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Use Hair Dye? Watch for Red Flags With Salon or Box Color

Tags: beauty, dermatologist, dermatology, hair, hair loss, skin care

Hair dyes can damage your hair and skin whether they come from a salon or from a box kit. Find out how to protect yourself from the dangerous chemicals they contain.


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The Truth About Dry Brushing and What It Does for You

Tags: digestive health, skin, skin care

Dry brushing, or daily body massage with a dry, stiff-bristled brush, has been said to increase circulation, detoxify, help digestion and even improve the appearance of cellulite. Find out what's true.


Varicose veins

How Treating Varicose Veins Can Make Your Legs Look Young Again

Tags: endovenous thermal ablation, sclerotherapy, skin care, spider veins, varicose veins

Varicose and spider veins can be a cosmetic nuisance or a symptom of a more serious problem. Treatment options include laser ablation, radiofrequency ablation and sclerotherapy.


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How to Smooth Away Laugh Lines With or Without Surgery

Tags: botox, eye lift, eyes, plastic surgery, skin care, wrinkles

Treatments are available to smooth away laugh lines and wrinkles and help you look younger. Learn what you can do to prevent laugh lines, too.


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Best – and Worst – Holiday Foods for Your Skin

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, holiday season, holidays, skin care, vitamins, weight gain

The holidays are coming – and so is holiday food. But weight gain and poor nutrition aren't the only things you might worry about. What you eat also can affect your skin’s appearance.


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How Ultrasound Skin Tightening Can Firm, Lift Your Face

Tags: plastic surgery, skin, skin care, ultrasound therapy, wrinkles

Ultrasound technology has long let doctors see what's going on inside your skin. But these days noninvasive Ultherapy® can give your skin a lift and help fight the effects of aging.


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Acne Products May Cause Dangerous Side Effects

Tags: acne, dermatologist, dermatology, side effects, skin care

Over-the-counter acne treatments can help keep your skin clear and blemish-free. But some lotions and gels could produce dangerous reactions that may, in rare circumstances, be life-threatening.


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5 Places You’re Probably Forgetting to Put Sunscreen

Tags: dermatology, skin cancer, skin care, summer, summer safety, sun, sunburn, sunless tanning, sunscreen

We all know that we should put on sunscreen every time we are out in the summer sun. But there are some important parts of the body we often miss.


Loofah

Do You Know What’s Growing on Your Loofah?

Tags: dermatologist, dermatology, germs, mold, skin care, skin infection

What could be living in your loofah? If you don’t regularly dry, clean and replace your loofah, bacteria will take over -- and cause infections if given the opportunity.


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Lupus, Sun and Vacation: 4 Tips to Prevent Flares (Video)

Tags: lupus, skin care, skin infection, summer, summer safety, systemic lupus erythematosus, video

For lupus patients, vacations can also mean sun exposure, which in turn can cause rashes, arthritis flares or even serious inflammation of organs. Here's how to have fun in the sun.