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Can you prevent stretch marks when pregnant?

Stretch marks may seem unavoidable during pregnancy. After all, up to 90 percent of pregnant women get them. But there are ways to minimize their appearance.


Can you get a staph infection from a tattoo?

 Can you get a staph infection from a tattoo?

Scabbing and itching are normal signs of a healing tattoo. Swelling isn't. Learn to recognize the signs of an infected tattoo at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Are there medical reasons to get a tattoo?

 Are there medical reasons to get a tattoo?

Tattoos have uses besides adorning the skin. Find out how a tattoo could help you in an emergency at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Ways Birth Control Medication Can Affect Your Skin

 5 Ways Birth Control Medication Can Affect Your Skin

Birth control medication can have affects on your skin and body. See five common ways birth control medication can affect your skin. See more »

At a Glance: Tattoos and Skin Health

 At a Glance: Tattoos and Skin Health

Are tattoos bad for my skin? Learn more about tattoos and your skin in this article. See more »

At a Glance: Worrying About Your Skin

 At a Glance: Worrying About Your Skin

Does worrying about your skin make it worse? Fine out if worrying about your skin makes it worse. See more »

At a Glance: Parabens

 At a Glance: Parabens

What are parabens? Fine out in this article what are parabens. See more »

Quick Tips: 5 Ways to Feel Confident in Your Skin

 Quick Tips: 5 Ways to Feel Confident in Your Skin

Do you want to feel more confident in your skin? Learn skin care tips and boost your confidence with these quick tips to feel confident in your skin. See more »

Quick Tips: 5 Ways to Protect Skin from Pollution

 Quick Tips: 5 Ways to Protect Skin from Pollution

Protecting your skin from pollution can help reduce wear and tear on your looks. See these quick tips for protecting your skin from pollution. See more »

Quick Tips: 5 Best Vitamins for Skin Health

 Quick Tips: 5 Best Vitamins for Skin Health

Vitamins can be good for your skin health as well as your overall health. Learn about some of the best vitamins for skin health with these quick tips. See more »

Quick Tips: Top 5 Anti-aging Foods

 Quick Tips: Top 5 Anti-aging Foods

Anti-aging foods can help you maintain a youthful and healthy body. See these quick tips to learn about five anti-aging foods. See more »