The Importance of Sunscreen

The Importance of Sunscreen

Sunscreen is one of the only ways to protect your skin from the harmful UV rays coming from the sun. Why is it so important to wear sunscreen? Sun Damage Sun damage is caused by both UVA (absorbed beneath the surface of your skin) and UVB (absorbed on the top layer of...
What are Actinic Keratoses?

What are Actinic Keratoses?

Actinic Keratosis (plural Actinic Keratoses) is a precancerous patch that appears on the surface of the skin. However, there are usually multiple patches that often appear on the face, ears, and scalp. As with most skin cancers, these arise due to high amounts of sun...
Preparing for Laser Hair Removal

Preparing for Laser Hair Removal

Unwanted hair can get frustrating. Luckily, there is a solution. Laser hair removal is a great way to remove hair from almost anywhere on your body in a safe an effective manner. Before your treatment, though, there are some things you should and should not do. The...
The Difference Between Teen and Adult Acne

The Difference Between Teen and Adult Acne

Teens aren’t the only ones who have to deal with acne. Some adults have flares as well. Often, 85% of people between the ages of 12 and 24 can experience acne. However, both women and men may continue to experience acne until they reach the age of 44. Other than the...
Treating Winter Acne

Treating Winter Acne

We all know and hate how our skin seems to act up during the colder, drier months of winter. Why does this happen and how can we treat it? Why is it acting up? Cold air doesn’t have nearly as much moisture as warmer air does. The chilly weather strips away the...