Dermatology A to Z: Video series

The Academy produces the Dermatology A to Z: Video series to demonstrate dermatologist-recommended tips people can use to properly care for their skin, hair, and nails.
Eczema: Tips to help your child feel better (Run time: 2:47)


These skin care tips from dermatologists can help reduce eczema flare-ups.

  Face washing 101

(Run time: 1:26)

Follow these tips from dermatologists to help you keep your face looking healthy

  Skin self-exam: How to do

(Run time: 2:27)

You can catch skin cancer early by following dermatologists’ tips for
checking your skin.

Acne: Tips to help you see clearer skin (Run time: 2:22)

You can reduce your acne by following these skin care tips from dermatologists


Wrinkle remedies
(Run time: 2:24)

Reduce the signs of aging by following these tips from dermatologists

  Tips for healthy hair
(Run time: 2:49)

Follow these simple tips from dermatologists to maintain healthy hair.


Get the most from your skin care products (Run time: 1:13)

The sequence in which you apply your skin care products affects how well the products work.

  How to apply self-tanner
(Run time: 2:24)

These basic tips will help you apply a self-tanner so you get even coverage and longer-lasting results.
  How to shave
(Run time: 1:21)

Shaving can be a challenge for both men and women. Here are dermatologists’ tips to help you get a clean shave.


Head lice: How to treat
(Run time: 3:04)

Follow these dermatologists’ tips to check for and treat head lice.


Rosacea: Skin care do's and don'ts
(Run time: 2:32)

Learn about rosacea triggers and how you can prevent flare-ups.

  Manicure and pedicure safety
(Run time: 2:53)

Follow these dermatologists’ top tips for beautiful nails.

Sunscreen: How to apply
(Run time: 2:05)


Follow these tips from dermatologists when applying sunscreen.

  Skin cancer prevention
(Run time: 2:07)


Follow these tips to protect your skin and reduce your risk of skin cancer.


Hair styling without damage
(Run time: 2:49)

Follow these tips from dermatologists to help style your hair without causing damage.

Psoriasis skin care guide
(Run time: 1:41)


Follow these tips from dermatologists for managing psoriasis.

  Tips for healthy nails

(Run time: 1:57)

Follow these tips from dermatologists for keeping your nails healthy.

  Tips for removing gum from hair

(Run time: 1:08)

Follow these tips to help remove gum from hair.

Coloring and perming tips for healthier-looking hair

(Run time: 1:52)

Learn tips to keep your hair healthy after coloring or perming.

  Dry skin relief
(Run time: 1:52)

Follow these simple tips to relieve dry skin.
  Eczema: Bleach bath therapy

(Run time: 2:43)

If your child’s dermatologist recommends bleach baths, follow these important steps.


Tips on how to prevent athlete’s foot (Run time: 2:05)

Follow these dermatologists’ tips on how to avoid and treat athlete’s foot.


How to prevent skin conditions in athletes (Run time: 3:22)

Athletes can help prevent skin infections by following these dermatologists' tips.

Tips for treating poison ivy
(Run time: 3:43)

To treat a rash from poison ivy, and help stop the itch, dermatologists recommend following these tips.


How to treat sunburn
(Run time: 2:13)

Follow these dermatologists’ tips on how to relieve the discomfort of a sunburn.


How to check for bedbugs
(Run time: 1:54)

Dermatologists recommend looking for the following signs of bedbugs near places where you sleep.


Melasma: Tips to make it less noticeable (Run time: 2:05)

If you have melasma, dermatologists recommend these tips for achieving a more even skin tone.


African-American hair: Tips for everyday care (Run time: 2:11)

To help African-Americans keep their hair healthy, dermatologists recommend following these tips.
  Caring for tattooed skin
(Run time: 1:52)

Follow these tips from dermatologists on how to keep tattooed skin healthy and vibrant.
  Caring for pierced ears
(Run time: 1:29)

Dermatologists urge you to follow these steps to avoid an infection when getting your ears pierced.

Skin care in your 40s and 50s
(Run time: 2:28)

Create an effective anti-aging skin care plan with healthy skin care habits.
  How to treat diaper rash

(Run time: 1:53)

Help your baby by following dermatologists’ tips to prevent and treat diaper rash at home.


Frostbite: Prevention and treatment (Run time: 3:21)

When the temperature dips below freezing, follow these tips from dermatologists to stay warm and prevent frostbite.


Dandruff: How to treat
(Run time: 3:01)

Follow these tips from dermatologists to treat and
control dandruff
  Shingles: Pain management
(Run time: 2:52)

These tips, which you can do at home, can help ease the pain and itch from shingles.

Cold sores: How to treat
(Run time: 2:56)

Follow these tips you can do at home to help manage cold sores.



Bug bites and stings: When to see a dermatologist
(Run time: 2:42)

Learn how you can safely treat bug bites and stings at home and when you need to see a dermatologist.


Proper wound care: How to minimize a scar (Run time: 2:58)

View tips from dermatologists for reducing the appearance of scars caused by injuries.


Hives in children
(Run time: 3:31)

View dermatologists' tips on how to manage hives in children.



Rash 101 in adults: When to seek treatment (Run time: 3:05)

Rashes can appear as blotches, welts, or blisters. Find out when you need to see a dermatologist for treatment.