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Skin care secrets

Anti-aging skin care

11 ways to reduce premature skin aging

By taking some preventive actions, we can slow the effects premature aging has on our skin.

Caring for your skin in menopause

You can do something about the changes to your skin and hair that occur in menopause.

How to select anti-aging skin care products

Dermatologists share their insider tips.

How to maximize results from anti-aging skin care products

How you use your anti-aging skin care products affects your results. To help patients get the best results from these products, dermatologists offer these tips.

What should I look for in rejuvenation products?

Board-certified dermatologist Ivy Lee, MD, FAAD, explains what ingredients to look for in anti-aging products.

Wrinkle remedies

While cosmetic treatments, such as botox and fillers, can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, lifestyle changes may prevent wrinkles. Here’s what you can do.

For your face

10 reasons your face is red

Many things can turn our faces red, including sunburn, acne, and hot flashes. Here are 10 less obvious reasons for seeing a red face when you look in the mirror.

Facials: Is getting them at a spa okay for my skin?

Board-certified dermatologist M. Laurin Council, MD, FAAD, explains if it's safe to get facials at a health spa.

Large pores: What can treat them on the face?

When you look in the mirror, do you feel that your skin would look more attractive if you could shrink those large pores? There’s actually a lot you can do to make pores less noticeable.

For your skin care routine

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.

10 skin care secrets for healthier-looking skin

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

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.

How to fade dark spots in skin of color

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

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.

Self-tanner: How to apply

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

Preventing skin problems

12 summer skin problems you can prevent

An itchy rash or sunburned skin can quickly sideline summer fun. You can help keep your days carefree and easygoing by learning how to prevent these summer skin problems.

How to prevent common skin infections at the gym

While working out has many benefits, germs can thrive at the gym. To help prevent skin infections at the gym, follow these tips.

How to prevent skin conditions in athletes

Athletes are at an increased risk of skin infections, which can have serious consequences. To help prevent infections, athletes, coaches, and athletic trainers can follow these tips from dermatologists.

How to prevent skin problems while gardening

Skin problems caused by gardening are common, but these tips from dermatologists can help you prevent many rashes, wounds, and other problems.

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