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Dry Skin and Menopause
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Dry Skin and Menopause

Estrogen declines as you approach menopause which decreases your skin's ability to produce and hold on to moisture. Find out what you can do about dry skin.

Tanning Without the Sun
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Tanning Without the Sun

Try a self-tanning product to give you that bronzed look without the sun damage that can cause wrinkles and skin cancer.

Is This Body Part Aging You?
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Is This Body Part Aging You?

We worry about wrinkles on our face, but do you know what lines and wrinkles can show your age even sooner?

Are Spray Sunscreens Safe?
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Are Spray Sunscreens Safe?

Sunscreen is vital for protecting against skin cancer, but the jury is still out on the safety and effectiveness of spray-on sunscreens. If you're going to use spray sunscreen, follow these tips. 


New Therapy May Help When Melanoma Spreads to Brain
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New Therapy May Help When Melanoma Spreads to Brain

A type of therapy that harnesses the immune system is giving new hope to people battling a once hopeless cancer—melanoma that's spread to the brain.

'Face-Aging' Photos Convince Tanners to Shun the Sun
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'Face-Aging' Photos Convince Tanners to Shun the Sun

Where fear of skin cancer has little effect, vanity may succeed.

The Stigma of Psoriasis
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The Stigma of Psoriasis

Though psoriasis is not contagious, many Americans shun people with the skin condition.

Skin Tags: An External Indicator of Your Internal Health
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Skin Tags: An External Indicator of Your Internal Health

Skin tags are mostly a cosmetic annoyance, but could they also indicate to you that something else is going on in your body?

Could You Have Rosacea?
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Could You Have Rosacea?

This skin condition causes blemishes, strikes in the adult years, and won't respond to typical acne products.

Toxins in BBQ Fumes May Be Absorbed Through the Skin
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Toxins in BBQ Fumes May Be Absorbed Through the Skin

When you fire up the grill for your Memorial Day cookout, beware: Those tantalizing aromas hold an underestimated health risk.

9 Easy Ways to Help Your Skin Survive Summer
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9 Easy Ways to Help Your Skin Survive Summer

Summer is a great time to get outdoors and relax, but it can be hard on your skin. Check out these tips to help your skin survive summer.

How to Treat a Sunburn
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How to Treat a Sunburn

Even though most of us now know what sunburns can do to our skin, sunburns still happen. Here's what to do if you get sunburned.

Understanding Sunscreen Lingo
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Understanding Sunscreen Lingo

A recent study found that fewer than half of people understand the meaning of "broad spectrum" or "SPF."

How to Prevent Dry Skin
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How to Prevent Dry Skin

Dry skin affects a lot of people, particularly as seasons change. But the same care routine doesn't work for everyone in every type of weather.