Monthly Archives: July 2012

FixMySkin Healing Balms featured as a summer must-have on

One of the best things about summer is all the fun must-have products to keep you entertained and healthy. In the recent article on, “Summer Must-Haves: Fun Products that Simply Sizzle,” the author, Jure Klepic, notes that one of his favorite products is the FixMySkin Healing Balms!

The article states that “FixMySkin Healing Balms contain 1% hydrocortisone in a unique formulation that offers an innovative solution to common skin problems.”

FixMySkin Healing Balms were invented by Dr. Joel Schlessinger and his son, Daniel. Read about how the two came up with this innovative product here.

This amazing healing balm is made with 1% hydrocortisone to heal, soothe and protect your skin from common ailments and conditions. Use the healing balm to treat itchy dry skin, psoriasis, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, insect bites, poison ivy and allergic reactions.

Buy your FixMySkin Healing Balms today at

Dr. Joel Schlessinger judges the Prevention Magazine Celebrate Your Beauty Awards

Dr. Joel Schlessinger was recently a judge in the Prevention Magazine Celebrate Your Beauty Awards, a selection of advanced skin care award winners that prove the most bang for your buck. This array of the best skin care products ranges from body washes to hand creams and Dr. Joel Schlessinger shared his insight on the best.

Many of the best skin care products chosen were over-the-counter drugstore formulas. While Dr. Joel Schlessinger believes many of the best advanced skin care products come from a dermatologist’s office, in a pinch, many of the winning products are easily accessible drug store options.

Some of the best skin care products featured in Prevention Magazine that are available through Dr. Joel Schlessinger are Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Glow Pads, CeraVe Renewing Lotion and others.

These products were judged by 275 readers and 10 expert judges with experience in advanced skin care and dermatology.

Try these Prevention Magazine approved products today.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger and the FixMySkin Healing Balms are featured in an article on

Dr. Joel Schlessinger and his newest invention, FixMySkin Healing Balms, were featured in a recent article entitled “7 Surprising Causes of Dry Skin.”

This article highlights seven different causes of dry skin that many people come in contact with daily.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger discusses staying away from harsh detergents, as they strip skin of essential moisture. He warns that you should carefully choose your face wash, body wash and laundry detergent to make sure you are staying away from harsh chemicals and detergents.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger also warns against dry air. Forced air from your air conditioner or furnace can make humidity levels very low. Prevent dry, cracked skin with the FixMySkin Healing Balms with 1% Hydrocortisone to keep your skin moist and protected.

For more causes and treatments for dry skin, check out the article now featured on

What causes your dry skin and how do you treat it?

Dr. Joel Schlessinger answers questions about ingrown hairs, treating sunburn and more on

Dr. Joel Schlessinger was recently featured as a skin care expert on in the article “The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Summer Skin: How to Tame Ingrown Hairs, Sunburn, and More.” The doctor answers common questions posed by the website’s Facebook fans about how to relieve ingrown hairs, the best remedies for treating sunburn and the best way to remove excess hair with laser hair removal at home.

For getting rid of dark marks on the legs, Dr. Joel Schlessinger recommends using SkinMedica Scar Recover Gel for scars, FixMySkin 1% Hydrocortisone Balms for irritation and NeoStrata Bionic Lotion for large hair follicles.

To remove excess hair on the legs, arms and bikini area, the doctor recommended trying laser hair removal at home. The newest invention is the Tria Laser, an easy-to-use laser hair removal at home treatment that successfully removes stubborn, unwanted hair.

“While it is clearly slower than going to the dermatologist, the treatments are with a bona-fide laser,” says Dr. Joel Schlessinger.

Another question posed to the doctor was how to treat and avoid ingrown hairs.

“Ingrown hairs are caused by aggressive shaving techniques or infected hair follicles,” he said.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger recommends using refined shaving tools such as The Art of Shaving for a close, comfortable shave that helps avoid these pesky hairs.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger also shared the best products for treating sunburn. He recommends Heliocare tablets to boost your immune system before going out in the sun. However, if it is too late, he recommends taking a take an aspirin or other over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medicine for treating sunburn.

Do you have any skin care questions for Dr. Joel Schlessinger? Share them with us here or on his Facebook or Twitter!

Dr. Joel Schlessinger is featured in a article about the potential danger of sunless tanning spray.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger was featured as an expert in’s article on sunless tanning spray and its links to skin cancer.

A recent news report by ABC News found that visiting your local spray tanning booth may also be harmful to your health. Studies show that the sunless tanning spray, DHA, has the potential to cause gene mutations. interviewed Dr. Joel Schlessinger as well as the FDA to find out more information about this new development.

For now, these findings only apply to sunless tanning spray found in salons. Sunless tanning spray, lotions, creams and foams found in your home products have all been approved for external use.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger said that although a trip to the spray tanning booth may be harmful, it is still safer than a tanning bed. If you do decided to use a spray tanning booth, follow the FDA guidelines and wear a nose plug, eye protection, Vaseline on your lips and underwear.

To read the entire article, click here.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger gives tips on how to keep your makeup case clean on

Dr. Joel Schlessinger’s expert commentary was showcased in an article on entitled “6 Health Threats Hiding in Your Makeup Bag.”

This article highlighted the best ways to make sure you don’t get an infection from dirty makeup brushes or expired products hidden in your makeup case. In the article, Dr. Joel Schlessinger recommends cleaning makeup brushes and staying away from products that have fragrance.

“Brushes need to be cleaned at least monthly,” says Dr. Joel Schlessinger. “If they aren’t, they become dirty and full of bacteria from constantly touching our skin.”

Your makeup case can hoard a lot of bacteria and other contaminants that leave your skin irritated and unhealthy. By cleaning your brushes regularly, you’ll have better makeup application and healthier skin.

If you often forget to clean your brushes, Dr. Joel Schlessinger recommends the use of Klix. This innovative brush system takes the hassle out of cleaning your makeup brushes by using disposable heads for your powder, blush and concealer brush. This innovative product is professionally designed to give you great makeup application without causing irritation or damage. When a brush head gets dirty, simply throw it away and click on a new one.

Try Klix makeup brushes today for a great makeup application and healthy skin. offers many options of Klix brushes and brush heads:

How often do you clean your makeup brushes?