What You Can Expect With Botox Injections


Botox injections are an injectable way to reduce your fine lines and wrinkles. Botox is a botulinum toxin that is safely injected into the skin where you have fine lines and wrinkles in your face to reduce them and give you a more youthful appearance. This injection should only ever be administered by a professional dermatologist. You should not go to a salon or a spa to have these injections, and do not allow anyone to administer these injections that is not certified to do so.

14 December 2022

A Full Body Skin Cancer Check


If you have spent a lot of time laying in the sun when you were younger, you may have noticed some moles or freckles on your skin that have caused you concern. A full body skin cancer check involves having a dermatologist inspect your skin for irregularities. If any problem areas are discovered, a biopsy of the imperfections will be performed.  The Preliminary Process Before you attend an appointment with a dermatologist, take note of any skin issues that you have noticed.

7 June 2022

How You Can Treat Keratosis Pilaris On Your Child's Skin


If your child has itchy white bumps on the backs of their arms, on the thighs, or on the cheeks, it may be keratosis pilaris. This is a skin condition in which dry skin cells form around hair follicles and clog the pores, resulting in these itchy white bumps. These bumps can worsen if they aren't treated, or they may simply go away on their own as your child ages. If these bumps are irritating your child, there are things you can do to help treat this condition at home.

9 December 2021

Dry, Itchy Scalp? What You Can Do About It


When you have a dry and itchy scalp, you may also end up with dandruff. If your dandruff is more like chunks of skin coming off, it may be more than just a dandruff condition. You could have dandruff mixed in with heavy oil production in your scalp. This type of dandruff can make you very self-conscious and make you want to put on a hat every single day. You may always be looking for these scalp chunks to come off on your clothing, always watching to be sure and dust it off so nobody sees it.

18 June 2021

Tips For Avoiding And Addressing Skin Problems


When your skin starts to suffer changes or develops problems, it can be an embarrassing and uncomfortable issue to face. While minor skin problems are fairly routine, you may find yourself unsure of how you should respond to problems or the steps that can help to minimize the risk of developing issues with your skin. Follow The Steps For Minimizing Acne Breakouts Acne is one of the more common skin problems that people will encounter, and it can also be one of the more noticeable.

23 September 2017

Four Treatment Options For Large Pores


Do you hate the look of your large, obvious pores? Maybe you have them over your nose, or perhaps that are scattered over your entire face. Covering them up with makeup is a lot of work and can cause them to become clogged, leading to acne. So, here are a few other treatments you can try for your large pores -- presented in order from least to most invasive. Exfoliation

30 August 2017

3 Great Reasons To Visit A Dermatologist (Even If You Don't Have Acne)


Dermatologists specialize in treating conditions of the skin, hair and nails, and there are a number of reasons why you might want to visit one. Arguably the most popular reason people seek out dermatological counsel is because of acne on their face, chest or back. But that doesn't mean that being acne-free somehow disqualifies you from seeing a dermatologist. Keep reading below to discover three great reasons to see your local dermatologist as soon as possible.

13 February 2017

3 Signs That You May Have Basal Cell Carcinoma


Skin cancer can be a serious problem. If you spend too much time out in the sun without any kind of protection, the UV rays can cause your body to start producing cancer cells. Skin cancer generally takes the form of basal cell carcinoma. It can be sneaky as well and not necessarily show until it's in an advanced stage. So, what are some signs that you may have basal cell carcinoma?

16 December 2016

3 Ways Women Can Remove Facial Hair


Every woman has hair on their face and body. This hair is light in color and very fine. However, it becomes a problem when you get unwanted and excessive hair. This condition is called hirsutism. Hirsutism is when you get a peach fuzz on your face. The difference is the texture of the hair. It is usually dark and coarse. This hair grows on a woman's face, chest, back and arms.

14 July 2016

Four Natural Ways To Ease A Rosacea Breakout


When you have a rosacea and your skin breaks out badly, it's not uncommon to feel embarrassed and defeated. But you don't have to hide inside and wait for your skin to calm down. Try these natural remedies to ease your rosacea breakout and get back to feeling like yourself much sooner. Eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are known for their ability to reduce inflammation in the body.

12 July 2016