Myth or Fact: Eating too many carrots can turn your skin orange. The surprising truth is that, yes, eating too many carrots can change the color of your skin.
“Carrots can, in fact, cause an orangish yellow skin pigmentation,” says Dr. Lady Dy, a dermatologist with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill. “It’s called carotenemia and is often most noticeable on thick skin like palms of your hands or the soles of your feet.”
Home waxing kits can be a great option for those who want to keep skin fuzz-free without dropping big bucks at a salon every few weeks.
Unfortunately, without the right products, it can also get a little messy. And, without proper attention, you can accidentally get burned.
Your period is swiftly approaching, and that all-too-familiar feeling of an underground, painful cystic bump bubbling under the surface of your skin is here to ruin the day. Trust us when we tell you that you're not alone in this little hormonal acne dance.
Bad skin can happen to good people. Especially freaking whiteheads, which are pros at popping up in the most noticeable places on your face, at the WORST times. And these facial party crashers love to bring their friends—so what starts as one blemish turns into a full-blown breakout. What fun!
Men aren't the only ones who deal with hair loss. Women: our own stressful lives may be the culprit for thinning hair.
Dr. Lady Dy recently shared her insights in a special Healthbeat segment on ABC 7 News. In the TV interview, Dr. Dy explains why catching the problem early is so critical to finding the right solution.
Hair loss is a growing problem for millions of women, but there are treatment options available.
Dr. Lady Dy sat down with ABC 7 News for a special Healthbeat segment to talk about how women can deal with hair loss. She shares better ways to diagnose the problem and how to best treat it.