Skin and Hair News

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.