5 Reasons for Dry Skin in Fall

5 Reasons for Dry Skin in Fall

As the leaves begin to fall and days start to get shorter you may notice changes happening to your skin. It is common for people to develop dry, itchy skin during the colder months and there are 5 top reasons

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Fall Checklist: Skin Cancer Screening

Fall Checklist: Skin Cancer Screening

Find it. Treat it. Beat it. A simple statement, but the meaning behind it is strong. Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than combined cases of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer. Early diagnosis through a

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Eczema 101

Eczema 101

October is National Eczema Awareness Month. If you are reading this article chances are you, or someone you know, is recently affected by it. What is Eczema? According to Dr. Michelle Cihla, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology, “eczema is a

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Top Treatments for Excessive Sweating

Top Treatments for Excessive Sweating

As we discussed in The Science Behind Sweat, sweating is a necessary component of a proper functioning body. In some cases though, people can suffer from excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis. According to Dr. Giacomo Maggiolino, board-certified dermatologist with

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The Science Behind Sweat

The Science Behind Sweat

Sweat gets a bad rap. We call it smelly and it ruins our favorite white tees. But, the truth is we need to sweat. How Does Sweating Work? Your body is home to two types of sweat glands, eccrine and

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Treatment Options for Aging Skin

Treatment Options for Aging Skin

Aging happens. Skin starts looking dull, fine lines start showing up, dark spots appear. When you look in the mirror, if your reflection doesn’t match how you feel, it may be time to do something about it. Fortunately, with the

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Skin Care Tips for Seniors

Skin Care Tips for Seniors

As you age, you may notice your skin is changing. It becomes less supple, thinner and drier, injures more easily and heals more slowly. As a result, seniors are prone to skin problems including: Itching, or pruritus, is common secondary

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Psoriasis 101

Psoriasis 101

August is national psoriasis awareness month. While we already covered the quick facts about psoriasis, it is also important to know the more detailed information behind this skin condition. What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin disease associated with the

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