Menopause and Your Skin

Skin Care During Menopause

“A study says owning a dog makes you 10 years younger. My first thought was to get two more, but I don’t want to go through menopause again.” – Joan Rivers Throughout our lives, we realize that there’s plenty to celebrate about being a woman. Unfortunately, certain aspects of womanhood make us feel less like…

Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!™

Did you know that an estimated 20% of Americans will develop skin cancer within their lifetime? After battling basal cell carcinoma twice herself, one dermatologist in New York is tightening her boot laces so she can shout about it from the mountaintops. Dr. Ellen Marmur started the Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!™ program in 2014,…

Skin 101: Basic Anatomy

Skin 101: Basic Anatomy

Let’s talk skin anatomy 101 From head to heels, your skin covers every inch of your body, making it your largest organ — and one of the most complex. The delicate, soft skin of your eyelids is vastly different from the texture and thickness of the skin covering your elbows. The backs of your hands…

What is a birthmark?

What Is a Birthmark?

Let’s explore what exactly a birthmark is! Marilyn Monroe and Cindy Crawford. Football great Drew Brees, rock guitarist Billy Corgan, and former Soviet official Mikhail Gorbachev. What do they all have in common? Birthmarks that are almost as well-known as they are. These famous folks didn’t let facial moles or port-wine stains stand in the…