Skin and lifestyle are very closely related. Learn how your lifestyle can affect your skin at HowStuffWorks.
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.
Finding breakouts on your skin might make you feel self-conscious. But do other people really notice them as much as you do?
With diets that are rich in fruits and veggies, many vegetarians seem to be healthier overall than some non-vegetarians. But how much does this lifestyle translate to skin health?
For years, research has attributed birth control with acne-clearing powers. But is clear skin worth the side effects that can come with some oral contraceptives?
Studies have shown that stress does, in fact, have a negative effect on your skin. Find out why and how you can help prevent it.
Alcohol can be a social icebreaker, or it can complement a delicious meal made at home. Experts have also linked moderate alcohol consumption to good heart health. But can a drink (or two or three) affect your skin?
If swimming pools leave you with dry, itchy skin, chlorine may be the culprit -- and the water in your shower may not be much better. Learn how chlorine affects your skin and how you can protect it.
No matter whether you live in a climate that's cold and dry or hot and humid, the elements can take a toll on your skin. Find out what you can do to protect yourself.
People in most cities are probably aware of the dangers of breathing smog, but the pollutants can also affect the skin. Find out what diseases and skin problems are linked to smog.
Most people are aware of the major negative health issues associated with smoking, including lung cancer and heart problems. But the visible effects of smoking don't always get the most attention. What can 10 cigarettes a day do to your skin?
About 50 percent of those who get tattoos later regret them. Find out how laser tattoo removal techniques are helping people of all ages rid themselves of something that they no longer want on their bodies.
Not too long ago, tattoos were taboo in Western culture. But today, people of all ages and walks of life are sporting permanent ink.