The skin barrier is what protects us daily from environmental allergens, irritants, harsh products and germs. It also protects the skin from dehydration by holding on to water.
As the season changes and summer-time fades away, you probably will be spending more time indoors and less time outside. While it might have felt good to get out and soak up the sunshine this summer, hopefully, you were careful. If you passed on sunscreen in exchange for a golden glow, be aware that choice can show up as sun-damage on your skin later on.
Are you looking to incorporate new products into your skin care routine? If so, we have some exciting news to share -- we have introduced over 30 products to our online store! Our team of medical professionals at the Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC, have hand-picked these products to ensure our patients have access to safe, effective, medical grade skin treatment options.
One of the first places we notice aging is our skin. Elastin and collagen fibers provide the skin with strength and plumpness. As we age, these fibers reduce and cause wrinkles. The subcutaneous layer, below the surface of our skin, contains fat that supplies form and structure. This layer becomes thinner the older we get and causes our skin to sag.
Did you know that skin is the largest organ of our bodies? That is why taking proper care of our skin is essential. Healthy skin often has a vibrant glow, good coloring and a smooth, unblemished appearance, while unhealthy skin can appear discolored, tired, wrinkled or even older than its actual age.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, face masks have become a daily part of our routines. Many states require them for public health and personal safety -- and it doesn’t look like that will be changing any time in the foreseeable future. Whether it is wearing masks at work, shopping at the grocery store, or running errands, the time spent wearing a medical, paper or cloth mask against the skin on your face can add up, thus causing skincare issues to flare-up.
Is scarring from acne making you feel self-conscious or embarrassed about your skin? You are not alone. Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. It is characterized by pimples that appear on the face, back and chest. Every year, about 80 percent of adolescents have some form of acne and about 5 percent of adults experience acne. Treating acne is a relatively slow process; there is no overnight remedy.
When it comes to achieving glowing skin, most of us head straight to our vanity tables for results from various skincare products. These skincare products are essential for skin health as they cleanse, protect, prevent, repair, treat and hydrate the skin directly.
Long, hot summer days call for fun in the sun, right? While yes, we want you to enjoy your time in the beautiful weather, we also want you to protect your skin as increased exposure to UV rays from the sun can cause sunburn. And, repeated exposure can cause other skin damage like wrinkles and diseases like skin cancer.
When it comes to a skincare routine for men, it’s generally kept simple, which isn’t bad. In fact, at the Dermatology Center of Skin Health, PLLC, we recommend that our patients, including men, follow four simple steps. Continue reading to learn more about how you can choose the best skincare regimen for you.