Every woman knows the terrors of birth control: emotional roller-coasters, skincare nightmares, unexpectedly heavy periods, cramps—the list goes on and on.
One reader wonders specifically if the IUD (intrauterine device) can help with melasma (darkening birthmark-like patterns on the skin), which has been worsening with her hormonal pill birth control. Read more
I am a supplement junkie. On any given day you can see me taking anywhere from 5-10 different vitamins or herbs. When I walk down the vitamin and supplement aisle at Whole Foods I read the labels and I’m convinced I need to add them all to my daily routine. Read more
Pigmentation issues can affect the young and old, regardless of background. The good news? It’s treatable, sometimes with just a few facials, sometimes with a laser regimen—it just depends on how your skin reacts to treatment. Read more