Category Archives Skin Care

Heal Sunburn

Exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can lead to premature aging. And without careful skin preparation, the sun’s harsh rays can also lead to sunburn. Next time you’re in trouble, turn to these top tips to heal your sunburn, fast. Although you can see the sunlight and feel the heat, you can’t see or feel the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation.…

dandruff

Dandruff is a less serious form of a skin condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. Scientists don't fully understand what causes dandruff, although there are known triggers. Several treatments -- some of which are entirely natural -- can help manage dandruff. Dandruff can be quite frustrating to deal with, even if it's more of a cosmetic problem than a medical one. The numbers…

Melasma Treatments

Common in females, melasma is a pigmentary condition that's completely benign (non-cancerous) and difficult to treat due to its typically chronic nature. With proper treatment, patients will see a dramatic improvement and in certain cases, complete resolution of their condition.  Have you noticed discolored skin on your face? You are not alone. Melasma is a surprisingly common pigmentation issue, with approximately 6…

Hypopigmentation

Hypopigmentation can occur in people of all races but is most noticeable in individuals with darker skin Hypopigmentation can be caused by numerous factors, but it is most common after damage to the skin. Two of the most drastic forms of hypopigmentation are albinism and vitiligo In popular culture, several people with hypopigmentation have been an inspiration and a voice…

At Home Blackhead Removal

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got a few stubborn blackheads that, no matter how hard you try, just won’t seem to disappear. Sure, it’s gross, but let’s admit it: blackheads are satisfying to squeeze. The problem is that they almost always reappear, no matter how much you pop, cleanse, or scrub. But what causes these unsightly spots in the first place?…

skin care product

Azelaic acid is an organic substance that can be used to treat rosacea, acne, and hyperpigmentation. It is usually only available by prescription, but lower concentrations can also be found in over-the-counter products. Most people see results within about five weeks, with little to no adverse side effects. Despite its proven benefits, azelaic acid does not get the recognition it…

exfoliation treatment

Daily full-body scrub downs? A Hollywood dermatologist is popularizing this new trend among his celebrity clientele, claiming you can exfoliate your way to younger-looking skin. Pay attention, because your shower routine is about to get longer. Your anti-aging regimen shouldn’t stop at your neck, or even your décolletage. Arms, feet, knees, thighs, and even your backside are all equal opportunity candidates for…

skincare

Retin-A, also know as Tretnoin cream, is one of the most widely prescribed topical anti-aging products in the world. Tretinoin is scientifically proven to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by increasing natural collagen production in the skin. In most cases the effects are visible after 6-8 weeks of regular use. However, precautions must be taken, as overuse can cause skin…

retin-a facial cream

Of the many retinoids on the market, both natural and synthetic, Retin-A is the most commonly recommended by dermatologists for the treatment of acne, wrinkles, and skin damage Retin-A works by stimulating the production of collagen, increasing cell turnover and regulating the cell cycle. Tretinoin can play a role in enhancing the results and efficiency of non-invasive skin rejuvenation procedures What…

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