All posts by Windsor Dermatology

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6 Supplements for Healthy Skin

Not many people would argue against the fact that diet affects the health of your skin. While scientists have yet to discover what foods trigger acne and some other skin conditions, they do know what nutrients help to provide healthy skin. Unfortunately, not everyone has the time to ensure they work all of these nutrients into their diets on a daily basis, so oral and topical supplements have become a healthy substitute. Here are six supplements for healthy skin as well as information on the benefits they provide.

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Top Fall Foods for Radiant Skin

This month heralds the start of one of New Jersey’s most beautiful seasons. While many people enjoy the cooler temperatures and the leaf-turnings, there’s something else to look forward to in the fall. Autumn introduces fresh and delicious produce that add a special flavor and color to your meals. The fruits and vegetables also provide nutrients that can help you create and maintain healthy and radiant skin. Here are five foods you should keep on the menu throughout the season.

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4 Tips for Teens to Ensure Clear Skin All Year Round

After a laidback summer, few teenagers look forward to going back to school. Sometimes, as early as the first day of being in a new grade, the stress of unexpected changes and higher expectations may cause the skin to break out. Add hormonal changes from puberty and you have a fine concoction for acne and other skin conditions to develop. So, here are four tips teens can follow to maintain year-round clear skin.

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Sunburn Treatment and Healing Basics

Summer is coming to an end, and many folks are flocking outside to catch rays as often as they can. Unfortunately, this can mean sunburns, some of which are quite painful. Here are some tips from the professionals at Windsor Dermatology on relieving discomfort and promoting healing.

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Tips for Managing Your Melasma This Summer

Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. However, the increased sunlight can aggravate certain skin conditions. Melasma is a condition that causes the appearance of dark spots on the skin. They can be brown, gray or bluish in color. While the condition does not cause pain or have any adverse effect on a person’s health, many people dislike the appearance of these patchy spots, thinking that it makes them look as though they got a bad tan. To make matters worse, the discolorations tend to appear on areas of the body that are often the most visible. Fortunately, there are ways that you can minimize the appearance of the dark spots while still enjoying fun in the sun this summer.

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The Importance of Hydration for Your Skin

Have you ever gone too long without hydrating and felt the stress on your body? The human body requires adequate hydration to carry out essential functions necessary for survival. Most people can only live approximately three days without any H2O at all. This makes sense when you consider that the human body is composed of up to 60% water. Beyond flushing waste out of your body and helping your vital organs function properly, hydrating also helps nourish your skin (which is, in fact, the largest organ of your body). If you want to fight off wrinkles and give your outer layer a healthy glow, don’t allow yourself to get dehydrated. Here are four ways drinking more H2O can help your skin look its best.

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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month: Tips for Controlling Your Psoriasis in the Summer

Summer can be good or bad for your psoriasis, depending on where you like to hang out. For instance, if New Jersey is experiencing super-high temperatures, it is natural to seek escape in the cool relief of air conditioning. Unfortunately, air conditioning can cause your psoriasis to flare up, as can a dip in the pool or ocean. The good news is that sunshine and humidity can keep your psoriasis under control. Windsor Dermatology is home to the Psoriasis Treatment Center of Central New Jersey, with professionals offering a variety of effective treatments. Here are some of their recommendations for summer psoriasis relief.

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Birthmarks on Newborns Tend to Be Harmless, But…

It’s normal to be distressed if your baby has birthmarks, especially large or disfiguring ones. For instance, birthmarks may seem out of place on newborn skin that is otherwise smooth and “pure.” The good news is that many get smaller over time and even go away. In some cases, though, they can indicate health issues.

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Benefits of Aloe Vera in Your Skin Care Routine

Aloe vera is a wonder plant that has been delivering results for thousands of years. For example, many people claim that it has helped them with acne, burns, dry skin, psoriasis, and dandruff. The gel from aloe vera can also be applied to the skin to keep wrinkles and lines from settling in too deeply. That’s just the beginning of the natural remedies that people use aloe for.

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