There are potentially harmful ingredients in unregulated skin lightening products, so it's important to check in with your dermatologist before using anything. Watch dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, describe these harmful elements to be aware of.Read More
If prescribed by your doctor and used as directed, skin lightening products are generally safe; but there are many unregulated products that can have very serious health consequences. Watch dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, explain these dangers.Read More
Skin lightening products work by utilizing hydroquinone, a chemical that helps corrects dark spots, to make skin look more even in tone. In this video, dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, explains how hydroquinone works in our bodies to lighten skin.Read More
The skin lightening products that are safe to use include an ingredient called hydroquinone, and are prescribed by your dermatologist. In this video, dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, discusses the various products she prescribes to her patients.Read More
People with rosacea should wear hypoallergenic and fragrance-free cosmetics, and use a green-based foundation that will cover red skin more effectively. Watch dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, share the best beauty products for rosacea sufferers.Read More
Keratosis pilaris is a type of eczema, usually genetic, that looks like red, spiny bumps on the backs of arms, thighs or buttocks; it's treatable, but not curable. Watch dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, describe this skin issue and how to manage it.Read More
The best sunscreens for people with rosacea have an SPF of 30, are hypoallergenic, and are also oil-free and fragrance-free. In this video, dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, explains why these different factors are so important to rosacea sufferers.Read More
Ingestible collagen treatments don't have many health risks, unless you take too much of it and have issues eliminating it properly. In this video, dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, discusses the overall safety of this nutraceutical supplement.Read More
Injectable fillers are cosmetic products that dermatologists use to fill in wrinkles and creases in the face that tend to develop with age. Watch as dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, discusses how injectable fillers work to make skin look younger.
Keratosis pilaris is not contagious; it's not a rash, but rather a variant of eczema that presents as red bumps on the skin. Watch dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, explain how this skin condition can be annoying, but it's not contagious or serious.
To make your skin look younger, use sunblock daily (SPF 30), exercise, stop smoking, get more sleep, drink more water and lower stress. Watch dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, discuss how these steps, plus cosmetic options, can help skin look fresh.
Keratosis pilaris cannot be prevented as it's genetic, but affected areas can be treated with moisturizing soaps and lotions so that it's less prominent. Watch dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, discuss how moisture treats this variant of eczema.
Treatments for razor bumps include benzoyl peroxide products, toners and even prescription-strength medications from your dermatologist. In this video, dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, discusses some remedies and why you shouldn't pick razor bumps.
Some manicure safety tips to be aware of: all hands should be washed, all tools should be sanitized, nothing should smell rancid, and cuticles shouldn't be cut back too far. Watch dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, discuss these nail salon guidelines.
It depends how thick your hair is, but men and women should change their razor blade every 4-7 days for optimal results. Watch as dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, explains why it's important to change your blade and how to get a smooth, close shave.