How Alcohol Affects The Skin
Alcohol can cause a number of serious conditions in the body. While it’s well known that alcohol negatively affects the liver and brain, it’s not so well known how it affects the skin. Alcohol can increase the risk of several skin conditions and can also worsen pre-existing issues as well. Let’s take a look at […]
Sun Protection: SPF vs. UPF
With summer being hotter than ever, sun protection for your skin could not be more important. But the world of sun protection can be hard to understand when there are industry terms like SPF, UPF, UVB, and UVA. What do they actually mean? Let’s take a look at what SPF and UPF are and how […]
The Importance of Skin Cancer Screenings
Skin cancer is a very common cancer in the United States. It is estimated that 5.4 million cases of basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are diagnosed annually in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. They are considered the two most common types of skin cancer. As for melanoma, the most […]
How Sleep Affects The Skin
You can almost immediately tell when someone hasn’t gotten enough sleep. It usually shows in their face and skin. You may notice hanging or puffy eyelids, darker under eye circles, dryness, dullness, a gray undertone, or reduced glow. This isn’t a coincidence. Poor sleep has been shown in multiple studies to be linked to poor […]
How a Plant-Based Diet Can Help Your Acne
It can be frustrating to identify the cause of acne, since there are so many factors and everyone is different. If over-the-counter products are not doing the trick, getting the help of a board-certified dermatologist is your next step. A good dermatologist will always include lifestyle factors in any conversation about skin health. Dr. Krant […]
What to Know About TikTok Skincare Trends
This past year, many skincare trends popped up on the popular social media app, TikTok. However, just because these skincare trends went viral, it doesn’t always mean that they are safe and effective options. Read on to learn more about these trends and which ones are actually options that you should add to your skincare […]
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