Wrinkles are a result of aging, unhealthy skin and make us look older than we are. Preventing skin damage and wrinkles are the reasons we use sunscreen and face creams. Once you understand the science behind how and why wrinkles form, you can make the appropriate adjustments in your skin care regimen and lifestyle to… Read More


Proper facial skin care requires regular cleansing and moisturizing. However, facial toners also play an important role in assuring you have a healthy and clean facial appearance. Whether you use a homemade toner such as rose water or lavender, or a brand-name toner sold in your local retailer’s skin-care aisle, skin toner should be incorporated… Read More


Doctor Lawrence Jaeger is a Medical Dermatologist in New York City and offers expert advice for daily skin care for healthy skin. In order to take care of and respect your skin, first and foremost make sure to choose products specially designed for your skin type. Dry skin does not have the same needs as… Read More


Did you know there are many different types of acne breakouts? Debris in the pore leads to some form of a comedo, or blemish. But not all blemishes are alike. Four basic types of non-inflamed breakouts are often found on acne-prone skin. With non-inflamed comedones, there is no redness or swelling of the lesion. However,… Read More


The older we get, the more important skincare seems to become. Taking proper care of your skin can keep you looking radiant and youthful for years to come. The dozens of helpful articles listed below offer tips on how to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays, how to navigate the confusing world of skincare… Read More


The first thing you need to know about picking a dermatologist is that you may not actually need a dermatologist. In fact, there are several types of health care providers who can take care of basic skin conditions. Nurse Practitioner – A registered nurse (RN) who has further training in diagnosing and treating patients. s… Read More


Pseudofolliculitis barbae (razor bumps) is a common condition of the beard area occurring in up to 60% African American men and other people with curly hair. The problem results when highly curved hairs grow back into the skin causing inflammation and a foreign body reaction. Over time, this can cause keloidal scarring which looks like… Read More


Hidradenitis is a chronic disease of the apocrine glands (a form of sweat gland found on certain parts of the body). For unknown reasons, people with hidradenitis develop plugging or clogging of their apocrine glands. It causes chronic scarring and pus formation of the underarms (axilla) and groin/inner thigh areas. In women it can also… Read More