Exfoliating removes the dead skin and debris on the top layer of your skin. Once gone, you’ll reveal the more vibrant looking skin below. That’s why patients benefit from microdermabrasion and HydraFacial treatments. When you over exfoliate — for example, use exfoliation products too often — you run the risk of causing skin issues. Here are exfoliation tips.
I often hear patients say that having great skin takes too much work or is too expensive. No, it’s not if you have and follow a simple, but regular skin care schedule. Here is what I suggest: Daily routine Start your day with a clean face. Choose a cleanser that’s right for your skin type. […]
Stress! It affects your mind and body. We don’t have to tell you that stress also affects your skin by creating more frequent breakouts, increased sensitivity, and difficulty healing. Acne Many patients comment that they don’t understand why they have acne even though they are not teens. Increased stress is often a contributing factor for […]
Even when you don’t go outside, or don’t go out much, winter is tough on your skin. Outside, the air is cold and dry; inside heated air can strip away humidity from your space and moisture from your skin. That’s why it’s important to take care of your skin, to nourish it. Here are five […]
A new year and we are still wearing masks and will do so for several months to come. Plus, handwashing continues to be essential in protecting yourself and loved ones. With both these key safety measures, you may need a better skin care regimen to stay safe in 2021. What’s that on your face? It’s […]
We’re all washing our hands and face more and even showering more often. If you’re dealing with dry and itchy skin, it’s time to switch up some of your post washing behaviors and products.
December 1-7 is National Hand Washing Awareness Week. It’s never been more important to wash your hands often and properly.
November is Men’s Health Month and November 19 has been designated as the International Men’s Day. We’re using this opportunity to talk to our male patients about skin health, as well as ways to help you have a more youthful look.
The arrival of our colder, drier air means your skin must deal with these seasonal changes. Talk to Chicago Dermatologist Dr. Nilam Amin.
Chemical peels are an effective method for exfoliating your skin. They vary in types and strengths, and are quick and effective. Chicago dermatologist Dr. Nilam Amin offers this service for many skin conditions.