How to Treat a Sunburn Fast
"While there’s no such thing as getting rid of a sunburn overnight, you can reduce sunburn redness according to our experts, board-certified dermatologists Flora Kim..."
Can You Exfoliate If You're Already Using A Retinol? Derms Explain
"They have different functions so both can be beneficial as part of your healthy skin routine," says Kim. You just have to use them correctly.
4 Dermatologist-Approved Tips For Dealing With Dry & Acne-Prone Skin
"For those of us who have acne-prone and dry skin, we have to be extra careful in terms of which products to use," notes board-certified dermatologist Flora Kim, M.D., FAAD
Derm Diaries: ‘I’m a Dermatologist With Dark Spots From Sun Exposure—Here’s How I Treat Them’
"Flora Kim, MD, FAAD didn't have becoming a skincare expert in her original plan. The South Korea-born, New York-raised dermatologist actually started her career with a lucrative job as a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley’s Mergers..."
4 Retinol Myths You Should Probably Erase From Your Mind
"There is no dermatologist that does not personally use some form of vitamin A on their skin—it is that good and that important. Period." Dr. Flora Kim
This Night Cream Delivers The Most Perfect Morning Glow
Choosing a night cream should depend both on your skin type and goals, as well as the season, notes board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Flora Kim
Those Small Bumps on the Backs of Your Upper Arms? This Is What to Do About Them
This is where it gets tricky—no one really knows the actual cause of KP, but we know it does occur when dead skin cells clog up the pores, according to board-certified dermatologist Flora Kim, MD, FAAD
12 Signs of Sleep Deprivation You Need to Know, According to Experts
“When a good night’s sleep is hindered, you will look significantly more fatigued,” Flora Kim, MD
Everything You Need to Know About Polyglutamic Acid, Your Skin's New Hero Hydrator
"Unlike some moisture boosters that penetrate skin, polyglutamic acid is a larger molecule that sits on top, which helps skin glow and increases luminosity (like a natural highlighter!)." Dr. Flora Kim
Dermatologists Are Prescribing This Acne Medication to Treat Hair Loss
“Gradual thinning at the part line, followed by increasing diffuse hair loss radiating from the top of the head.” While it can happen, women rarely experience receding and/or go completely bald...
All That Hand Washing Has Been Hard On Your Hands — These Serums Will Help
“It may be paradoxical, but the more we wash hands to prevent infection, the more dry and cracked the skin on our hands become and the more susceptible to infection..." Dr. Flora Kim
The Skincare Product That Just Works for Over-40 Skin
"Mature skin will need three things: a larger quantity of moisturizer applied each time (think super generous), a higher frequency of application (multiple times a day), as well as..." Dr. Flora Kim
Blepharitis Cases on the Rise: Here's Why Your Eyelids May Be Swollen Right Now
"Something as simple as swelling due to eating too much salt," says Flora Kim, a board-certified dermatologist in Dallas
The 32 Best Fragrance-Free Skin-Care Products, According to Dermatologists
"Fragrance-free products I love to rotate into my personal skin-care regimen are the DefenAge Barrier Cream and BioSerum—a powerful duo with the key ingredient of defensins..." Dr. Flora Kim
How to Strengthen Your Nails
Artificial nail application, genetic disposition, malnutrition, illness, dehydration, medication side effects, and underlying nail infections are just some of the common causes of weak nails, according to Flora Kim, M.D.
What Is Retinaldehyde — & Is It Really Stronger Than Retinol?
"In human skin, retinaldehyde is a retinoic acid precursor that is formed as an intermediate metabolite in the transformation of retinol to retinoic acid..." Dr. Flora Kim
The 14 Best Face Washes for Dry Skin
"When you have dry skin, it is screaming for hydration," says board-certified dermatologist Dr. Flora Kim. "It is super important to think about ingredients that can best help..."
Your Guide to At-Home Chemical Peels
At-home chemical peels can be scary. Between all the acids, very strict instructions, and warnings about a "burning, tingling sensation," it's no wonder that they can seem a little daunting...
The Body Care Trend Is Taking The Beauty Industry By Storm Right Now — Here’s Why
Body care is booming. It's a fact you're probably well aware of, even if you don't have access to the hard marketing data. Launch after launch, the skincare industry is traveling down the neck, out the arms, and across the entire body...
Our Under-Eye Circles Are Practically Nonexistent Now Thanks to This Product
I don't know about you, but I get pretty overwhelmed when browsing all the eye creams and eye serums out there. It's both a blessing and a curse that there are so many options. I'm thankful that there are different formulas to choose...
Heads Up: You’re Probably Breaking This Major Face-Cleansing Rule
By now, face cleansing has become second nature for our morning and evening skin-care routines. A simple squirt of product here, a quick lather on our skin there—next thing you know, you’re towel-dried and ready to move...
What's The Deal With Aftershave?
I always thought being a teenage girl was a particularly unpleasant, albeit temporary, affliction. That being said, I admit I’ve never been a teenage boy. I vividly remember this one day...
What to Do If Your Skin's Been Exposed to Wildfire Smoke
The environmental pollutants that accompany 2020's unprecedented wildfires can cause serious damage to the body's largest organ (and its first line of defense). We asked medical professionals for insight on how to...
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Petroleum Jelly for Skin
Petroleum jelly (also known as petrolatum) has been a staple in homes for over a century thanks to its myriad uses. For years, it had been a dry skin savior, providing instant relief to chapped lips and cracked eczema...
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