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Psoriasis 101

While we already covered the quick facts about psoriasis, it is also important to know the more detailed information behind this skin condition. What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin disease associated with the immune system which causes your skin

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The Science Behind Sweat

Sweat gets a bad rap. We call it smelly and it ruins our favorite white tees. But, the truth is we need to sweat. How Does Sweating Work? Your body is home to two types of sweat glands, eccrine and

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Treatment Options for Aging Skin

Aging happens. Skin starts looking dull, fine lines start showing up, dark spots appear. When you look in the mirror, if your reflection doesn’t match how you feel, it may be time to do something about it. Fortunately, with the

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Skin Care Tips for Seniors

As you age, you may notice your skin is changing. It becomes less supple, thinner and drier, injures more easily and heals more slowly. As a result, seniors are prone to skin problems including: Itching, or pruritus, is common secondary

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Top Treatments for Excessive Sweating

As we discussed in The Science Behind Sweat, sweating is a necessary component of a proper functioning body. In some cases though, people can suffer from excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis. According to Dr. Giacomo Maggiolino, board-certified dermatologist with

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Are you UV Smart?

July is UV Safety Awareness Month and our skin is the most UV-affected area on our body. While our skin spends every day protecting us against heat, dehydration, sunlight, injury and infection, some of us don’t consider protecting our skin

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Top 6 Rash-inducing Plants

A pleasant walk in your yard, a park or the woods can turn unpleasant quickly if you come in contact with rash-inducing plants and weeds. Learn to identify these plants so that you can eradicate or avoid them. [caption id="attachment_3892"

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Top 3 Treatments to Reverse UV Damage

Whether you were a tanning bed user in the past or spent years slacking on sunscreen application, you may be affected by sun damaged skin. According to Dr. Abigail Donnelly, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology, “sun damage spots on the

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