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How Healthy is Your Skin?

This step-by-step assessment leads you to beautiful, healthier skin.

Answer a few questions,
and you'll get:

  • A skincare regimen tailored
    for your skin type
  • Makeup and anti-aging advice
  • Lifestyle tips to improve skin

Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD on November 15, 2012

Sources:

1. Gerson, D’Angelo, Lotz: Milady’s Standard: Fundamental’s for Estheticians, 9th ed. (Milady, 2009)

2. Baumann, L. Understanding and treating various skin types: the Baumann Skin Type Indicator. Dermatol Clin, 2008; 26: 359-373.

3. Quatresooz, P, Thirion, L, Pierard-Franchimont, C, Pierard, GE. The riddle of genuine skin microrelief and wrinkles. International Journal ofCosmetic Science, 2006; 28: 289-295.

4. Tanner, PR. Sunscreen product formulation. Dermatol Clin, 2006; 24:53-62.

5. American Cancer Society: “How Do I Protect Myself from UV?”

6. American Academy of Dermatology: "Causes of Aging Skin,” “Dry Skin and Keratosis Pilaris.” Dermatology Insights, Fall 2000; vol 1(2): pp 20-21.

7. American Academy of Dermatology: "Dry Skin: Tips for relieving." 

8. Mukherjee, S. et al. Retinoids in the treatment of skin aging: an overview of clinical efficacy and safety, Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2006:1(4) 327-348.

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