Dr. Cynthia Bailey's Health & Beauty Blog

Dr. Cynthia Bailey writes one of the longest running health blogs in the world offering practical advice for you on all skin care related topics.

Anti-Aging Skin Care Posts

Why is a Sunburn Bad?

Did you or someone you love get a sunburn this summer? Do you know the...

Dermatologist’s Favorite Summer Products

Dermatologist and Skin Care Expert’s Favorite Summer Products The...

Ask Dr. Bailey: How Does Men’s Skin Change in Their 40s?

  Hi, I just turned 40 years old.  How does men's skin change in...

How to Have “Fab” Skin Over 50

Having fabulous skin when you're over the age of 50 is possible with just...

Take Control of Your Rosacea

Rosacea is a very common issue, but sadly, there is a lot of misinformation...

How Often Should You Change Your Skin Care Regimen?

The question of when to change your skin care regimen can be complex. The...

Get Your Skin Ready for Summer Checklist

Are you ready to be done with the dry winter weather? Spring is almost here, and...

Ask Dr. Bailey: How to Treat Deep Vertical Chest Wrinkles

  I was asked by a blog reader if I prescribe tretinoin (Retin-A) to...

From the Aesthetician: Is a Facial a Treat or Necessary for Healthy Skin?

First, let's put this question in perspective...... Your furniture and...

Ask Dr. Bailey: How to Apply Retinoids

Hello Dr. Bailey, I have a question. I am considering getting a prescription...

Love Your Skin for Valentine’s Day!

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, now is the time to show your...

4 Must-Haves for a Flawless Complexion

  As a dermatologist, I am obsessed with finding the absolute best...

Introducing New Instantly Luminous Facial Serum

I love this serum! It's an exciting, advanced and yummy new product to add...

Autoimmune Disease and Your Skin (Part 1)

When the immune system works the way it supposed to, immune cells attack things...

Nature-Inspired Skin Care Ingredients That Make a Difference

When you think of high-end skin care ingredients, most people don't go...

Top 5 Villains That Will Spark an Acne Break Out

fcfWe’ve all had it, hated it and tried to beat it. It seems to flare up...

The New Natural Facial Toner Everyone Needs

My aestheticians have been making this toner by hand in small lots for our...

Should You Have Microdermabrasion Treatments?

The benefits of microdermabrasion for your complexion are proven. The name of...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma: The Second Most Common Type of Skin Cancer

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common type of skin cancer,...

The Best Way to Fight Wrinkles & Acne at the Same Time

Have you been stuck with the acne versus wrinkle dilemma? This happens in the...

What Causes Dark Circles under the Eye? Explanation & Cure Here

Almost everyone at a some point in their life will have dark circles under the...

5 Ways to Give the Gift of Beautiful Skin This Holiday Season

Christmas will be here soon! Now is the time to order your gifts for friends and...

Do You Need to Protect Your Skin from the Sun in Fall and Winter?

Yes, Yes, Yes! UVA is out all year – fall and winter included. It’s...

The 7 Myths of Seborrheic Dermatitis (a.k.a., Dandruff)

  Do you have unsightly greasy, scaly rashes on your face and scalp? ...

From the Aesthetician: Makeup Tips for Any Age

It doesn’t matter who you are, or what type of skin you have, if your skin...

Botox: The White Knight in the War on Wrinkles

Botox is our strongest weapon for those unwanted wrinkles you dislike the...

The Truth about Laser Treatment and Acne

Do you suffer from embarrassing acne scars? Almost everyone gets acne at some...

How to Layer Tretinoin with Other Skin Care Products

    I received this excellent question from a reader as a blog...

Broadband Light: The Cosmetic Procedure To Slow Aging Skin

Many of the cosmetic treatments we do at Advanced Skin Care and Dermatology...

What NOT to Say to Someone Going through Menopause

I love the topic of menopause even though I have a personal love-hate...

Dr. Bailey’s Top 5 Beauty Picks for that Warm, Summer Glow

Summer skin care should have your skin looking smooth and sun-kissed, but...

Why Coconut Oil Is Fantastic for Your Face and Hair

I’m a big fan of coconut oil for skin care. I chose to use it instead of...

Why Fruit Infusions Make Your Skin Happy

Summer is here with its sun-drenched days and longer daylight hours. Kids have...

