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The Science of Beauty

Just in time for Mother's Day: From Mother Nature's timeless skin remedies to the latest findings in anti-aging research, science helps to explain how treatments work and whether they're safe

Saving Face: How Safe Are Cosmetics and Body Care Products?

The government knows just about as much as you do about what you're putting on your skin—that is to say, not much

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Treating Wrinkles with Cutting-Edge Technology--Without Going Under the Knife

From stem cells to the circadian cycle, the science behind new high-tech anti-aging research

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Slide Show: The Science Behind 10 Natural Skin Remedies: Why They Work--Or Don't

From hydrating to getting a good night's sleep, two dermatologists explain which home treatments actually work--and why

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Is Cellulite Forever?

Some claim creams can bust the bulgy bane of many, whereas others swear by pricey procedures. But what is cellulite? And can it really be banished for good? A doctor gives the bottom line

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