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There’s no escaping the summer heat, since we all have step outside eventually, right? It feels like a jungle out there, and it’s a fact that increased temperatures can have an impact on your skin. Dermatologist Dr. Deanne Mraz Robinson of Modern Dermatology of Connecticut in Westport shares the affects heat can have, and how to protect your skin this summer.
When we feel the sensation of heat on our skin, infrared-A (IRA) energy is to blame. “The sun emits many wavelengths of light, and while UVA and UVB rays are the most talked about, they only account for roughly 5 percent of what reaches us from the sun. IRA is invisible, but it accounts for approximately 50 percent of the ener
You look in the mirror and can’t decide what to treat first – wrinkles or A-C-N-E! You know the feeling. Why is this happening to me? You thought you were done with breaking out in college. As Beth Battaglino, RN, founder of HealthyWomen.org says, “Adult acne is real – you are not alone.”
Birmingham, Alabama Dermatologist Dr. Julie Harper sheds some new light on the science behind adult female acne; “Adult acne in women is incredibly common and it’s increasing. I see it in my clinic all the time, but I rarely see it in men. The good news is that if you wait until menopause, it will go away.” But who wants to wait that long?!
As Dr. Harper explains, there is a difference between ad
Aging is tough enough, but add menopause into the mix and you can really challenge your sense of well-being. Vichy Laboratories, the number one skincare brand in European pharmacies, has taken the challenge to heart and created the Neovadiol Gf anti-aging skincare system, clinically proven to enhance “quality of life” issues for women going through menopause (which can start as early as age 35…).
While using the range, menopausal women participating in the “quality of life” study showed significant improvement in self esteem, social interaction and overall well-being . In addition, 49% of the women reported ethat they enjoyed looking at their skin more, 39% felt more attracti
You don’t have to live with problem skin that puts a crimp on your beauty routine anymore. Aesthetic treatments, topical procedures and skincare options abound for problems that arise from the teen years to social security. We’ve grilled some experts to find out the new ways to beat breakouts, wrinkles, brown spots and more.
You’ve got… large pores
What’s happening: Pores can be invisible on dry skin or tight, firm skin. If you have oily or thick skin, pores tends to be more noticeable. Causes of large pores can include genetics, sun damage is another cause. As we age, the skin’s surface thickens which makes pores more visible. Not enough exfoliation also contributes t