Does Mineral Makeup Really Protect Your Skin from the Sun?

    I was recently asked by one of our web customers about the SPF in...

5 Wrinkle-Forming Habits You Need to Ditch

Did you know that some of your habits can cause wrinkles? Most wrinkles are...

Using Vitamin C: How to Choose the Best Skin Care Products

Do you know why there is so much confusion about using vitamin C in skin care?...

Exfoliation DIY: Get Smooth Skin Instantly

  Spring is here, and summer is around the corner. Strappy shirts and...

How to Get Dermatologist-Approved Natural Skin Care

Do you want the Holy Grail of skin care: professional skin care results AND...

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas She Can Really Use (It’s Less Than A Month Away!)

Mother's Day is fast approaching. Waiting until May to scramble for a gift...

Diabetic Neuropathy: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Skin

    Your skin can be like the "tip of the iceberg" for your internal...

How to Make Monday Your Best Skin Day

  For anyone who has watched Office Space, the infamous line "Sounds like...

The Myth of Getting a "Base Tan" from a Tanning Bed

To tan or not to tan, that is the question... Should you get a “base...

How To Care for the Sensitive Skin Under Your Eyes

Have you ever applied products to your face to find it burns or stings on your...

Dr. Bailey’s 5 Best Makeup Practices for Your Skin

  Have you ever been so tired at night that you went to bed without...

Best Products to Stop the Clock on the Aging of Your Skin!

  Stopping the clock on your skin's aging is easier than turning it...

Find The Perfect Sun Hat For You!

Your sun hat is the magic convergence between your love of healthy and...

Beat the Winter Blues with this Mood-Boosting Recipe

Spring is almost here! The days are getting longer and the warm rays of the sun...

Should You Apply Sunscreen to Your Face & Ears Even If You Wear a Hat?

Another way to look at this question is: how dangerous is reflected UV light?...

What to Do When Your Wedding Ring Is Irritating Your Skin

Your wedding ring is the symbol of your love and commitment to your spouse....

911 Beauty Skin Care Fix-It Kits!

An important part of my job as a dermatologist is to give my patients practical...

Makeup 101 - What Should Happen Before, During & After Makeup Application

                     ...

How to Know Which Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Is Right for You

The single biggest thing you can do to keep your skin looking young is to keep...

Why Healthy & Beautiful Skin Care Requires a Healthy You, Inside & Out

The desire of every dermatologist is for people to have beautiful skin and...

Fashion & Skin Care Protection – Yes, It’s Possible

Skin care protection usually brings up images of...well...something less than...

The Truth About Tanning Beds

Do you use tanning beds? Are you aware of the impact on your health from...

Secrets of Staying Healthy in Your 50s and Beyond

The older you are the higher the probability that you will suffer a health...

How to Instantly Revive Tired and Dull Skin

  As a dermatologist, I know the "tricks of the trade" to revive...

Just What the Doctor Ordered: DIY Spa Hand Treatments

I’m a dermatologist, so I know the secrets that make spa beauty treatments...

Holiday Skin Care Special Collections Spotlight

Dr. Bailey's Top-Selling Skin Care Products for Anti-Wrinkle, Facial Primer,...

Black Friday for Skin Care: Top Winter Skin Fixes for Under $15

Winter can wreak havoc on your skin. But don't worry - the best treatments...

Skin Tips: Get Rid of Those Pesky Sunspots!

Your doctor or skin care professional can use a variety of procedures to get...

Why You Need to Wear a Sunscreen in Winter

Do You Need to Wear Sunscreen in Winter? UV rays cause skin aging and they...

Skin Tips: How to Solve Rosacea & Facial Dandruff in Both Men & Women

The need for a healthy complexion is universal. Both men and women share some of...

Helpful Summer to Fall Skin Care Transition Guide

As the seasons change, you need to make a summer to fall skin care transition....

What’s the Best Skin Care to Fade Sunspots?

  There are three main types of skin care products to control,...

How Can You Get Rid of Skin Sun Spots?

  Skin sun spots, also called solar lentigines (solar lentigo if it is...

Bumps Under the Eyes: Causes and Treatments

Among the many skin nuisances are tiny bumps under the eyes. These pesky bumps...

What Causes Sunspots on Skin?

