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The 3 drugstore skin products Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez uses to get glowing skin

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shared three drugstore products she loves on Twitter. Two of her choices were CeraVe products, a fan-favourite among dermatologists. We spoke to dermatologist Dr. Howard Sobel about the quality of Ocasio-Cortez’s drugstore picks. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s skincare routine has gotten praise […]
The 3 drugstore skin products Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez uses to get glowing skin
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It’s not just COVID toes: Coronavirus long-haulers are also getting red, scaly rashes — a sign of lingering inflammation

Some coronavirus patients – particularly those with long-lasting symptoms – have reported dermatological problems including hives, lesions, and red, scaly rashes. A new report from Massachusetts General Hospital identified skin issues among more than 300 coronavirus patients from April to August. Doctors suspect these rashes may be the result of […]
It’s not just COVID toes: Coronavirus long-haulers are also getting red, scaly rashes — a sign of lingering inflammation
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I’m a 25 year-old with dry skin and dark spots. A dermatologist explained what’s wrong with my skincare routine and which products are worth keeping.

Jade-Ashley Thomas, 25, is a subscription marketing senior associate at Insider. She volunteered to have her skincare routine reviewed by Dr. Roberta Del Campo, a dermatologist in Miami, Florida. Jade’s biggest skincare concerns are light acne and dark spots on her face. Del Campo told Insider the back-to-back use of […]
I’m a 25 year-old with dry skin and dark spots. A dermatologist explained what’s wrong with my skincare routine and which products are worth keeping.
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Most cellulite and stretch mark creams are promising to deliver the impossible. Here’s what to use instead, according to a dermatologist.

Cellulite and stretch mark creams often promise to reduce or remove the appearance of these skin conditions, but a dermatologist said the majority of these products can’t do that. Caffeine and retinol are the only two topical ingredients scientifically proven to reduce cellulite and stretch marks. Non-surgical procedures like microdermabrasion […]
Most cellulite and stretch mark creams are promising to deliver the impossible. Here’s what to use instead, according to a dermatologist.
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How to find a natural deodorant that works for you, according to dermatologists

Natural deodorants, made from ingredients like plant oils, botanicals, and baking soda, offer an alternative to antiperspirants. While they don’t stop you from sweating, they can help prevent unpleasant odours. They work by neutralising bacteria and absorbing sweat. Here are the ingredients to look for in an effective natural deodorant, […]
How to find a natural deodorant that works for you, according to dermatologists
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A dermatologist on why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 4-step skincare routine is so good

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shared her four-step skincare routine as part of Vogue’s Beauty Secrets YouTube series. Her routine included toner, vitamin C serum, moisturizer, and sunscreen with SPF 50. She also stressed the importance of mental health and relationships for overall wellness. Insider asked dermatologists to review Ocasio-Cortez’s routine. They […]
A dermatologist on why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 4-step skincare routine is so good
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How to get rid of a hickey, according to dermatologists

It’s not easy to get rid of a hickey, but you may be able to help it heal quickly with a few natural remedies. You can try icing the hickey, applying cocoa butter or aloe vera, and using topical vitamins and herbs – like Vitamin K and Arnica. A hickey […]
How to get rid of a hickey, according to dermatologists
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Dr. Pimple Popper: How to prevent and treat face-mask acne

Wearing a face mask for an extended period of time can lead to bacterial buildup, clogged pores, and acne breakouts. Dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee, who is also known as Dr. Pimple Popper, said the fabric of your mask matters. She also recommended certain cleansers. Lee said you should wash your […]
Dr. Pimple Popper: How to prevent and treat face-mask acne
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How to get rid of warts with duct tape and other at-home methods

Warts are caused by the human papillomavirus and can be transmitted through open sores or skin-to-skin contact. You can remove warts by leaving duct tape on it for three days or applying salicylic acid to it. If it still doesn’t go away, you should see a doctor who may treat […]
How to get rid of warts with duct tape and other at-home methods
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What is sun poisoning and what makes it different from sunburn

Sun poisoning is a severe sunburn that causes symptoms like a rash, nausea, dehydration, and dizziness. You may be more at risk for sun poisoning if you take medications like antibiotics or acne treatments, or if you have conditions such as lupus, eczema, or rosacea. At-home treatments for sun poisoning […]
What is sun poisoning and what makes it different from sunburn
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How to get rid of ingrown hairs at home

Ingrown hairs usually appear in places that are frequently shaved or waxed; for women, they are most common in the bikini area, and for men, they often appear in the beard area. Some options for removing an ingrown hair at home include applying a topical acne cream, using a tea […]
How to get rid of ingrown hairs at home
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How to identify and remove a skin tag

Consult a medical professional to help you successfully and safely remove a skin tag. A medical professional will either snip, freeze, or burn your skin tag off. Skin tags are different from moles or warts and should be correctly identified first before you attempt to remove one. Visit Insider’s Health […]
How to identify and remove a skin tag
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Why some men go bald, according to a dermatologist

We asked a dermatologist to explain why some men lose their hair, and why male pattern baldness can strike early in life. According to Dr. Jennifer Chwalek, genetics will likely determine whether or not you lose your hair, and how soon it will happen. Testosterone is converted to dihydrotestosterone in […]
Why some men go bald, according to a dermatologist
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9 skin diseases you can pick up at the gym, and how to avoid them

Editor’s note: This post contains graphic images of skin conditions. Hot, sweaty environments like gyms are perfect places for bacteria and fungi to thrive and spread. Infections like ringworm, warts, and athlete’s foot can spread from contact with public locker rooms and shared workout equipment. Going to the gym is […]
9 skin diseases you can pick up at the gym, and how to avoid them
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Kourtney Kardashian’s lifestyle website Poosh suggests fruit can give you cellulite, but an expert says fruit actually makes your skin look firmer

A recently published story on Kourtney Kardashian’s lifestyle website Poosh suggests people should avoid certain foods to prevent cellulite. Fruit is one of the foods Poosh writer and certified nutritionist Cara Clark told readers to avoid. Eating fruit doesn’t contribute to cellulite and could actually help skin look firmer, according […]
Kourtney Kardashian’s lifestyle website Poosh suggests fruit can give you cellulite, but an expert says fruit actually makes your skin look firmer
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Dermatologists debunk 10 myths about washing your face

Separating the myths from the facts about washing your face can be confusing. Dermatologists recommend using a cleanser that’s well-suited to your skin type over a bar of soap. Washing your face twice a day isn’t always necessary, but cleansing once can prevent breakouts. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Dermatologists debunk 10 myths about washing your face