Why <b>Sunscreen</b> is Important for Skin of Color

By Carolynn GrimesBreaking the Myth: Dark Skin and Sunscreen It’s a common myth that needs to be dispelled once and for all- those with darker skin do not need sunscreen. Dr. DiAnne Davis, a board-certified dermatologist in Salt Lake City, Utah was influential in coordinating the first Skin of Color Symposium, helping to promote awa...

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How the Atmoshere is Aging Our Skin

What You Can Do to Protect Yourself The first place to start is with sunscreen says Dr. David McDaniel, a board-certified dermatologist from Virginia Beach, Virginia. McDaniel is the author of over 75 scientific articles and book chapters, primarily ...

Tags: Sunscreen, Antioxidant, Skin Care, Skin Products, Skin Tightening, Prejuvenation

Summer Basics for Melasma

Two of the best management strategies are to practice good sun avoidance and wear daily sunscreen. Using a sunscreen with high SPF and UVA/UVB protection can help to prevent worsening of melasma. Sunscreen products containing the particular ...

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Why it's smart to see a dermatologist in your 20s

It's like your mom always says: never leave the house without wearing sunscreen. A dermatologist will agree that one of the most important practices in your skincare routine is sun protection. It's been thoroughly backed by research that ...

Tags: Skin Cancer, Sun Protection, Wrinkle Reduction, skincare, dermatologist, Prejuvenation

Collagen: The Building Blocks of Better Skin

Most people understand that they should be wearing sunscreen when they're out and about. However, there's a lot of things that you can start to do for the health of your skin at a very young age. For instance, most patients don't know ...

How The Environment Effects Your Skin

It is vital that regardless of the weather, you wear a high-quality sunscreen of SPF 30 or more, that you wear hats, sunglasses, protective clothing, and seek shade as often as possible when it is sunny out.Smog CheckBy all means, make a run for the ...

Tags: Sunscreen, skin cancer, sun exposure, skincare, spf

Dry Winter Skin: The Causes & How to Prevent It

Sunscreen Is ForeverDid you think that as the days are getting shorter and you can barely see the sun through the winter clouds, sunscreen is no longer necessary? Think again. According to dermatologists, protecting your skin against UV rays should ...

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Skincare Secrets You Can Use Right Now

This one might come as a no-brainer, since the importance of sunscreen has been drilled into our heads for years now. Time really does reveal all, and studies have proven over and over how crucial sun protection is to anti-aging. An exciting new ...

Tags: Eczema, Skin Care, Skin Products, Collagen, Rosacea, Skin Rejuvenation

The Neck of Time: The Best Neck Rejuvenating Treatments

... wrinkles on their necks, betraying all of the diligence put into slathering one's visage with sunscreen and pricey anti-aging creams. We talked to San Diego dermatologist Dr. Arisa Ortiz to get her advice on how to get our necks looking less ...

Tags: radio frequency skin tightening, Microneedling, Neck Tighetning, Kybella, Sagging Skin, turkey neck

The Trick To Stop Signs Of Aging BEFORE They Start

Maybe it's establishing the habit of wearing sunscreen every day or finding the right skincare for your specific concerns. "Ultimately, what they can do outside of the office is equally as important as what we can do for them inside the ...

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A Prejuvenation Guide To Preventing Wrinkles and Slowing Aging

Regular use of sunscreens will not only protect your skin from skin cancer, but will also help prevent fine wrinkles, sun-induced brown spots, and the overall loss of collagen that lead to visible signs of skin aging. The American Academy of ...

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How To UV-Proof Your Lips

With summer finally in the air and the sun calling your name, don't forget to not only apply sunscreen to your face but also to your lips. If you thought chapped lips were bad, sunburned lips are even worse.Sorting through the huge assortment of ...

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Millennials Take Control of Their Aging

That means just being aware of the sun and wearing sunscreen every day," says Wulkan. In a recent study by the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery, it shows that sunscreen not only protects your skin but can also reverse common aging issues, such ...

Tags: Sunscreen, Dysport, Fraxel, cosmetic surgery, Intense pulsed light, Selfies, Anti-Aging, Non Surgical, Botox , Millennials, Prevention, Prejuvenation

9 Tips for Tattoo Removal

Once removed via laser, such changes can be revealed.7. Use sunscreen Laser treatments can lighten or darken skin pigment around the tattoo. Be sure to use sunscreen before and after laser tattoo removal to minimize these pigment changes.8. ...

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Forget Matte, Radiant And Glowy Are The New Obsession

Even if you don?t wear makeup, other factors like sunscreen, sweat, pollution particles, and oil left on the skin while you sleep does the same damage, which leads to clogged pores, acne, and slower cell turnover. Once you?re ready for bed, aim to ...

Tags: Sunscreen, Skin Care, Sun Protection, Anti-Aging, Glow, Prejuvenation

What’s Aging You?

Use sunscreen every morning," he says. "The most common sign of aging really is brown sunspots.""Good skincare is the basis of all prejuvenation," according to Dr. Dover. Invest in a good skincare regimen, including ...

