwear To Help You Ease Into the “Fourth Trimester”

After 40-ish weeks of watching your body completely transform, you are probably thrilled to get back to wearing your old clothes once baby arrives. Unfortunately, this transformation isn’t immediate (in fact, you’ll probably be leaving the hospital still looking a few months pregnant), and combined with the fact that you are physically healing from childbirth, there’s no getting around a need for some postpartum underwear and bras. The best products for you will depend on your situation. Did yo

15 Baby Sleep Gear Products We Love For 2024

Please note that some products listed are linked to affiliate websites and we may collect a small commission on your purchase. As an adult, in order to get a good night’s sleep, you likely need a particular environment—a cozy bed, white noise, and window coverings, perhaps. This is also true for babies, but on a whole different level. They tend to be finicky and particular when it comes to their sleeping space, so it’s helpful to plan ahead and stock up on some baby sleep gear essentials to (hop

What to Know About Sex After Childbirth

Physical intimacy and sex are incredibly important in any romantic relationship, but after having a baby, many new parents are left with a lot of questions or might even feel intimidated by the thought of jumping back into the sack with their partner. Whether you are the birthing parent or not, navigating sex after childbirth is going to be a bit different than it was before baby arrived. However, that doesn’t mean the future sex is doomed to be bad or unenjoyable, in fact, it might even end up

Gear Review: VTech Sleep Trainer and Over-the-Crib Smart Baby Monitor

Among the non-negotiable, must-have items new parents need for a baby are a video monitor and a sound machine. Between ensuring a safe sleep space for your baby and creating an environment that promotes quality sleep (for both baby and, in turn, parents), the benefits of these two products can’t be overstated. Given the need for these gadgets, there are many options available on the market, but one brand that has continued to stand out in baby gear throughout the years is VTech. It has become on

Baby Winter Clothes and Outerwear for Keeping Your Little One Warm

Please note that some products listed are linked to affiliate websites and we may collect a small commission on your purchase. As the temperature drops, if you haven’t already stocked your baby’s closet full of winter clothes, then now is the time. Just like you, your babe will need extra layers to help keep them warm this winter, as well as some good outerwear for playing outside on snow days. (Reminder: Never buckle them into their car seat with a coat on.) As a parent, finding time for a de

Best Non-Wifi Baby Monitors

There’s no denying the convenience of wifi baby cameras and monitors, but they can come with risks. Over the years, there have been several reports of hacked wifi monitors. One couple awoke to the sounds of a stranger’s voice threatening them and their baby, while a mom in South Carolina discovered her baby’s monitor had been hacked after someone used the remote controls to point the camera at her instead of her baby. Though these stories are chilling , they’re rare. But, if you don’t think it’s

10 Toddler Sleep Sacks To Keep Your Tot Cozy in Bed

Baby sleep sacks have many benefits; they help with swaddling, offer a little extra warmth while still adhering to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) safe sleep practices, and, for some babies, provide comfort to help them sleep well throughout the night. Given all of these perks, it’s no wonder why many parents want to keep their little ones in sleep sacks past their first birthday. As long as you follow the size recommendations on your child’s sleep sack, it’s perfectly safe for them to

15 Baby and Toddler Holiday Pajamas for 2023

It’s been a decade since the Holderness family released their viral #XMAS JAMMIES video, where mom, dad, and kids are parading around in their matching Christmas pajamas. The video was initially intended to be their family’s annual Christmas card (which is made evident by their not-so-humble bragging), but it caught the attention of millions because so many of us can relate to the need for a new set of Christmas PJs for the whole family every year. My husband is a real Scrooge (or a Grinch, dep
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