How to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays this summer Correctly applying a high SPF broad-spectrum sunscreen on exposed skin is the best way to prevent sun damage. But, have you burned or tanned when you thought you were protected? Most of us have. I’ve seen it happen to my patients over and […]
Is Your Skin Safe From the Sun? The FDA published a press briefing on sunscreens February 21st. In it, they stated that there are only two sunscreen ingredients that have adequate data to prove they are safe to consumers. These ingredients are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. All the other sunscreen ingredients need more data […]
Get Treatment to Prevent Acne Scars Pityrosporum folliculitis is a type of acne that gets worse in hot weather where you sweat. That same hot weather often involves sun exposure – the perfect storm for acne scars and marks called post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. In summer, or when you are going on a sunny, hot weather […]
What is the Best Sunscreen for You? Are you confused about sunscreens? Have you seen conflicting information from experts, advertisements, on the web and in magazines? It’s true, the topic is confusing. That’s because there is NO internationally-agreed-upon standard for measuring sunscreen quality – or even consensus on what that means! I’ve been watching sunscreens […]
Protect Yourself From The Sun’s Harmful Rays Memorial Day is two weeks away. Did you know that “Don’t Fry Day” is the Friday before? Yep, this day was designated by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention because Memorial Day is often the first day of the warm weather season where people get a horrific […]
Does SPF 100 Sunscreen Protect Better than SPF 50? Probably NOT! But a study just published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology concludes that it does. What do you believe and is the topic that simple? In my opinion, perhaps not. You want to understand the fine points of sunscreen as you […]
Ignore the sunscreens which claim to block infrared. Focus on protecting your skin from UVA and UVB by using a broad spectrum sunscreen.
Have You Seen the Recent Story About a Hairstylist Who Saved Her Client’s Life? Kari Phillips, a hairdresser in Ohio, noticed a mole on Eileen Korey’s scalp that developed between regular coloring visits. She advised Eileen, a former health news reporter, to see a dermatologist. Early melanoma was diagnosed and Kari saved Eileen’s life! Melanoma can develop, […]
It’s officially Spring! I advise everyone to start each season with fresh sunscreen. Believe me, you don’t exactly remember what abuse your products suffered at the end of last summer – quality time in a hot car or beach bag perhaps?
Special Delivery! Dr. Bailey’s blog roundup of this summer’s posts. Did you miss any of our skin health news and information this summer? This summer blog roundup lists 3 to 4 posts published from June to early August, in chronological order, so you don’t miss a thing. This special delivery will keep you up to date on Dr. Bailey’s skin […]