Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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Frequent and excessive alcohol consumption causes dehydration, inflammation and premature agingIt also exacerbates existing skin conditions and increases your risk of developing new skin concerns By quitting drinking, you can reverse many of the harmful effects of alcohol on your skinWhile having a glass of wine on occasion shouldn’t cause...
Acanthosis nigricans is a pigmentary disorder that causes dark plaques to develop in body folds and creasesIt is most often caused by obesity and a condition called insulin resistanceWeight loss is the most effective way to treat obesity-related acanthosis nigricansOther treatments include topical creams, oral medications and laser therapyAcanthosis...
Dark skin on the neck can either be harmless or a sign of a serious conditionA dermatologist should make a diagnosis to determine the underlying causeIdentifying and addressing the underlying condition should be the first priority, followed by topical, oral or skin resurfacing treatments to target the discolored areasDark...
Acne pustules are indicative of mild-to-severe inflammatory acneThey develop due to accumulated dirt, sebum and bacteria within poresAcne pustules present as inflamed and painful bumps with white or yellow pus-filled centersTreatment includes over-the-counter and prescription-strength medications, as well as natural remediesAcne vulgaris is a very common skin condition that...
Palmar erythema is a rare skin condition that causes the palms of the hands to turn redIt is most often associated with pregnancy but is also linked to a wide range of health conditions such as liver cirrhosisWhen not a result of an underlying condition, there is no established...
Smoking has a negative impact on your skin’s health and appearanceNonsmokers have brighter, smoother skin that’s less prone to diseaseWithin 1 year of quitting, you can reverse much of the skin damage caused by smokingSmoking is detrimental to every organ in your body, including your skin. The hundreds of...
Hyperpigmentation refers to spots and patches of skin that are darker than the surrounding areaIt develops when skin overproduces melanin, the pigment responsible for skin’s colorHyperpigmentation can result from skin injury, overexposure to the sun and as part of the aging processOver the counter and prescription-strength topicals are available,...
Retinol is a type of retinoid and is derived from vitamin AIt has anti-aging benefits and is also effective for treating acne and scarringRetinol for acne is available over the counter as well as in prescription strengthWhen used as directed, it is well tolerated and safe for all skin...
Ice facials are performed by massaging facial skin with ice cubes or submerging the face in ice waterIce facials are believed to offer a range of benefits including radiant skin tone, reduced acne and anti-aging effectsThere is no scientific research to support these benefits, and ice facials can cause...
Acne between the eyebrows typically develops as a result of excess oil and debris clogging poresPimples that form in the area between the eyebrows can also indicate an underlying health conditionThere are a number of over-the-counter, natural and prescription remedies that can help combat this acneOther skin conditions such...