Skin and Beauty

Appearance-related features, tips and tools.

Not All Skin Procedures and Treatments Will Do You Good

Among the countless options in skin health treatments and procedures, it appears that several may not do us much (or any) good. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, you might want to skip several options.

Winterize Your Skin

Winter is coming—and with it comes dry air, cold temperatures, and possibly even snow. All of those things can do a number on your skin, but a little preparation can go a long way.

Melanoma More Deadly in Young White Men than Women

Adolescent and young white men with melanoma are more than 50 percent more likely than their female counterparts to die from the disease.

Bad Habits can lead to Acne

Change these habits to say goodbye to adult acne. Remember when you were a teenager and you dreamed of being a grown-up—with your own car, fabulous clothes, and clear skin? Little did you know that acne can follow us well into adulthood. If you’re dealing with adult acne, it might be time to break a […]

Eat Right for Healthy Hair and Nails

Diets are a dime a dozen. You can choose from just about any program—eating for your blood type, eating an immune supportive diet, low carb, high protein, sugar free, gluten free, and more. But did you know there is a healthy hair and nail diet, too?

Summer Hair Care

Summer is a glorious time to relax and play—but warm summer days can do a number on your hair. Your hair may suffer from exposure to the heat, sun, humidity, chlorine, or salt water. The three main hair complaints in the summer are dryness, frizziness, and discoloration. But don’t despair—summer doesn’t have to mean damaged hair.

Summer Lip Care

Skin safety is of utmost importance in the summer, but there’s one patch of skin that is often overlooked when it comes to the summer elements—the lips. The lips need extra TLC all year round—and especially in summer—because they lack the natural glands to keep them moist.

The Importance of Exfoliation

You may be cleansing, moisturizing, and slathering on the sunscreen—but if you’re not exfoliating, your skin isn’t as healthy as it could be.

Choosing the Best Antioxidants for Your Skin

Antioxidants help fight free radicals and wrinkles. They are an important component of any healthy diet as well as a solid skin care regimen.

Outstanding Uses for Olive Oil

If you’ve searched high and low for that perfect beauty product, look no further than your kitchen. Extra virgin olive oil has a variety of uses that will leave your skin and hair looking and feeling great.

Skin Care and Appearance

The free Look Good . . . Feel Better program for teens was created especially for 13- to 17-year-olds who are facing cancer. The program provides helpful information for teen guys and girls about how to deal with skin changes, hair loss, nutrition, and fitness and how to keep their social lives on track while going through any kind of cancer treatment.

Home-Grown Spa

You can have a spa day at home without spending a dime. Look no further than your kitchen.

Soothe Your Skin

There’s nothing like spending hot summer days soaking up the sun and enjoying the outdoors—but no matter how fun it is, summertime can take a toll on your skin.

Watch Out for Water Loss

Water is one of the most important ingredients for healthy skin, but no matter how hydrated you are, your skin may be losing precious water throughout the day as a result of your habits or living conditions.

Remedies for Summer Hair

No matter how glorious and wonderful the warm, sunny days of summer are, they can wreak havoc on your hair. Summertime hair can be dry, frizzy, brittle, and full of split ends.