| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Blow-out salons, lash bars, hair conditioning studios and makeup lounges that offer express takes on a single beauty service are popping up all over the city. One of the latest — and arguably most novel —concepts in the pamper-and-go...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Hannah Crawford says she always assumed her seven- and nine-year old sons weren’t that concerned with what they would wear at the beach until they went to the beach in St. Joe’s, Michigan, last summer, and realized she left their swimsuits...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Many people love the warm sun. The sun’s rays make us feel good, and in the short term, makes you look good. But our love affair isn’t a two-way street: while the summer sun feels great, it can be dangerous. Besides its wellknown skin cancer...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 11:47 PM
My 17th wedding anniversary and my noticing of my first age spot came in the same week.
I may have had the spot longer, but I generally don’t look at myself in mirrors. Many who know me would say I’m not conscientious about my appearance....
| Jul 11, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Q: A brown age spot on my face seems to be getting larger. Should I be concerned?
A: A brown-colored spot anywhere on the skin that's getting larger is always something to be concerned about. Most brown spots on the skin turn out to be nothing serious,...
| May 18, 2010
| 6:12 PM
Some creams promising to lighten skin, eliminate age spots and zap freckles contain high levels of mercury, a toxic metal that can cause severe health problems, a Tribune investigation has found.
The newspaper sent 50 skin-lightening creams to a...
| Jul 21, 2010
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., introduced legislation Tuesday that would toughen safety standards for cosmetics, including requiring regular government testing of products for hazardous ingredients.
The call for testing of cosmetics — from...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Many cosmetic treatments performed today are surgery-free. The options are increasing....
| Oct 21, 2010
Between acceptance and defiance there's a middle way of relatively small tweaks that will make an old face look younger.
Age affects every nook and cranny of the body, but nowhere are the consequences on such open display as on our faces. Dozens of...
| Apr 30, 2010
Too much fun in the sun without sun protection results in photoaging--premature and excessive lines, wrinkles and age spots that make you look older than your actual age. Here are some treatments that can help rejuvenate dry, leathery skin and fade...
| May 14, 2010
Hats offer a strong defense against developing wrinkles, age spots and skin cancer on your face, neck and ears. But not just any hats. Here's what you need to know to ensure you're getting a chic accessory and maximum protection.
What Sun Protective Hats...
| May 7, 2010
It's never too early or too late to protect you face from sun damage. Whether your skin is still virtually wrinkle-free, or you already have wrinkles, using products with super sun-blocking properties will help slow the formation of new lines and age...