Dermatology

Blood

We Looked Into the Big Claims Around Blood Facials

They've been around for years (see: Kim K getting a Vampire Facial in 2013), but a new study tries to determine just how effective they really are.
Shaena Montanari
1.15.19
Stress

Anxiety's Favorite Canvas for Expressing Itself: Your Face

Negative emotions can trigger or worsen a wide range of conditions like acne​, hair-thinning, and psoriasis.
Cindy Kuzma
1.8.19
skin

What Is Vitiligo and Why Do People Develop It?

Winnie Harlow and Amy Deanna, models who have vitiligo, are defying the stigma associated with the skin condition but it’s still a burden for many people.
Julie Stewart
1.4.19
body

What it Felt Like to Get a Small Tumor Taken Out of My Arm

Lipomas are usually small, benign masses that don't need to be removed. Mine, however, had to go.
Grant Stoddard
12.10.18
skin

Tattoo Parlors Are Bragging About Their 'Healthy' Vegan Tattoos

Is vegan ink actually better for you?
Misha Gajewski
9.21.18
skin

I Thought I Just Had Acne, But It Was Actually a Less Common Skin Condition

Turns out I was in the middle of the demographic for perioral dermatitis.
Julie Stewart
8.23.18
Asking for Friend

Is Cheap Makeup Bad for Your Skin?

There has to be a reason for the drastic price difference between MAC and dollar store bronzer.
Melissa Pandika
8.22.18
What's Freaking Me Out

These Common Meds Could Make You More Likely to Get Sunburned

I kept wondering what had changed to cause me to burn so badly.
Glynis Ratcliffe
8.17.18
body

Everything You Need to Know About Treating Cystic Acne

It’s different from other, more superficial types of types of acne like blackheads and whiteheads because it’s deeper down in your skin.
Colleen de Bellefonds
8.9.18
Asking for a friend

This Is Why Popping Your Pimples Feels So Satisfying

You know you’re not supposed to pick at acne but honestly, it's just so soothing—until you look in the mirror and see the same zit back with a vengeance next morning.
Elizabeth Brown
7.13.18
Cancer

How to Check Yourself for the Deadliest Kind of Skin Cancer

Melanoma cases have been rising in the US for the past 20 years.
Virgie Townsend
6.12.18
The yes man

I Resurfaced My Skin to Make it Look Smoother

“We’re making these tiny, hot holes in the skin."
Grant Stoddard
5.16.18
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