Parents: You may think temporary tattoos are harmless for children. But kids who decorate themselves with these transfer tattoos may be disrupting the skin's protective barrier, Spanish researchers report.
You've just bought a new skin care product and you're excited to see how it might transform your look. Instead, you end up with red, itchy or swollen patches because one of the ingredients causes an allergic reaction.
Generally, if you're at increased risk for melanoma -- especially if you have lesions or moles, you should be examined by a dermatologist at least once a year, if not twice a year," said Mavanur, who treats patients at the Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute at LifeBridge Health in Baltimore.