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While some dermatologists say diet doesn’t affect your skin, the truth is that how well you eat can show clearly on your face. Learn more about nutrition for skin health here.

7 Foods That Promote Younger Skin and Prevent Wrinkles
There is a connection between the foods we eat and how young our skin appears, and it is possible to prevent some wrinkle formation and get more youthful-looking skin through your diet. Find out how.
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6 Ways to Treat a Skin Infection Using Natural Remedies
Skin infections—including drug-resistant MRSA—are on the rise. Here are six ways to treat a skin infection naturally without the need for medication.
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This jar of manuka honey could be used to treat a skin infection.
Skin Microbiota and Your Health
Two decades ago we knew very little about the role of the microbiome in human health. Most studies have focused on gut microbiome. Now researchers are focusing on the skin microbiome—with fascinating results.
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Are Your Skincare Products Toxic? Sunscreen.
People are told to slather on the sunscreen to protect themselves from the sun, but could we be doing more harm than good?
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Are Your Skincare Products Toxic? Deodorant and Antiperspirant
The aluminum found in many deodorants could contribute to diseases such as breast cancer and Alzheimer’s. Find out what you should use instead.
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Are Your Skincare Products Toxic? Makeup and Cosmetics
Are the ingredients in your makeup making you sick? Find out which common chemicals found in cosmetics you might want to avoid.
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Are Your Skincare Products Toxic? Shampoo, Soap, and Lotion
Are everyday products like soap, shampoo, and lotion exposing you to harmful chemicals? Learn why what you put on your skin may be an even greater risk for toxin exposure than what you put in...
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Does Avoiding the Sun Shorten Your Lifespan?
Not getting enough sunlight may be just as bad (or worse) as getting too much. Read on for strategies for striking a balance in how much sunlight you get.
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5 Reasons Why Nearly Everyone (Even Vegetarians) Should Eat Gelatin
There are so many amazing benefits from eating gelatin, including improvements in digestive, skin, and mental health. So why aren’t we eating more of it?
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