Tag: Healthy Skin

Get a Skin Check This September

Summer is coming to an end and we hope yours has been full of beach days, barbecues, long hikes, and relaxing times by the pool. However, when you have fun in the sun, you also run the risk of skin cancer if you aren’t properly protected. Think it won’t happen to you? According to the

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that affects about 7.5 million Americans. In the spirit of Psoriasis Awareness Month, we are sharing information about the disease and how to treat it. What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a medically puzzling and persistent skin disorder. If you have psoriasis, your skin cells multiply up to ten

June is National Acne Awareness Month

As summer approaches, so does all things sweaty and dusty. Summer brings fun times but it also brings a fair share of rashes, acne and breakouts. It’s time to tackle your acne once and for all, especially because June is National Acne Awareness Month. This is an opportunity for dermatologists and other healthcare providers to

How Diet Affects Your Skin’s Health

The winter months can be exceptionally tough on our skin. Our skin often becomes dry, irritated, and itchy. We also tend to eat poorly in winter months which can have a negative effect on our skin. Our diet is an important part of our skin care routine, making it even more important to eat well

What Your Nails Could Indicate About Your Health

Our nails are a critical component to our bodies. Without nails, we are very limited to what our hands and feet can functionally do and we can’t forget the real job of our nails, to protect the skin underneath them. Nails are made of dead cells just like our hair. Doctors, specifically dermatologists, like to

Proper Skin Care Tips For Men

Taking care of our skin is not just for aesthetic appeal. Protecting our skin from damage caused by the sun, environmental toxins and skin disorders is incredibly important for everyone. In this particular post, we are going to focus on the male population. There is always a lot of emphasis put on protecting the fragile

Common Myths to Ignore About Skin Cancer

Even with all of the advances in medical technology and information provided by doctors on how to remain healthy, there are myths that people still believe about certain diseases. Skin cancer has many myths that are dangerous to those who believe them because they limit the proper precautionary steps to take in order to prevent

Controlling Skin Conditions Affected By Winter’s Cold

Winter is quickly approaching, which means it is time to get serious about making sure we are prepped for the colder weather. While we are physically warm, we cannot ignore two conditions affected by the cold temperatures: psoriasis and eczema. The cold weather can aggravate both. What is psoriasis? It is a chronic skin condition

What You Can Do To Keep Your Skin At Its Best

Taking care of your skin should be built into your everyday life. Skin, while seen from the outside, has many internal benefits you cannot see, which is why it’s essential to properly care for your skin. Detecting discolorations of the skin, changes in birth moles, unexplained pain and severe dry skin should be examined immediately

5 Critical Truths You Need To Know Before Buying Sunscreen

If you listen to the advice of your Dermatologist, Dr. Nazareth MD-PhD, you know that prolonged exposure to daylight can be harmful to the skin and accelerate the look of aging by prematurely causing UV damage. The best way to protect yourself is through the use of sunscreens with an SPF (Sun Protection Factor). The