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4 Dermatologist Tips for Thinning Hair

• <b>Try a supplement</b>. "Make sure that you are providing your body with the proper building blocks for optimum follicle health. A balanced diet alone may …

Hair Care

Daily dose of aspirin doubles men’s risk of skin cancer

A daily dose of aspirin doubles a man’s risk of skin cancer, new research suggests.<p>Doctors recommend some people take a low dose of aspirin every day …

Skin Benefits of Quitting Smoking

If you’re thinking of quitting smoking, you’ll be happy to know that your skin will reap the benefits. Smoking contributes to premature aging of the …

Public Health

Beta-Blocker Lab Mistake May Lead to Skin Cancer Drug

Carvedilol is a beta-blocker commonly used to lower blood pressure and treat heart failure.<p>An error in the laboratory, however, has led to the …

Nurse Fired After Refusing to Inject Fake Botox

A San Diego–based nurse is blowing the whistle on some really unsettling injection practices—one involves Botox, the other vitamin B12.<p>According to …

6 Surprising Reasons You Should Go See a Dermatologist

Sprouting a funky mole isn’t the only reason you should give them a call

The Clothing Dermatologists Say You Should NEVER Wear to Your Appointment

1/9<p><b>Do Some Prep Work First</b><p>Even if you think you have a good idea of what’s actually troubling your skin, prep work is probably the best thing anyone …

Skin Care

Microneedle Patch Delivers Localized Immunotherapy to Melanoma

Biomedical engineers at North Carolina State University and the UNC School of Medicine have developed a technique that uses a patch embedded with …

3 Things You Should Never Do Before You Get Botox

You’ve done your research, found a board-certified dermatologlist and set up your first Botox appointment. To make the most of this in-office …

Breast Feeding

4 All-Natural Pimple Remedies That Really Work -- And 4 That Don't

We're ranking your best -- and best-avoided -- options.<p><b>The Ones That Work</b><p><b>First Place: Tea Tree Oil</b><p>All three dermatologists we spoke to for this story put tea tree oil at the top of their list for zit zapping, and research shows that it can be effective in treating mild-to-moderate acne.<p><i>Best for:</i> …

The Scary (But Common) Mistake That's Totally Ruining Your Skin

We've all fallen asleep with makeup on at one point or another, but what about those who make it more of a regular habit? Is it doing long-term …

Melanoma Skin Checks Can Have Added Bonus: Stronger Relationships

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a spouse, family member or friend check those "hard to see" spaces on your skin for suspicious …

Cancer

5 reasons why your skin wants you to quit smoking

It’s Stoptober this month, which means we are tasked with the collective job of encouraging those around us to quit smoking. As a website concerned with all things beauty-related, we thought we'd better serve our duty by reminding smokers just what damage cigarettes can do to your skin (sorry, but …

How to tell if YOU have skin cancer from irregular moles and other signs

How to tell if YOU have skin cancer: From irregular moles to those that bleed and itch, learn 15 signs to watch out for<p><b>Fewer than 15 per cent of</b> …

Counterfeit Beauty: How to Spot Fake Beauty Products

It’s easy to find high-end skin care, makeup and hair products at discount stores. But is your bargain-basement deal the real thing or …

Hair Care

This Skin Care Ingredient Works *Miracles* For Hiding Large Pores

Uneven skin, shine and breakouts are just some of the beauty problems that come along with having large pores. While we can’t physically shrink them …

The Truth About Microneedling

Microneedling is hot these days and for good reason: It stimulates collagen to give you better-looking skin on every level. Whether done at home or …

Skin Care

Shrinking double chins

On April 29, the FDA approved deoxycholic acid (Kybella, Kythera Biopharmaceuticals) for the treatment of moderate-to-severe submental fat in adults. …

3 Ways You May Be Unintentionally Hurting Your Skin

We’re all guilty of it; doing something that unintentionally hurts the health of our skin. But the secret lies in knowing which regular routines and …

3 Ways To Firm and Tighten Skin

As skin starts to lose elasticity, it tends to take on more of a slack appearance, particularly affecting the lower part of the face. “Other areas …

3 Treatments for Lines and Wrinkles

Just because you have lines and wrinkles (and are bothered by them), doesn't mean you have to live with them. Here are 3 treatments that help reduce …

Counting down the top 5 #trends in #Nonsurgical #Cosmetic #Dermatology procedures of 2015 #healthcare #DoctorReview | DoctorReview.org

Cosmetic surgery is incredibly popular, with over 1.6 million procedures performed in the US last year. That might sound like a lot. But consider …

10 Years of calcium hydroxyapatite | The Aesthetic Channel

To mark the 10-year anniversary of calcium hydroxylapatite’s (CaHA) use in the U.S. aesthetic field, three physicians have compiled and published a …

5 Acne Culprits You Had No Clue About

Eat well, wash right, blame your hormones…you’ve heard it all before for waging the war on acne. But, we bet you had no clue about these five …

Stop The First Signs of Aging

As early as your mid- to late-20s and into your 30s, you may start to notice the very first signs of aging, which are usually subtle but still …

Lack of sleep may speed up skin aging

Sleep deprivation can increase the signs of aging in the skin and decrease the skin’s ability to recover after sun exposure, a recent clinical trial …

Should Microbeads Be Outlawed?

Chances are you don’t think about the environmental damage you are causing each time you rinse off your favorite exfoliator and watch it disappear …

The Experts Reveal Why Your Skin Is Dry

The cornerstone of healthy skin lies in the moisture content of your complexion. While multiple factors go into preventing the most common signs of …