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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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    Is Your Skincare Right for Your Age?

    Lotions, Botox, Dysport, Fillers, Lasers, Skin Tightening ...it’s great to have so many skincare options, but how do you know when it’s time ...

  • New Treatment for Actinic Keratosis

    Actinic keratosis is the most common precursor to skin cancer. These lesions are most typically found in fair-skinned individuals, and they ...

  • Why Hair Loss Should be Taken Seriously

    Hair loss can affect men and women alike, and it is just as distressing for men as it is for women. Yes, more men ...

  • The Soy Effect

    Soy-derived ingredients are increasingly found in skin care products. What do they do for your skin? ...

  • The Vampire Facelift — More Nonsense or Not?

    A new procedure, known as the "Vampire Facelift" is getting a lot of buzz. Is it safe? How are the results? ...

  • Filling in the Parentheses on Your Face

    As we age, nature spontaneously shrinks the fat layer in the face. The first area for the shrinkage to show is around the mouth. The good ...

  • How to Deal with Moles

    Have you ever considered having a mole removed? Dr. Kotler explains a technique to shave them away. ...

  • Can Botox Be Taken Out?

    Botox and Dysport are effective in reducing wrinkles, smiles and squint lines. But once the effect is achieved, it cannot be neutralized. ...

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Contributors

  • Laurel Naversen Geraghty, MD

    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.