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Rosacea FAQs   Rosacea afflicts more than 16 million people in the United States, 300 million in the world. And yet far too few people, including those who suffer from it, truly understand this long-term skin disease. We have here some facts...

Face masks have become part of our essentials in this new normal. As states and cities slowly ease their stay-at-home restrictions, people have been excited to go out and see the world again. But they have to keep their mask...

Retinols and retinoids are some of the most widely researched agents in skincare. They are used for a variety of conditions. These  including acne, wrinkles, fine lines, discoloration and sagging skin. Here we have a brief “all you need to...

AWart treatment options- When it comes to warts, most people first try over the counter options like " Compound W " and "Freeze Off." While these sometimes make the warts smaller or flatter, they rarely completely cure them. Sometimes, these...

What Is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a disorder that causes skin cells to turn over at faster than normal rates. In normal skin, cells mature and shed in 28 to 30 days. On the other hand,  affected skin cells mature in 3...

  Eczema is a chronic skin condition that manifests as patches of skin that are cracked, crusted, red, scaly, itchy, swollen and/or inflamed. Less common are blisters and bumps.  Although there is no cure, there are treatments that help to  improve...

Does eating chocolate cause acne? Will scalp massages prevent baldness? Here we debunk the some of the most common skincare myths.   Skincare Myth #1: Rubbing alcohol kills acne. Alcohol is a common ingredient in many skin care products because it dries quickly....

Do Gel Manicures Increase the Risk of Skin Cancer? Gel manicures quickly became the new nail care sensation. Finally, a polish that doesn’t chip or become dull; that masks imperfections, such as ridges, indentations or pitting; that dries quickly and actually...

Types of Warts- Warts are very common non-cancer skin growths, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV increases cell growth on the skin's surface leading to raised, firm bumps. Although you often see warts on your hands and feet, they...

When it comes to skincare, some tend to have a love-hate relationship with retinol, especially those with sensitive skin. Good thing is, there’s a new trending plant-based alternative called the bakuchiol. It is gentle, lightweight, vegan, and can also do...

Why Do I Have Oily Skin? Oily skin could be an uncomfortable condition that could wreck your self-esteem. But there's an explanation behind all that oil. Your skin is oily because the sebaceous glands are producing too much sebum. Sebaceous glands are...

What is Pattern Baldness?   Pattern baldness, otherwise known as androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most common reason for hair loss.The cause of pattern baldness is a combination of genetics and the activity of androgens, the hormones responsible for regulating hair growth. Can...

Don’t sleep on skin cancer There are some cancers, like breast cancer for instance, that are well known and get huge media attention. However, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Doctors diagnose close to 10,000 people...

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