Skin Care Throughout the Ages

Skin care has been an integral part of the beauty regimens of some cultures for thousands of years. In the name of clear, smooth, and youthful skin, some figures have gone to extreme lengths, incorporating milk, lead, even ground-up jellyfish into their creams and facial treatments. Read about the different approaches some people have taken […]

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We’ve Come A Long Way—A Brief History Of Dermatology

The history of dermatology stretches back thousands of years. Because changes in the skin are readily visible, many ancient cultures had ways to treat common skin problems. Early History The ancient Egyptians, for example, used arsenic in an attempt to eradicate skin cancer. They also used salt, animal oils, alabaster, even sour milk to improve […]

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