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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
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Our hands really take a beating over the course of a day, and many of these assaults affect their look and feel over both the short- and long-term. From sun exposure and harsh chemicals to hot water, bacteria and beyond, these environmental factors can lead to dryness and cracking as well as visible signs of aging like age spots and crepey skin. Applying your facial skincare products (and sunscreen in particular) on the backs of your hands is a great way to keep them looking healthy and youthful, but arming yourself with these hand-care essentials is a sure-fire way to keep them in tip-top shape.
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Miami is known for many things including its beautiful people, gorgeous beaches, hot nightlife and ultra-hip vibe, and dermatologists Arthur Weissmann, MD and Thomas Mehrel, MD, of Weissmann Mehrel Dermatology, and their services are always in demand.
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