Clearing My Skin Once and For All

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Clearing My Skin Once and For All

I come from a long line of people who have struggled with their skin, which is why I wasn't surprised to develop painful cystic acne during my teenage years. However, it didn't make the condition any less debilitating, and I really wanted to learn how to overcome the problem. I talked with my parents about taking me to the dermatologist, and they were extremely supportive and kind. The doctor helped me to tackle my skin concerns, and it helped me to improve my confidence a lot. This blog is all about taking the right steps to improve your skin and knowing how to find a great doctor.



Covering Your Facial Scar After Skin Cancer Surgery

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, with over 3 million Americans diagnosed every year. Common types of skin cancer are basal or squamous cell cancers, which affect the outer layer of your skin's cells of the same names. These cancers are typically caused by sun exposure and affect the face, ears, neck, and other exposed areas. If you have to have skin cancer surgery to remove the cancerous skin cells, you can be left with unsightly scarring and uneven-looking skin that you may feel self-conscious about. Read More 

Four Tips To Keep In Mind When Using Benzoyl Peroxide To Treat Acne

Many acne treatment products contain the ingredient benzoyl peroxide, or BP. It's excellent for fighting acne pimples since it kills the bacteria that contribute to so many breakouts, but using it is not always as straightforward as you'd think. To help avoid side effects and other common issues when using BP, follow these tips. Start slowly. Don't just buy your benzoyl peroxide wash and start using it three times per day right off the bat. Read More 

3 Tips for Getting the Best Results from Your Botox

Getting Botox is a great way to get rid of unwanted wrinkles and lines around your face, which is why so many people choose to get it. If you are considering Botox or are getting it for the first time, there are some things you need to know about making the results as effective as possible. Here are some suggestions. 1. The Way the Dermatologist Charges Will Be Important The best dermatologists charge for Botox based on the units and the amount that they inject, not for the area of the face that is treated. Read More 

Want To Improve Menopausal Skin? Start With Your Diet

Menopause signals the end of a woman's reproductive phase. Unfortunately, it can also signal the end of healthy looking skin. The reduction in the production of important hormones such as estrogen can cause skin to sag, become thinner, and discolor in unwanted areas. There are many things you can do to improve the look of menopausal skin, but the first and easiest place to start is your diet. Here are some foods to add to the menu that may help you achieve skin renewal in your area. Read More