Washing your hands frequently or using alcohol-based hand sanitizer is important in helping stop the spread of COVID-19 and keeping you healthy.
Chicago dermatologist, Dr. Nilam Amin with Nilam Skin Institute talks about five key factors that affect your skin
Everyone wants beautiful skin, but some people have bad skin habits that undermine their best intentions. Here are five common ones we see and the simple things you can do now to improve your overall skin health. Bad Habit #1: Ignoring your skin care routine We all get tired and lazy, but not following a […]
Blackheads are caused by clogged pores. Although they usually appear on the face, patients do get them in other places such as their chests, neck, shoulders, and even their backs. Prevention is the best medicine Good skin care habits are your best weapon against getting blackheads. Oil production along with skin cell debris tends to […]
Our cold Chicago winter takes its toll on our hands. They itch, the skin gets tight and may even start to crack. The problem can range from annoying to painful. Once your hands have chapped, it can take months for them to heal. Heal your hands Follow our recommendations listed here and you can start […]
There are many skincare myths that get repeated over and over again to the point patients believe them but they aren’t true. Here are five of the most common myths we hear and the facts about each: Myth #1: Hot showers are good for your skin It might feel great to relax in a hot […]
It’s fall, and that means it’s the perfect time to switch from your summer products to those better for colder weather. Here are tips for helping your skin and hair through Chicago’s cold, dry autumn and winter months.
Chemical peels have been around for a long time. They work on improving the look of the skin, and most have limited downtime. So let’s talk about what it’s all about. What is a chemical peel? A chemical peel is a technique used to improve the appearance of the skin on the face, neck or […]
Although spring flowers are nowhere in sight from adorning Michigan Avenue, your garden, or balcony flower boxes, it’s truly time to start thinking spring. And, that means out with the old and in with the new; and glow your way to summer. When in doubt, throw it out! All the rage right now is decluttering […]
As our cold, winter weather drags on, you might be finding your hands getting drier and drier. A major cause is the lower humidity outside coupled with the dry inside heated air. Patients often complain about cracking, irritation, redness, and even scaling and bleeding. But, this doesn’t have to be the case. Here are four tips […]