Fighting Adult Skin Conditions: Is There Help for Your Acne?

Mistakes to Avoid When Using Benzoyl-Peroxide Acne Medications

Face washes, creams, and spot treatments with the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide are highly effective for many patients with mild to moderate acne. Benzoyl peroxide helps kill the bacteria that cause acne and also increases the turnover rate of new skin, resulting in fewer breakouts and a more even complexion. However, there are some intricacies […]

Undergoing Surgery For Acne On Your Back And Shoulders

Back acne, sometimes shortened to bacne, is a tenacious and often embarrassing condition that can leave you feeling reluctant even to bare your shoulders on a hot summer day. Because the skin on your back is thicker and even more prone to sweating than the skin on your face, back acne can be much more […]

Anti Aging Tips For People In Their Late 20s

Many people begin to notice the subtle signs of getting older while in their late twenties. The most common things that people notice are drier skin and fine lines around the mouth and eyes. While it is impossible to reverse these signs of aging, the twenties are a great time to work on potentially preventing […]

Learning More About Common Skin Problems That Can Occur During Pregnancy

The changes that occur in the body during pregnancy can affect your skin in different ways. Stretch marks, acne, rashes, dark blotches, and spider angiomas (broken vessels) are common when a woman is expecting. Since existing skin conditions also can get worse or improve, it helps to know what potential skin problems to look for […]

Improve Your Life: Give Up Shaving

As a woman, you have probably spent a significant portion of your life removing body hair the old-fashioned way: with a razor. This method is time-consuming, often painful, and sometimes injurious. In short, shaving is one of those unpleasant tasks that you perform in order to have smooth, silky skin. You can give up this […]

Cosmetic Treatment Options For Different Types Of Acne Scars

For most people, acne is a teenage affliction that can cause a few embarrassing days at school, but is gradually forgotten in adulthood. For many others, however, the vestiges of acne linger on in the form of permanent, highly noticeable scarring. These scars can cause you to lose your self-confidence and lead you to constantly […]

5 Ways To Prevent Acne

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, about 40 to 50 million Americans suffer from acne. This skin condition does not just hurt a person’s self-esteem; it can also be painful and leave permanent scars. If you take a proactive approach to your skin care routine, you do not have to deal with this problem. […]

5 Things Diabetics Need To Know About Carbuncles

As a diabetic, you should already know that high blood sugar levels can wreak havoc on your body. Complications like eye damage and foot damage are well-known, but you may not know that diabetes can also cause a lot of skin problems. Diabetes has been linked to carbuncles, a type of skin infection. Here’s what […]

How Your Dermatologist Treats Blackheads And Whiteheads

Are you are tired of struggling with blackheads and whiteheads? Check out these four ways a dermatologist at a Dermatology Surgery Center can help. Retinoids Retinoids are one of the most effective ways to fight acne, including blackheads and whiteheads. Tretinoin or Retin-A is commonly prescribed to fight blackheads and whiteheads. It works by increasing cell […]