Skin Information

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You probably know that eating vegetables keeps your body healthy, but some vegetables can especially benefit your skin. Which ones help the most?

By Alexander Page

Most people get out of the bath or pool to find the skin on their hands and feet temporarily shriveled. What causes these wrinkles, and are they any different from those that are linked to aging?

By Sarah Jourdain

You might not give too much thought to the health of your epidermis. But this thin, surface layer of skin is essential. How does it keep the rest of your body healthy?

By Sarah Jourdain

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The palms of your hands and soles of your feet are different from the rest of your skin for a reason. What special jobs do they do that other body parts don't?

By Matteson Cade

Do you know your skin type? Take an in depth look into your skin and find out why it is important to understand the type of skin that you have.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

People with dark skin have many benefits but there are some hidden dangers that lurk on the darker side. Learn more about safe skin tips in this article.

By Tamar Nordenburg

A person's ethnicity can effect how they treat and maintain there skin. Take a look at what you can do to keep your skin healthy with the tips inside this article.

By Tamar Nordenburg

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Skin types are different in many ways and should be treated according to their characteristics. Find out more about your skin type and what you can do to keep it healthy.

By Tamar Nordenburg

What exactly is an itch? Find out what your nerves register as "itching" and why you need to scratch so badly.

Eau de toe is all too common -- we all know someone with especially bad foot odor. But why are feet so likely to become so rank that a mere whiff is horrifying?

By Maria Trimarchi