4 Tricks to Stay Acne-Free This Summer

Those gloriously long, sunny summer days have one nasty drawback: the breakouts that sweat and sweltering temps provoke. And as if facial acne isn’t bad enough, body bumps on the chest, back…

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Get the Best Results From Your Retin-A

If there’s a grand taskmaster in skincare, it’s the class of ingredients known as retinoids. These derivatives of vitamin A, often referred to as the brand name Retin-A, do it all….

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Why You Want to Avoid Sunburns

May is designated “Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month” by dermatologists to raise public awareness about the dangers of skin cancer. Did you know that according to the Skin Cancer…

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Summer Activities That Leave Skin Exposed

Summer is just weeks away. Although most people know you need to slather on the sunscreen before you step out in a swimsuit, did you know that plenty of other…

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How to Keep Your Body Skin Looking Young

If you’re like us, you have a gunky body scrub sitting in the shower that hasn’t been uncapped in a long time. (We won’t ask how long if you don’t!)…

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What Really Works on Blackheads?

We’ve all experienced them at one point in our lives, and for some of us it’s an everyday battle. A blackhead forms when dead skin cells and oil cling together to create…

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News from the 2014 American Academy of Dermatology Meeting

I’m pleased to report from the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting that took place from March 21 through March 25, in Denver, Colo. The annual “AAD” meeting is the…

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3 Reasons Your Moisturizer Isn’t Working

Yes, it’s March, but winter is still roaring like a lion in most parts of the country, and that likely means your skin is having a hydration freak-out. If you’ve…

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Humidifiers: Your Dry Skin’s Best Friend

You break out the humidifier whenever you’re so stuffed up you can’t breathe. But does this steamy invention provide some beauty benefits as well? Turns out, yes.

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