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    How to Avoid Dry, Chapped Skin From Hand-Washing

    The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t just wreaking havoc on our population’s health, work, travel, sports, and social lives. It's probably

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    Does Dry Brushing Really Work?

    Devotees claim that dry brushing exfoliates, improves circulation and lymphatic flow, minimizes pores, reduces cellulite, detoxes the body, and improves digestion - but is there proof?

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    What to Do About Varicose Veins

    Veins are in every part of our body, but many of us don’t think much about them until our legs begin to resemble a road map. Enlarged ...

  • acne scars

    A Dermatologist's Tips for Acne Scars

    You’ve battled breakouts – and you have the scars to prove it. Blemishes can be distressing enough, but the marks left behind can serve ...

  • cellulite

    How to Fight Cellulite

    Dimples are adorable - until they start showing up on our buttocks, abdomen, or thighs. We’re talking about cellulite, of course ...

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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? ...

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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.