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Don’t let your skin get spooked this HalloweenOct 23, 2019
While it is fun and thrilling to transform into another character for Halloween, a dermatology expert warns that wearing heavy Halloween makeup can cause side effects like acne breakouts and allergic reactions.
Top three tips to prevent early signs of agingJul 18, 2019
Dr. Rajani Katta, a dermatologist and clinical faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine, offers three major ways to combat signs of aging no matter how old you are.
Don’t sweat the heat rashJun 17, 2019
The summer heat can bring a multitude of concerns, including uncomfortable heat rashes. dermatology expert offers insight on what causes these rashes, advice on prevention and treatment, and how a heat rash could be a indicator of a more serious issue.
Top five places you may forget to apply sunscreenJun 3, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Carina Wasko, associate professor of dermatology, shares the top places people miss when putting on sunscreen and ways to prevent skin cancer and aging.
Facts you should know about lupusMay 22, 2019
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects millions of people around the world, but is still widely misunderstood and challenging to diagnose. In the midst of Lupus Awareness Month, one of our experts explains the facts that are known about the disease.
Benefits of adding vitamin C to your skin care routineApr 3, 2019
Kim Chang, a medical aesthetician at Baylor College of Medicine, says using vitamin C on the skin can protect you even further from the sun.
Start school with these fresh skincare tipsAug 7, 2018
Kim Chang offers tips on how teens can start the school year off with healthy skin, starting with a focus on damage from the summer sun.
How to recognize an allergic reaction to artificial nailsJul 17, 2018
A trip to the nail salon is meant to be a special experience, but it can turn negative when getting your nails done causes an allergic reaction or irritation that may even affect more than the skin around your fingers.
Dive into a safe Memorial Day with these tipsMay 24, 2018
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine offer advice on how to have a safe and fun Memorial Day weekend while spending time outdoors.
Using Aloe Vera has multiple benefitsMar 21, 2018
Aloe Vera gel is typically used when you get a little too much sun and need some relief. However, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine says Aloe Vera has multiple benefits for your skin.
Addicted to lip balm? You might be allergicJan 31, 2018
If you find yourself frequently reapplying lip balm during the cold winter months, you may start to think you’re addicted to it. But Dr. Ramsey Markus explains why ‘addiction’ might just be another problem such as an allergic reaction.
Hot showers can damage skin during winterJan 25, 2018
Dr. Harry Dao explains why a hot bath or shower can lead to excessively dry skin during winter.
Protecting your skin this summer with sunscreen, bug sprayJun 1, 2017
From applying sunscreen to keeping bugs at bay, Dr. Rajani Katta explains all you need to know about ways to protect your skin this summer.
Early detection highlighted for melanoma awareness month Apr 27, 2017
With longer days and more outdoor activities, Dr. Ida Orengo, professor of dermatology, addresses the dangers hiding behind sunburns and sun exposure, including melanoma.
Age isn’t only reason hair starts to go grayFeb 16, 2017
Although the thought of aging and going gray may be daunting, Dr. Rajani Katta says there are several factors that play a role in developing gray hair.
Enhancing your look this New YearJan 19, 2017
People looking for visible results may consider cosmetic treatments to redefine their features in the New Year.
Fight dry skin this winter seasonNov 29, 2016
When the weather gets colder our skin is more prone to dryness, itching and irritation because moisture is lost from the skin. Dr. Carina Wasko shares ways to keep your skin healthy.
Watch what you put on your face this HalloweenOct 24, 2016
Dr. Harry Dao warns about potential side effects, including allergic reactions, of face paint during Halloween.
Feel confident in your own skin, makeup freeSep 12, 2016
Going makeup free has its benefits – and its supporters, with many celebrities getting behind the new makeup free trend.
Tips help manage skin in dry or humid weatherJul 19, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine expert Dr. Harry Dao shares some tips on how to keep skin during periods of dry or humid heat.