Sunspots on skin, called solar lentigines, are due to sun exposure. They are...

Best Retinol Skin Care Products for Sensitive Skin

Retinoids are quite possibly the best “fountain of youth” skin...

Best Facial Skin Care Products for Summer

Your skin care needs to change with the seasons.  In the summer, you need...

Zinc Oxide: End-of-Summer Skin Care Tips

Have glowing, moist, soft skin as you enjoy the last of the languid, balmy days...

Sun Protection Hats: How to Find the Best

A proper sun protection hat is one of your most important tools to sun protect...

Best Summer Skin Care Products for Smooth Skin

Your summer wardrobe will leave more of your skin exposed, so you're going...

Dermatologist’s Tips for Hot Weather Skin Care

Warm weather means skin-baring fashions and sun exposure. Relative humidity...

Shade Sun Protection, Is It Good Enough?

I'm asked this question all the time by patients.  If you are in the...

Improve Your Complexion with Green Smoothies

  I’m a dermatologist and I think green smoothies can be the...

Treating Sun Damage on the Back of Your Hands

Chances are, when you are out in the sun, your hands are exposed. The skin on...

Beat the Summer Sun with the Best Sunscreen for You

      Do you stand at the wall of sunscreen in the store and...

Are Zinc Oxide Sunscreens Better?

  In my opinion, they are. Seeing patient after patient in my dermatology...

Join Dr. Bailey’s Sun Protection Challenge and You Could Win!

  Here's Your Chance to Win $100's Worth of Sun and Skin Care...

What Sunscreens Do Dermatologists Use Themselves?

 I'm often asked by patients, friends, and family members what...

Which Is Safer: Zinc Sunscreen or a Tanning Bed? Find It Again Friday

  Are you confused about all of the (often-conflicting) information on...

Vitamin D and Sun Exposure

  Exposing your skin to the sun can turn it into a vitamin D factory - but...

Indoor Tanning: How Many People Do It?

Indoor tanning is common in Western countries and it’s mostly done by...

Brown Spots - Treatment and Prevention Tips: Find it Again Friday

Do you have dark brown spots that don't seem to fade with time? Have you...

Broad Spectrum Sunscreen: Do You Need to Wear it Every Day?

As the weather warms up it’s tempting to go outside to soak up the...

Helpful Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

  Skin Cancer Awareness Month takes place each May, and it’s...

Retinol Skin Care - New Products at Dr. Bailey Skin Care

    //         We have two great new...

Retinoid Products: 3 Tips for Using on Sensitive Skin

    // As a dermatologist, I know how powerful retinoid products...

Retinol Facts - What Retinol Can Do for Your Skin

  // Retinoids can work wonders to fight the signs of skin aging....

Exfoliation = Skin Spring Cleaning: Find It Again Friday

Even though the official start of spring was late March, warmer weather is...

Know Your Options for Anti-Aging Rosacea Skin Care: Find It Again Friday

Do you have rosacea and have been searching for an anti-aging skin care...

Best Under Eye Treatments including Retinol: Find It Again Friday

Have you tried countless skin care products to fix the dark circles or bags...

Retinol For Your Skin: What’s So Great About It?

Retinol is a retinoid.  Retinoids are the vitamin A family class of...

Skin Complexion: Top 3 Tips

  // What choices should you make that will have the biggest impact on...

Skin Care Creams and Serums: How Do You Layer?

How Do You Layer Skin Care Creams and Serums?   // Dear Dr. Bailey, I...

Got Clogged Pores? A How-to Guide for Unclogging Pores: Find it Again Friday

Do you have persistent clogged pores? Do you wash your face twice daily and...

Sunscreen for Teens: How Do You Get Teens to Wear Sunscreen?

What’s the most motivating information you can discuss with the teenagers...

Best Skin Moisturizer Application Practices: Find it Again Friday

During the winter dry months, we commonly hear at the dermatology...

Natural Skin Care: Best Products for Busy Moms

Multitasking natural skin care products are big time savers for busy moms....

Anti-Aging Skin Care Valentine’s Day Special

  Valentine's Day Special Save Up to 20% Off Each Anti-Aging Skin...

Mineral Makeup Valentine’s Day Special

Valentine's Day Special Save Up to 20% Off Each Kit Do you find your...

