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American Academy of Dermatology: "Dry skin: Signs and symptoms," "Dry skin: Tips for relieving," "Melanoma," "Skincare of a budget," "What dermatologists tell their patients," "Wrinkles."
Amy Derick, M.D., board-certified dermatologist, Barrington, Ill.
Arbuckle, R. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, October 16, 2008.
BBC: "Airbrushed make-up ads banned for 'misleading'."
CDC: "May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Protect Your Skin."
Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston: "Acne & Skin Care."
Cleveland Clinic: "Tips for Beautiful Skin."
Corporation for Public Broadcasting: "Secrets of a Magazine Cover Model Revealed."
FDA: "Cosmetics: Shelf Life/Expiration Date," "Indoor Tanning: The Risks of Ultraviolet Rays," "Sunless Tanners and Bronzers."
Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Treating Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin."
KidsHealth: "Sun Safety."
Leffell, D. Total Skin: The Definitive Guide to Whole Skin Care for Life, Hyperion, 2000.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health: "Healthy Skin Matters."
National Sleep Foundation: "Get a Good Night's Sleep for Healthier Skin."
News release, American Academy of Dermatology.
TeensHealth: "Can I Get Sick From Using a Friend's Lip Pencil Sharpener?" "Can I Prevent Acne?" "Does Putting Toothpaste on a Pimple Make It Go Away?" "Indoor Tanning," "Melanoma," "Myths About Acne," "Tanning," "Why Do I Get Acne?"
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health: "Skin and Hair Health," "Glossary," "Hair and skin care," "How tobacco affects your body."
University of Illinois at Chicago: "Safe Use of Cosmetics."
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