While moisturizing your skin may feel like just another step in your skin care regime, using a moisturizer each day is a must — no matter what skin type you have. Moisturizers act as protective barriers for your skin, and they help keep your skin healthy and hydrated. They also help give your skin a more youthful appearance as they fight against wrinkles. Continue reading to learn more about why moisturizing your skin is necessary.
Niacinamide is an effective skincare ingredient that is gaining popularity because of its desirable benefits and versatility across different skin types. And while you may not have heard of niacinamide until today, it is not a new ingredient. This dermatologist-approved ingredient is well-loved, and it has been a staple in a variety of skin care products for years. Continue reading to learn more about niacinamide and what benefits it has to offer your skin.
Nowadays, face masks are commonplace and are used by many to exfoliate and protect the skin. But not many people know that face masks were some of the first cosmetic products used to maintain beauty. Even as early as 3000 BC, face masks were used in beauty rituals in ancient cultures. In early Indian culture, for example, various herbs, plants, roots and flowers were mixed to make many different kinds of masks. Herbs were combined in varied proportions to accommodate individual skin types and achieve desired outcomes.
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.
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.
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.
There are several skin lesions that are very common and non-cancerous like moles. However, some moles can turn into cancer. Knowing what to look for when checking your child’s mole can help catch any cancerous moles early. Read on to learn more about moles and signs your child’s mole should get checked.
Throughout the years, our dermatologists have received many questions about skin cancer prevention that are frequently asked, including:
Our dermatologists receive questions about best practices in relation to skin care, including:
Is your hair loss causing you to feel sad or anxious?
Losing your hair can be very difficult and may be affecting how you live your life. By discussing your situation with a physician, you may be able to gain support in managing your hair loss.
Hair loss may be temporary or permanent depending on the cause.