Skincare

How Skin Care Became an At-Home Science Experiment

In the skin-care aisle at the CVS pharmacy closest to my office, there are 106 different products for acne. I lurked in the store for an hour last week tallying anything with the words “acne,” “blemish,” or “blackhead” on the packaging. I did not include products labeled “pore refining,” because that seems fake. There are […]

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Skincare

Prevention and Detection of Melanoma

Each year in the U.S., roughly 5 million Americans are treated for a type of skin cancer. There are more new cases of skin cancer than breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, and lung cancer combined each year. Some of the different types of skin cancer include squamous cell carcinomas, basal cell carcinomas, and melanoma; […]

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Skincare

Tips for Healthy Skin Everyday

The all-natural selfie: It’s the newest trend in Hollywood, but you ever wonder what it takes for celebrities to maintain that amazing skin? Do they have personal assistants in town all day, applying foundation and moisturizer? Maybe they spend hours each week getting beauty treatments?   The truth is that good skin is a combination […]

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