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Put a lid on it: Improper storage of makeup could lead to infectionMar 23, 2015
Not storing makeup properly and using out-of-date cosmetics can result in infection, said dermatology experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Protect children’s skin from unregulated term 'hypoallergenic'Feb 4, 2015
Recent study finds two chemicals often associated with allergic reactions in many over-the-counter pediatric skin care products, including some labeled “hypoallergenic.”
Hot showers harmful to skin during winterJan 15, 2015
Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say the higher temperatures at bath time increase dry skin, which could have long-term damaging effects.
Baylor College of Medicine offers revolutionary non-invasive fat reduction treatmentNov 17, 2014
Syneron Candela UltraShape® is the first non-invasive fat reduction treatment of its kind and the only UltraShape in Houston is at Baylor College of Medicine.
Alleviate 'sugar sag' with healthier dietOct 21, 2014
Everyone wants to age gracefully but they may not know that certain foods cause "sugar sag," which results in wrinkles and loose skin.
Experts provide tips for a healthy, safe HalloweenOct 30, 2013
Keep your Halloween full of treats instead of tricks with some tips from experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
$1 million gift to fund Ehlers Danlos syndrome research at BCMAug 14, 2013
With a new $1 million gift, Baylor College of Medicine geneticist Dr. Brendan Lee hopes to broaden understanding of the mechanisms of Ehlers Danlos syndrome, an incurable, inherited connective tissue disorder.
No excuses for not using proper sun protectionMay 29, 2013
Spending time outdoors? BCM expert says allergies aren't an excuse for skipping sunblock.
Want your skin to glow, 'All natural' might not be the way to goMay 29, 2013
All natural doesn't necessarily mean it will be safe for your skin. If you have very sensitive skin and you have a hard time finding skin care products, a dermatologist can help identify allergens that you should avoid
Allergic reactions to hair dye can happen at any timeMar 26, 2013
Can your hair dye cause an allergic reaction? BCM expert says yes