We Care About Your Skin!

Dermatologist’s advice: Safest way to get a sun tan.

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, rates of melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer) have doubled since 1982, and skin cancer is now the most common cancer diagnosed in the United States. (source) The reason for this increase is that people are more interested in tanning at the beach, in the tanning bed, […]

Removal of Ingrown Hair Cysts

How to Identify an Ingrown Hair Cyst: An ingrown hair cyst refers to an ingrown hair that turns into a cyst — a large bump that extends between the skin’s surface and deep underneath it. Ingrown hair cysts can be quite painful if not identified properly and provided appropriate treatment. Usually, ingrown hair occurs to […]

Skin Cyst: Is It Time To See A Dermatologist?

What is a Cyst? Essentially, a cyst is a ball of dead skin cells trapped underneath live skin. Usually skin produces new cells rapidly throughout your day and they fall off as normal and new cells take their place. A cyst is formed when those cells are trapped inside a balloon of skin and as […]

Cold Weather Eczema: How To Treat It.

Did you know that Eczema can be triggered by cold weather? That’s why it’s especially important to be wary of proper skincare during the cold months to prevent cold weather eczema. What is Cold Weather Eczema? Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is an extremely common skin disease that can be triggered by: cold weather allergies […]

Effectively Treating Cystic Acne.

Cystic Acne vs Hormonal Acne When you’re a teenager it’s not unusual for you to have bumps, blisters, and pimples. It’s all part of the process of growing up, but if those skin irritations caused by hormones become large, red, and extremely painful, then you could have cystic acne. This type of acne can cause […]

How to prevent sun damage to your skin.

Properly preventing sun damage that could lead to skin cancer: Follow these tips to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays and reduce your risk of skin cancer: Seek shade when appropriate, remembering that the sun’s rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. If your shadow is shorter than you are, […]

How to select anti-aging skin care products.

Anti-Aging Skin Care Shopping for an anti-aging skin care product can feel like hit-or-miss experience. With so many choices, it can be difficult to know which products to choose. Here are a few tips to help you choose the right products: Start with sunscreen and moisturizer: Dermatologists agree that sunscreen and moisturizer are the two […]