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Find the world’s best dermatologists at Derick Dermatology. Learn more about our dermatologists in the articles posted below. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please find a Derick Dermatology location near you.

Summer Skincare

Summer Skincare

The luxurious feeling of body lotion after a shower or bath brings enjoyment to a daily activity and makes it special. While a few ingredients can make lotions harmful, most provide a beneficial effect on personal well-being. Hydration and moisturizing enhance the skin with nutrients that make the skin soft and supple, guarding against signs of aging.

Is lotion good for you?

Is Lotion Good for You?

The luxurious feeling of body lotion after a shower or bath brings enjoyment to a daily activity and makes it special. While a few ingredients can make lotions harmful, most provide a beneficial effect on personal well-being. Hydration and moisturizing enhance the skin with nutrients that make the skin soft and supple, guarding against signs of aging.

7 Tips For Healthy Spring Skin

Preparing Your Skin for Spring

Spring’s arrival gives you a perfect time to refresh your skincare routine. After a winter of protecting against the dry, harsh weather, you can lighten up for spring. Your skin’s healthy, glowing look reflects a shift to milder spring days with seasonal skincare. A change in seasons lets you adapt your routine to suit your needs. These seven steps can make the switch between seasons easy.

How Did Dermatology Begin

When Did Dermatology Begin

While it may seem difficult to imagine, ancient Egyptian physicians practiced dermatology. Even in 3500 B.C., they realized that skin issues mattered to patients. Writings at the time show their understanding of dermatological diseases. Inscriptions and engravings demonstrate that they used arsenic to treat skin cancer and sour milk to improve the skin’s appearance.

About Skin Tags and How to Treat Them

About Skin Tags and How to Treat Them

While advertisements for over-the-counter or home remedies abound and make removal look easy, the fact remains that a skin tag may contain nerve cells and blood vessels. Therefore, a DIY procedure that produces pain and bleeding may not provide the outcome that one may desire. The Harvard Health blog affirms that they do not need removal. However, confirming their identity with a dermatologist can provide peace of mind.

Protecting Your Skin Chicago

Protecting the Skin from Chicago’s Cold Winds

Protecting the skin from Chicago’s elements in the winter requires about the same level of effort as doing so in the summer. The sun and wind create an ever-present demand for protection in all seasons. Nonetheless, winter produces additional needs for enhancing skincare. Some commonsense tips for keeping skin healthy in Chicago’s freezing winters require less effort than one may think. Each small step takes little effort but can make a huge difference.