A good, natural beard oil will fight inflammation and allergic reactions that can play havoc with your skin.
For men, well-groomed facial hair is very fashionable right now. Fellas, a beard oil is a keen grooming trick to keep your beard soft and luxuriant, not scruffy.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Are you washing your face the right way? Your complexion is not the same as everyone else’s. That’s because your complexion is the result of your unique choices and characteristics including: where you live, what you do during your day, the products you use on your skin, your unique skin problems, and how oily or dry your skin is. All these […]
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 […]
Permanently straightening curly hair is not easy. Nature holds the curls in the protein structure of the hair shaft, and straightening the shaft involves chemically breaking those bonds. Permanently curling straight hair is similarly difficult. That’s why harsh chemicals are involved in both curling and straightening hair. A lawsuit was filed against L’Oréal in September of […]