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Stress and Skin

No matter how calm you may seem under pressure, your skin may reflect a stressed inner psyche. While there is no way to avoid many of the causes of stress, there are methods to manage your health and avoid compromising a clear, healthy complexion. Victim of Dry Skin? Many people who are over-stressed do not […]

How to Properly Wash Your Face

You may wash your face daily without realizing you are doing it wrong. If this step is not done correctly, it will have a negative effect on the rest of your skin-care routine. The following steps will detail how to properly wash your face. Water Temperature Washing your face removes oil build up and any […]

Tips to Slow the Effects of Aging

Most people want to live into old age; they just don’t want to look old while they’re doing it. Although aging is a natural process, it can be accelerated by many factors such as genetics, lifestyle, and environment. It is the rate of acceleration that can make a 60-year-old look no more than 40 and […]

Is There a Link Between Citrus Fruits and Skin Cancer?

Most people are aware of the health benefits of citrus fruits, most notably that they pack a powerful punch of Vitamin C. However, a recent study published on the Journal of Clinical Oncology’s website has brought a potential link between citrus and skin cancer into question. It’s obviously a pretty serious health concern, if true. […]

How Dermoscopy Helps Identify Melanoma

Few cancers strike fear in the heart like melanoma. The rarest form of skin cancer, it is also by far the deadliest, claiming almost 10,000 lives per year in the U.S alone. For this reason, early detection is critical. Dermoscopy, also known as epiluminescent microscopy, is a screening tool used by dermatologists to look closely […]

Nurturing Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin is most commonly associated with dry, easily irritated skin. Sensitive skin can also be prone to allergic reactions from fabrics, metals, detergents, skin care products, and body wash. Not only do individuals with skin like this need to be aware of what they come in contact with, but they also have a responsibility […]

Winter skin care tips

You are halfway through a brisk January walk, when suddenly your skin begins to itch. The sensation climbs up your arms until it has reached the backs of your hands, which you now realize are cracked and irritated. Meanwhile, your nose and cheeks have assumed a red tint. Cold weather can be harsh on the […]

What Is Cryotherapy?

Of all the treatments you can undergo to improve your skin, few have the quick and uncomplicated approach of cryotherapy. Having been in use for 100 years for a number of ailments, cryotherapy is easy for physicians to learn and employ; it also comes with a low risk of infection and minimal care once the […]

Pediatric Melanoma

There are five types of skin cancer, one of which is melanoma. Pediatric melanoma is rare, but the number of children and teens who develop this condition is on the rise. This type of cancer begins in the skin cells that make melanin, which gives skin its color, and it becomes malignant and rapidly spreads […]

Finding a Good Dermatologist

Finding a great dermatologist is not all that difficult to do if you know what you’re looking for. In most cases, though, people don’t know what makes up a great dermatologist. There are things that fall into the personal preference category when searching for a dermatologist. Those can include seeking a female or male doctor and […]

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