Senior Skin Care Tips: Find It Again Friday

Senior Skin Care Tips - What Does Dr. Bailey Practice? Many of the skin care...

New Year Clearance Sale: Dr. Bailey Skin Care

  As the say "In with the new and out with the old." We want to start the...

Skin Care Tips for Tretinoin (Retin-A): Find It Again Friday

Do you use tretinoin in your skin care regimen? Everyone needs a refresher on...

Can You Get a Facial and Makeover on Chemotherapy? Part 2

Part 2: Dr. Bailey's Post-Facial Chemo Makeover When wearing makeup, it was...

Can You Get a Facial and Makeover on Chemotherapy? Part 1

Dr. Cynthia Bailey was on intensive chemotherapy to treat...

How to Brighten Your Complexion Fast: "Find It Again Friday"

There are several skin bleaching agents, creams, and procedures designed to help...

Holiday Special Sale: Complete Dry Skin Care Product Collection

Looking for a last minute gift or stocking stuffer that is perfect for...

BB Cream: Which is Best? “Find it Again Friday”

  What Is BB Cream? BB Cream has been all the rage for the...

Winter Skin Care Tips: 3 Simple Steps

Winter is the “perfect storm” for drying out your skin and you will...

Do You Need Sunscreen in the Winter? “Find it Again Friday”

Do You Need Sunscreen in the Winter?  The short answer: YES!!! Sunscreen...

Holiday Skin Care Specials: Best Thoughtful Holiday Gift for a Busy Woman

I’ve been a busy woman all my life and I know that mornings are usually a...

Exciting Holiday Skin Care Special Sale Now Open

For the first time ever, my team and I here at Dr. Cynthia Bailey Skin...

“Find it Again Friday” - Does Eating Olive Oil Prevent Wrinkles?

For the past few weeks we have been focusing on the best anti-aging...

“Find It Again Friday” - Best Men’s Anti-Aging Skin Care Products

Recently, we received a comment from one of our readers referencing her...

“Find It Again Friday” - Post-Summer Face Care Treatment Trends

This Friday, we are following our last feature, "Dermatologist's...

Your Face Really Is More Attractive after a Good Night’s Sleep

According to the results of a new scientific study, when you are sleep deprived...

“Find it Again Friday” - Dermatologist’s Best Anti-Wrinkle Cream

Our readers and patients frequently ask which anti-aging skin care...

“Find It Again Friday” - What Skin Care Products are Best after Obagi Nu Derm?

Earlier this week, a blog reader called our office asking which products Dr....

“Find It Again Friday” - Poikiloderma of Civatte

"Find it Again Friday" is the start of a new series. Whether you...

Summer Aesthetician Service Specials

Here in our Sonoma County medical spa treatment room, our aesthetician services...

Time-Saving Summer Beauty Tip

Looking for skin care efficiency this summer? Are you trying to figure out how...

What’s the Best Dermatologist-Recommended Sunscreen for Oily Skin?

Have you been searching far and wide for a pure, physical and mineral sunscreen...

How to Get a Head-to-Toe Skin “Glow” Fast

You can have a soft, supple, glowing complexion almost immediately. Glycolic...

Conclusive Scientific Proof That Daily Use of Sunscreen Prevents Skin Aging

There’s no more wondering or hoping that you’ll get away with NOT...

How to Fake a Tan in 3 Simple Steps

Everyone knows that the sun is bad for your skin. (It causes wrinkles, increased...

Tips to Spring Clean Your Skin

Spring is here and so are skin-baring fashions. You need to give your skin a...

Best Professional Skin Care for Men in Sonoma County

Up your "grooming game" in time for summer and be ready for skin-baring summer...

5 Skin Care Tips for Retin A Users

I continually receive questions from readers about how to use Retin A and the...

Dermatologist’s Tips For Treating Adult Acne

Hello Dr. Bailey, I'm impressed by your blog. I'm just finishing my last...

New Spring Bath and Beauty Products

Spring is here and it's time to "awaken" your skin care to get ready for...

What Causes Bumps Under the Eyes?

Dear Dr. Bailey, I am wondering if you can recommend a product for me. I am 50...

Gorgeous Healthy Skin: 3 Top Tips For the New Year

The holiday rush is over.  Now it's time to get back to doing the...

