Tag Archives: sunscreen

Dermatologist’s Advice: How Humidity Affects Skincare.

The Orlando Dermatology Center is located in Florida, and during April-August we have some of the most humid and hot days of the year. This creates a host of problems for your skin. Humidity often breeds bacterial infections and can cause problems with your sweat glands, acne, infections, rashes, and other skin irritations. For patients […]

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, […]

Does Higher SPF Sunblock Actually Make a Difference?

What does SPF in sunblock stand for? I want to start by clarifying what exactly SPF stands for and what those words actually mean for you. SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor, and it represents the ratio of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) dose that causes the first noticeable redness on sunblock-protected skin versus the dose of […]

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 […]