Your skin is the largest organ in your body and can cause a variety of problems, including acne, wrinkles, eczema, and dullness. You may have encountered a common problem in your quest to control your skin’s appearance: overwhelming number of products. Many of these products make big claims.
Your board-certified dermatologist is always available. These true experts should be your first choice for all things skin-care, especially if your skin is changing or you have a new condition. You may still need additional guidance, tips and inspiration. Bloggers and influencers are here to help.
The skin-care experts’ passion for self-experimentation with microneedling and product tries will help you make informed decisions and determine what is working for you.
Also, they try everything so that you don’t have too. This list has a candid, caring, and holistic approach to skin care. It’s easy for anyone to understand. Here are some people to follow:
#1 The Style and Beauty Doctor
Danielle Gray, the creator of The Style and Beauty Doctor (@stylenbeautydoc), jokes about the fact that she cannot be held responsible for shopping addictions that may result from following her.
This blog is for women of all skin tones, sizes, ages. There are useful tips and tricks to help you no matter your skin concern. Gray shares her struggles with her skin, including the five-year journey she took to get rid of dark circles, dark spots and acne. You can follow Gray’s YouTube videos to see her candidly discuss Botox and under-eye fillers, as well as the precautions Black women must take before receiving these professional treatments. She says that skin care is a marathon and not a sprint.
#2 50 Shades of Snail
Jude Chao is behind Fifty Shades of Snail. This website is all about skin care, beauty and mental health. The book Skincare for Your Soul, written by the 41-year old, will be released this spring.
Although her skin is normal, she uses tretinoin (a vitamin-A derivative that stimulates the production of collagen), which can cause her complexion to be more dry. You’ll enjoy her tips on skin-care patience, skin-care anxiety (the “am i doing it right?” questions), self-compassion when faced with negative self-talk and skin-care time.
#3 Skin by Blair
Blair, @skinbyblair, is an aesthetics physician assistant who owns Skin by Blair Aesthetics, Charlotte, North Carolina. Her results-oriented approach to skin treatment has earned her more than 90,000. She will help you determine the best treatment for you if you have melasma, which is dark brown skin discoloration.
If you only have one thing to turn to, it’s her Instagram Stories. These are a must-see. She will share her skin-care routine for morning and evening and answer readers’ questions. This will help you to solve all your skin problems. Go to her Q+A tab right now!
#4 The Organic Esthetician
Written by Katie Sobelman, The Organic Esthetician (@the_organic_esthetician) is dedicated to practical skin-care tips you’ll use every day (such as how to layer your skin-care products) and features reviews of facial devices that you might otherwise be hesitant to try.
For serious self-care, check out her guide to help you choose the right mask, cleanse, or facial for your skin. Check out her Instagram to see her top skin-care and makeup products.
Felicia Walker’s blog ThisThatBeauty (@thisthatbeauty) is consistently ranked as one of the best beauty blogs to follow. There is so much information to look through, including product reviews and the best products to use, and details about her personal journeys to grow longer lashes and increase collagen production.
Are you having skin problems? You can find the right method for you in her series “Three Ways To”.
#6 The Blended Beauty
Florence Williams is a content creator aged twenty-something from Atlanta. She runs The Blended Beauty (@theblendedbeauty). She is passionate about cruelty-free beauty, sustainable living, and brands that deliver on that promise. Williams has experienced eczema and hyperpigmentation as well as hormonal acne. Some of her content focuses on solutions for these skin conditions.
Her blog and Instagram feature reviews of products from both well-known and unknown companies. It also includes tips on how to combat common problems like winter ash, sustainability questions such as where to donate beauty products, as well as detailed explanations of her secrets to getting glowing skin. She also offers tips and tricks for budding content creators if you are interested in the business behind the scenes. She works only with brands that she believes in, so her approach is transparent, deep, and trustworthy.
#7 The Skin Sisters
Brooke and Lauren are dermatologist assistants and sisters based in Minneapolis. They share their skin secrets via Instagram (@theskinsisters). They will show you how to create a routine to fight acne. They will help you identify the problems with your skin’s routine. They’ll also explain what Botox would feel like in your neck muscles. You’ll find their expert advice useful and easy to use.