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How to Banish Broken Capillaries and Stop Them from Coming Back

Broken capillaries might be your most unwanted summer accessory. Whether you’re wearing a swimsuit, shorts or a breezy little sundress, that whorl of red lines creating a mini roadmap on your thighs or across your nose and cheeks more


Holiday Beauty Already?? 5 Treatments to Book Now!

This article is the first in a series to help you plan cosmetic treatments and procedures for beautiful results in time for the winter holidays. In September, we’ll cover nose jobs (rhinoplasty), eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), and face, brow more


Benzene and Sunscreens—What You Need to Know

You may have seen headlines linking sunscreens to cancer. We’ve seen them too, and have thoroughly reviewed and analyzed the scientific findings behind them.

Facts on Benzene and Sunscreen:

  • The reported cancer link is due to a toxic chemical called benzene.
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Do These 5 Things to Strengthen Your Skin Barrier 

Only in the last few years has the skin barrier seen the widespread appreciation it deserves. Skinfluencers around the web and in the beauty zines can’t stop talking about the importance of maintaining a strong one. more


Summer Acne – How to Prevent and Treat Flare-Ups

Is your joy at going maskless dimmed by flare-ups of summer acne? Does the thought of emerging from a pool, lake or the ocean in a swimsuit, wet hair slicked back make you cringe because of summer acne more


Photoaging? Acne? Go for Some Glycolic Magic

If you’ve ever gone to an aesthetician, you’ve heard of glycolic acid. It’s the cornerstone of professional treatment plans addressing a wide range of skin concerns. In both clinical-grade facial peels and over-the-counter home care, glycolic more


Smooth Out Cellulite for a Beach-Ready Body

Ever feel self-conscious about the texture of your rear view? You’re far from alone! An estimated 95% of women have cellulite. The widespread desire to get rid of cellulite more


Sunscreen News You Can Use Right Now

Think you’ll never get skin cancer? Think again—please. This year’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month comes on the heels of an ominous new prediction from the Journal of the American Medical Association.  A meta-analysis, which involves crunching a lot more


Should You Take Nutritional Supplements for Your Skin and Hair?

There are many reasons why vitamins and minerals are important in your diet, and many of them involve your skin. Today, your body will create millions of new skin cells. Tomorrow, it will create millions more. Each cell more


Know Your A-B-Cs: Antioxidant Vitamins for Youthful Skin

Everyone knows that vitamins are good for you. But when it comes to smooth, healthy and beautiful skin, some rise above other skincare ingredients. These vitamins are antioxidants, and they are a must-have in your regular more


How to Maximize the Anti-Aging Powers of Retinoids

Retinoids are no passing trend. For decades, these vitamin-A derivatives have been celebrated by skin experts for their powers of rejuvenation. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to find a dermatologist who doesn’t full-heartedly recommend them.

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9 Ways to Update Your Skincare Regimen

After spending countless days indoors, whether due to weather or coronavirus precautions, you could probably use a refresh. A good place to start is with your skincare.*

As you’re no doubt aware, beautiful, more


2020’s Scariest Skincare Hacks and What to Do Instead

Happy 2021! As 2020 rolled along, we noticed an uptick in TikTok and Instagram DIY skincare hacks—maybe all that time at home? While we’re all for DIY fun if it helps you take care of your skin, some more


Debunking 5 Claims about “Green” Skincare

Pure, natural, healthy, ethically made. “Green” skincare brands make any or all of these claims, using visual branding to round out the ethos. You’ve seen it. Clean, spare packaging or bountiful use of green and brown. Leafy, more


What to Do About a Blackhead that Keeps Coming Back

Why is that blackhead back? You did everything you were supposed to do. You’ve extracted, exfoliated, and—tsk, tsk—picked and popped. But there it is again: that one blackhead that refuses to go away. And it’s a big one too. more


6 Tips & Tricks for Video-Ready Skin

All of us, due to COVID-19 precautions, seem to be spending much more time in web meetings for work, family or social life. Perhaps more than ever before, we’re looking at our own faces. And we’re more


The Time Is Right for the Body Procedure You’ve Been Considering

You’ve probably heard: there’s a boom in plastic surgery happening right now. Physicians and other experts have been attributing the general trend to five factors:* 

  • Elective procedures OK – Everyone who wanted cosmetic more


How Wildfire Smoke Can Affect Your Skin and What To Do About It

Our California skies may be clearing from the recent regional fires but microscopic particles from wildfire smoke can linger in the atmosphere for days, weeks or even months. The harmful effects of smoke-polluted air on cardiovascular and respiratory more


Removing Moles is Not DIY — Here’s Why

During the pandemic, you—like many people—are probably trying out new things. That’s great! However, playing dermatologist should not be one of them. We have read with alarm that some people are attempting to remove moles, warts and other more


Scary or Not Scary? 8 Controversial Beauty Ingredients

You may have heard some scary claims about beauty products. A common one is that the average woman swallows six pounds of lipstick over her lifetime. Another is that your skin absorbs 60% of whatever you more


Special Back to School News: Zooming in on Acne

What could be more awkward and challenging than facing the new school year on Zoom? How about facing it with a face flecked with the blotches and blemishes of adolescent acne?

The good news: Your teen or pre-teen likely isn’ more


Emphasize Beautiful Eyes — 8 Easy Tips for Beauty Above Your Mask

These days, the way your eyes look and communicate is more important than ever. With a mask covering the lower half of your face, others have to rely heavily on your eyes for clues about your more


Why It’s Important to Understand Diversity in Dermatology Care

Just as no two people have the same thumbprint, no two people have the more


You Can Do *What* with Fillers?? 9 Tricks You Should Know

You’ve probably heard of dermal fillers. Maybe you use them yourself. After all, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in the United States in 2016 alone, 2.6 million filler procedures were performed!* 

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How Stress Impacts Your Skin and What You Can Do About It

Stress even during normal times can take a toll on your skin. But during extraordinary times such as these, it is even more likely that the stress you are feeling can cause flare-ups of skin conditions and accelerate more