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Skin treatments can help with everything from fighting acne to wrinkles. Learn more about skin treatments at HowStuffWorks.

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Can bleach cure eczema?

Bleach -- that household cleaning staple -- hardly seems like a soothing treatment for itchy, painful eczema. So is it a good idea to bathe your skin with the same stuff you scrub your tub with?


Do antibiotics help with acne?

There is a chronic disease that's sweeping through the world largely unstudied and basically untreated. It's acne. And while some antibiotics can, in fact, help it, the issue of antibiotic resistance is limiting our options. See more »

5 Important Botox Facts

Botox may erase wrinkles, but it can cause some serious side effects. See if this injectable fountain of youth works. Read these important botox facts See more »

Quick Tips: Lemon Juice and Freckles

Though you can't get rid of freckles, lemon juice may help you lighten them. We show you how to safely alter your skin tone with lemon juice. See more »

Quick Tips: How does safflower oil benefit skin?

In health and beauty circles, safflower oil is gaining popularity as an effective and affordable moisturizer. See more »

Top 5 Chemical Peels

Read on to learn about the most effective types of chemical peels for your skin! See more »

5 Things to Know About Oatmeal Baths

Ever heard of taking an oatmeal bath? Here are the top 5 benefits to using oatmeal in your baths as a home remedy! See more »

Are foods that promote healthy skin also good in face masks?

From fruits and veggies to water and green tea, there's a long list of items that you should eat or drink to get healthy, glowing skin. Can those same ingredients benefit your skin if they're in a face mask? See more »

Can you get spa treatments if you're pregnant?

Some spa treatments sound like they'd be perfect balms to sooth a pregnant woman's frazzled nerves and tired body. But not every treatment is safe for an expectant mother. Which ones should you avoid, and what are the dangers? See more »

Can I get a facial while pregnant?

From breakouts to melasma, the joys of pregnancy often come along with annoying or embarrassing skin problems. Is it safe to get a facial while you're expecting, and will it do any good? See more »

Botox: Fast Facts

Get fast facts on Botox and its medical uses, and learn about the possible risks and benefits of Botox treatments. See more »