Jessica Kasparian,

Jessica Kasparian

Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Jessica:

Surprise! Acids are actually great for your skin

A dermatologist differentiates between alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), beta hydroxy acids (BHAs), and polyhydroxy acids (PHAs). Plus product recommendations. → Read More

15 top-rated cleansers for every skin type

From brands like Cerave, Cetaphil, Neutrogena, Clinique, Philosophy, First Aid Beauty, Glossier, and more, these are the most popular facial cleansers. → Read More

What is dermaplaning—and should you get in on the skincare trend?

A doctor explains the benefits of dermaplaning your face—or removing facial hair and skin cells with a tool. Plus how to prepare your skin to dermaplane. → Read More

4 tips for preventing post-workout acne

A dermatologist explains why you may be breaking out on your face and body after a workout. Plus four tips for avoiding acne flare-ups from exercising. → Read More

17 celebrity-owned beauty brands to try

Shop these beauty brands from your favorite celebrities, including Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Tracee Ellis Ross, Drew Barrymore, Iman, and Kim Kardashian. → Read More

Monitor your skin cancer risks at home with this phone app

Android and iOS app MiiSkin uses artificial intelligence to identify moles and other marks on the skin to help its users catch early signs of skin cancer. → Read More

What is keratosis pilaris and what can you do for it?

If you have red, bumpy skin on your arms and legs, you may have keratosis pilaris. A dermatologist explains how to identify and treat the skin condition. → Read More

Can Olive & June's internet-famous nail polish replace your salon manicure?

I put Olive & June, the Instagram-famous nail polish brand to the test. Can it stand up to salon manicures with brands like O.P.I. and Essie? → Read More

These ingredients can actually get rid of your acne

These ingredients can help you get rid of your acne. With products from brands like CeraVe, Paula's Choice, The Ordinary, PanOxyl, and Differin. → Read More

3 easy steps to get younger-looking skin

A dermatologist explains how you can create an anti-aging skincare routine with SPF, retinoids, and vitamin C. Plus products from Neutrogena, Paula's Choice, and more. → Read More

9 products you don't actually need, according to a beauty writer

Swap products like liquid lipstick for a tinted balm from Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez and foundation for a full-coverage concealer from Tarte Cosmetics. → Read More

The Best Concealers of 2020

The best concealers are from Tarte, Too Faced, Covergirl, Colourpop, L'Oreal, Maybelline, E.L.F. Cosmetics, Fenty Beauty, and more. Concealer reviews. → Read More

How to stop picking at your skin, according to a dermatologist

A doctor explains why people pick their skin, why skin-picking is bad, and how to stop picking, like by using pimple patches or other acne treatments. → Read More

How to take care of your feet for sandal season

Whether you have calluses, corns, blisters, athlete's foot, or warts, you can treat and prevent any foot problem with an expert's advice and the right products. → Read More

How to find sunscreen that won't make you look ghostly

Protect your skin from UV damage without a white cast using physical and chemical sunscreens from Supergoop, Skinceuticals, Neutrogena, and Aveeno. → Read More

I tried the hair brush celebrities love—is it really worth $175?

The celebrity-favorite Mason Pearson hairbrush costs $175. We compared it to cheaper dupes from Creative, Wet Brush, and Denman to see if it's worth it. → Read More

I tried the under-desk elliptical with over 1,000 reviews—is it worth it?

We tested the Cubii Jr., a popular under-desk elliptical sold on Amazon, that claims to help you "get fit while you sit." Is it too good to be true? → Read More

The 6 best things my mom told me to buy—and why she was right

From brands like L.L. Bean, Minnetonka, OXO, Sunbeam, The Sill, Bloomsy Box, and Revlon, these are the six best products I bought because my mother told me to. → Read More

20 skincare products with thousands of reviews—and why they're worth it

From brands like First Aid Beauty, CeraVe, Drunk Elephant, Supergoop, Caudalie, and Laneige, these are 20 skincare products with thousands of rave reviews. → Read More

10 things that will help you survive allergy season

Sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes? We've got everything you need to survive allergy season, from brands like Allerease, Winix, Ruggable, Wayfair, and more. → Read More