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.
Think you know what sunscreen is and what it’s supposed to do? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t. A new study finds the majority of consumers don’t completely understand the information on a sunscreen label. Northwestern University researchers surveyed 114 patients at a dermatology clinic to determine what they knew and understood about sunscreen. Researchers gave the patients … Read More
Let’s be clear right from the start. No matter what color your skin is, if you’re exposed to the sun, there’s a possibility that you can get skin cancer. “Darker skin tends to have more of a pigment called melanin to protect from the sun’s harmful rays,” says dermatologist Angela Kyei, MD. “That doesn’t mean … Read More
Contributor: Josette Snyder, RN, MSN, AOCN One of the reasons we all look forward to the balmier months of spring is the ability to enjoy the sun once again. Sunshine warms us and makes us feel relaxed and happy. But, as we all know, the sun’s rays can be harmful as well. Sunlight contains ultraviolet … Read More
Springtime temperatures may not be as intense as the summertime heat, but you still have to protect your skin against the sun’s damaging rays. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun, which is the No. 1 cause of skin cancer, is a year-round concern, says dermatologist Melissa Piliang, MD, FAAD. You can be fooled by the springtime … Read More
You might associate heat rash with babies. But sticky high temps put active kids and parents at a higher risk for developing heat rash, too. Heat rash is a common condition that usually happens during hot, humid weather. Heat rash develops when you sweat excessively and your pores – which actually are sweat ducts – … Read More
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. When is the last time you put sunscreen on your ears? These are among the places that people most often forget to apply sunscreen, says … Read More
From beach trips to ball games, the sunny days of summer are upon us. And although the value of small doses of sun exposure is much debated these days, protection matters for the long-term health of your skin, your eyes, your heart and more. Find out how sun smart you are in the quiz below.
For many of us, summer is a great time of year. There are family get-togethers, vacations, cookouts, warm nights and lazy days at the beach – it all adds up to fun. Here’s our handpicked collection of the top summertime advice from Cleveland Clinic experts that will help to make the best of the sultry … Read More