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Chapped Lips Causes: The Remedy Depends on the Cause

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Chapped lips causes will surprise you - and finding the right remedy depends on knowing WHY your lips are chapped. It's not always just harsh weather. Yes, Winter weather is hard on all of your skin, includi...

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Antioxidant-Rich Olive Oil Bonanza Homegrown From Landscaping Shade Trees

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Antioxidant rich olive oil from our landscaping shade trees! What started as a practical and drought tolerant choice for a landscaping project has turned into a great source of extra virgin olive oil for my ...

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healthy hand skin
Pandemic of Dry Hands; hand sanitizers, the Swine Flu and tips to save your hands

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Pandemic of dry hands thanks to the Swine Flu, hand washing and hand sanitizers - your hands are going to need special attention this year! I've never seen so many patients with severely dry hands in all my ...

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Dr. Cynthia Bailey’s Tips for Facial Seborrheic Dermatitis Control

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Facial seborrheic dermatitis control has some good news! Simple changes in your skin care regimen will help you control your dry flaky skin on your face from facial seborrheic dermatitis (aka, facial dandruf...

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Treatment for facial seborrheic dermatitis

By Cynthia Bailey MD

You might assume the flaky skin on your face is just dryness, but it’s probably facial seborrheic dermatitis. It usually affects the oiliest parts of your face, and it’s very common. Almost every day, I advi...

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itchy ears
Itchy, Crusty, Scaly Ears: More on Seborrheic Dermatitis

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Itchy, crusty, scaly ears are rarely talked about. Crust on, in and behind the ear is not something you read about in glossy magazines, fashionable websites or even talk about in casual conversation. But sca...

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dry itchy scalp dermatologist guide to treating scaly scalp eczema
Remedies for Really Stubborn Scalp Seborrheic Dermatitis

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Remedies for really stubborn scalp seborrheic dermatitis are important because sometimes medicated shampoos alone aren't strong enough to clear severely dry scalp from scalp dandruff.  If your scalp just doe...

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How to Use Dandruff Products - Dry Itchy Scalp Remedies: Seborrheic Dermatitis-Part 2

By Cynthia Bailey MD

How to use dandruff products for dry itchy scalp can be confusing. There are tricks to getting the best results from your dandruff products to treat your dry itchy scalp. As I mentioned in my last post, scal...

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dry flaky skin on your face and scalp
Dermatologist’s Tips for Dry, Flaky Skin on Your Face and Scalp From Seborrheic Dermatitis.

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Dry flaky skin on your face and scalp is common. During my almost 30 years of dermatology practice, I have developed great tips for seborrheic dermatitis treatment because I've treated so many people with it...

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kefir helps to support healthy skin
Kefir Helps to Support Healthy Skin - Dermatologist’s Kefir Probiotic Recommendations

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Kefir helps to support healthy skin because it's packed with good probiotic microbes. Home brewed kefir contains a broad range of these good guys. They live for many years and will ferment for you forever if...

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Dermatologist's nutritional recommendations for healthy skin, hair and nails- naturally

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Patients often ask me for a vitamin that will give them healthy skin, strong nails and thick hair. We’d all like a magic bullet for not having the perfect diet. I’ve kept my eyes peeled for this magic bulle...

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Best Probiotic Live Grain Milk Kefir: Dermatologist's Instructions & Information

By Cynthia Bailey MD

For the best probiotic, live grain milk kefir is what I depend on for the health of my gut microbiome. Home brewed kefir milk is truly a probiotic powerhouse and my first choice for probiotic therapy. Micro...

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