The late, great comedian and writer Nora Ephron absolutely hated her neck. She actually named a book after it – I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman (2006, Knopf).
It’s why her signature look was a black Chanel turtleneck. “Our faces are lies and our necks are the truth. You have to cut open a redwood tree to see how old it is, but you wouldn’t if it had a neck,” she wrote.
I get it – especially now that I spend so much time on Zoom and Facetime – and am forced to notice my neck on a daily basis. It’s not terrible and I’m not ready for major surgery yet, but there is definitely some room for improvement on and around my neck and décolleté.
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More than 16 million Americans suffer from rosacea—and millions more struggle with redness and flushing even if they haven’t been diagnosed with this skin condition. If you experience redness—especially flushing that occurs after certain triggers such as changes in temperature, eating spicy food, drinking alcohol and other lifestyle or environmental factors—it’s imperative to see a board-certified dermatologist because if left untreated, rosacea can progress and lead to acne-like blemishes, swelling of the nose and other long-term side effects.
In addition to the number of prescription-based options available to help control and soothe rosacea, redness and sensitive skin, there
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If you are one the 30 million-plus people who live with eczema, you know the itch-scratch cycle all too well.
It starts with an itch that leads to a scratch. The scratch, in turn, makes the rash even worse, causing more inflammation and more scratching.
There is no cure for eczema – an itchy, red rash that can show up anywhere on the body — but treatments are available to soothe the itch, cool inflammation and prevent it from coming back. We swear!
If you are itching for eczema relief, here’s what you need to know about today’s treatments from the pro to the faux.
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Topical steroids are sometimes needed to calm the inflammation associated with eczema,
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