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Ask a Dermatologist

We know skincare isn't one-size-fits-all. That's why we've tapped the top dermatologists, estheticians and skincare experts to share right products you should be using for your skin type. From reviews to treatments, consider this section to help you achieve your glowy-skin goals.
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Hormonal vs. Bacterial Acne: Here's How to Tell Which Type You Have

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How to Unclog Hair Follicles for a Refreshed, Clear Scalp

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I’m a Dermatology Resident Physician, and This Is My Winter Skincare Routine

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Derms Say There's a Right and Wrong Way to Moisturize—Here's What You Need to Know

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How to Apply Eye Cream Like a Dermatologist—Directly From the Pros

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The Best Ways to Tighten Face Skin at Home, According to Derms

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Dermabrasion vs. Microdermabrasion: What's the Difference?

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How to Dry Shave Your Legs (and Minimize the Cuts and Ingrowns)

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How to Tell Which Skin Type You Have—and Build Your Ultimate Routine

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There's a Right and Wrong Way to Use Pore Strips—See Our Best Tips

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The 10 Best Sensitive Skin Products Under $10, According to a Dermatology Resident

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Washing Your Face With Salt Water Is Trending—But Is it a Good Idea?

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Should the Frozen Cucumber Hack Replace Your Ice Roller?

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Stretch Marks 101: What Causes Them (and How to Treat Them, if You Want)

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Scalp Folliculitis Could Be Behind Your Itching and Hair Loss

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The Correct Amount of Skincare Product to Use, According to Derms

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Is Cold Water the Key to Face Washing? Dermatologists Weigh In

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Is Washing Your Face With Bar Soap Really That Bad?

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5 Skincare Tips I Learned from TikTok's Resident Dermatologist

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Face Oils 101: All Your Questions Answered by Derms

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Do Cucumbers Actually Do Anything For Your Eyes?

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What Is Athlete's Foot? Experts on Causes and More

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10 Things You Shouldn't Do Before or After Getting Injectables

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This Is How Often You Should Be Changing Out Your Razor

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7 Ways to Reduce Your Under Eye Bags, According to Derms

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8 Dermatologist-Approved Ways to Clear Your Folliculitis for Good

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Ask a Dermatologist: What Does Air Pollution Do to Your Skin?

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How to Treat Sebaceous Hyperplasia, According to Derms

The Truth About Celebrity Skincare Lines, According to a Dermatologist

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Fordyce Spots Look Like Milia, but Are Very Different

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How a "Brazilian Facial" Can Help Revolutionize Your Brazilian Wax

Face Mites
"Face Mites" Are a Thing—Here's How to Get Rid of Them

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9 Products That Reverse Dry, Crepey Skin

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Dermatologists Say This Is the Best Way to Tighten and Smooth Your Neck

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The 9 Best Ways to Prevent and Smooth Chest Wrinkles

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How to Treat Infected Ear Piercings, According to Derms

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What to Expect During Your First Bikini Wax
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How to Stop a Zit From Forming, According to Derms

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Ask a Dermatologist: What Causes Dark Circles Under Eyes?

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These Are the Best Skin Treatments to Book Each Season

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Eyelid Scrubs: What Are They, and Are They Safe?

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Eyelid Dermatitis Could Be Causing Your Dry, Itchy Eyes

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10 Remedies for a Sunburned Scalp and Hairline

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Understanding the UV Index—and What It Means for Your Health

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How to Fix Skin Irritation From Your Fitness Tracker

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6 Ways to Soften Rough, Calloused Hands

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Is Rewearing Workout Clothes Really That Bad?

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9 of the Most Effective Ways to Treat Vitiligo

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How to Tell if Your Skin Barrier Is Damaged

Blepharoplasty: Everything You Need to Know About This Lid-Lifting Surgery

Can You Get Botox While Pregnant?
Can You Get Botox While Pregnant? We Asked Derms

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5 Ways to Treat Facial Spider Veins

Dry Lip Corners: Causes and Treatments
Cracked Lip Corners Have So Many Causes—Here's How to Treat Them

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Wait—Is It Bad For Your Skin to Wash Your Face In the Shower?

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Experiencing Cheek Acne? These Are the Causes—and Your Treatment Options

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How to Treat Oily Dandruff at the Source, According to Experts

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A Dermatologist-Approved Skincare Routine for Adult Acne

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Dermatologists vs. Estheticians: We Settle The Debate Once And For All

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Dermatologists Swear by TCA Peels—Here's What You Need to Know

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Do You Really Need to Wash Your Face in the Morning? Here's What Derms Say

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How to Tell If Acne Keloidalis Nuchae Is to Blame For Your Scalp Breakouts (and Hair Loss)

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Dysport 101: Everything You Need to Know About This Anti-Aging Injectible

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Dermatillomania: Everything You Need to Know, According to a Derm and a Psychiatrist

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