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Laser Hair Removal: 6 Things Everyone Needs to Know

This article by Taryn Brooke originally appeared in If you’re itching to rid your body of excess hair, literally because you’ve been shaving your body hair and now it’s growing back, there’s a much better solution you might not be considering: It’s time to consider laser hair removal. What has become an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure […]

Checkup: Winter Skin

Changes in the look and feel of your skin during cold, winter months are not abnormal, but you can counteract unpleasant irritation. What are the signs? The telltale symptoms of dry skin are easy to spot: Skin just generally feels drier and tighter. Other signs may include roughness, itching, severe redness, flaking and scaling. Sometimes […]

Neurotoxins & Dermal Fillers

Neurotoxins include Botox, Dysport and Xeomin. Neurotoxins act to block the nerves from activating the facial muscles. When injected into the face, the targeted muscles are unable to contract normally. When the targeted facial muscles stop contracting, they stop pulling on the overlying skin and therefore creases, wrinkles and fine lines smooth out. Neurotoxin injections […]

Men: What’s Under That Beard?

It could be skin cancer, says Ali Hendi, MD, a dermatologist and skin cancer specialist in the Washington, DC, area. And because they’re hidden, these skin cancers often aren’t detected early, when they have the highest chance for minimal treatment and a cure. While a super-dark and bushy beard might deflect a few rays, it’s […]