Practice Safe Sun

Practice Safe Sun

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) wants to make sure you’re practicing safe sun! They’ve put together a public service announcement about the importance of using protection when you’re heading outside to enjoy the warm spring weather. Because just like other things you should practice safely, time in the sun exposes you to more than…

Tackle Acne Early

Tackle Acne Early

Tackle Acne Early As if body odor, raging hormones, and general awkwardness aren’t enough, puberty usually comes with an unwelcome case of acne, too. Teens and pre-teens aren’t the only victims, though — dermatologists sometimes see patients as young as 7 exhibiting symptoms, and others battling acne well into adulthood. So, it’s no surprise that…

Menopause and Your Skin

Skin Care During Menopause

“A study says owning a dog makes you 10 years younger. My first thought was to get two more, but I don’t want to go through menopause again.” – Joan Rivers Throughout our lives, we realize that there’s plenty to celebrate about being a woman. Unfortunately, certain aspects of womanhood make us feel less like…

Skin 101: Basic Anatomy

Skin 101: Basic Anatomy

Let’s talk skin anatomy 101 From head to heels, your skin covers every inch of your body, making it your largest organ — and one of the most complex. The delicate, soft skin of your eyelids is vastly different from the texture and thickness of the skin covering your elbows. The backs of your hands…