Skincare in your 40’s and 50’s 

Getting older happens to us all – and like anything else, we tend to show signs of wear and tear on our bodies! Oftentimes, one of the most noticeable places is on our skin. While preventing signs of aging in the first place is the best method of preserving your skin’s appearance, there are things…

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…

5 Common Sunscreen Mistakes 

Skin cancer affects one in five Americans in their lifetime making this the most common cancer in the US. However, there are steps individuals can take to protect their skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thus reducing their chance of contracting skin cancer. Some simple steps that can be taken to reduce your risk…

Easy Ways to Keep Your Skin Healthy in 2022

As we move into another year, we often make resolutions about getting healthier. This year, don’t forget about your skin! Try incorporating these tips into your skincare routine this year. Always Apply Your SPF Water-resistant SPF should be part of your everyday skincare routine – not just something you apply during the summer! We have…

FAQ’s About Chemical Peels

FAQ’s About Chemical Peels At Savannah River Dermatology, we use PCA Skin professional treatments for all of our chemical peels. Chemical peels are safe for all skin types, and our staff is  trained to identify what treatment combination is safe for each person’s skin in order for patients to reap the greatest benefits. We know…