In my years as a dermatologist, I know most men zip in and out of the bathroom. When it comes to grooming, it’s ready, set, go join the day! I’m not saying that to be glib. As a wife, mother of a son, and dermatologist to thousands of male patients (and another many thousands of female patients […]
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If you roll into bed without taking a few simple steps to care for your skin, then your skin is suffering. It certainly is not benefiting from all the hours you sleep. Bedtime is the best time to focus on therapeutic products that fix skin problems and keep skin healthy. When you are asleep, you can focus your skin care on what your skin needs instead of how you need your skin to look.
When you build your complete skin care routine, there are so many considerations to take into account. Do you have easy access to a dermatologist for prescription skin care? What is your budget? Prescription prices have soared out of reach for many, even with health insurance.
Women’s skin care and skin care products are traditionally advertised and discussed through commercials, print, television, and billboards. Men’s skin care and skin care products are not touched on with the same gusto used for women. Why is that?
Knowing the correct way to shave will help prevent skin problems like razor bumps, ingrown hairs, skin irritation and pimples caused by shaving. Dermatologists treat many men whose skin problems stem from shaving. For best results, skin type, hair curliness, skin bacteria and skin irregularities such as acne and scars are some of the factors to consider […]
Bloomberg News did some interesting investigative journalism recently. They hired a lab to test for aloe in the most popular, mass produced aloe vera gel products — including those sold by Wal-Mart, Target and CVS. Apparently, aloe vera gel products are a growing big business with over $146 million in sales last year and growing by […]
I never recommend a natural loofah for showering. They aren’t great for exfoliating and they don’t dry well. Add soap scum, dead skin cells and skin oils into the damp and dark nooks and crannies and that loofah is a banquet of nourishment for the microbial populous, which eat down the fibers to make – more nooks and crannies – it’s microbial heaven.
Razors can potentially spread both skin infections and blood borne viral infections such as Hepatitis B, C, and HIV. Some of the contagious germs that you can get by sharing a razor include the bacteria called Staph Aureus. I’ve seen all of these common germs spread by razors. Don’t share razors.
It is usual within our busy schedules to neglect taking care of our skin. Taking good care of your skin is actually a simple matter of developing some easy habits that don’t take much time at all. If products and their use get too complicated, that is not a good sign. Keep it simple, make it easy and great skin results happens!