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Here's The One Thing Dermatologists Wish You Would Stop Doing

Allure | Posted 09.02.2015 | Style

We asked eight of the top derms in the country to let us in on the one thing they wish their patients would stop doing when it comes to caring for their skin. And some of their answers might surprise you.

Microwave Hair Removal Is Now A Thing. Seriously.

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.11.2015 | Style

There is already an extensive list of items -- including fruit, silverware and Chinese food takeout containers -- that you should never, ever, mi...

The One Thing Dermatologists Wish You'd Stop Doing

SELF | Posted 08.06.2015 | Style

You know to wash your face after the gym and wipe off your makeup before bed. But did you know that avoiding magnifying mirrors and putting away your brushes can be just as important ? Here are 13 complexion habits that irritate your skin -- and your dermatologist.

Putting Your Best Face Forward: Top Dermatologist Offers Fresh Advice on Cosmetic Procedures and Treatments

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 07.07.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

Americans spent more than $12.9 billion on surgical and nonsurgical procedures in 2014. To learn about the surge in popularity of these procedures, I sat down for an interview with Dr. Jerome Potozkin, a leading dermatologist in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dermatologist To The Stars Dies

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.07.2015 | Style

The beauty industry, and beauty buffs alike, are mourning the loss of world-renowned dermatologist Fredric Brandt. WWD reports that Brandt was fo...

Marlo Thomas With Dr. Jeanine Downie (VIDEO)

Posted 03.30.2015 | MarloThomas

Taking care of our skin is so important, so who better to give us the best advice on how to do it than board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jeanine B. Do...

5 New Ways to Treat New and Old Acne Scars

Margo Weishar | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Margo Weishar

In recent years the options for treating acne scars have expanded with new and exciting technology that can treat even old scars with minimal downtime.

Three Tips For Healthier Skin, From Dr. Jeanine B. Downie (VIDEO)

Posted 02.23.2015 | MarloThomas

What three things we can incorporate into our daily skin care routine for healthier skin? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jeanine B. Downie cannot s...

How To Moisturize During The Harsh Winter Months, From Dr. Jeanine B. Downie (VIDEO)

Posted 02.23.2015 | MarloThomas

Having a hard time moisturizing your hands and feet during the cold winter months? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jeanine B. Downie has a simple so...

The Best Treatment For Deep Wrinkles, From Dr. Jeanine B. Downie (VIDEO)

Posted 02.23.2015 | MarloThomas

Is there any help for treating deep wrinkles? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jeanine B. Downie says that regardless of your age, the first thing yo...

The Truth About Anti-Wrinkle Creams, From Dr. Jeanine B. Downie (VIDEO)

Posted 02.23.2015 | MarloThomas

Does board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jeanine B. Downie believe in anti-wrinkle creams? Dr. Downie says that while good skin is partly due to genetic...

Good Skin Habits To Develop At A Young Age, From Dr. Jeanine B. Downie (VIDEO)

Posted 02.23.2015 | MarloThomas

What are some simple, everyday things to incorporate into your skin care regimen that will help your skin 20-30 years down the line? Board-certified d...

The Three Most Damaging Things For The Skin, From Dr. Jeanine B. Downie (VIDEO)

Posted 02.23.2015 | MarloThomas

What are the three most harmful things for the skin? According to board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jeanine B. Downie, the three things that most nega...

There's A Tattoo Removal Cream In The Works, But Will It Actually Work?

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Regretting that tattoo you got a few years ago? Alec Falkenham, a researcher at Dalhousie University in Halifax, is working on a fix. Falkenham ha...

3 'Myths' About Acne That Are Actually True

OWN | Posted 12.31.2014 | OWN

For some, the word "acne" drudges up memories of pimple-prone teen years and blemishes of decades past. For others, it's an all-too-common affliction ...

What Eating Pumpkin Can Do To Your Skin

OWN | Posted 10.03.2014 | OWN

It's October! Bring on the pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin soup and pumpkin everything... right? Maybe not, says dermatologist Whitney Bowe. As sh...

Caring for the Skin You're in During Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 08.02.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

For many women in their teens and 20s, seeking the perfect 10 of a tan used to be a full-time job on hot summer days. However, those of us going through menopause need only glance at the age spots on our hands to wish we had a 'do over!'

The Nighttime Habit That Causes Wrinkles –- And How To Break It

OWN | Posted 05.29.2014 | OWN

We all know the importance of getting our beauty rest -- but how you're positioned during that sleep could actually be aging you. Dermatologist Dr...

An Everyday Snack That Keeps Skin Youthful

OWN | Posted 04.18.2014 | OWN

Could a snack a day keep the dermatologist away? Board certified dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe says that by eating certain foods, you can reduce the ...

How Do Financial Incentives Influence Doctors' Judgments?

Dr. Paul Marantz | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Paul Marantz

We should also recognize that we, too, are human, and when our recommendations have financial implications, we should ask ourselves: How might this influence our decision-making?

Does Wisdom Really Come With Age?

John Blumenthal | Posted 10.05.2013 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

God knows who came up with the notion that wisdom automatically comes with age but my guess is that the culprit was probably someone who felt the need to make aging seem like it had at least one benefit.

The Day Peanut Butter Attacked Back

Gregg McBride | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I probably don't have to tell you that confessing to the dermatologist what had happened was rather embarrassing. She looked at me completely perplexed and said (point blank), "You can't lick knives." This is when I earnestly reminded her, "You don't understand. There was still peanut butter on it."

Dr. Taylor and Dr. Taylor Solve a Problem

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 05.20.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

As you may know, I see many patients each week as I practice dermatology. After asking questions about the problem and examining the patient, I make a...

The Problem with BB Creams: 'Beauty Balms' or 'Blemish Balms' Claim to Be All-in-One Miracles

Janna Mandell | Posted 06.04.2013 | Style
Janna Mandell

I stood back as several of the women asked her to repeat the name of the product while they furiously typed it into their phones. I had to put an end to this madness. "Um, did your BB Cream replace your other skincare steps?" I couldn't let these ladies drink the BB Cream Kool-Aid.

Popular Beauty Myths, Debunked

Jenny Isenman | Posted 02.06.2013 | Women
Jenny Isenman

Do you get zits from unwashed pillowcases or cellphones? Will you age the way your parents age? Do retinoids make you more susceptible to sun damage or sunburn?