How Smoking Affects Your Skin
In the era of disposable vapes, cigarettes, and marijuana legalization, smoking continues to be unfortunately popular. However, the negative lifelong impact smoking can have on your body inside and out is no secret. Smoking is most notorious for causing lung cancer and lung disease, but heart disease, vascular disease, and skin damage and aging are […]
Greenwashing And The Reality Of Skin Care ...
With so many skincare products available, it’s hard enough to find the ones that are right for you. The struggle may be even more difficult when the labels aren’t as reliable as they should be. Brands often lack full honesty when it comes to how environmentally and skin-friendly they are and how safe the ingredients […]
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 […]
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 […]
What Diets Help Clear Skin?
There are fascinating connections between our digestion and our overall health, both in terms of energy level, gut health, and yes, even the look of your skin. If you want to go beyond the surface and think holistically about your skin health, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jessica Krant can help you get the glowing, clear skin […]
The Best Skin Procedures for Winter
As people across the country bundle up and show off less of their skin under coats, sweaters, and scarves, those interested in looking their best in every season turn to board-certified dermatologists like Dr. Jessica Krant to ensure they endure and make the most of the dry, cold months that switch up many people’s skin […]
How to Manage Dry Skin This Winter
With strong winds, minimal daylight, and below-freezing temperatures, long winter days turn into cold dark nights. During these lengthy winter months, it’s common for your skin to be dry and itchy. Our winter skin can be more prone to bleeding and cracking, which can be painful and even lead to infection, if not handled properly. […]
Taking Care of Your Skin While Traveling
You’ve booked your flights, planned an itinerary, and you’re ready to start packing your suitcase for your next adventure. It’s time to travel! Whether you’re flying abroad for work, driving somewhere warm to escape the winter, or heading a few states away to visit friends or family, any trip involves packing the essentials. If you’re […]
5 Skin Care Myths Debunked
Giving advice to your friends and family can help them out of sticky situations, but are you sure the advice you’re giving is accurate? Thanks to the internet, word-of-mouth, and old wives’ tales, misinformation can spread like wildfire, especially when it comes to skin-related topics. While there’s plenty of accurate information about skin care and […]
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