Banish Blemishes, Fight Flaky Skin and 8 Other Ways to Get Gorgeous Skin This Summer!

At least 62 percent of women struggle with complexion problems when the temperature soars -- these 10 clever strategies can erase your worst hot-weather complexion woes in as little as one week (11 Photos)

Brenda Kearns on Jun 4, 2012 at 4:45PM

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Banish Blemishes, Fight Flaky Skin and 8 Other Ways to Get Gorgeous Skin This Summer!

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Avoid Rashes with Cell Phone Covers

As many as one in five women develop dry, itchy patches on their cheeks, jaw line or ears if they spend a lot of time yakking on their cell phones, say researchers at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). The metal in the phones contain nickel, a common skin allergen, explains Luz Fonacier, M.D., an allergy specialist at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. “You may spend hours every day with your skin in direct contact with this irritant.”


Try it: If you have to use your cell phone for more than an hour daily, slip it inside a plastic film cover, use a wireless ear piece or switch to a phone that doesn’t contain metal on the surface that touches your face, suggests Dr. Fonacier.

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