Medically reviewed by: Siw Sleight When love handles, back fat, arm fat or other bulges aren’t budging despite dieting and exercising and you don’t want to resort to surgery to shrink them, CoolSculpting offers a non-invasive alternative. It takes less time to undergo than watching an episode of your favorite Netflix show, and it has
Medically reviewed by: Shawna Sopher, Licensed Medical Aesthetician Tired of dealing with rough-textured skin that makes you look older? Many types of facials can help skin look smoother, but if you’re looking for a more powerful, medical grade cosmetic treatment, a microdermabrasion facial or HydraFacial MD is the way to go. Dermatologists increasingly recommend a HydraFacial vs.
Medically reviewed by: Ted Schiff, MD Rosacea can be embarrassing, even demoralizing. In a survey from the National Rosacea Society, 90% of patients said rosacea had lowered their self-esteem and self-confidence, and many people reported feeling frustrated, anxious, and depressed. Getting your rosacea symptoms under control lets you face the world with clearer, smoother skin
Medically Reviewed By: Ted Schiff, MD Are thinning eyebrows making you regret all the plucking you did in your younger years? If your eyebrows are pulling a disappearing act, you’re not alone — eyebrow hair loss is common after a certain age. Here’s what to know about why eyebrow thinning happens, and when it might
Medically Reviewed By: Brian Klein, PA-C If you’re bruising easily, even when you don’t remember banging yourself, you’re not alone, especially if your younger days are behind you. Often, the answer to “why do I bruise so easily?” is thin skin. “In many cases, easy bruising is due to normal skin aging,” said Brian Klein,
Medically reviewed By: Ted Schiff, MD If you’ve noticed tiny white or yellow bumps on your face, you may have assumed they were whiteheads. But if the bumps are much firmer than whiteheads and aren’t inflamed, chances are you have milia. Since you can’t pop them like a pimple, the question is how to get
Most of us have joked about needing our beauty sleep, but is beauty sleep a real thing? When it comes to the skin, the answer is an unequivocal yes. While you log the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep a night, your skin gets busy repairing the damage it incurred during the day. The
Medically reviewed by: Camila Yepes, PA-C Dyeing your hair is a fun way to change up your look or keep the grays from showing. But for some people, it’s not as simple as dyeing, rinsing and enjoying. For those with a hair dye allergy or sensitive skin, itching and inflammation can take the fun away.
Medically Reviewed By: Kelli Bryant, MD Moles, also called nevi, are sometimes considered beauty marks. But if you have a mole — especially a facial mole — that’s more of an eyesore, or if a mole is easily irritated by clothing or gets snagged on jewelry, chances are you’d rather be rid of it. Can you
Medical Review By: Dr. Ted Schiff Many dermatology practices are staffed with multiple types of providers, including board-certified dermatologists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. What exactly is a nurse practitioner, and what are they qualified to do? Unlike a registered nurse (RN), a nurse practitioner can diagnose and manage health conditions. RNs have an associate degree