How to Treat a Sunburn

Your skin can burn if it is exposed to too much sun without proper protection from sunscreen and clothes.To heal and soothe stinging skin, it’s important to treat a sunburn as soon as you notice it.The first step you should take is to get out of the sun—and preferably indoors. Once indoors, these dermatologists’ tips…

The Right Way to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

Dirty makeup brushes can be damaging for your skin. Makeup brushes collect bacteria, product residue, dirt and oil. This can compromise your complexion, manifesting in acne breakouts and rashes. If you’re not regularly washing your makeup brushes it can also affect your health. Dirty makeup brushes can cause fungal infections or staph infections, which can…

How to Treat Sun-Damaged Skin 

Are you worried you may have sun-damaged skin? Going outdoors without sun protection or using a tanning bed exposes you to ultraviolet (UV) light that damages your skin. Over time, this damage builds up and you may see changes to your skin. These changes can include: wrinkles, age spots and loose skin. Wrinkles Wrinkles are…

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that approximately one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lives? Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States and more than one million Americans live with melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. Because of this, the American Academy of Dermatology…

Eczema: Symptoms, Triggers, and Treatments 

Eczema: Symptoms, Triggers, and Treatments    According to the Cleveland Clinic, Eczema, or Atopic Dermatitis, affects approximately 15 million Americans each year. So, if you find yourself suffering from chronic, red, itchy skin, you are not alone! But how do you know if you have eczema? What triggers symptoms? When should you see a dermatologist?…