| Apr 23, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Another cloudless sky in north Texas; in fact we have 135 days just like today every single year but now researchers suggest the sun isn't the biggest factor when it comes to getting skin cancer.
That they say you can get that indoors.
| 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...
| May 27, 2010
As the weather gets warmer, it's time to head out to play, and if you have freckles, they are eager to join the party.
Many people do have freckles, and not just the fair-skinned, red-haired among us. People with freckles come in every color, age and...
| Aug 24, 2011
NOTE: This story ran in the Aug. 24, 2011, edition of the Chicago Tribune.
Tanning was as much a part of Lindsay Walsh's teenage social life as talking on the phone.
Two or three times a week — more for special occasions — she and her...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:35 PM
The Chicago Tribune reports: Tanning was as much a part of Lindsay Walsh's teenage social life as talking on the phone. Two or three times …...
| 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...
| 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 29, 2010
Information in these three-part articles will help you look and feel younger.
Lip liner: As we mature beyond 50, our lips thin. Lip liner defines and redefines the lip line. Liner helps to visually enlarge the lips and keep the lipstick from...
| May 18, 2010
| 4:12 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 Chicago Tribune investigation has found.
The newspaper sent 50 skin-lightening creams to...
| May 24, 2010
The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it will investigate skin-lightening creams for dangerous amounts of mercury.
Responding to a Chicago Tribune investigation that found high levels of the toxic metal in some creams, the FDA said it has...
| Jun 15, 2010
Here are seven cosmetic procedure options for looking younger without going under the knife. They vary in treatment, recovery time and cost, so consult with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon to decide which procedure is best for you.