Skin Health

There are many skin problems out there. Learn about how to maintain clear skin and keep it healthy with our skin care tips.

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The 3-Second Downloads That Will Save You from a Nasty Sunburn

Tanning isn't the smartest thing you can do for your skin, but burning is far worse. Now there are smartphone...


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The Retinoid Rule Dermatologists Are Urging Everyone to Follow

Dermatologists discuss how to use retinoids, like a retinol cream, and the importance of sunscreen to protect your skin...


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The 6 Biggest Sunscreen Mistakes We’re All Making

Kudos to those who use it, but according to an unusual study, chances are none of us is using sunscreen...


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How To Get Rid of Cystic Acne, Sometimes Overnight (Really!)

All the beauty treatments and over-the-counter creams in the world won't help with the large, painful, sometimes hardened bumps that...


Does Birth Control Help or Hurt Acne? A Dermatologist Sets the Record Straight

Here's an unexpected benefit to birth control pills: They could help clear up your complexion—as long as you choose the...


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9 Sunburn Remedies that Actually Work

These sunburn remedies might be a little unorthodox, but consider giving them a try the next time your sunburned skin...


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I Tried Lasers for Melasma—and Here’s What Happened

I developed melasma, or small spots on my face, during pregnancy. I tried a laser treatment to fix the skin...


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The Acne Treatments Dermatologists Use On Themselves

Dermatologists reveal the acne treatments they use for dealing with the occasional breakout and offer tips for how to...

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9 Common Skin-Care Ingredients That Are Making You Break Out

If you're prone to breakouts, you probably have an arsenal of products to treat them, but not all are actually...


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Everything You Need to Know About Hormonal Acne—and How to Clear It for Good

For many women, pimples continue to sprout up way beyond puberty, thanks to fluctuating hormones. The good news: Hormonal acne...


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9 Ways to Make Your Hands Look Younger

Wave goodbye to age spots, sagging skin, and prominent veins


NOT Following This Timeline Will Guarantee Spring Break Sunburn

Slathering on SPF isn’t enough anymore. Doctors are discovering that sun protection begins even before you board the plane. Follow...


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How Bad Is It to Wash Your Hands with Dish Soap?

Does soap meant for breaking up bacon grease and washing off that sticky peanut butter harm your delicate hands?


10 Ways to Erase Broken Capillaries—and Prevent Them Completely

If you could Photoshop your face, you might edit out any broken capillaries, those red spots that show up on...


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The Dermatologist-Approved Way to Pop a Pimple at Home

Most of the time, you'll want to leave those bad boys alone, but if you must play dermatologist, this step-by-step...


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7 Skincare Rules Everyone With Freckles Should Know

Top dermatologists reveal skincare rules to follow for people with freckles, from regularly applying sunscreen to exfoliation

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10 Makeup Mistakes That Make Your Skin Look Dry and Flaky

Create a flawless-looking complexion with these makeup tips for ladies with dry skin.


What These 8 Labels on Your Sunscreen Really Mean

Confused about what everything on your sunscreen label means? You’re not alone. Use this as a guide when picking up...


Benefits of Calendula: An Ancient Skin Soother With Science on Its Side

Protect yourself from infection and cell damage with this easy-to-grow herb.


Acne Scars: 6 Things to Know About How to Treat Them

How to erase the damage from pimple picking and other bad skin habits.


8 Strange Reasons You Got Sunburned (Even If You Wore Sunscreen!)

If you got fried in the sun, one of these surprising sunburn risk factors may be to blame.

If You Get Sunburned Easily, You Need These 13 Foods In Your Diet

New research suggests some foods have the power to guard skin from the damage caused by the sun's UV radiation....


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4 Myths and Facts About Sunburn

Are you damaging your skin without knowing it? Find out the truth about the summer sun.


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Tanned Today, Burned Tomorrow

The delayed burning effect is responsible for much of the severe skin damage dermatologists see.


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Adult Acne: Why It Happens and What You Can Do About It

Battling adult acne? You're not alone! 30 percent of women age 40-60 suffer from acne.Try these tips for restoring your...


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Sunscreen Made Simple

Stay protected in the great outdoors with these 7 rules for buying (and applying) sunscreen, straight from dermatologists and skin...


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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Sunscreen

Protecting yourself from the sun seems pretty straightforward: Just smear on some sunscreen and go. But judging from a new