Medical Review By: Heather Brew, PA-C Sometimes less is more. Maybe we don’t need to hide our skin under makeup or follow a complicated skin care regimen involving a dozen different products. That’s the thinking behind skinimalism, a minimalist approach to skin care and makeup. What exactly is skinimalism? “I think it’s about going
Medical Review By: Marianne Pineda, PA-C How many times has this happened to you: You’re in bed, trying to wind down and drift into sleep, and suddenly your skin starts itching — maybe so much so that it’s hard to fall asleep or stay asleep. You’re not alone. Itchy skin at night, which doctors call
Medical Review By Jennifer Rivera, APRN Creams, lotions, ointments — they’re all more or less the same, right? Wrong. If you use one moisturizing product for everything, you could be missing out on more effective treatment, whether you’re battling dry skin, oily skin, cracked heels, chapped lips, psoriasis, or other skin challenges. To know
Why does it seem like no matter how much moisturizer you slather on your feet, they still look and feel as if you’ve been living in a desert? The skin on the feet has fewer oil glands to keep them hydrated, so it’s no wonder that trying to keep them soft and smooth can be
Ever meet someone with enough “youthful glow”, to be shocked when you see they have very visibly aging hands? Fact is, when you see noticeably aging hands on a middle-aged or younger person…it raises questions. The cause could be genetic inheritance, too much sun exposure, dry skin, other skin problems, or a combination of all.
Anyone searching for effective eczema treatments and dreaming of a cure someday knows, it can be an emotional roller coaster ride. When scientists identify a previously unknown outbreak trigger for what textbooks call atopic dermatitis, hopes rise. But it’s awfully hard to stay positive when the next painfully itchy flare-up strikes. Although there are a number