Initially we thought eczema was caused by defects in the epidermal skin barrier, or the outer layer of the skin. Now we know that eczema is an immune-driven disease that in turn causes secondary defects in the epidermal barrier. That's a real paradigm shift.
Ladies, what happens when you take your nail polish off and see your toenails turning yellow, getting chalky, flakey and thick with whitish markings o...
One minute, I'm in flip flops, the next minute I'm covering myself in blankets and pulling out sweaters that most likely smell like moth balls. In addition to the wardrobe changes, my skin definitely takes a hit.
After the ravages of summer sun and increased opportunities for free radical damage (aka aging), your skin needs a bit of extra help to recover its glow.
Colder temperatures mean a drier atmosphere, and that can wreck havoc on hair, nails and skin. Here are the beauty and makeup trends to watch, and fall favorites for battling the elements.
New York Fashion Week attracts the boldest, the most fashionable, the daring, and the beautiful. Whether we're attending the shows or not, it's a good reminder to put our best face forward because, let's face it, a natural glow is the best accessory.
Some of the most beautiful women I know are over 40 and all seem to have one thing in common: Dr. David Colbert!
Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. 1. Food: Karyn's Fresh Corner & Day Spa I know when I desire healthy food, embrace my tummy and feel ...
When it comes to grooming, nothing is more important (and fundamental) than a flawless close shave. Shaving. We've been doing it forever. But is there room for improvement?
Your summer beauty survival kit includes everything you need for your skin and hair to flourish in the sun.
As a 22-year-old beauty writer who loves to sample new products, I have never felt the need to indulge in luxury treatments. So you could imagine my confusion when Karen, the lovely esthetician giving me my first-ever facial, told me to take off my dress.
As you eat healthfully to attain or manage your ideal body weight, you are also eating for lasting beauty. Use this list of food items on your next grocery shopping trip. Many of these items serve dual purposes.
Companies interested in sharing health messages should partner with physicians, nutritionists, nurses and educators versed in messaging for final editing/approval.
A past romantic interest suggested I go tanning because it would "make me feel better" during this winter's polar vortex. When I mentioned it to a few people, they were definitely confused -- why would I need to go tanning? Um, didn't you know? Black girls tan, too.
We're in the heart of beach season, and it's time to replenish our stock of essentials, from sunglasses to sunscreen, books to laptops and everything in between.
I hate summer. Heat and humidity make me feel physically ill and I'd far rather shovel my way through a snow bank than feel as though I'm being roasted from the inside out. I loathe the sun. It's just so bright. And hot.