Your skin is your largest organ — and for many people, a source of worry when things don’t look as they should. Get advice on six common skin conditions.
Who doesn’t want beautiful skin? Lovely, luminous skin makes you glow and helps you to look healthy and full of vitality. Here is our guide to keep your skin looking its best.
If you’ve been through menopause, you may notice some unwelcome changes in your hair and skin. But good eating and grooming habits can keep you looking great.
For some of us trying to get a good shave, it can seem like hit or miss. You might wonder why you don’t always get a smooth result. There are some ways to get a smoother, safer shave, says Sondra Powell, manager of Cleveland Clinic’s Aesthetics Program. She says of all the ways to remove … Read More
When it comes to bathing your young children safely, the best solution is to start with a bucketful of common sense and a dollop of caution. Then add a pediatrician’s five tips to the mix, and you’ll never be in over your head. When bathing an infant or toddler of 3 or 4 years of … Read More
When you exfoliate, you whisk away dead skin cells that can dull your complexion and cause your skin to appear ruddy and splotchy. “The change of seasons is a great time to refresh your skin, especially after the long winter months,” says aesthetician Brittany Ballachino. In fact, she says regular exfoliation gives you a beautiful … Read More
Lip balm may feel soothing on chapped lips, but it can also turn into a bad habit that’s hard to break. Could you be addicted? Not in the physiologic sense, says dermatologist Melissa Piliang, MD. But, like anything else, lip balm can become a psychological crutch. “It can definitely be habit-forming,” she says. “Applying lip … Read More
Blustery wind, cold temperatures and low humidity can wreak havoc on your skin. And dry, irritated skin is more prone to itching and cracking — and to developing eczema. Missale L. Mesfin, MD, offers these tips for healthy winter skin.
It won’t be long before the cool, crisp days of fall give way to cold, harsh winter. Now is the time to prepare your skin for weather conditions that can really do a number on it. Dermatologist Jennifer Lucas, MD, says the weather has a direct effect on your skin. Moisture and humidity in the … Read More