Weddings are a time to make memories, not only with your new spouse, but also with your friends and family. Often, brides invite their friends to get manicures and pedicures or to join in on a pre-wedding diet. However, now brides are taking things a step further by offering cosmetic procedures to their bridesmaids. Whether you think getting cosmetic procedures done with your best friends sounds a little extreme or right up your alley, understanding why the trend is taking hold can help you decide if it might be right for you and your friends as well as prevent you from falling into some potential pitfalls around the trend. [Read More]
3 Ways You're Creating Skin Problems
Everyone's skin is unique and sometimes the best intentions can contribute to problems. Sometimes nuisance problems, such as acne breakouts, dry patches, or an oily T-zone, can be minimized by simple modifications to your skin care routine. Exfoliating Too Much You might be led to believe the more you exfoliate, the better, especially if you frequently experience clogged pores. Even if your skin does not feel irritated, you might be exfoliating too much if you are doing a thorough exfoliation more than once or twice per week. [Read More]
Rosacea And Middle Aged Women: Is It The Cause Of Your Skin Breakouts?
Facial acne usually clears up once you reach adulthood. But if you're a middle-aged woman who has acne as well as red, blotchy skin, you may feel discouraged about your condition. You could possibly have a skin disorder called rosacea. Rosacea describes four subtypes of skin diseases that affect adults. However, rosacea tends to develop in women more than men, especially women who are menopausal. Some women can experience multiple rosacea subtypes, including subtype 1 and 2. [Read More]
Dermatologist, Rheumatologist, Allergist: Where The Three Intersect
Most people are not aware that dermatology, rheumatology, and allergy treatments intersect. In fact, these specialty medical fields intersect more often than not. If you see a dermatologist or an allergist, and they refer you to a rheumatologist, you may be confused or concerned. To best understand how these medical fields connect and why one specialty doctor would refer you to another in this triangle, the following information is provided. [Read More]