Category Archives Dermatology

Anti-aging serum

Using concentrated doses of ingredients, anti-aging serums can penetrate deep into the skin. Some of the most effective ingredients include hyaluronic acid, retinoids, hydroxy acids and antioxidants. A facial serum’s efficacy can also depend largely on how it is applied. Aging is inevitable. For those of us who want to keep the ravages of time at bay, a good anti-aging…

Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatment

Benzoyl peroxide kills the bacteria that causes acne Over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide products come in concentrations of 2.5%, 5%, and 10% for different severities of acne Effective treatment, particularly when used in combination with antibiotics See a board-certified dermatologist if you haven't noticed an improvement after three months’- use of an over-the-counter acne treatment containing benzoyl peroxide If you suffer from…

Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid

By virtue of its molecular structure, hyaluronic acid displays strong hydrating properties. It enjoys a wide variety of uses in skin care products, but can also be found in health supplements and medical treatments. While it is primarily used to address skin and joint conditions, it has proven to be effective in some unexpected capacities. Hyaluronic acid is a clear,…

Best peel off charcoal mask

Charcoal masks are a safe, natural method of cleansing impurities from the skin. While there are still no studies confirming charcoal is effective as a skincare treatment, it’s long been recognized for its purifying qualities in drawing toxins from the body. Regular users of charcoal masks note reduced shine, smaller-looking pores, and more radiant skin. There is a range of…

Precancerous Mole

Nearly 1 in 10 Americans have at least one precancerous mole. A precancerous condition refers to abnormal cells that are associated with an increased risk of developing cancer. Moles identified as precancerous may be removed via surgical excision. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with one in five Americans developing it at some point in…

Whiteheads

Whiteheads are small, white bumps that appear just under the surface of the skin. They are caused by oil, dead skin cells and other debris that clog up your pores. There are many effective over-the-counter treatments and home remedies to address whiteheads. What Are Whiteheads? Whiteheads are one of the most common concerns encountered when examining skin issues. They look…

lip balms with spf

Being in the sun is great. It usually means you’re getting some much deserved time off and a bit of Vitamin D. However, too much sun can also lead some parts of your body, such as your lips, to become dry, chapped, sunburned, and ultimately start peeling. In extreme cases, excessive exposure to the sun without using a lip balm…

Topical Corticosteroids

Topical corticosteroids are synthetic medicines used to control skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis. Side effects can generally be avoided by following your physician’s directions on the correct use of these medicines. Boosting your immune system can help reduce your dependency on corticosteroids. In today’s world, our skin is faced with a continual assault of chemicals, bacteria, infections, and…

Skin bleaching products

Skin lighteners often come in the form of a cream and are also referred to as skin whitening or skin bleaching products -- although the latter term is misleading, as bleach is not used. Skin lightening creams are generally prescribed by dermatologists to address pigmentation irregularities, but in some cases they are instead used for overall complexion lightening. Unregulated, mislabeled,…

Peel off charcoal masks

Activated charcoal is a natural, porous substance believed to help draw dirt, bacteria and oil from the skin. Charcoal masks help the pores appear smaller and the skin more radiant while reducing breakouts. Charcoal masks offer benefits for those with oily skin, acne-prone skin, as well as for people with dry or sensitive skin. You can make your own charcoal…

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