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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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Skin care basics

How you care for your skin can greatly affect your appearance. Here you’ll find the everyday care that dermatologists recommend.

Skin care secrets

Dermatologists often share skin care tips with patients. See what these doctors advise for anti-aging, preventing skin problems, and more.

Injured skin

If you have a minor skin injury or bug bite, how you treat it can affect healing. These dermatologists’ tips tell you what you need to do.

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Itchy skin

Dermatologists have a lot of experience treating this common symptom. If you’re itching for relief, try these home remedies.

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Sun protection

Protecting your skin from the sun can reduce your risk of skin cancer, sunburn, and premature skin aging. Find out how to protect your skin.

Hair & scalp care

Does your hair look damaged or out of control? Making some changes to the way you care for your hair or scalp may help

Nail care secrets

Safe and effective nail care can be simple. See what dermatologists recommend for keeping your nails looking their best.

Featured video

How to remove unwanted hair using a cream, lotion, or gel

When it comes to hair removal, there are options besides shaving or waxing. According to board-certified dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, people can dissolve unwanted hair using products called depilatories. These are creams, lotions, and gels that are applied to the skin, and the results can last longer than shaving.

To use a hair-removal cream, lotion, or gel, follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists.