Acne is no fun for anyone, but acne in Black skin and other skin of color often poses a special challenge. Inflammation from inflammatory acne — or even some harsh products used to treat acne — can leave behind dark spots, known as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), which often last longer than the acne itself. “Sometimes the treatment[Read More]
Who Should Get Biologics for Psoriasis?
If you have psoriasis, a disease that causes raised, red plaques and silvery scales on the skin, you may be wondering if biologics are right for you. While many of today’s drugs are made by combining chemicals to create new compounds, biologics are grown, often with the help of living cells. They work by targeting[Read More]
Nail Problems and What to Do About Them
Did you know that our nails are essentially hardened skin cells? They might seem tough as, well, nails, but they can present their own unique health problems if they aren’t treated with care and attention. What Exactly Are Nails? We want nails to look strong and healthy, serve as an onboard toolset of sorts and[Read More]