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What is a dermatologist?

A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis of skin, hair, and nail conditions. Find out why you’re in good hands when you see a dermatologist.

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How to select a dermatologist

You have choices when it comes to your health care. Here’s how to choose the dermatologist who aligns with your needs.

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What is an FAAD?

When you see the letters FAAD, you know you're seeing a board-certified dermatologist. Find out what this means to your care.


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Diseases and conditions

Want to know what dermatologists tell their patients about managing conditions that affect the skin, hair, or nails? You'll find their expertise and insight here.

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Everyday care

This insight from board-certified dermatologists can help you take the best possible care of your skin, hair, and nails.

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3 habits that reduce skin cancer risk

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so we’re spotlighting 3 habits that can help you reduce your risk of developing skin cancer. How many are you doing?

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Your dermatologist knows skin cancer

Andy Jacobs knows the expertise that board-certified dermatologists have in treating skin cancer. Their expertise allowed him to walk his youngest daughter down the aisle. See how Andy pays it forward.

Dermatologist and patient discussing treatment for thickening skin related to Rosacea.
7 skin care tips for rosacea-prone skin

These dermatologist-recommended skin care tips can help your skin feel more comfortable, improve treatment results, and reduce flare-ups.

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skin healthy magazine

Find dermatologist tips for head-to-toe skin, hair, and nail health during cooler weather.

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Regularly checking your skin can help catch skin cancer early, when it’s highly treatable. Follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists to check your skin for signs of skin cancer.

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Dry shampoo: How to get your best results

Dry shampoo offers a convenient way to freshen up your hair. Find out from dermatologists how to use it, select a product that’s right for you, and know when it’s time to shampoo with water.

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How to select a sunscreen

Some sunscreens can help protect you from sunburn, skin cancer, and premature aging. See what sunscreen must offer to provide this protection.

Woman applying leave-in hair conditioner after the shower.
Leave-in conditioner: Is one right for you?

Are you getting your best results from a leave-in conditioner? Do you wonder if you even need this product? This insight from board-certified dermatologists can help you answer these questions.

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How to test skin care products like a dermatologist

Before you add a skin care product to your routine, dermatologists recommend testing it. Here are the steps to follow.

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How to remove gel nail polish

You can remove gel nail polish at home. Dermatologist Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, FAAD, shares her secret for safely doing this without damaging your nails.

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When and how to clean makeup brushes

Dirty makeup brushes can wreak havoc on your skin. Discover how often dermatologists recommend that you clean your brushes, and learn simple steps for washing them.

Learn more about everyday skin, hair, and nail care

Upgrade your routine with advice from the skin, hair, and nail experts.

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