In the most recent issue of New Beauty, the 54-year-old supermodel admitted that she "lives in the sun" each day.
Not exactly, warns dermatologist Josh Zeichner, MD, who says that while SPF makeup is a nice complement, it's no substitute for daily sunscreen. "Makeup with sunscreen can provide some protection, but is not enough," Dr. Zeichner says, adding that SPF foundation labels can be misleading, especially if you're looking for a lightweight finish. While Dr. Zeichner affirms that SPF-infused foundations can provide some added protection, the best practice is to use them in tandem with sunscreen.
When you check your skin for suspicious moles, you probably look at your arms, chest, stomach, back, and legs. But those aren't the only places melanoma can show up.
Organic facials, cryotherapy, and IV-drip therapy? Meet the New York wellness clinic of your dreams.
When describing skin that is good, people generally resort to the same set of expressions: "as smooth as silk" (glass works, too), "lit from within," or "softer than a baby's bottom," which is a questionable basis of comparison but a thing we say nonetheless. Unsurprisingly, there is no legitimate dermatological condition classified as "orange peel skin." Rather, it's a colloquial term used to describe skin with pores so enlarged as to appear dimpled in texture — you know, like an orange peel. First, the cause (as in, why the hell does it happen in the first place?): "A combination of dehydration and slow cell reproduction contribute to this look on the nose and cheeks," explains dermatologist Kenneth Mark, MD.
"Double-cleansing allows the initial grime, makeup, pollution, and dirt from your day to be effectively and gently cleansed," says board-certified dermatologist Whitney Bowe.
While doctors recommend getting mole checks in fall and winter, now’s the best time to keep a close eye on any changes in your skin.
Follow our guide to help keep your face from looking like a wicked witch prank that went way too far into the next morning.
Yahoo Beauty interviewed Dennis Gross, a dermatologist and the creator of Dr. Dennis Gross Skin Care, to find out how to handle acne in weird places.
When you’re in the market for an aesthetic treatment, skipping the clinical setting of a cosmetic doctor’s office in favor of a pampering medi-spa is tempting, but watch out.
Let’s face it, aging is inevitable. There are certain areas of the body that age quicker than others, but for some strange reason, many of us tend to forget our hands as being a huge part of that equation. “The skin on the hands is very thin like the skin underneath our eyes. Therefore, it is very fragile,” says Dendy Engleman, a board-certified dermatologic surgeon and associate at Manhattan Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery. “Like our face, our hands are often exposed to the elements and you add cleaning, drying, and other activities on top of that.”
Millennials, apparently, aren’t looking for the fountain of youth in a bottle, leaving some beauty companies a little worried.
Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in the name of #iwokeuplikethis status.
Acupuncture can become part of your regular skincare routine. Jaded and (sometimes literally) scarred by Western medicine, I looked to my roots and sought Chinese traditional medicine, namely acupuncture, to see if it could clear my skin, and maybe even give me a health boost beyond the face. I consulted two different Manhattan-based acupuncturists, Shellie Goldstein of Hamptons Acupuncture and Su-Jung Lee of Truing Acupuncture, to teach me about skincare beyond Western medicine. Before you decide to stick needles all over your body in the pursuit of beauty though, here are eight basic tenets to know about acupuncture, skin, and wellness.