They are uncomfortable and embarrassing, and yet they happen to just about everyone. Skin infections can develop as a minor problem, or they can grow severe and become chronic. There are many different types of skin infections, and each infection develops for its own reasons. The only way to know for sure what type of […]
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What factors do you consider when researching new skincare products? Thinking about what the product promises, the scent, and the reviews are all great first steps. However, these aren’t the only factors worth keeping in mind. Where and how a product is made should play a role in your decision to use it. While there […]
Sunburn is frustrating. It doesn’t matter where it happens on your body, or how small of a surface the burn covers—sunburn hurts. What’s worse is that sunburn can actually lead to major health consequences. Sun poisoning and skin cancer are both frequently the result of sunburn, and these are just the long-term consequences. A day […]
What is more wonderful than a day at the beach? There may be nothing more relaxing, rejuvenating, or as mentally recharging as a beautiful day spent out in the sun with the sound of the ocean and the smell of the salt water in the air. There is a reason why the beach is one […]
Your face is what you show to the world. Your goals, dreams, talents, wits, and accomplishments may be what you want to be known for, but your face is the first thing anyone will notice. This is why we direct so much energy into making our faces as presentable and noteworthy as possible. A beautiful […]
Every time you leave your house your skin is exposed to the elements. Every time you see sunlight, it has the chance to wreak havoc on your skin, no matter the season. Overexposure to the sun is the number one cause of skin cancer, which is becoming a leading health concern among adults world-wide, particularly […]
You eat foods that are good for your heart, good for your brain, and good for your skin. When you think about your diet you consider items that are ideal for your waistline, your complexion, and even your nails. It is no hidden fact that what you put in your body affects what comes out […]
Mohs Surgery is regarded as one of the most effective options in treating skin cancer. As skin cancer continues to become a more common problem, Mohs surgery is becoming more readily available. Many dermatologist offices are prepared to perform the Mohs procedure in-office in an out-patient procedure. This is a form of micrographic surgery that […]
Seasonal allergies seem to attack every inch of your body. From inflamed sinuses and watery eyes to dry and itchy skin, there is often little reprieve from the nightmare that so many allergy-sufferers have come to accept as being part of spring. While for some the suffering takes place in silence, for others the seasonal […]
Not all allergies result in sneezing and watery eyes. Sometimes allergies cause inflammation in the body, resulting in patches of redness and welts on the skin. Hives, as this outbreak of rash is commonly known, are a frustrating and uncomfortable side effect of exposure to some forms of allergen, though sometimes hives can develop for […]