5 Ways to Exfoliate Your Skin Without Irritation

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

7 Signs Your Lip Balm Use Is Just a Bad Habit

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

5 Ways to Save Your Skin (Slideshow)

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.

5 Tips to Winterize Your 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