Detecting and Preventing Melanoma

Melanoma, the most deadly skin cancer in the US, is commonly diagnosed in people under the age of 30. The number of people affected by melanoma is consistently rising. It is extremely important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of melanoma; the more knowledgeable...

What is Sensitive Skin?

When it comes to sensitive skin, the blame is often given to skin care or household products that seem to produce burning, redness, itchiness, tightness, or breakouts. However, this is only one aspect of sensitive skin; the term “sensitive” is often misunderstood....

Melasma Treatment Options

Melasma, a common skin problem that affect an estimated 6 million people in the US, causes brown to gray-brown patches on areas of the body more exposed to the sun (e.g. cheeks, nose, forehead, chin, neck, arms). According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 90%...

Did You Know This about Acne?

Acne is something that can happen to everyone, from preteens to adults. With the most common skin condition in the United States comes many facts – and myths – about the causes and treatments of acne. Here are a few facts about acne that may surprise you and make you...

What Causes Dry Skin?

Sometimes your skin is drying than other times. Some have naturally dryer skin and others have some dryness mixed in with other skin types. So what can actually cause the dry skin? According to Healthline, dry skin may be a symptom of another disease. So always be...

Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation: What is it, and How Can I Treat it? Hyperpigmentation is a skin disorder where certain  areas of skin become dark and patchy. It is caused by over active melanocytes. These cells are the cells in the skin that produce pigment. But when they are over...