Belonging to a gym is a great ode to your physical and even emotional health, but unfortunately can wreak havoc on your immune system and skin’s delicate composure. The negative impacts of a shared workout space can result in clogged pores, blisters and exposure to bacteria if you don’t take the proper precautions. Luckily, we’ve gathered a few of the best tips for maximizing your health and protecting your skin before, during and after your workout. (more…)
Our top tips for taking care of your skin while running
With the New York Marathon right around the corner, this is an essential time to talk about skincare specifically for runners. Whether you’re a long distance runner or a weekend jogger, it’s important to be aware of some of the common skin problems that can arise from running. (more…)
For whatever the reason many people try to avoid going to the doctor, no matter the specialty. We get it, it’s not at the top of your list of things you want to do, but there are some cases in which it is necessary to visit the doctor. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), “Dermatologists diagnose and treat more than 3,000 different diseases”.
So when exactly should you be seeing the dermatologist? We’ve included some circumstances of when it would be in your best interest to seek the professional help of a dermatologist.
By dermatology specialist Dr. Joshua Fox
Just as temperatures rise and you’re ready to don warm-weather clothes again, bam! You come down with a nasty red rash. But are you having an allergic reaction or is your skin just irritated? Contact dermatitis – which can be triggered by either allergens or skin irritants – is likely to blame.