Kara Jillian Brown, Well + Good

Kara Jillian Brown

Well + Good

Mountain View, CA, United States

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Past articles by Kara:

If Watching TV and Drinking Wine in the Bath Is Your Idea of Heaven, This Swivel Tray Will Take the Experience to the Next Level

Traditional trays get in the way of true lounging. This sturdy tray holds any tub companions off to the side, providing freedom to move about the water. → Read More

5 Dermatologists Over 50 Share Their Go-To Winter Face Moisturizer for Mature Skin

Mature skin needs moisture (especially during the colder months!), and these are the best 5 products to quench its thirst. → Read More

Turmeric Has Been Used for Centuries To Brighten Skin and Calm Inflammation—Here Are 11 Ways To Add It to Your Routine

Turmeric skin-care products calm inflammation while brightening your complexion. → Read More

If You Aren't Pairing Your Retinol With Niacinamide, Derms Say You're Doing It Wrong

Pairing retinol with nicinamide helps your skin better tolerate the side effects of retinol while boosting it's impact in the skin. → Read More

This ‘Superflower’ Serum Is Like a Green Juice for Your Skin

The Saint Jane Superflower Detox serum is packed with antioxidant-rich plant oils and extracts, giving skin a mega-dose of powerful nutrients. → Read More

‘I’m a Sleep Expert, and This Is the #1 Mistake People Make When Trying To Get Better Sleep’

We've all had nights when we can't sleep. Even after a long day, you get in bed just to lie awake for several hours. But Rebecca Robbins, PhD, associate scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School, says that staying in bed when you can't sleep is the worst thing you can do for your sleep cycle. → Read More

‘I Tried an Acne Laser That Rivals Acctuane—Here’s What It Was Like’

In the latest episode of What the Wellness, Well+Good’s Ella Dove got to try out the AviClear laser. → Read More

The $7 Tool a Dermatologist Uses To Avoid Wasting a Single Drop of Her Pricey Products

Dermatologist Lindsey Zubritsky, MD, uses Tekson Metal Skin-Care Spoons to make sure she gets every last drop out of her skin care. → Read More

I Tried a 'Sensory' Beauty Routine To See If It Would Calm My Anxiety—Here's How it Went

Here's what it's like for me to follow a sensory beauty routine, and everything you need to know to curate one yourself. → Read More

Flora & Noor Is Making Halal-Certified Beauty Products More Easily Accessible, and It Just Launched at Ulta

The products are permissible for Muslims to use and are formulated to serve concerns of melanin-rich skin. → Read More

The Drugstore Cream a Dermatologist Always Recommends to Patients With Dry, Cracked Elbows

Aveeno Eczema Therapy Itch Relief Balm is made with four key ingredients—oat, glycerine, ceramides, and dimethicone. → Read More

Jessica Alba’s Esthetician Just Launched a Red Carpet Facial in a Bottle—Here’s What Happened When I Tried It

It's a two-step mask that resurfaces and brightens while deeply cleansing skin. → Read More

‘I’m a Sleep Doctor—This Is Why I Swear By Magnesium Body Lotion Before Bed’

Maybe you do some gentle yoga, take a warm shower, or write in a gratitude journal before bed. Another great way to wind down, according to sleep doctor Temitayo Oyegbile-Chidi, MD, PhD, is by slathering your body with magnesium body lotion. → Read More

This Tinted ‘Skin Wear’ Combines Your Serums, SPF, and Foundation Into a Single 5-Second Step

Daybird Tinted Skincare combines your serums, SPF, and foundation into one super easy step. Here's what it's like to use it. → Read More

Kate Hudson, Katie Homes, and Jessica Alba Swear By This Derm-Developed Skin-Care Brand

Each product is made with nourishing, antioxidant-rich plant cell actives that your skin will love. → Read More

‘Underpainting’ Is the Latest Makeup Artist Hack That Promises Sculpted, Natural-Looking Skin—And You Don’t Even Need Foundation

Underpainting is the process of putting on bronzer, blush, contour, and concealer on before you put foundation on. → Read More

This Brightening Eye Cream Combines Two Derm-Fave Ingredients—Caffeine and Vitamin C—To Make You Look Instantly More Awake

The new Farmacy Wake Up Honey Eye Cream is made with caffeine and vitamin C, two ingredients derms love for perking up the skin around your eyes. → Read More

'I'm an Esthetician, and This Is the One Tea I Recommend for Every Person Struggling with Hormonal Acne'

Here's what you need to know if you want to try licorice root tea for hormonal acne. → Read More

Yes, Stress Is a Migraine Trigger—But It's Far From the Only One

"A migraine is a headache, but it has certain characteristics; a Picasso and a Rembrandt are both paintings, but they have different characteristics." → Read More

I Tried the New Pimple Patch That’s So Thin, You Can Seamlessly (and Secretly) Wear It Under Makeup

The new Peace Out Acne Day Dots are pimple patches that are thinner than the brand's OG patches, allowing them to look beautiful under makeup. → Read More