Acne can be a frustrating and embarrassing skin condition that affects many people at some point in their lives. While there are many treatments available to help clear up acne, sometimes you just need to cover it up until it goes away and go on with your daily life. But if you're not careful, using the wrong products to cover up acne can actually make your breakouts worse.
Age spots, also known as liver spots, brown spots, or solar lentigines, are flat, brown or black spots that appear on the skin as we age. They are caused by prolonged sun exposure and are most commonly found on areas of the skin that receive the most sun, such as the face, hands, and arms. For the most part, they aren’t harmful. But they can be an eye sore and they’re relatively simple to get rid...
For anyone concerned about aging skin, it’s pretty typical that we focus on including all the best corrective measures at night to reduce our wrinkles, dark circles and age spots overnight while we sleep. However, your morning routine is all about prevention. With a majority of aging coming from daily exposure to sunlight, you’ll have a lot less to correct every night if you protect your skin...
If you follow along with us at all, you’ll hear us recommend retinol skincare products frequently and why we love them so much. We will always recommend this skincare superstar to anyone and everyone who will listen, but before using this powerful active there are some things you should know to make your experience using it as beneficial to your skin as possible.
Most of us have resolutions like getting in shape and eating healthier, but we don’t usually think of our skin when it comes to the new year. But your dermatologist does! And Dr. Tomar is sharing what she hopes her patients will try to improve their skin’s health in the new year.
You’ve likely heard the word “actives” if you’ve gotten into skincare at all, and it can be confusing understanding exactly what an active is sometimes. While there are certain actives that we recommend for everyone (retinol), it’s important to understand the different types of actives and what they actually do (and whether or not you need them).
The skincare industry is a bit like the wild west, and outlandish trends and fads can really skew consumers’ perception on what they “need” to have in their skincare routine. We’ll explain why you don’t need these five products, and what simplified routine you should use instead.
Fall is here, and no matter where you live your skin will know something in the air is changing. A lot of our patient base resides in Florida for at least some (if not most of the year) where the climate is usually warm and humid. But dry seasons still find their way to Florida, and no matter where you live you’re going to be feeling some drier air in the coming months.
If you have dealt with acne at any point in your life, you’re probably familiar with what benzoyl peroxide is. And we’re not talking about the errant pimple every few months that comes and goes relatively quickly. We’re talking about persistent breakouts that continue for an extended period of time, with painfully red blemishes that leave behind lifelong scars. Benzoyl peroxide is often a first...
It sounds like a cruel joke, but the number of people dealing with adult acne and the signs of aging has been on the rise lately. We know, it’s completely unfair, but luckily there are ways to get rid of acne for good in ways that don’t dry out your skin even more and worsen the lines and wrinkles you’re trying to defeat.