Skin and Beauty
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How to Shrink Large Pores
5 Things to Know About Tanning Pills
Quick Tips: 5 Ways to Even Out Your Skin Tone
What Does Microneedling Do for Your Skin?
Do antibiotics help with acne?
Quick Tips: How does safflower oil benefit skin?
You're Probably Not Putting on Enough Sunscreen
Chemists Are on the Hunt for a Long-lasting Sunscreen
Is expired sunscreen OK to use?
Pediatricians Group Releases First-Ever Guidelines for Teens and Tattoos
I Got Tattooed With a Protostar … For Science!
Disappearing Tattoos for the Commitment Phobes
Does the lead in lipstick cause cancer?
5 Uses for Toner
Quick Tips: What Makeup Does to Your Skin
5 Popular Anti-aging Supplements
Quick Tips: 5 Tips to Get Rid of Crow's Feet
5 Ways Your Skin Changes as You Age
A Hairy History of Eyebrow Trends
5 Facts to Know About Hair Removal Creams
5 Things You Should Know About Brazilian Wax
Touted as a way of stimulating new collagen production to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles or scars, microneedling is hot and trending. But is it safe?
By Alia Hoyt
SPF30 will protect more like SPF 15 if you don't apply as much sunscreen as the experts recommend. And a study showed that most people put on far too little. But what's the right amount anyway?
By Dave Roos
From thin to thick and back again, we take a pictorial look at eyebrow fashion over the last 100 years.
By Alia Hoyt
The American Academy of Pediatrics weighs in for the first time on the safety of tattoos and piercings for teenagers.
By Diana Brown
Though sunscreen has protected our skin for decades, scientists still have questions about the intricacies of its photoprotective properties.
A tattoo artist created 18 pieces of art inspired by the James Webb Space Telescope. Our Fw:Thinking host Jonathan Strickland now sports one of them on his back.
A startup is developing a nonpermanent tattoo that can be applied with the same technique and equipment that traditional tattoo artists use. You could snag one in 2017.
Blackout tattoos were once reserved for things like covering up the name of your short-lived (but very passionate) crush you had inscribed on your body. No longer.
A new study indicates having lots of tats might mean a healthy immune system.
Getting ready to spend a day in the sun? Think twice before reaching for last year's sunscreen. Even if the bottle's still full, the lotion doesn't last forever. Don't get burned!
For many of us, putting on lipstick is as routine as brushing our teeth in the morning. But are there dangers lurking in your lip color?
Tattoos are often colorful with vivid inks. But a red, oozing staph infection? Talk about your worst nightmare. Can a life-changing experience suddenly turn into a life-threatening one?
By Debra Ronca
Tattoos used to be taboo. But today nearly one in three people has one. And some people are getting them for reasons other than to decorate their bodies.
By Debra Ronca & Sarah Gleim
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.
Are you fairer than them all and you just want to look good on the beach?! Read on for these healthy tips!
Large pores can make you look older and cause annoying blackheads. Learn how to shrink large pores naturally with our skin care tips.
Do tanning pills work? We explain how these capsules may or may not boost your skin care routine. Read on to learn the in's and out's of tanning pills.
Are anti-aging supplements the new fountain of youth? See if coenzyme q10, human growth hormone and other supplements really work.
Find the best toner for your skin with as we explain the many uses of facial toner â€“ and how it can become an essential part of your skin care routine
Trying to get rid of excess body hair? Learn all about hair removal creams â€“ and how to pick out the most effective one for you!
Brazilian waxes are becoming more popular. But what do you need to know before you sign up for this type of bikini wax? Get the latest Brazilian was info.
When you go through your morning makeup routine, the goal is simple â€“ improve your appearance. But how is that seemingly harmless, perfectly applied layer of powder or moisturizer really affecting your skin?
In health and beauty circles, safflower oil is gaining popularity as an effective and affordable moisturizer.
Read on to learn about the most effective types of chemical peels for your skin!
Birth control prevents pregnancy and can have all kind of effects on your body. But do you know what it can do for your skin?