Don't be shy; melanoma isn't, and finding it early could save your life. To that end, our education team has developed this helpful guide to self-screening. Follow the steps each month and pay attention to moles or spots that change shape, size or color. Know the ABCDEguide of melanoma. See something unusual? Make an appointment with a dermatologist as soon as possible.
As an adult you know the basics of hair care and proper hair hygiene.
Don’t condition your roots just your ends. Do not over wash if you have dry
scalp. You know when it's time to wash all the grime from your hair. However, it
is much harder to know when your child needs their hair washed. You don’t want
to dry out their scalp or have a build up excess oil. When children are between
the ages of 8 and 12, parents often ask dermatologists this question. In three easy steps, you can figure out how often a child
between 8 and 12 years of age needs to shampoo. Step 1: Consider your child’s traits To determine how often your child needs to shampoo, you first
need to consider your child’s: •Hair type (straight,
curly, oily, dry) •Age •Activity level Step 2: Find your child’s traits on the following chart Shampoo guidelines: Children 8 to 12 years old Shampoo every other day or daily •12 years of age or
starting puberty •Oily, straight hair •Active: Plays outdoors,
plays sports, or swims Exception: …