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    Skin Problems to Watch Out for This Summer

    For every glorious beach or lake day, camping trip, or tromp through the woods, there’s a potential skin problem to go with it ...

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    Why Sunscreen Is Still Your Skin's Best Friend

    Sunscreen has suddenly become controversial. Web reports describe certain ultraviolet filters as toxic. A recent magazine article ...

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    Don’t Forget Your Body! 7 Skin Care Tips

    You probably have a daily skincare regimen for your face – but what about your body? We often focus so much on our face, neck, and chest ...

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    Do Some Foods Cause Acne?

    When it comes to breakouts, we’re often quick to point the finger at food. That new pimple must be because of chocolate. That greasy slice ...

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    How to Manage Fear After Melanoma

    Nothing terrifies patients like the word “cancer.” Maybe that explains, at least to some degree, the undeniable trend I’ve noticed among my ...

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    Is Sunscreen Dangerous? A Dermatologist Weighs In

    It’s becoming more and more difficult to figure out what to believe about anything – even something as basic as sunscreen. This is partly ...

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    The Key to Managing Chronic Eczema

    Your skin is an amazing organ: It has a very capable barrier function, a good blood supply to call in nutrients, and the ability to repair ...

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    How to Get Your Skin Ready for Winter

    A famous skin doctor in Estee Lauder’s generation, Erno Laszlo, used to say that “you want your skin to be just this side of dry.” So, not ...

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    5 Tips for Beautiful Summer Skin

    Summer is great – vacation, a more flexible schedule (hopefully), dinners al fresco, fewer clothes, and more skin! We want our summer skin ...

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    A large proportion of people living in the United States have been exposed to the herpes simplex virus, so it’s no ...

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  • Laurel Naversen Geraghty

    Laurel Naversen Geraghty, MD

    Laurel Naversen Geraghty, MD, is a Stanford-trained dermatologist, former Glamour beauty editor, and journalist who has written for The New York Times, Glamour, Allure, Real Simple, Women’s Health, and other publications. She has made many television appearances and co-hosted The Dermatology Show on Sirius-XM throughout medical school. Her personal skincare blog can be found on Instagram and Facebook.

  • Brandith Irwin, MD

    Brandith Irwin, MD

    Brandith Irwin, MD, is a board certified dermatologist and founder of Madison Skin & Laser Center in Seattle, Washington. She is also Co-Founder of SkinTour.com a website focused on accurate consumer education on nonsurgical, aesthetic procedures and products. Through her books and website, Dr. Irwin is dedicated to educating people about skin care in the context of a global conversation about beauty, self-esteem and inclusiveness.