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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.

Chemotherapy Posts

When Cancer Meets Community

Life is a series of journeys up one hill (sometimes, a mountain) and down the...

Introducing New Instantly Luminous Facial Serum

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

Understanding Hair Changes During Chemotherapy

Hair loss is one of the most emotionally painful parts of the cancer treatment...

The New Natural Facial Toner Everyone Needs

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

How to Treat Dry Nose from Chemo during the Holidays

Do you suffer from an itchy and dry nose? Do you know how to treat dry skin...

The Most Common Form of Skin Cancer & What You Can Do about It

As unfortunate as it is, you likely know someone who currently has or has had...

Lemonade from Breast Cancer: Is It Really Possible?

People that I meet today have no idea of my recent breast cancer journey. I just...

A Doctor’s Personal Experience with Cold Caps during Chemotherapy

I was terribly traumatized when my doctors said I needed chemotherapy to treat...

The BRCA Genes and Breast Cancer: Facts to Help Save Lives

There's a lot of buzz around the BRCA genes. If you follow what happened...

What Not to Say to Someone with Breast Cancer

I’m writing from my own experience. Breast cancer is traumatic for most...

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Now What?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. According to the American Cancer...

Brighten Someone’s Day with #RandomActsofRetail

In this busy and often impersonal modern age in which we live, it seems like...

Roundup of Popular Cancer News and Events

Between the Internet, magazines, television, radio and so much more, media is...

Why Exercise Helps Kick Cancer’s A**

  Everyone has been touched by cancer in one way or another. That is why...

Seasonal Tea Recipe Everyone Will Love (Even Your Skin)

  Turmeric Turmeric is a spice that grows in India and other Asian areas...

911 Beauty Skin Care Fix-It Kits!

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

Why You’ll Never Think Twice About Washing Your Hands Again

Do you find you get sick throughout the year? Have you tried all sorts of...

Thriving Through the Holidays Despite Cancer

Holidays bring up emotions, both happy and sad ones. Holiday emotions are extra...

I’m Thankful I Went from a Cancer Survivor to a Cancer Thrivor

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Dermatologist’s Chemotherapy Skin Care Kit

I’m very pleased to announce the release my Chemotherapy Skin Care Kit!...

Breast Cancer: How to Tame Chemo Curls and Improve Scars

  These great questions came in from reader Isabelle as a comment on my...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kickoff

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Gratitude for My 12-Month Cancerversary

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Chemotherapy Skin Problems - Preventing Skin Infections

Staying healthy is really important when you are on chemotherapy. One of the...

Improve Your Complexion with Green Smoothies

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

Breast Cancer BRCA Update from Dr. Bailey

  //   Hello Dear Blog Readers, I, my team here at Dr. Bailey Skin...

Breast Cancer BRCA1 Mutation Journey Continues in March

  // Having dodged a big bullet with the excellent response of my...

How to Get the Most From Your Doctor’s Appointment

  //   Have you been frustrated during a doctor's appointment...

Post-Breast Cancer Surgery Good News!

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How to Treat a Dry Nose from Winter or Chemotherapy

The cold and dry air of fall and winter causes chapping of the inside of the...

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...

Can You Keep Your Brows and Eyelashes during Chemotherapy?

I've been on dose-dense chemotherapy to treat hereditary breast cancer for a...

Beauty without Boundaries: Wig Exchange for Cancer Patients

At Dr. Cynthia Bailey Skin Care, we want to help spread the word about...

Dermatologist’s Advice for the Best Skin Care during Chemotherapy

It goes without saying that chemotherapy treatment is hard on your body,...