If you've ever wondered whether a homemade sunscreen would be safer, you're not alone. But a study that put DIY sunscreens to the test finds most make claims that can't be backed up.
When it comes to skin care, here are some of the most commonly shared myths that can be cleared up immediately, and some truths you can rely on, writes Sara J Brown.
Pregnancy hormones don't just help your baby grow, they can affect your skin as well. Most of the time it's just part of the journey to parenthood, but there are some things you should get your dermatologist to check.
The passage of time has an effect on our skin that is unavoidable and irreversible, but our lifestyle, environment and bad habits also play a role in how old we look, writes Michelle Rodrigues.
Melissa Sheldon's melanoma spread to her lungs and her brain, and her doctors said it was probably because of her sunbed use. Now she has issued a warning to others thinking of using one of Australia's illegal solariums - "stop".
Do you know your SPF 30s from your SPF 50s, or your UVBs from your UVAs? It could mean the difference between ending up sun-kissed and crispy-fried this summer.
For minor superficial complaints, microdermabrasion and skin needling aren't bad options, writes Cara McDonald from St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne.
Many of us would have seen, if not tried, various products claiming to clean the dirt out of our pores. But do we need to?