Give the gift of an anti-aging skin care kit that really works

Dr. Bailey has made it a little easier for you to give the gift of great skin to...

New Natural, Dermatologist-Recommended Face and Body Moisturizers

Previously, it’s been almost oxymoronic to say "dermatologist" and...

Microdermabrasion Special in Our Sonoma County Medspa through January 31st!

Our facial treatment room just got a brand new (and amazing) microdermabrasion...

What Skin Care Products Are Best After Obagi Nu Derm?

Obagi Nu Derm is a powerful skin care system. It’s unparalleled for...

What Sunscreen Is Best after Summer?

I received a really important and straightforward question about post-summer sun...

Best Skin Care for Seniors

Dear Dr. Bailey, I have used Glytone body lotion and the Salux cloth for years...

The 3 Best Skin Care Tips for Personal Care

If you asked me to pick the absolute highest "return-on-investment" steps for...

Does Eating Olive Oil Prevent Wrinkles?

Olive oil may be unique among dietary oils for its anti-aging benefits to your...

Best Procedures To Brighten Your Complexion Fast

Right now is the best time of year to work on fixing your complexion problems....

New Tips for a Naturally Flawless Complexion

We’re having a product-giveaway drawing that you don’t want to miss!...

The 8 Best End-of-Summer Skin Care Tips

Get Your Skin in Shape for Fall The last day of summer isn’t officially...

Post-Summer Face Care Treatment Trends

Post summer is the best time to clean up darkened freckles and weather-worn skin...

What Is a BB Cream?

BB Creams have made their Western migration and they're dazzling us ... so...

Savings This Week On Beautiful, Long Eyelashes With Latisse

Eyelashes thin and shorten with age and you can actually do something about it,...

Can Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Cause Skin Damage?

That light bulb that’s supposed to be good for the planet and your...

Best Cosmetic Treatments for Summer

I’m often asked to recommend cosmetic procedures that are good to do...

Summer Sun Hat Giveaway!

We’re giving away an ETSIS hat on our Facebook page. This is an amazing...

Best Natural Sunburn Treatment Remedies

A combination of common kitchen ingredients and some TLC will help soothe the...

How to Get Smooth Summer Legs

Having satiny soft skin on your legs this summer is easy - and it's not a...

What is Poikiloderma of Civatte?

On the Rosacea Forum, "Ghost" asked me a question about Poikiloderma of Civatte....

What’s the Best Antioxidant Skin Care Product?

Hello Dr. Bailey, I follow your skincare recommendations carefully as I'm so...

6 Common Skin Problems of Summer

The long, hot, languid days of summer are great for your psyche, but they are...

The Best Anti-Aging Skin Care Routine for the Money

Dear Dr Bailey, Thank you so much for your blog! I finally found someone with...

Should You Change Your Anti-Aging Skin Care for Summer?

Dr. Bailey, How would you suggest to change anti-aging skin care going into...

Should Anti-aging Skin Care Treatments Be Combined?

Dear Dr Bailey, I am 63 years of age and, upon advisement of my aesthetician, I...

Simplify Your Makeup Routine with Mineral Foundation

Mineral foundation is not only healthy for your skin, but it also helps to...

Zinc Oxide Sunscreen Products

Chances are your skin needs sun protection to stay healthy and attractive. I can...

Best Skin Care for Your 20’s, 30s and 40s

A 40-year-old patient with beautiful skin said to me: Everyone I know that has...

What’s So Great About the Clarisonic?

Recently our Office Manager, Kara, Sarah (one our fabulous Aestheticians!), and...

Best Men’s Anti Aging Skin Care Products

There are a few simple skin care products that can make a huge difference to how...

The Benefits of Mineral Makeup

The best mineral makeup is designed to: provide complete, long-lasting...

How Do You Get Rid of Brown Spots on the Skin?

  Hello Dr. Bailey, I have brown spots on my skin and I am wondering if...

DIY Hydrating Spa Scalp and Hair Treatment

Are you craving a little spa pick me up but you don't have the time or funds...

Best Treatments for Clogged Pores

Blackheads and acne are common causes of clogged pores. But, you can have...

Dermatologist’s Skin Care Regimen for Facial Dandruff

Good Afternoon Dr. Bailey, I have just been diagnosed with seborrheic...

