By The Book: Keratosis Pilaris 

Keratosis Pilaris: A common skin condition, also known as “chicken skin” or “goose flesh,” characterized by rough, bumpy skin on the upper arms and tops of the thighs.

If you’re experiencing an unwanted skin souvenir in the form of tiny, rough, slightly red bumps on your arms, thighs or backside, you are not alone. This condition is called keratosis pilaris and is estimated to affect approximately 40% of adults and up to 80% of adolescents. Keratosis pilaris is a build-up of a protein called keratin at the opening of the hair follicle. This build-up produces spiky overgrowths of skin that can worsen as weather turns cooler and drier.

Continue Reading September 26, 2014 at 11:38 am Leave a comment

Did You Know … Too much tech could be affecting the look of your neck? 

Along with increased stress and less face-to-face time with others, there’s one more potential wrinkle that comes from being connected 24/7.

Staring down at your smartphone, tablet and laptop too often could be giving you a neck that looks much older than you are—a condition some experts are calling “tech neck.” But before you swear off tech, know that there are some simple things you can do to help stave off lines, wrinkles, sagging skin and other telltale signs of “tech neck.”

Continue Reading September 25, 2014 at 10:17 am Leave a comment

What’s the Skinpact? By Dr. Katie Rodan 

As you’re swapping swimsuits for sweaters to prepare for the cooler, crisper days of autumn, it’s also a great time to rethink your skincare habits and make a few seasonal tweaks to your skincare routine. To get you started, I am sharing three tips to help give your skin a fresh start for fall.

Continue Reading September 22, 2014 at 10:15 am Leave a comment

A Chance to Win … 

What shifts are you making in your skincare routine as we transition from summer to autumn? Share how you are falling into great skin by commenting below within the next 24 hours and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a Rodan + Fields® regimen of your choice.

Continue Reading September 15, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Did You Know … Daily doses of Vitamin D gets you an “A” in anti-aging 101? 

From improving bone density to preventing chronic diseases, the benefits of vitamin D have been validated by numerous clinical studies. But the buzz isn’t just about internal wellness and longevity.

Continue Reading September 11, 2014 at 10:00 am

The Doctors Are In … 

For many of us, fall means one thing—football. While aggression on the football field can be a champion-maker, when it comes to your face, rough play is best left on the field. According to our two favorite complexion coaches, the most common mistake people make when it comes to overzealous skincare is treating exfoliation like a competitive sport. They think “the harder, the better,” but in reality, slow and steady wins over time.

Continue Reading September 5, 2014 at 10:56 am 1 comment

A Chance to Win … 

Whether your seasonal workout pleasure is kicking the ball, hitting the links, sailing or horseback riding, we want to see your warm-weather exercise action shot. Share your photo on Instagram or Facebook using #SweatRF and comment below within the next 24 hours with your favorite tip for keeping skin looking fresh and youthful as you exercise. You’ll be entered for a chance to win a regimen of your choice.

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