American Academy of Dermatology Highlights Beauty Breakthroughs

Wilmette, Illinois, UNITED STATES

SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Feb 2, 2016) - How much UV exposure do you really get during a gel manicure? What's new in dermal fillers? Are there new cosmetic treatments for skin of color?

The American Academy of Dermatology presents the expert opinions of three leading dermatologists on some of the newest beauty trends and treatments, including how to protect your skin and nails from UV damage during a gel manicure; the new techniques dermatologists are using with fillers to refresh the skin; and how chemical peels are revolutionizing the treatment of skin conditions for skin of color.

The AAD has also released its latest "Video of the Month" on gel manicure safety with tips to keep your nails healthy before, during and after a gel manicure.

Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 18,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or Follow the Academy on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology), Twitter (@AADskin), or YouTube (AcademyofDermatology).

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Contact Information:

Jennifer Allyn
(847) 240-1730

Nicole DiVito
(847) 240-1746

Amanda Jacobs
(847) 240-1714

Kara Jilek
(847) 240-1701