Skin Treatments

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

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If you thought saunas were simply hot rooms filled with sweaty, nearly naked people, you'd be right. But did you know you can take these sweat boxes on the road?

By Robert Lamb

Oxygen facials are said to plump up skin by airbrushing oxygen and moisturizing serum into the pores, but some medical experts have their doubts. What's involved in this favorite trend of celebrities?

By Sarah Siddons

The field of psychodermatology is based on a belief in the mind-body connection. Find out if treating mental stress can really help you improve a skin condition.

By John Barrymore

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Injections of Radiesse can minimize wrinkles and make you look years younger. What makes this skin filler different from collagen or any of the others on the market?

By Sarah Siddons

Worried about the appearance of sagging skin? From surgeries and lasers to lotions and creams, plenty of options are out there to help you firm up your skin.

By Sarah Siddons

Used and endorsed by celebrities, Thermage has earned some clout as a treatment for sagging skin. But some evidence suggests that this anti-aging tool may not be for everyone.

By Sarah Siddons

Want to look like you've spent the afternoon at the spa getting a facial, but don't want to shell out lots of cash? These ideas for homemade face masks just might do the trick -- and at a fraction of the cost.

By Sarah Siddons

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Several dermal fillers can improve the condition of damaged or aging skin. Choose the right one for you by understanding the differences between their active ingredients.

By John Barrymore

Many people are turning to facials to deeply cleanse and smooth out their skin. What kinds of facials are out there, and could one be right for you?

By Sarah Siddons

Juvederm has fewer side effects than many other wrinkle solutions on the market. But are the results you'll get from this dermal filler worth the money you'll spend on it?

By John Barrymore

Want to hide signs of aging? Laser skin resurfacing is a treatment that burns certain layers of the skin to reduce the appearance of age marks and foster growth of tighter, younger-looking skin.

By John Barrymore

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Chemical peels can take years off your skin. But some people need to be more cautious about them than others.

By Sarah Siddons

For those wanting a quick fix to hide scars or cellulite, some health experts recommend carboxytherapy as a more affordable and less invasive alternative to surgery.

By Sarah Siddons

Collagen injections are a popular procedure for ridding yourself of wrinkles, creating a flawless face or attaining Angelina Jolie's perfect pout. But are collagen injections right for you?

By John Barrymore

Looking for a way to hide wrinkles, scars and sun damage? Chemical peels just might help reduce the appearance of skin imperfections. See what treatment options are available and what it could cost you.

By John Barrymore

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Although it can't stop the aging process, a facelift can make you appear years younger. How is the facelift procedure performed? And what risks are involved with this type of cosmetic surgery?

By Stephanie Watson

Glowing skin can be achieved without medicines. Learn how you can create beautiful healthy skin by incorporating these simple foods into your diet.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Can sugar really be causing problems with my skin? Get the not so sweet facts about sugar and its relationship to skin health.

By Tamar Nordenburg

Microdermabrasion is being billed as an "instant facelift" -- an effective alternative to surgical procedures and Botox. And now more and more men are giving it a shot. So how does it work exactly?

By Dave Coustan

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Banish unsightly neck bands. Clear away irksome crow's-feet. Botox injections are being used to erase the effects of time. Some say poison, some say wrinkle remedy. Find out all about Botox.

By Katherine Neer

Botox can, in many cases, improve skin tone. But how can it be save if it's an injection of botulism toxin?