Skin Care / Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases, a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist takes care of diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.

Got Acne? There's An App For That [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:22

Dermatology app Spruce offers patients the information they need regarding their acne without a trip to the doctor's office.

This Is What It’s Like To Be A Model With Ectodermal Dysplasia [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:30

Suffering from a skin disorder didn’t stop Melanie Gaydos from pursuing her dream to be a high fashion model.

Eat Vegetables To Get A Natural, Sunless Tan

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:40

It's easier to get a tan than you think. If you eat a lot of fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants, you can get a healthy, natural glow without the damage from tanning beds or sun rays.

This Pair Of Headphones Could Leave You Wrinkle-Free [PHOTO]

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:52

An FDA-approved Facial Toning Duo claims to eliminate wrinkles and your desire for Botox.

Teens Still Don't Understand The Importance Of Sun Protection

By | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 15:10

Fewer teens are using sunscreen and unknowingly increasing their risk for skin cancer.

Experimental Drug Proven Effective In Getting Rid Of Pesky Cellulite

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:33

Xiaflex, an experimental cellulite drug from Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, satisfied 68% of women in a clinical trial.

Itchy, Painful Skin Lesions May Be A Sign Of Skin Cancer

By | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 18:28

Researchers have found that skin lesions that are both itchy and painful are more likely to be a sign of skin cancer.

This App Gives New Meaning To The Term 'Junk Mail'

By | Mon, 06/23/2014 - 18:55

First Derm app can identify over 90 skin conditions with the help of board-certified dermatologists.

Here's What Happened When I Didn’t Let Soap Touch My Face For A Week

By | Thu, 06/19/2014 - 08:00

I used only warm water to wash my face for a week, and was pleasantly surprised by the results.

9-Year-Olds Are Now Tanning

By | Wed, 06/18/2014 - 13:30

Children as young as 9 are tanning, and purposely exposing themselves to sun without sunscreen, in order to look more like celebrities.

Getting Rid Of Acne With Birth Control

By | Sat, 06/07/2014 - 14:51

Birth control may soon be an alternative for women suffering with acne. New research shows they are just as effective as antibiotics at getting rid of stubborn breakouts.

Are You Living With A Psoriasis Patient? It Could Make You Depressed

By | Sat, 06/07/2014 - 12:59

Psoriasis has been found to cause symptoms of depression and anxiety in the family members of those living with the condition.

What You Should Know About Nodular Melanoma, Possibly The Deadliest Form Of Skin Cancer [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:48

Doctors warn against nodular melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer that is responsible for over 40 percent of all melanoma deaths.

The Top 20 Sunscreens, Based On Their Actual SPF

By | Tue, 05/20/2014 - 09:57

Consumer Reports recommends 20 of the best sunscreens on the market according to the SPF protection they actually offer.

Your Dermatologist's Free Drug Samples Aren't Really Free

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:20

Dermatologists with access to free samples are more likely to write prescriptions for higher price tag medicines when compared to their peers who do not receive free samples.