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Using a Sunscreen With High SPF Might Not Actually Protect Your Skin

Teen Vogue | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

It makes sense in theory: If you're super pale and you burn easily, you should use the highest SPF you can find when you go out in the sun, right? Not necessarily. The reality of what various SPFs offer in the way of protection -- and which ones you should be using -- is a bit more complicated than that.

This Easy Trick Can Cure Dry, Dull Skin While You're Sleeping

Teen Vogue | Posted 05.19.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Tina Ferraro. Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Don't let the fact that it's practically sweet summertime fool you: dehydrated ski...

The Lazy Girl's Guide To Wearing Sunscreen All Year Long

Glamour | Posted 02.12.2016 | Style

By Caroline Solomon, Glamour Photo: Sonny Vandevelde/ Sunscreen. It's important. And it's just as important in the winter (sun's stil...

This Kind Of Skin Cancer Is More Deadly For Pregnant Women

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living

Pregnant women with the skin cancer melanoma may be more likely to die from it than women with melanoma who are not pregnant, according to a new study...

5 Things Tinder Is Doing to Your Face

Annabel Acton | Posted 10.15.2015 | Comedy
Annabel Acton

Tinder tried to match you with your ex. Your cousin. Your old teacher. Gross. Yep, those frown lines keep growing and seem to have set in on your face and may in fact, be permanent.

How To Tell If A Bug Bite Needs Medical Attention

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living

The Question: When does a bug bite require serious medical attention? The Answer: Sometimes that pesky mosquito bite just needs a little hydrocorti...

All Of Your Varicose Vein Questions Answered, In One Simple Chart

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Millions of Americans have varicose veins -- enlarged, twisted veins of blue and purple hues that are often appear in the legs and feet as we age, acc...

Sasha Bronner

Why Getting 'Homework' From Your Dermatologist Is Crucial For Healthy Skin | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Not everyone can make a dermatologist or aesthetician appointment every month -- many simply don't have the time or the money. But paying attention to...

Your Skin May Reflect Your Psychological Health

Posted 02.19.2015 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl Stress, as you may be well aware, can cause your skin to do weird things like break out in acne or hives — ...

The Cancer That's Poised To Explode

Michael Hodin | Posted 04.15.2015 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

Not long ago, a new medical epidemic arose: 'the cancer.' When people started to live longer, their aging bodies began to succumb to this disease we only poorly understood. Looking back, it is clear that much has changed for the better.

I on Beauty: Chapter 10 - Six Dermatological Breakthroughs to Defy Age: Part I

Irene Michaels | Posted 01.16.2015 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. While we may not yet be able to bathe in the Fountain of Youth, science is getting much closer to keepin...

Happy Vacations, Healthy Skin

Michael Hodin | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

The U.S. cannot afford to fall further behind in skin health. Aging demographics demand quick legislative action to improve our access to the best skin protectants available.

5 Ways Your Skin Is Telling You Something's Wrong

Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 07/21/2014 10:43 AM EDT on LiveScience The largest organ in the body, the skin, is sometimes said to...

How I Healed From Acne

Gina Ryder | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Gina Ryder

I'm not an expert in women's health, dermatology or even cosmetics but I am a woman who has learned from personal experience that acne is more than a skin-deep issue.

Watch Out! These Common Items Could Be Ruining Your Skin

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.21.2014 | Style

There's always some new research telling us to do this and not that when it comes to our skin. Whether it's how we should actually moisturize our face...

5 Things You're Doing Wrong In The Shower

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.29.2014 | Style

Taking a shower seems pretty straightforward, no? You turn on the water, step into the stall, wash your body, rinse off the soap and then towel-dry. B...

History of Fake Tanning -- Sun-Kissed Skin, Minus the Skin Damage

Robert Applebaum, M.D. | Posted 10.27.2013 | Style
Robert Applebaum, M.D.

We've all seen it: the celebrity whose skin looks beautifully sun-kissed at the big summer blockbuster premiere but orange and streaky all over at the screenings of her holiday season Oscars contender. It's a classic sign of a sunless tanner experiment gone bad.

8 Tips for a Glowing End-of-Summer Season

Svetlana Feller | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Svetlana Feller

As the summer season winds down, many of my clients and friends have asked me how to keep their summer glow alive. I asked everyone my most trusted friends and clients for their input.

Here's Yet Another Important Reason To Get Enough Shut-Eye

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.24.2013 | Fifty

For years, studies have showed that a lack of sleep impacts memory and cognitive performance. Now here's another good reason to get enough sleep: s...

4 Health Problems Your Skin Can Help You Detect

Next Avenue | Posted 04.07.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gina Roberts-Grey Signs of brittle bones, diabetes and vitamin deficiencies may surface on your skin before you noti...

8 Beauty Tips From Grandmas

Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living

She looks great, but do the rituals she swears by actually work?

6 Ways Sleep Can Save Your Skin

Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Karen Appold A good night's sleep can mean good skin health because when you're sleep -- deprived, your body makes more of the stress hormone co...

The Worst Foods For Your Skin

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living

We never stop battling with our skin. Just as it seems we've finally conquered acne, it's already time to fight fine lines and wrinkles. And all the w...

Tips For Healthier Skin And Hair This Winter

Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sophia Breene It's wintertime and the livin' ain't easy -- for our hair, skin and nails, that is. Whipping winds, dry air and chilly temperature...

Nine Natural Ways to Love Your Skin

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer, researcher, clinical practitioner, author, and lecturer Your skin is vulnera...