Dermatologist gives insights to help you look your best at any age! What ingredients should (or shouldn’t) anti-aging creams contain and why (or why not)? Broad spectrum sunscreen: because skin aging is mostly due to sun and not age (compare the buttocks skin to facial or outer arm skin of someone who has been in […]
Are you using this anti-inflammatory for a healthier complexion? Searches for witch hazel are up on Pinterest by over 300% right now. I used it as a teen, and I’ve created a beautiful toner with it because I’m a dermatologist that is a fan of witch hazel. Why is witch hazel so good for your […]
What are some things a person should consider when choosing an expensive skin care brand that is right for them? The two most important questions to ask when choosing a high-priced skin care brand or product are: 1. Are the claims realistic when you think about them using your common sense? 2. Are the ingredients […]
Tips on how your bathroom space can promote a healthy complexion Can your messy medicine cabinet ruin your skin care routine? It’s so easy to let entropy take over in the medicine cabinet and bathroom shelving. It’s a high-use part of the house, and clutter in the bathroom can sabotage your best intentions for a […]
Look Your Best in the New Year with these Dermatologist’s Tips. Are you ready to ring in the New Year’ with a new-and-improved complexion with the best skin care products for 2018? Have you decided to dedicate your time, energy and efforts to getting healthier – including ditching your skin problems? Is your only question […]
Maintaining the proper level of oil and water in skin is essential for a healthy skin barrier. When oils, water or depleted skin become irritated, it can become flaky and prone to stinging, damage and eczema.
It is certainly not from exotic ingredients or brand-name only products. Obtaining great results depend on having a complete skin care routine. This routine should consist of skin-compatible products, targeted for your desired results. For example, if acne is your main focus, purchase products that combat acne. If lines and wrinkles are bothering you, don’t overload and complicate your product usage. Choose items that target your issues.
It’s actually that simple. Complete skin care means you ‘dot the essential I’s and cross the essential T’s’. And here’s where you start.
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.
For years, the parents of children with Eczema have been told by doctors to limit their child’s bathing. Is it true that bathing can make eczema worse? It is estimated that 75% of parents of children with eczema are confused about whether their children should or should not bathe. Thankfully, new research finally gives everyone a clear answer!