You’re never too young to start with the right anti-aging plan Patients often ask if they are too young to create an anti-aging plan. The simple answer is you’re never too young to start on the right path, and you’re never too old to change bad habits with the hope of reversing (or at least […]
We love our Chicago summers. Now that life is returning closer to normal, it’s great spending time outside. But it’s also important to recognize that your summer skin care routine needs adjusting for the warm weather and increased humidity that come with the sunny season. Here are a few tips to keep your skin clear […]
I’m sure that by now you’re tired of hearing me say you need a broad-spectrum UVA/UVA sunscreen that’s at least 30 SPF. But what exactly does that mean? Here is a quick guide to explaining the key sunscreen terms and the important factors to keep your skin healthy and looking its best: Terms: It can […]
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.