Skin Care

Skin care is a broad term that refers to everything from hygiene to anti-aging regimens. Learn more about skin care at HowStuffWorks.

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Have you ever wondered what shea butter can do for your scars? Read on to learn about how shea butter can reduce scarring.

By Discovery Fit and Health Writers

Women aren't the only ones who battle oily skin. Get skin care advice for men with oily skin.

By Kevin P. Allen

How you treat a burn depends on the type of burn. Learn the difference between first-degree and fourth-degree burns –and the proper treatment for both.

By Maria Trimarchi

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Learn all that you need to know about using the proper pH balanced skin cleanser and get the skin cleanser with the right pH balance for your skin.

By Jennifer Sellers

Whether you like it or not, certain critters may see you as a meal. Learn how to avoid common skin parasites like bedbugs, fleas, and lice

By Jennifer Sellers

What are flat warts? Learn five easy ways to treat these harmless spots and rid yourself of flat warts for good.

By Jennifer Sellers

Find the best toner for your skin with as we explain the many uses of facial toner – and how it can become an essential part of your skin care routine

By Jennifer Sellers

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Trying to get rid of excess body hair? Learn all about hair removal creams – and how to pick out the most effective one for you!

By Katie Lambert

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.

By Kevin P. Allen

Psoriasis affects more than 7.5 million Americans and can lead to unsightly flare-ups anywhere on the body, including the scalp. We teach you how to successful treat scalp psoriasis.

By Jennifer Sellers

Bruise easily? You may have thin skin – a common problem associated with aging. Learn what causes thin skin and how to prevent it.

By Jennifer Sellers

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Get relief from itchy scalp and other scalp problems with these useful ways to prevent and treat this skin condition.

By Katie Lambert

Want to know what the best way to moisturize your eczema is? Read on to get the best pointers on how to moisturize your chronic eczema.

By Jennifer Sellers

While daily aspirin therapy is believed to be beneficial for people at risk for heart attack, stroke and certain cancer types, there are risks that have to be weighed.

By Jamie Palamon & Brion O'Connor

When you go through your morning makeup routine, the goal is simple – improve your appearance. But how is that seemingly harmless, perfectly applied layer of powder or moisturizer really affecting your skin?

By Brion O'Connor

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

By Jamie Palamon & Brion O'Connor

While the debate might seem to be between natural and synthetic sponges, the real question is what your preference is, and whether your skin type is sponge-friendly.

By Sarah Siddons & Brion O'Connor

Looking for a natural do-it-all oil for your various skin care needs? Try sesame oil.

By Brion O'Connor

Want to know some professional grade tips on how to take care of your skin daily? Learn what proper daily skin care entails by reading on.

By Jennifer Sellers

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In addition to drinking plenty of water, olive oil is one of the simplest natural remedies to ensure that your lips stay properly hydrated and smooth.

By Gina Fisher & Brion O'Connor

While kissing can provide a host of health benefits, there can be some dangers lurking in these intimate moments.

By Josh Clark & Brion O'Connor

Do you want long, beautiful nails but wonder what impact acrylic has on the health of your nails? Read on to learn if acrylic nails are bad for you.

By Maria Trimarchi

These quick tips explain how to cut your cuticles to keep them looking good. Never know if you should cut your cuticles or not? Read on to find out!

By Jennifer Sellers

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Do you suffer from psoriasis? Are you looking for a treatment? Read on to learn some easy tips about treating psoriasis.

By Katie Lambert

Do you bruise easily? Worry about the causes and how to treat them? Read on to learn about what can cause bruising and how to properly treat bruises.

By Kevin P. Allen