Buy the Clarisonic Back Extension Handle Online

Your Clarisonic Cleansing System just got better - Sonic cleansing has arrived...

Dermatologist’s DIY Home Facial

Are you in the mood for a spa escape but can't manage the time or expense...

What Is a Microdermabrasion Facial Treatment?

This is the first post of a new blog series on professional skin care written by...

What’s The Best Anti-Aging and Acne Skin Care Product Regimen?

Hello Dr.Bailey, I have learned so much from your blog. Thank you for starting...

The Best Diet for Healthy Skin In 2012

Did you make a New Year's Resolution to eat better in 2012?  I'm...

DIY Spa Skin Treatments You Can Do At Home

I'm a dermatologist so I know the secrets that make spa beauty treatments...

How To Look Like a Model

You see extraordinarily gorgeous people everyday in the media. How do...

What’s The Best Over 40 Skin Care To Brighten Dull Skin?

Dear Dr Bailey I am 42 with quite good skin and not a big problem yet with...

Dermatologist’s 3 Simple New Year’s Healthy Skin Resolutions

Just a few simple daily changes to your skin care regimen can really bump up...

The 4 Best Professional Skin Care Holiday Gift Ideas

Give a gift that no one else will think of and that will delight your recipient....

Treatments for Vertical Lines Around The Mouth

The vertical lines around the mouth are challenging to fix but now there are...

What causes weak, splitting nails?

  Soft, weak nails that split down the middle, on the sides or just peel in...

Dermatologist’s Anti-Aging Skin Care Information On The Web

This is why I do it - I got this lovely 'high five' from a customer and...

How Do You Combine Tretinoin (Retin A) and Glycolic Acid Products For Anti-Aging Skin Care?

Dear Dr. Bailey, I am using tretinoin 0.5% and glycolic acid 20.0%. Recently...

Realistic Anti-Aging Skin Care Summary in The Press Democrate Today

Hear ye hear ye read all about it! Journalist Susan Schwartz's article in...

The Best DIY Skin Rejuvenation Treatments For After Summer

Summer's hard on your skin and now that summer's over it's time to...

Does Sunscreen Prevent Skin Cancer?

Hot off the press! The answer is.... NOT ENTIRELY, and the reason applies...

Dermatologist’s Treatment Method for Obagi Nu Derm Products

My recent post on Obagi Nu Derm Products has generated some excellent questions...

Obagi Skin Care Products

One of the fastest ways to brighten your complexion is with Obagi Nu Derm skin...

Do You Need Sunscreen in Winter, Or In The Morning and After 4pm?

You know that you should protect your skin from the summer sun, but what about...

What’s the Best Over-The-Counter Wrinkle Cream?

For non-prescription anti aging skin care, glycolic acid products are the best...

Dermatologist’s Best Anti-Wrinkle Cream

It's great to practice dermatology at a time when we have anti-wrinkle...

Does using a daily moisturizer with SPF 15 give you enough sun protection?

Patients ask me this all the time. If you're not out in the sun at all...

How do you layer skin care products with tretinoin?

Hi Dr. Bailey, Hope you're having a wonderful summer! I wanted to ask if the...

The Best SunSavvy Summer Skin Care

Skimpy summer fashions put you skin on display. Are you proud of how great...

The Best Treatments For Sagging ‘Turkey Neck’

I was recently asked by a Facebook reader what I recommended to improve sagging...

The Best Sun Savvy Skin Care for Summer

Is your skin ready for summer?  Do you know everything you need to for...

How to Shrink the Appearance of Large Pores

We all want satiny smooth skin, and big pores often stand in the way of having...

What Are The Best Moisturizers For Dry Facial Skin?

Aloha Dr Bailey, In your recent blog, (which was great by the way) you...

What Causes Under Eye Circles, Bags and Puffiness?

Even if you have healthy skin that's in fantastic shape, you can have under...

What’s The Best Anti-Aging Skin Care?

Can you alter the future of your skin? Are the products you use today really...

Dermatologist’s Skin Care Tricks To Get Rid Of Thick and Crusty Age Spots On Your Skin.

Last week I saw a lot of patients in my dermatology office with very crusty...

