Ever notice how whatever is going on in your life seems to show on your skin? That’s because whatever goes on inside your body shows up on the outside. Diet, exercise and hydration are as important as good skin care. Get tips for keeping your skin healthy and glowing, whatever your age. <br /><a class="linktocondition" href="/condition/skin-health">Skin Health Guide</a>

Get the Facts About Common Cosmetic Procedures

  • Posted on: 6 November 2011
  • By: jleff
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Curious about cosmetic injectables, laser hair removal, laser skin resurfacing or chemical peels? Get the facts about these procedures.
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Curious about cosmetic injectables, laser hair removal, laser skin resurfacing or chemical peels? Get the facts about these procedures before deciding if they're right for you.

cosmetic procedures - woman looking in the mirrorForget going under the knife in search of younger looking skin. These days, the bulk of procedures designed to restore a more youthful appearance to your face (and sometimes hands and neck) are done on an outpatient basis, often in the doctor's office.

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Exercise and Skin Health

  • Posted on: 6 December 2010
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My skin still breaks out, particularly when I exercise. What type of facial products should I use to keep my skin healthy without increasing the risk of breakouts?

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[i] American Academy of Dermatology. Frequently Asked Questions about Acne. Available at: http://www.skincarephysicians.com/acnenet/FAQ.html#8. Accessed September 15, 2010.
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Healthy Skin Dos and Don'ts

  • Posted on: 17 September 2009
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Protect your skin from free radicals.
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Learn what affects your skin, from food and exercise to stress and the environment, and how best to protect it.

two woman with healthy skinThe key to healthy skin lies beyond which soap you use. It depends on what you eat, whether you exercise, how much stress you're under and even the kind of environment in which you live and work.

All of these things affect how fast your skin ages, and thus how it will look, by influencing certain processes that lead to oxidation and inflammation. Sounds complicated, but it really is not.

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5 Beautiful Ways to Prep for Winter

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: admin
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Here are some tips to care for your skin and hair this winter.
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Dry winter air can suck the moisture out of your skin and hair. Here are some tips to care for your skin and hair this winter.

With winter upon us—and the election finally behind us—your health and sanity are not the only things in need of attention.

Your beauty is an important consideration, too. After all, with colder temps comes drier air—and that air, in search of moisture, starts to suck it out of your skin and hair. Dryness equals wrinkles, breakage and a reminder that being a so-called natural beauty comes at a price.

9 Common Misconceptions About Psoriasis

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition caused by an inherited gene. It can cause some painful and serious problems, so it's important to know the facts.
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Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition caused by an inherited gene. It can cause some painful and serious problems, so it's important to know the facts.

Psoriasis is a persistent, chronic inflammatory skin condition caused by an inherited genetic defect that affects about 7.5 million people in the United States, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation.

The study of the genetic connection to psoriasis is fairly new: it wasn't until the early 1970s that research began. With recent improvements in technology and increases in funding, studies are beginning to rapidly expand.

8 Wrinkle Causes—Other Than Aging

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: helen
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Even if you already have signs of premature aging skin, it's never too late to start making lifestyle changes that will benefit your skin.
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Even if you already have signs of premature aging skin, it's never too late to start making lifestyle changes that will benefit your skin.
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Wrinkles. Does the word alone make you shudder? Many factors cause our skin to get wrinkles. Some we can't do anything about because they're part of the natural aging process. But did you know that you can play an active role in influencing some factors that have nothing to do with getting older?

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Eczema's Effects More Than Skin Deep

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
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People dealing with the itchy skin condition known as eczema may have other medical conditions to cope with as well, including heart disease, a dermatologist says.
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People dealing with the itchy skin condition known as eczema may have other medical conditions to cope with as well, including heart disease, a dermatologist says.

baby with eczema on face

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FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News)—People dealing with the itchy skin condition known as eczema may have other medical conditions to cope with as well, including heart disease, a dermatologist says.

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Stylish and Safe Ways to Protect Skin From the Sun

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: helen

Daily Bath Fine for Kids With Eczema

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: veras
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Although some doctors advise against giving a daily bath to kids with the skin condition eczema, a new paper says a daily soak is fine as long as it's followed by plenty of moisturizer.
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Although some doctors advise against giving a daily bath to kids with the skin condition eczema, a new paper says a daily soak is fine as long as it's followed by plenty of moisturizer.

Eczema and daily baths

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WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Although some doctors advise against giving a daily bath to kids with the skin condition eczema, a new paper says a daily soak is fine as long as it's followed by plenty of moisturizer.

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