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Beauty and the Beast — Also Known As, Your Thyroid

Your thyroid problem could be the culprit for that dry skin, hair loss, puffiness, and problematic nails. Here are some thyroid beauty tips, product recommendations, and approaches for specific hair, skin, and nail challenges.

By Mary Shomon

Hair Products Designed for Black Women Contain Harmful Chemicals

Black women may be exposed to dozens of harmful hormone-disrupting chemicals in hair products marketed specifically for them, according a study published in Environmental Research.

By Diane Domina

Keep Your Hair Healthy With Psoriasis

Medicated shampoos, foams, oils and ointments, systemic medications, and laser therapy can control scalp psoriasis and keep your hair looking (and smelling) luscious.

By National Psoriasis Foundation

10 Ways to Rock Your Thyroid Scar

Sometimes it fades, and sometimes it doesn’t. Either way, there are ways to cover it, or wear it loud and proud.

By Mary Shomon

Beauty and Home Products That Don’t Affect Your Thyroid

While some beauty and home products can negatively affect your thyroid, these ones are safe.

By Mary Shomon

Treating Calluses, Boils, Corns, and Warts

Four common problems that usually affect the skin of the foot can also appear anywhere on the body.

By Alisha Bridges

Creator of Laced Hair Extensions Lives With MS

While she’s applying hair extensions for some of the world’s top celebrities, she’s also battling MS.

By Stephanie Stephens

Michael Kuvula Spreads Awareness About RA Through Fashion

Details from his fashion show—including peeks of fabrics and key pieces—that pay homage to RA and Beverly Hills Troop.

Michael Kuvula’s Quest to Raise Awareness

Continuing his theme to raise awareness for RA, fashion designer Michael Kuluva’s 2018 line hits the runway.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Store Pulls Sunscreen With Lower Than SPF 15

Experts recommend using sunscreen with at least SPF of 15. In the spring of 2017, a chain pharmacy in the U.S. pulled all sunscreen with less than SPF 15 from its shelves.

By Eileen Bailey