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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.

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Jessica Alba and Hypoallergenic and Non-Toxic Personal Care Products

Jessica Alba, the beautiful, young entrepreneurial actress and mother also...

Dermatologist’s Favorite Summer Products

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

Pregnancy Stretch Marks and Treatment Explained

Stretch marks are called stria distensae. When they happen during pregnancy...

Skin Care Facts You Should Know

Fact: Managing stress helps your skin Your skin is your biggest organ, easy...

DIY Natural Face Mask to Get Your Skin Ready for Summer

Summertime brings with it all kinds of delicious fruits and veggies that are...

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...

What Your Nails Say about Your Health

There are many different nail problems I see here at Advanced Skin Care and...

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...

Understanding Skin Cancer: Melanoma

Have you noticed any new spots such as moles, freckles or other discoloring on...

How to Layer Tretinoin with Other Skin Care Products

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

How Bad Bathing Habits Can Harm Your Skin

I see many patients in my dermatology practice whose skin problems started...

Rosacea: Uncovering the Mysterious Skin Condition (Infographic)

Despite the fact that millions of Americans suffer from rosacea, the skin...

3 Biggest Myths about Sunscreen

When it comes to sunscreen, there is a lot of conflicting information available....

Brighten Someone’s Day with #RandomActsofRetail

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

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...

The 5 Best Natural Sunblocks for Protecting Your Skin

  Today, many people are looking for natural sunscreens. Here in Northern...

The Pros and Cons of Lip Balms

  Do you need lip balm? Can you get addicted to lip balm? The answers are...

The Best Sun Protection for Girls This Year

  Sunny weather is here. Is your tween or teen girl ready to have fun in...

5 Wrinkle-Forming Habits You Need to Ditch

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

What Really Happens When Your Skin Gets A Sunburn

Summer draws closer for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, and the days...

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...

5 Reasons to Use Witch Hazel in Your Skin Care Regime

  You should consider adding Hamamelis virginiana, better known...

World Health Day: Skin Care from around the World

  Today is World Health Day. Did you know that some of our best skin care...

How to Make Monday Your Best Skin Day

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

How to Spring Clean Your Makeup Bag

  I don't know about you, but for me, springtime brings up images of...

Gloves & Skin Protection: They Just Fit

As the saying goes, if you want to know a woman’s real age, look at her...

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?...

Water: The Unsung Hero for Your Skin

One of the most underused and overlooked building blocks of good skin isn't...

The Best of Hypoallergenic Beauty: Product Picks for Sensitive Skin Users

I have created and curated a line of skin care products for the sensitive skin...

How To Correctly Wash Your Face

Washing your face is the most basic step for any skin care regimen. However,...

Seasonal Tea Recipe Everyone Will Love (Even Your Skin)

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

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...

What Eczema Really Is & How You Can Remedy It Naturally

Are you battling the itchy, inflamed skin of eczema? You can remedy the...

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

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

Five Amazing Foods for Your Skin

When it comes to eating right for your skin, the list of great foods for your...

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...

Healthy, Vegan, and Green Skin Care Holiday Gift Ideas

Do you want to give green skin care gifts that are as generously caring to the...

Holiday Skin Care Special Collections Spotlight

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

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...

Dr. Bailey’s Best Sensitive Skin Care Tips

For anyone with sensitive skin, Dr. Bailey has you covered. Not only does Dr....

Helpful Summer to Fall Skin Care Transition Guide

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

What Do Cancer, Diet and Acne Have in Common?

Today many teenagers and adults have acne. But, did you know that, for...

Are Zinc Oxide Sunscreens Better?

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

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....

Common Skin Problems for Moms and Families With Sensitive Skin

  // If your family has sensitive skin, you need to be especially careful...

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

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

Acne Diet - Nutritional Tips to Improve Acne: Find It Again Friday

Have you established an acne skin care regimen, but still have trouble with...

Natural Skin Care: Best Products for Busy Moms

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

Mineral Makeup Valentine’s Day Special

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

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...

Fall 2013 Jewel-Tone Inspired Makeup Tutorial: Look #2

WHAT ARE THE TOP MAKEUP TRENDS FOR FALL/WINTER? AMETHYST JEWEL TONES ON EYES,...

Fall 2013 Natural Makeup Tutorial: Look #1

LOOKING FOR PROFESSIONAL TIPS TO CREATE A NATURAL LOOK TO COORDINATE WITH THIS...

“Find it Again Friday” - What’s so Great about the Clarisonic?

Is a Clarisonic really "worth" its cost? This is a question we have been...

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...

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...

Zinc Treatment for Acne

Zinc supplements have been touted as an acne treatment for years. Low doses are...

New Spring Bath and Beauty Products

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

Lifestyle Changes to Help Heal Psoriasis

In my last post, I talked about our new understanding of psoriasis as a systemic...

Give the gift of a naturally flawless complexion with our mineral makeup line

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...

Give the gift of All Natural Skin Care products

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

New Tips for a Naturally Flawless Complexion

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

What Is a BB Cream?

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

Best Natural Sunburn Treatment Remedies

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

Looking Sun Kissed with Mineral Makeup and Not the Sun

Updating your makeup for summer is a great way to achieve a beautiful...

Simplify Your Makeup Routine with Mineral Foundation

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

How to Get a Healthy Tan

It's spring and we social media crusaders for healthy skin are busy getting...

What’s So Great About the Clarisonic?

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

The Benefits of Mineral Makeup

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

Buy the Clarisonic Back Extension Handle Online

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

Acne Rosacea: Dermatologist’s Natural Treatment of Rosacea

Rosacea is a lifelong skin condition that requires constant management-there...