The Truth about Dandruff

Have you ever been wearing your favorite black top only to look down and notice that it is covered in white flakes? If so, you probably have some experience dealing with dandruff and while it can sometimes be considered embarrassing, it is actually very common. Most people experience this condition at least once in their lives, but that doesn’t mean that you should leave it to go away on its own. Find out more about what dandruff is and what you can do to control it.

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What to know about Dermatitis Neglecta

Everyone should wash their skin regularly to avoid a litany of skin issues. Skin hygiene is of the utmost importance, and through regular washing, you can avoid dermatitis neglecta. In the event you do not bathe frequently, a scaly buildup can develop around your body. This is actually a buildup of dead skin cells, sweat, sebum, dirt, corneocytes, and bacteria. Although having a dark neck is concerning, the condition is treatable, but you need to pursue treatment right away.

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Woman looks through skin care products in bathroom cabinet.

Are You Using Expired Skincare Products?

When you look inside your refrigerator, you can probably tell in a few seconds whether something has gone bad. Mold has started to form, or the milk is now chunky. People do not think about it as much, but the same thing can happen to your beauty products. Expired skin products can be equally as gross as drinking expired milk, and they are bad for your skin as well. Dermatologists recommend using all of these products, but you need to know each one’s shelf life to avoid hanging onto them for too long.

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

What to Know About Skin Cancer Prevention

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so it is important to take the time to review some relevant topics. Skin cancer awareness and prevention become especially relevant as summer approaches and sunlight exposure increases.

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Holistic Dieting 101

How this Natural Approach to Eating Can Benefit Your Skin

As you get older, your skin begins to show signs of aging. These include sun spots, fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, dryness, and dullness. The beauty industry offers a wide variety of products to help combat and prevent these signs, and most of them come with a high price tag. The good news is you can eat your way to healthy skin through a holistic diet.

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How To Create a Psoriasis-Friendly Diet

Researchers categorize psoriasis as an autoimmune disorder in which the disease-fighting cells in your body mistakenly attack and destroy healthy cells in your skin. To compensate for the resulting loss, your body produces new skin cells at an accelerated rate, leading to the buildup of thick, scaly patches of excess skin that are often itchy, red, and painful.

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National Psoriasis Foundation Elects Dr. Bagel to Board of Directors

It is with absolute pleasure that we are proud to announce that Dr. Jerry Bagel has been elected to the Board of Directors to the National Psoriasis Foundation. For over 15 years Dr. Bagel has been dedicated to helping those with psoriasis find a way to reclaim their lives from this condition. Dr. Bagel has served as a four-term member of the National Psoriasis Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board and is excited to join NPF’s research and outreach committees. He and his two other elected board members will work closely with NPF President and CEO, Randy Beranek to accomplish the organization’s impressive goals. Congratulations Dr. Bagel!

Read the full press release here.

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Why Men Should Say Yes to Botox®

Non-invasive procedures to reduce the effects of aging have been around for decades, but they still have a reputation of being more popular with women than with men. The truth is that men also see the advantage of simple treatment options such as Botox® to improve the quality of their skin and to look younger. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the percentage of men opting to have minimally invasive procedures has increased 76 percent from 2000 to 2017, and the percentage getting Botox® has increased 397 percent in the same time period. Men want to see the same benefits from injections and fillers that women have been enjoying for years, and here is why you should too.

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Why You Should Wear Sunscreen Year-Round

Helpful Information for Pigmentary Disorder Patients

Vitiligo is a condition where the skin loses its color due to the loss of pigmentation. White and light-colored patches appear on the skin, and most of the time, it is not painful. Melasma is a similar condition where gray or brown patches appear on the skin. Typically, it occurs on the chin, forehead and nose. While it is important for everyone to wear sunscreen going outside, it is even more vital for individuals with these conditions to use sunblock frequently. Without adequate protection, people with these conditions will experience tanner skin around the lighter patches, resulting in more apparent discoloration.

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