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Are Pumpkin Spice Lattes Sabotaging Your Skincare Routine?

Are Pumpkin Spice Lattes Sabotaging Your Skincare Routine?

It’s October, which probably means that at least a few of your friends, or even you, have made some extra stops at your favorite coffee shop for a pumpkin spice latte or pumpkin flavored coffee. Let it be known now that there’s no judgment here – we love pumpkin as much as the next office. […]

Dear DOC, Will Junk Food Affect My Skin?

Dear DOC, Will Junk Food Affect My Skin?

It’s a question we hear a lot. Does my diet really affect my skin? YES! So on National Junk Food Day, we’ll dive deeper into what specific types of food will do to your skin. 1. Salt/Sodium The American Heart Association recommends eating no more than 1,500 milligrams of sodium per day. According to their […]

Is Chocolate Bad for Your Skin?

Is Chocolate Bad for Your Skin?

Today marks one of our favorite days of the year – World Chocolate Day (yes, this is a “real” thing). So while we’re out celebrating with chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate peanut butter cups and s’mores, are we hurting our skin? Could we wake up tomorrow with a face covered in pimples? Thankfully, that’s not likely […]

Can the Easter Bunny Cause Breakouts?

Can the Easter Bunny Cause Breakouts?

The Christian religious holiday of Easter is only a few days away, and we’re guessing someone in your life (a coworker, family member, or the Easter Bunny) will bring a few sweet treats your way. And if you observe Easter and “gave up” sugary treats for Lent, you may be tempted to overindulge. The problem […]

Will Binge Eating on Fat Tuesday Affect Your Skin?

Will Binge Eating on Fat Tuesday Affect Your Skin?

Happy Mardi Gras, or as our non-French speaking friends would say, Fat Tuesday. Today marks a special time of Carnival where we can eat richer, fattier foods guilt-free. As our office prepared for this special feast, (who’s bringing the king cake?) we couldn’t help but wonder, “What is this day of unhealthy eating doing to […]

How to Avoid a Holiday Breakout

How to Avoid a Holiday Breakout

At DermatologistOnCall®, we love the holiday season. It’s a festive time of year when most everyone is in a great mood (probably due to the endless supply of cookies in the break room) and weekends are filled with holiday parties. Unfortunately, this time of year also sees a higher number of breakouts. Our team sat […]

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