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.
Eczema gets better with the right skin care, and worse with the wrong skin care. This may seem basic, but it’s important. I often see eczema getting worse because of diligent use of well-intended, but wrong skin care. You need to understand why so that you can create a skin care routine that actually heals your eczema.
Infographics are pictorial ways to relay information. My dermatology and skin health infographic topics range from sun protection and skin cancer to how to apply self tanner. I’ve got one on the BRCA gene too. Take a look and please share them.
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.
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!
Fall is here and winter is not far behind. Change your skin care now to prevent seasonal chapping and dryness, facial and scalp flaking, redness, and a host of other skin problems that flare up as the weather cools down. This is also the time of year to push hard to fix uneven skin pigmentation and unwanted […]
Chloe Grace Moretz recently told Allure in an interview that she washes her face with olive oil and that it cleared up her cystic acne: “I swear, my skin is clearer because of it.” Does this work for everyone, and what do I as a dermatologist think about it? Well, she sure is lovely and her skin is […]
Jessica Alba, the beautiful, young entrepreneurial actress and mother also admits to being a highly allergic person. She has had multiple serious allergic reactions. I have followed her stories because dermatologic news is always interesting to me, especially when it is related to skin products. Some of Jessica Alba’s reactions have included a prompt reaction of sneezing […]
Dermatologist and Skin Care Expert’s Favorite Summer Products The products I use for my skin care make a huge difference to my skin’s health and glow. This is especially important in the summer, because how our skin looks in the summer is as much a part of our appearance as our clothing. I’m extra tuned in to the ‘cause […]