Home remedies to help avoid eczema triggers

Eczema is an umbrella term that refers to several different conditions, but they all involve irritated, inflamed, itchy skin. Most of them are related to specific triggers. Understanding your triggers can help you avoid flare-ups. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, and researchers aren’t sure why some people develop it. What […]

Is cellulitis dangerous to my health?

Your doctor told you that you have a skin infection called cellulitis. Should you be concerned about your overall health? In this post, we discuss what cellulitis is and the implications for your overall health. Each year, around 14 million cases of cellulitis are diagnosed in the United States, making it a fairly common skin […]

Adult Acne or Rosacea? How to tell the difference

Adults get acne, too, but sometimes breakouts that appear to be acne are actually caused by rosacea. In this post we describe the differences in the two kinds of breakouts and what you can do about them. Do you have red, inflamed bumps on your skin? Often, when such bumps appear, people assume they’re dealing […]

Alopecia Areata: Understanding your treatment options for inherited hair loss

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition that leads to hair loss. If you have it, you’re likely wondering what kinds of treatments are available. There’s no cure, but there are treatment options. Alopecia means bald and areata means patch; put them together and you have alopecia areata, which is a condition that results in hair […]

All about Ringworm: Cause, symptoms, treatment, and prevention

Ringworm is very common, and anyone can get it. In this post, we offer information about what ringworm is, how it’s transmitted, what symptoms it causes, how it’s treated and how you can avoid it. Before we go further, let us get one important piece of information out of the way — ringworm is a […]

Skin cancer testing: What to expect

Skin cancer is among the most common types of cancer, and when it’s detected early, the survival rate is very high. Here’s what you need to know about skin cancer self-exams, screenings, and testing. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, 20% of Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70, which is scary. […]

Boost your confidence with Botox®

There’s no question that when you feel great about how you look, you behave differently. The differences may be subtle, but they are powerful. In this post we discuss how Botox® can help you feel more confident.  If you’ve ever had the experience of getting dressed up and feeling like a different person, you know […]

How to prevent a rosacea flare-up

If you have rosacea, you know how uncomfortable a flare can be, and you likely want to avoid it as much as you can. This post explores the tried-and-true ways people with rosacea avoid flare-ups. Somewhere between 14 million and 16 million people have rosacea, making it one of the most common disorders in the […]

How does stress affect psoriasis?

Stress and psoriasis are associated in a way that can seem like an endless cycle. Stress can cause a flare; the flare can be stressful. Understanding the cycle is the key to stopping it. Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition, and while effective treatments exist, there’s no cure. If you have psoriasis, you experience flares […]

5 Common Eczema Triggers

If you’re one of the more than 31 million Americans who suffer from eczema, you may think bothersome flare-ups are just part of life. It doesn’t have to be this way — find out what some of the common eczema triggers are, so you can avoid them. More than 31 million Americans suffer from eczema, […]