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A reaction to your jewelry? It’s more common than you think.

A reaction to your jewelry? It’s more common than you think.

It starts with an itch – around your neck, finger, wrist, or on your ears. The skin feels warm, tender. It starts to swell and turn red. If things get really bad, blisters and dry patches form, it may look like you’ve been burnt. If you’ve been wearing jewelry, it’s likely you’re having an allergic […]

How Does Sleep Affect Your Skin?

How Does Sleep Affect Your Skin?

You’ve probably heard that today is the winter solstice, which is important to me because it means today is the shortest day/longest night of the year. If you’re anything like me, you may find it hard to accomplish anything tonight. When it gets dark so early, all I want to do is sleep. My motivation […]

How to Winterize Your Skincare Routine

How to Winterize Your Skincare Routine

You may not be ready to admit it, but colder and dryer weather is just around the corner. So we want to know, is preparing your skin on your winter checklist? You may be thinking about pulling out extra blankets or swapping tank tops for sweaters, but what does your skin need to handle the […]

Just the Flakes: The Relation Between Dandruff and Eczema

Just the Flakes: The Relation Between Dandruff and Eczema

October is national eczema awareness month, so why are we bringing up dandruff? Well, that’s because dandruff is the result of scalp eczema, also known as seborrheic dermatitis. It may also appear on the scalp as scaly, dry reddish patches that may even turn to scabs. Busy executive, Eric, who travels extensively, noticed dry flakes […]

Essential Dermatology Advice About the Use of Essential Oils

Essential Dermatology Advice About the Use of Essential Oils

The internet and social media are burgeoning with advocacy of “natural” products to help with various health ailments. Skin care is no exception, and we’re not talking about beauty and anti-aging use cases. We’re talking about using such products for addressing medical issues affecting the skin. Essential oils are an increasingly popular category of such […]

Common Skin Conditions Your Baby Might Face

Common Skin Conditions Your Baby Might Face

Did you know that historically, the late-summer months are when obstetricians see an increase in the arrival of newborns? It’s an interesting statistic, and since we’re nearing the end of summer, we thought it would be a good time to share some of the most common skin conditions that infants can develop. Diaper Rash Diaper […]

Common Dermatological Conditions in Kids and Teens

Common Dermatological Conditions in Kids and Teens

As a parent, you are probably used to finding an irritation, cut, or bump on your child’s skin, but some may be more worrisome than others. Therefore, we put together a basic list of common dermatologic conditions children and teens experience to help you determine the best course of action. As always, if there is […]

Is College Bad for Your Skin?

Is College Bad for Your Skin?

As you prepare to move away from home, you may be worried about things like buying books, meeting a new roommate or who you’ll know in your classes. What most people fail to think about are the conditions you’ll face in college that can be harmful to your skin. Take a minute to browse through […]

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