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THE LATEST MUST-KNOW INFO ABOUT ROSACEA

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Posted by 08.10.18

As many as 16 million Americans suffer from rosacea, and despite being such a common skin disorder, much remains to be learned about its causes and dermatologists continue to explore new treatments. In fact, a new rosacea classification system was published earlier this year—and this new approach to diagnosis and treatment focuses more on a patient’s unique symptoms, rather than predetermined subtypes based on groupings of specific rosacea signs.

According to dermatologist Dr. Jeanine Downie of Image Dermatology in Montclair, New Jersey, the main upside of this updated classification system is the list of associated disorders and diseases that can accompany rosacea. “This is helpfu

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AN AHA MOMENT

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Posted by 05.16.18

Alpha-hydroxy acids, also known as AHAs, may be older than you are (at least if you’re under the age of 30)—but these exfoliators are key for youthful-looking skin. AHAs help reveal and maintain radiant skin, boost hydration and enhance firmness when used in your daily skincare regimen or in a chemical peel at your dermatologist’s office—without the side effects of more aggressive treatments.

As with many skincare ingredients, acid-based exfoliation can get a little confusing, so it’s important to know the basics. AHAs can be synthetic or naturally derived from fruit, sugar cane, milk and a variety of other sources, however they all work by loosening the bonds that hold dead ski

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INGROWN HAIR INTERVENTION

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Posted by 08.23.17

Just about everyone strives for smooth, fuzz-free skin from the waist down (especially come summer) but shaving, waxing and other depilation methods often come at a price: Ingrown hairs. According to Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey board-certified dermatologist Naana Boakye, M.D., the root cause (no pun intended) of this common problem is the body’s natural reaction to a foreign object. “When shaving, hair is cut on an angle, which creates a sharp tip that often penetrates into the dermis and causes inflammation.” To this end, Dr. Boakye’s top hair-removal recommendations are lasers and threading (she’s not a fan of waxing due to the risk of heat-induced discoloration), but if you jus

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4 WAYS TO GET A DIVINE DECOLLETAGE

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Posted by 11.04.16

It’s a fact: Most women neglect to include their chests in their daily skincare regimens, and skipping the extra moisture, anti-aging ingredients and most importantly, sunscreen, takes a toll. As a result, this delicate area often falls prey to fine lines, redness, dark spots and rough texture. But fret not… There are a variety of ways to rejuvenate skin and restore a more youthful appearance to this often-overlooked area. And remember to apply SPF to your chest before getting dressed in the morning, regardless of the weather, to prevent future damage once your skin is back on track!

La Roche-Posay Rosaliac AR Intense ($40)
Redness, blotchiness and flushing can be due to sun damage o

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