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…)
Getting a sunburn shouldn’t be your only skin concern this summer…
Summer is finally here. Which in turn means lots of outdoor activities and major exposure to the sun! While it’s great to be outside enjoying the great weather, it is important to note that this great weather can have adverse effects to your skin. When people hear the term sun damage, they usually immediately think of a sunburn. But long term sun exposure can lead to a number of different skin conditions, some of which will be discussed in this blog post. (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.
The world of cosmetic treatments is continually growing, we don’t see the craze letting up any time soon; especially because there are so many new and innovative treatment options that are continuously being added to the market. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASPAS), more than 10 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2014. If the increasing number trend is consistent with previous years, then the 10 million procedures was probably surpassed in 2015.