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

  • When to Visit a Dermatologist About Acne

    17 February 2017

    Acne is often thought of as a teen problem. And, while it is true that acne does affect a large amount of teenagers, it can also affect adults and people of any age. Thus, if you are struggling with acne, regardless of your age, you will be glad to know that there are treatments available. Sometimes, simple, over the counter treatments can be effective, but, in many cases, visiting a dermatologist for more serious treatments is necessary.

  • Are You Looking To Get Beautiful Skin? Follow These Beauty Hacks Made From Ingredients In Your Pantry

    23 January 2017

    If you have been trying to get beautiful, healthy skin, you likely already know that it can be expensive. Face washes, moisturizers, and lotions can quickly add up. But there are ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry that can give you that beautiful skin you are after. Follow these steps to get great skin without spending money on pricey products. Olive Oil It is important that you remove makeup from your face before you go to bed at night.

  • Age Spots On Your Hands? Consider A Light Chemical Peel

    4 October 2016

    Your hands tend to show signs of age more quickly than the rest of your body. This is partially because they're exposed to more sunlight and environmental toxins than the rest of your skin. One of the first manifestations of age on the hands tends to be age spots. These dark-colored patches can make you self-conscious about the appearance of your hands. Luckily, there is a simple way to make them less obvious: light chemical peels.

  • Mistakes to Avoid When Using Benzoyl-Peroxide Acne Medications

    18 July 2016

    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 to using these medications effectively. For best results, avoid these mistakes that patients commonly make when using benzoyl peroxide.

  • Undergoing Surgery For Acne On Your Back And Shoulders

    7 June 2016

    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 difficult to control, and it can also lead to extensive scarring if left untreated or picked at.

  • Anti Aging Tips For People In Their Late 20s

    7 April 2016

    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 future lines and wrinkles. Here are a few tips that can make the time go a little slower when it comes to appearance.

  • Learning More About Common Skin Problems That Can Occur During Pregnancy

    8 March 2016

    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 and why they can happen. Problem: Stretch marks. Many pregnant women develop pink, red, blue, or purple streaks on the abdomen, breasts, buttocks, or thighs.