• Scottish Man Bedridden as a Result of Not Wearing Sunblock
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    Kerry Justich

    Scottish Man Bedridden as a Result of Not Wearing Sunblock

    Summer is finally here, which means that all signs are pointing toward carefree living. However, the one thing that cannot be neglected in the upcoming months is the use of SPF. The damaging effects of the sun are often talked about, but the amount of people that work to protect themselves from it are still lacking.

  • How Often Do We Actually Need To Wash?
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    Alice Sholl

    How Often Do We Actually Need To Wash?

    According to cosmetic dermatologist Dr Sam Bunting, yes – it can be: “Washing is important for personal hygiene and, psychologically, it feels good to be clean. Dr Bunting says that our skin has an outer layer of “natural moisturising factor and oils”, which repeated washing can deplete.

  • How to beat body acne this summer
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    Kate Bialowas

    How to beat body acne this summer

    If you’re prone to body acne, summer’s arrival may have you feeling anxious. Sure, the idea of breaking out your favourite swimsuits and dresses seems great, but if your body breakouts have you feeling self-conscious, then summer can also bring with it feelings of dread. 

  • More than half of people with melanoma have no moles
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    Gail Johnson

    More than half of people with melanoma have no moles

    Most patients with melanoma, it turns out, had few moles and no atypical ones at all. Published in the JAMA Dermatology online journal, the study looked at 566 patients with melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer. In patients younger than 60, having more than 50 total moles was associated with reduced risk of thick melanoma, a key prognostic indicator for the disease.

  • Soon Botox could be available at your doorstep
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    Simone Olivero

    Soon Botox could be available at your doorstep

    Thinking about Botox but don’t like the idea of having to go into a clinic? “When a lot of people come in for Botox, they’re very tense and nervous and don’t know what to expect,” Valerie Goldburt, a New York City dermatologist tells Allure.

  • Acne clearing theories debunked
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    Asymina K.

    Acne clearing theories debunked

    Everyone has dealt with acne at some capacity. Dr. Lisa Kellett, a dermatologist at DLK on Avenue in Toronto, has seen plenty of questionable treatments over the course of her career. This combination leads many people to believe toothpaste will dry out the acne and make it disappear.