Dermatology

August 26, 2022
People trying to counter pattern baldness might find success by popping a pill instead of applying medicine to their scalps twice a day for the rest of their lives. “Low-dose minoxidil can be used safely and effectively to treat pattern hair loss, the most common form of hair loss in both men and…
August 18, 2022
Although a growing group of dermatologists is offering low-dose minoxidil pills, the treatment remains relatively unknown to most patients and many doctors. It has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for this purpose and so is prescribed off-label — a common practice in…
August 11, 2022
Any credible dermatologist knows the importance of cleansing. And that's because, aside from wearing sunscreen every single day, using one of the best face washes for sensitive skin is the most critical step in any skin-care routine.
August 9, 2022
Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition affecting nearly 2 million Americans. It causes patches of skin to lose color or turn white, and it has no cure. But a new treatment approved by the Food and Drug Administration offers hope.
July 29, 2022
With a wide-ranging list of sunscreen options featuring different qualities like broad spectrum, sport sunscreen, water-resistant and more, how do you know which is best for you and your family? Keep reading to learn more about what factors into a high-quality sunscreen and what chemicals to avoid…
July 26, 2022
This component of cannabis doesn’t bring on a “high” — but it may help fight inflammation and ease anxiety and stress that trigger flares.
June 24, 2022
Whether you’re planning a beach day or you need that extra protection before doing some yard work, we all ask the same question when it’s super sunny: What is the best SPF level for sunscreen—15, 30, 50, or even higher? Turns out the answer is actually a lot more complicated than you might guess.
June 15, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration approved Olumiant, a drug that restores hair growth and can act as a treatment for alopecia Monday.
May 16, 2022
Coconut oil has long been considered a beauty "cure-all," but if we're being straight with you, that's a bit of a stretch. Sure — in a perfect world, the sweet-smelling oil would make skin conditions like acne and eczema magically disappear. Hell, it'd make hair grow thicker and longer, and maybe…
May 16, 2022
Rashes are itchy and annoying, but they bring on a whole new level of discomfort when they appear on your butt. ICYMI, a butt rash can happen to adults too, not just babies. Sometimes a minor bump could just be a simple pimple, but you may not know what you’re dealing with when the irritation is…