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


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


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


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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