Courtney Dunlop

Courtney Dunlop

Courtney Dunlop is a beauty and health editor/writer living in New York City. She is the Executive Editor for YouBeauty, a website created by Dr. Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen to explore the science of beauty. Previously, she has worked as a beauty editor for Jane and Marie Claire magazines, and has written for magazines such as Self, Allure and Real Simple.

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3 Skin-Care Ingredients That Sound Scary but Really Aren’t

When you’re shopping for skin care, do you check the ingredient labels? If a product that seems awesome in every way has a main ingredient called tetrahydrodiferuloylmethane, would you still…


How to Pop a Pimple

Everyone knows the cardinal rule of popping pimples: Don’t do it. Ever. No matter how big, whatever you do, never pop. Okay, time for real talk. We know no one…


How to Dry Hair Faster to Protect It From Damage

Taking the time to blow-dry your hair is a huge time suck. To add insult to injury, every time you take a hot tool to your strands—whether a dryer, curling iron,…

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Everything You Need to Know About Pores

Celebrities and models always look so gorgeously poreless in photos staring out at us from magazine covers. One word: airbrushing. Yes, they have pores just like the rest of us…

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How to Choose the Right Acne Spot Treatment

Waking up to discover a fresh zit in the middle of your forehead is guaranteed to ruin your day. And even those with dry and normal skin types are not…

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3 Tips for Getting Your Most Flattering Highlights

Who doesn’t want hair color that looks effortlessly natural? Let these expert tips guide you toward highlights that brighten and flatter while remaining totally realistic.

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The One Place You Never Thought to Check for Melanoma

It goes without saying that you need to routinely check your back, legs, arms and any other exposed area of your body for questionable moles if you want to stay…

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New FDA Warning: Should You Ditch Your Acne Products?

Recently the FDA issued a warning stating that common ingredients, benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid, can cause severe allergic reactions. Before skincare companies begin to churn out “anti” anti-acne advertising campaigns…


4 Ways to Combat the Aging Effects of Pollution

The skin’s barrier is designed to keep pollution out, but unfortunately, it’s not completely impenetrable and these particles are absorbed into the skin on a daily basis, contributing to premature…


5 Ways to Get Rid of ‘Chicken Skin’

It’s shorts and sleeveless season – and that means about 40% of us will notice hard little (occasionally itchy) bumps scattered on our arms, shoulders, backs, butts or thighs. The…