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5 ways to use petroleum jelly for skin care

A common, inexpensive product found in most people’s medicine cabinets, petroleum jelly, can have multiple skin care uses for the entire family.

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10 skin care secrets for healthier-looking skin

These general skin care tips from dermatologists can benefit just about everyone.

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How to clean your makeup brushes

To protect your skin and kill any harmful bacteria that lingers in your makeup brushes, it’s a good idea to wash your brushes every 7 to 10 days.

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Help for light spots in brown or black skin

Dermatologist Nada Elbuluk, MD, tells you what can even out your skin tone when light spots appear.

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How to fade dark spots in skin of color

Have you tried treating dark spots on your own without getting the results you want? Dark spots and patches rank as one of the most common reasons that people with skin of color see a dermatologist.

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How to safely exfoliate at home

If you choose to exfoliate, it’s important to do so safely so that it does not damage your skin. To safely exfoliate your skin at home, follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists.

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How your workout can affect your skin

Working out affects skin in good and not-so-good ways. Board-certified dermatologists share what to do before and after your workout to prevent unwanted skin issues.

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Self-tanner: How to apply

These basic tips will help you apply self-tanner so you get even coverage and longer-lasting results.