Beauty Q & A

What Are Skin Tags?

Written by 
Meghan Rabbitt
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Param Dedhia, M.D.

If you’ve noticed a small, raised or hanging flap of skin on your body that won’t budge when you touch it, chances are it’s a skin tag. Learn why they form, plus options for removal.

Why Are My Toenails Yellow?

Written by 
Meghan Rabbitt
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

My toenails have a yellow hue that won’t seem to fade. Why is this, and what can I do to get rid of the discoloration and keep it from coming back?

Why Do I Have Bad Breath?

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

Bad breath may be an unpleasant issue to have, but you can figure out the cause—and find a solution. All of us have bad breath from time to time. The underlying reasons, however, can vary from person to person.

Why Do I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes?

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

Genetics are often to blame for dark circles, as is aging. Of course, hearing that may not too inspiring, since you don’t have the power to change your DNA or stop the clock. But that doesn’t mean your dark circles have to stick around.

Why Do I Have Wrinkles On My Neck and Chest?

Written by 
Meghan Rabbitt
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

I’ve been noticing more wrinkles and sagginess on my neck and chest. Aside from aging, are there other causes for these changes in my skin?

Why Do I Keep Getting Dandruff?

Written by 
Meghan Rabbitt
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Jeannine Reilly-Ortega

Why do I have reoccurring dandruff—and what can I do to get rid of it for good? Find out the common causes of dandruff, plus how to treat and ultimately cure it.

Why Is My Hair Thinning?

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

Like anything else related to your health, hair loss is best looked at through an integrative lens. Getting to the bottom of any medical reasons for your hair loss, if there are any, is what’s most important.

Why Is My Skin So Dry?

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Cynthia Geyer, M.D.

You may simply think of your dry skin as a nuisance that’s irritating in more ways than one. But it can also be a sign of more serious health concerns you might not think of. Managing the underlying cause may not only improve your dry skin, but other aspects of your overall health.

Why Is My Skin So Oily?

Written by 
Meghan Rabbitt
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Param Dedhia, M.D.

Does your skin always seems to be oily, even after you cleanse it in the morning and evening? Follow these tips to both treat oily skin and help prevent an overproduction of oil.