Category Archives: Skin Care Tips

5 Tips for Treating Occasional Acne Breakouts

“Adult acne is extremely common. The causes are often multi-factorial: It can be environmental, it can be hormonal, it can be stress -related. A variety of treatment options are available.” – Dr. Gerstner, board certified dermatologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical School 1. Don’t rely on spot treatments. “The old-fashioned […]

The Minimalist’s Skincare Routine: Anti-Aging in 3 Easy Steps

Don’t always have the time or energy to complete every step of your skincare routine? You’re not alone. Sometimes, even dermatologists can’t find the time. “Being a guy, I’m pretty much a minimalist,” says Dr. George Martin, a board certified dermatologist who has been practicing clinical dermatology in Hawaii for over 20 years, “I really […]

7 Anti-Aging Tips For Soft and Smooth Hands

Nothing reveals age faster than red, cracked, veiny hands. “The skin on the back of the hands is very thin,” explains Dr. Stuart Maddin, Board Certified dermatologist and Clinical Professor Emeritus at the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, “Hands are therefore very susceptible to damage, […]

4 Easy Tips for Preventing Acne Scarring

At some point in our lives, we’ve all popped a pimple. It’s completely understandable. Few things in everyday life are more annoying than a pesky pimple that just won’t seem to go away. Unfortunately, impatience can cause serious damage. “Seemingly harmless behaviors can result in scarring,” explains Dr. Gervaise Gerstner, a board-certified New York dermatologist. […]

The Best and Worst Clothing Fabrics for Eczema-Prone Skin

For people with eczema-prone skin, clothing can be a blessing or a curse. A shirt that happens to be made out of non-irritating materials can deter scratching and block bacterial pathogens that cause skin infection. A shirt made out of materials that irritate eczema can cause painful, itchy flare ups. The dermatologists at Skin Therapy […]

A Sun Protection Specialist Shares Her Skincare Routine

“We used to think sunscreen was only necessary when you go to the beach to prevent sunburn,” said Elizabeth Hale, MD, a Board Certified Dermatologist and a Clinical Associate Professor at the New York University School of Medicine. “Now we know UVA rays penetrate 365 days a year. They penetrate through windows, clouds. If you’re […]

6 Anti-Aging Ingredients That Actually Work

Are your anti-aging products actually working? Unless your lines and wrinkles have disappeared completely, you probably have no way of knowing. J. K. Rivers, MD, a professor of Clinical Dermatology at the University of British Columbia, analyzed a number of ingredients purported to have anti-aging properties and we used his data to come up with […]

7 Super Simple Anti-Aging Tips

This time of year, who has time for intricate skincare routines? Try these simple, time-saving derm tips and your skin will feel markedly more youthful come New Years. 1. Moisturize! Ever notice how smooth your skin looks after you moisturize? Regular moisturizing can soften existing lines and create a more even texture. Try combining moisturizer […]

5 DermTips for Updating Your Skincare Routine for Fall

Autumn brings with it many things: Football, sweater weather, foliage, hot apple cider, dry, damaged skin? Unfortunately, colder weather takes a toll on skin. To learn how to cope we spoke with board certified dermatologists Dr. Gervaise Gerstner and Dr. Roopal Kundu. Find out what the experts recommend: 1. Moisturize. “Some patients get very dry […]