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Awareness campaigns

Taking good care of your skin has many benefits. Good skin care can reduce your risk of developing early signs of skin aging and skin cancer. The right skin care routine can decrease redness, lead to fewer breakouts, and give you healthier-looking skin.

To help you get trustworthy, accurate information that you can use, the AAD has created several public awareness campaigns. Learn what you can do to prevent skin cancer, and see healthier-looking skin, hair, and nails.

American Academy of Dermatology | April is Rosacea Awareness Month icon
Rosacea Awareness Month

Rosacea often begins with a tendency to flush or blush more easily than other people and can progress to permanent redness and issues with eyesight.

American Academy of Dermatology | May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month icon
Skin Cancer Awareness Month

To help make sun protection a habit, the AAD encourages you to Practice Safe Sun every time you’re outdoors. Follow these tips to protect your skin from the sun's harmful UV rays and reduce your risk of developing skin cancer.

American Academy of Dermatology | June is Acne Awareness Month icon
June is Acne Awareness Month

With treatment, virtually everyone with acne can see clearer skin. To get the best results from your acne treatment, follow these six tips from board-certified dermatologists.

June is Vitiligo Awareness Month - AAD circle icon image
Vitiligo Awareness Month

Vitiligo is a disease that causes areas of skin to lose color. Treatment can restore lost skin color. A board-certified dermatologist can help you find your best treatment option.

August is Hair Loss Awareness Month - AAD circle icon image
Hair Loss Awareness Month

If you’re noticing hair loss, it may seem easiest to hide it. That approach often fails to prevent more hair loss. See what can help.

October is Eczema Awareness Month | American Academy of Dermatology
Eczema Awareness Month

If you have eczema, take time to learn more about it during Eczema Awareness Month. What you learn could lead to fewer flare-ups or better results from treatment.

November is National Healthy Skin Month - AAD circle icon image
National Healthy Skin Month®

It can be tempting to try popular skin care trends. To keep your skin looking its best, dermatologists recommend avoiding these five trends.

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