Menopause, which officially begins one year after your last period, can bring with it some noticeable changes to your skin and hair. As hormone levels plummet, your skin can become dry, slack, and thin.
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While many of us think that we’re properly protecting ourselves from the effects of UV rays with our daily dime-sized amount of SPF, that’s not even close to enough. So how much SPF do we need? According to the experts, you’re probably not using enough.
Just when our appearance becomes so important and we want to look our best, acne can begin. Some teens seem unfazed by acne. For most teenagers, however, this especially visible skin problem can be upsetting.
If your teenager seems upset by acne, here’s how you can help.
I am an only child born in the best city in the world, New York City, which is still my favorite city in the world. We moved to the suburbs in Westchester when I was about 10, and that is where I spent my middle school and high school years.
Everyone is different, and therefore, each individual’s morning and evening skincare routines should be unique, depending on skin type, complexion, and a variety of other factors (like the climate in which they live). Dermatologists and plastic surgeons are no different.
Dr. Nichols, a dermatologist in Greenwich, Connecticut,
and spokesperson for The Skin Cancer Foundation,
has a routine to keep herself and her three kids sun safe.
On May 25, George Floyd was killed in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and since then, protests have broken out across the country demanding an end to systematic racism and police brutality.
Protecting your skin from the sun is important year-round, but with May being Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we want to take this opportunity to tell you why. We’ve brought in our friend and board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Kim Nichols, to answer some important questions.