Tags: Sunscreen, Neurotoxins, Laser, Brown Spots, Prejuvenation

Five Starter Procedures & Treatments For Younger Looking Skin

Maybe it's natural, or maybe she listened to her mom and wore sunscreen and didn't over sunbathe. Maybe your skin has soaked in a few more rays- an IPL treatment (photofacial) uses light to reduce the noticeability of sun spots, freckling, ...

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What Exactly Is A Chemical Peel?

Minimal sun exposure for three to six months is recommended along with copious sunscreen applications when present in the sun. It is important to note that phenol peels may cause permanent lightening of the skin and prospective patients should seek ...

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How to Prevent Collagen Loss as You Age

Thanks be to modern cosmetic procedures, used in tandem with a healthy lifestyle and lots of sunscreen, there are several preventative, or restorative, actions available. These include:Retinol. A prescription-strength retinol (vitamin A) cream has ...

Tags: Sunscreen, Sun, wrinkles, chemical peels, Collagen, microdermabrasion, Lasers, Anti-Aging, Retinol

3 Simple Habits to Look Your Best

Stay out of the sun.  And if you're in the sun, wear hats and sunscreen. Too much exposure to UVA and UVB rays damage the skin cells and causes our skin to become thickened and wrinkled, or thinned like tissue paper.  As we age, ...

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The Beauty of Balance

Dr. Day. "They may just need sunscreen and a healthier diet. They want to have a recipe, so they count on their dermatologist or their plastic surgeon to give them that advice."Refreshingly, Dr. Day isn't afraid to say "no" ...

Tags: Dermatology, Sunscreen, Colombia, Natural Beauty, Fillers, Wrinkles, Botox , Healthy Eating, Prejuvenation

Give Yourself a Lift: The NON-SURGICAL Facelift is Here!

... patients will not have bleeding or sensitivity, and the only after-care required is a good sunscreen to protect your skin from future damage.Although patients still crave immediate results, they are also concerned with the integrity of their ...

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Say Goodbye to Brown Spots!

Although most of us are much better about applying sunscreen, we're often left with the accumulating effects of sun damage.The good news is, you can erase a good portion of sun damage with laser treatments in the hands of a board-certified ...

The Face of Time

allows the positive changes we make in our health such as stopping smoking, wearing broad-spectrum sunscreen daily, eating more nutrient-rich foods like dark green leafy veggies, nuts, and seeds, and berries, getting 6-8 hours of sleep each night, ...

Tags: Skin Care, wrinkles, Sun Damage

Millenials And The Rise Of The Prejuvenation Trend

For starters, you should always wear sunscreen of an SPF 30 or higher. SPF helps prevent wrinkles, discoloration, dark spots, and skin cancer, and you can start using it as prejuventation as early as childhood! Secondly, incorporate anti-aging skin ...

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A New Technique to Combat Facial Aging

University of Rochester Medical Center.)Keeping your skin in the best shape possible through sunscreen, a healthy diet, and medical-grade skincare is probably the best approach to anti-aging and prejuvenation. Once that is taken care of, see an ...

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May is Melanoma Awareness Month

... when possible, wear sun-protective clothing and generously apply a broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen of at least SPF 30 when outside. And don't forget the hat and sunglasses to protect the scalp, face and eyes.It is estimated that one ...

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What is Prejuvenation? | Preventative Botox & Injectables

For starters, you should always wear sunscreen of an SPF 30 or higher. SPF helps prevent wrinkles, discoloration, dark spots, and skin cancer, and you can start using it as prejuventation as early as childhood! Secondly, incorporate anti-aging skin ...

Tags: Juvederm, Restylane, Xeomin, Dysport, ASAPS, ASPS , Forehead Wrinkles, Prejuvenation

6 Ways to Reduce the Appearance of Dark Spots

But if you do spend time outside, wear sun protective clothing and sunscreen? and reapply every few hours.If you are, however, already noticing hyperpigmentation, there are some ways to reduce the appearance and in some cases eliminate dark spots.1. ...

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Chemical Peels vs Lasers For Skin Treatments

P's:The first P is protection from heat, sun, and irritants. The second P is products. (sunscreen)The third P is peels. Laser peels help but the salicylic and the glycolic peel can be done every month at a small cost to the ...

Tags: Skin Care, Melasma, hyperpigmentation, Vascular, PIH, skin rejuvenation

A Helpful Guide to Scan for Early Signs of Skin Cancer

Sun protection such as wearing sunscreen, high-coverage headwear and clothing are great ways to protect your skin from harmful exposure, but being familiar with how to self-examine for skin cancer can be just as helpful in preventing cancer.The ...

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A Sure Way to Better Skin: PicoSure

... that you may have made against your own skin, such as summers spent sunbathing without a lick of sunscreen or an ill-thought tattoo emblazoned on your ankle during a night of impulsive fun. Etching your skin may have seemed harmless at the time, ...

Tags: Picosure, laser tattoo removal, Tattoo Removal, Hyperhydrosis