Read this before your next skincare haul! 8 unexpected (and derm-approved) ways to get creative with your products
Little white bumps on your face that won’t go away? Here’s how to tackle them once and for all
40+? Here’s what this TikTok famous makeup artist wants you to know about skincare
Welcome back to Well Connected’s Skincare Seven, where we pull back the curtain on some of our favorite creators to learn their deepest, darkest skincare secrets in just seven questions. This month, we’re thrilled to feature Erica Taylor, a pro makeup artist whose easy-to-follow, straight-talking tutorials had us hooked at first scroll. From tips on […]
Love retinoids? AHAs? Then get to know bilberry seed oil
Retinoids! AHAs! BHAs! We just can’t get enough of skincare actives that renew, resurface and revitalize our skin. When used as directed, they’re safe and (mostly) problem-free. But a “more is better” approach might leave you with peeling, flaky, bumpy skin—all symptoms that point to a damaged skin barrier. If you’ve been there, we have […]
What are the benefits of retinoids, exactly? The basics you need to know before taking the retinal plunge
The benefits of retinoids: the impact on skincare Lauded by consumers and dermatologists alike, retinoids are consistently praised for delivering high-impact results. A more luminous complexion, a smoother texture and a bit more bounce are just a few of the potential benefits of retinoids. But what about retinoids for the delicate eye area? Or the […]
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Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh
Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh is a fertility specialist residing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Practicing for over 15 years, she has a specialization in egg freezing and IVF and has vast experience in helping people over 35 realize their dreams of growing their family. Her focus is on finding the sweet spot of where science and patient care meet, and empowering people to better understand their fertility. She is also the host of the popular podcast, The Egg Whisperer Show.
October is Global Diversity Awareness Month, which is why we chose entrepreneur, author and body acceptance advocate Katie Sturino as guest editor. Using her fun, unapologetic voice and style on social media to raise awareness for size inclusivity and to empower women of all sizes, Katie’s viral content has attracted global attention with her work appearing in Elle, W, Marie Claire and more. As a first-time author (she recently released Body Talk,) Katie is all about getting people to feel more comfortable and confident in their own skin.
Dr. Zion Ko Lamm
Zion Ko Lamm, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine specialist and social media skinfluencer, who has been featured in Vogue, Allure and Shape. She entered social as an outlet to the stressors and uncertainties of working in outpatient COVID clinics. Dr. Ko Lamm started sharing videos on Instagram and TikTok about all things skincare—from debunking trends to honest product reviews. An immigrant from South Korea, she also features frequent cameos of her Korean mom, who is living proof that sunscreen, facial massages and a good skincare routine work.
“Flawless isn’t a skin type and poreless doesn’t exist”: Meet the acne influencer changing the game
Acne sufferers know it isn’t just about pimples—serious cases can have major impact on our physical and mental health. Since June is Acne Awareness Month, it’s time to deep-dive into the skin condition that affects up to 50 million Americans. Here to chat all things acne is creator, activist, former model and founder of the #freethepimple […]
This radical financial expert doesn’t want you to cut out oat lattes and avocado toast. See why…
Does money make you anxious? You’re not alone. According to a study by the American Psychological Association, 65 percent of people said it was a major cause of stress. The good news? If you reframe the way you approach it, money can also be a great source of joy. Tune in as Gabe Dunn, creator and host of […]
Did you know most mental illnesses start between ages 14-24? Time to listen up, as this org pushes for change
Content warning: This podcast episode contains references to suicide/suicidal feelings. If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available 24/7. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org According to the American Psychological Association, more than a quarter of adults say that most days they’re too stressed to function. Also, most mental illnesses actually […]