TYPES of SKIN CANCER

Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of skin cells. It most often develops on areas of the skin exposed to the sun’s rays. Skin cancer affects people of all colors and races, although those with light skin who sunburn easily have a higher risk. What does skin cancer look like? Actinic Keratoses (AK)    These dry,…

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Rosacea

What Is Rosacea? Rosacea is a common but poorly understood disorder of the facial skin that is estimated to affect well over 16 million Americans — and most of them don’t know it. In fact, while rosacea is becoming increasingly widespread as the populous baby boom generation enters the most susceptible ages, a National Rosacea…

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Alopecia

What is alopecia areata? The term alopecia means hair loss. In alopecia areata, one or more round bald patches appear suddenly, most often on the scalp. Alopecia areata is also called autoimmune alopecia. Who gets alopecia areata? Alopecia areata can affect males and females at any age. It starts in childhood in about 50%, and…

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Prepare Your Skin For Summer

Exfoliate. Exfoliate, and exfoliate again! This is the best way to get that summer glow. Listen to your skin—sensitive and dry types need to be more gentle than combination and oily types. Don’t forget your lips! Exfoliate gently, then hydrate. Shave. It’s time to get rid of that hair on your legs—without irritation. Eat healthy.…

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