Removing acne scars

Is there anything that can be done to remove the acne scars on my face? I am 28 and have had them since my teen years. Scars are a normal part of the healing process. The...

I have read that specialized makeup will cover birthmarks. Is there anything that will remove them permanently? Discolorations and marks on a newborn's skin are called birthmarks in the true sense of he word. Usually...

Early recognition, prevention, and treatment of skin diseases is an important element in the overall care of the middle-aged and older person, according to research conducted by Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine. Unfortunately, most of...

Medical science and the public, alike, have long agreed on the positive relationship between vitamins and good health. Nonetheless, vitamins have, for the most part, been snubbed from cosmetics, skin creams, and beauty-care products. Not only...

Until recently, the new-kid-on-the-block beauty product ingredients were alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), a group of acids naturally occurring in fruits, milk, and sugar cane, which have proved to be a good defense against damage...
10 Fast Facts about the Sun and Skin Cancer

1 One in every five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in life. 2 Skin cancer kills more than 9,200 Americans every year; more than three quarters of those deaths are from malignant...

I'm in my early 40s and have been using a vitamin cream for about four months. My wrinkles are lessened to some degree but my skin is red and tender. What can I do...
Sunscreen to the Rescue

"Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun." The English actor and playwright Noel Coward knew what he was talking about when he wrote that. Sometimes you can't stay indoors when the...

I am in my late 30s and I have acne on my chest and back. Can you tell me if a sulphur-based soap will help this condition. I have used glycerine and other anti-acne soaps, but...
Skin What You Need To Know

A glance at the cross-section will show you how complex the skin is. A typical patch of skin the size and thickness of a quarter contains about 30 million cells, 600 sweat glands, 100...