Combining Facial Anti Aging and Dandruff Skin Care

Dear Dr. Bailey, I'm 32 years old and have sensitive combination skin with...

What are milia and what causes them?

 Dermatologist Dr. Cynthia Bailey answers your questions about skin care...

Does light break down tretinoin (Retin A) cream?

Dear Dr. Bailey, If I put tretinoin 0.025% cream on a half hour after I cleanse,...

Layering Skin Care Products With Dimethicone

Hello Dr. Bailey, My moisturizer contains dimethicone and I am just wondering if...

Why You Might Have Broken Facial Capillaries

Dr. Bailey, I am 53 years old and have been using tretinoin cream .025 for 3...

Start The Best Anti Aging Skin Care Now And See Results In The New Year

Do you feel tricked, but tantalized, by the amazing claims of today’s skin...

Anti Aging Skin Care Options For People With Rosacea

Dr. Bailey - I am in my mid 30's and starting to see some aging in my...

How To Treat Dry Skin Caused From Retin A Use In The Winter

Hi Dr. Bailey! I use and enjoy several of the products you recommend on your...

What’s the best way to remove skin tags?

Dear Dr. Bailey, About twenty years ago (!) when I saw you as a resident at...

Fall Foods for Healthy Skin

It’s never easier to ‘eat a rainbow’ of fresh fruits and...

The Secret To Getting Amazing Anti Aging Skin Care Results Almost Overnight

Are you happy with how your skin looks? Have you 'hit the wall' with...

Serious Anti Aging Skin Care; The Winning Strategy

Make big improvements in your skin’s appearance by starting your...

Summer Skin Care…. and Repair

Each season has its special impact on your skin -- both good and bad....

Stop The Summer Darkening Of Your Age Spots

Age spots on the skin really darken up from summer sun exposure. They tan better...

6 Tricks For Sun Protecting Your Skin In Really Hot Weather

I just returned from a fabulous 3 weeks touring the hot and humid Southern...

Cracked, Dry, Brittle and Splitting Fingernails: Dermatologist’s Tips

Your nails don't always stand up to the use you put them to, and when they...

Skip The Tan & Eat Your Veggies For Beautiful Skin Color

It's just been scientifically proven: A veggie and fruit diet gives you a...

How To Correctly Use Retin A Tretinoin For Anti Aging and Acne Skin Care

  Do you know that tretinoin, the active ingredient in Retin A, breaks...

How to Unclog Your Clogged Pores

And have fresh, clean-looking skin!   Did you know that not every...

Use Self-Tanners Like A Pro

When you use a self tanner, do you have soft, moist, evenly bronzed skin? Or...

The New Celebrity Fashion & Beauty Trend - Going Natural

I love it! Bonnie Fuller, Editor in Chief of Hollywoodlife.com made my day on...

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Anti Aging Skin Care

Hi Dr. Bailey, I am 50 years old and currently using your Anti-Oxidant Kit...

How To Apply Sunscreen & Have Healthy, Fabulous Skin Forever

It's not an impossible promise. Sun protection is the single biggest...

Choosing The Right Makeup For Post Menopausal Skin

Dr. Dr. Bailey: Your antioxidant skin care program has been such a help for my...

Facial Skin Care for Problem Skin with Rosacea, Seborrhea and Clogged Pores

Dermatologist Dr. Cynthia Bailey answers your questions about skin care and skin...

Combination Anti Aging Skin Care Treatment with Tretinoin and Glycolic Acid

Dermatologist Dr. Cynthia Bailey answers your questions about skin care and skin...

Dermatologist’s 3 Simple Steps For Soft, Sandal-Ready Feet By Spring!

Get ready for spring sandals now! For many of us, the rough, thick skin on our...

Brilliant Skin Care For The New Decade

Happy New Year’s Morning! In my first shower of the new decade I'm...

Winter: Now Is The Time To Fix Your Unwanted Age Spots and Skin Pigmentation

Now is the best time of the entire year to fix your uneven pigmentation and...

Now, Between Early Fall and Late Spring, Is The Best Time To Reclaim Soft Skin and Treat Age Spots

It’s  Indian Summer in the redwoods. This is my favorite time of...

Dermatologist’s own personal tricks to control age spots, sun spots and uneven pigmentation.

The sun exposure we get on our skin early in life determines how many wrinkles...