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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 | 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 protenct your skin from the sun's harmful UV rays and reduce your risk of developig skin cancer.

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.

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.

National Healthy Skin Month®

Here are simple tips from dermatologists that you can do at home to keep your skin, hair, and nails healthy and looking their best.

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