Did you grow up avoiding greasy foods like french fries, sugary snacks like chocolate because you feared they would cause acne? Over the years, research has constantly changed, and the topic of diet-related acne is still very unclear. While there is no clear answer of whether or not diet has a clear connection to breakouts, you should be conscious of what you consume and how it might affect your skin health. Read on to learn more.
As we get older, we should expect to see our bodies change. However, it is essential to realize that specific changes that could be warning signs of melanoma. Changes like abnormal moles or blemishes can be difficult to find, but they are necessary to pay attention to. Keeping track of your skin’s appearance and quickly catching differences is vital to maintaining your skin's health.
Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer. However, prevention and early detection are critical for successful inhibition and treatment. Read on to learn more about what melanoma is, how it can be identified, forms of treatment, prevention and more.
Did you know that everyone has a different skin type? The type of skin you have affects how it reacts to different environments and products because everyone has different needs. Understanding your skin type is vital to skin health and makes it easier to find a skin routine that works best for you.
One way to determine your skin type is by washing your face with lukewarm water and refraining from adding products to it. In an hour, you should be able to assess your skin type. Keep reading below to figure out which characteristics describe your skin type.
There is no shortage of skin care and beauty advice on social media. While some of these tips are fun and harmless, unfortunately, others are dangerous. Just consider TikTok’s newest viral beauty hack: sunscreen contouring. While this trick may appear legitimate, sunscreen contouring is not recommended by dermatologists because it can permanently damage your skin. Read on to learn more about the dangers of sunscreen contouring.
Did you know that it is possible to sculpt muscle without extending your workout time or changing your diet? If you often struggle to achieve the amount of toning you desire, regardless of a healthy diet and exercise, you are not alone. This can be due to aging, genetics, activity level or food choices. Now, you can tone muscle and lose fat through simple, non-invasive, FDA-approved treatments at the Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC. Read on to learn more.
As summer approaches, it’s important to remember to take proper precautions before going outside. Simple things like sunscreen and protective clothing can protect your skin from sun damage like skin cancer. Even though skin cancer is avoidable, it is the most common type of cancer, affecting more than a million Americans each year. Keep reading to see what you can do to build a proper defense against harmful sun damage and lower your chances of developing skin cancer.
Enlarged pores are more common than you may think. They affect both men and women of all ages.
You probably think of botox as a treatment for fine lines and wrinkles, but did you know it has a plethora of other uses? Botox is a low-dose toxin injection that works with your neurological system to relax the muscles that cause wrinkles. The toxin that creates Botox comes from the botulism microbe and has been adapted to be safely used for medicine. Since its conception, the FDA has approved Botox to treat migraines, muscle spasms in the neck, eyelid spasms, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and bladder dysfunction. However, as dermatologists, we have some off-label usages of Botox.
Spring is here, and as the seasons change, it’s always good to check and update your skin care regimen as needed. With the clouds moving away and the sun coming back out, it’s also essential to keep your skin from getting sun-damaged.
There is nothing worse than that awful feeling of dry, chapped lips, especially when you have nothing nearby to help relieve that feeling. Chapped lips are most often associated with the wintertime, and it’s dry, cold weather, but you can suffer from chapped lips during any time of the year if you do not take proper care of them.