Medically reviewed by: Ted Schiff, MD Sunburns are a summer bummer, but they’re hardly the only annoying skin problem that can crop up after fun in the sun. Spending more time outdoors, decked in shorts or a swimsuit, increases your odds of developing a variety of summer skin rashes, from heat rash to folliculitis to
Medically reviewed by: Ted Schiff, MD Even as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, experts are tracking a new viral outbreak: monkeypox. The two viruses have little in common. One important difference: Monkeypox is not new, and according to the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC), an existing smallpox vaccine may be at least 85% effective
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.