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How To Combat Dry Winter Skin

New Jersey winters are never particularly easy – bundling up every morning, scraping ice off your windshield, shoveling the sidewalk, and the dreaded dry winter skin are just part of the territory! The colder temperatures, dip in humidity, and cranking of indoor heaters every winter can easily deplete your skin’s layer of moisture-trapping oil. This […]

Caring For Your Eczema During The Winter Season

The dry cold weather during winter in New Jersey can worsen already frustrating skin conditions. One of these skin conditions is eczema. Eczema is a chronic skin condition that causes dry, scaly, itchy skin. It’s especially common in children but can affect anyone. Eczema flare-ups can be caused by allergens, skin irritants, stress, and a […]

See Your Dermatologist To Treat Many Skin, Hair, and Nail Problems

Dermatologists treat a multitude of conditions that involve skin, hair, scalp, and nails, so that covers a pretty wide territory. Infections, lesions (that may be cancerous), and itchy skin outbreaks are all in a day’s work for your dermatologist. Some of the many conditions that dermatologists treat include the following: Hives—The formation of tiny pink […]

How To Treat Dry Skin Naturally

Moisturizing products for your skin are available in an endless array, but when you’re on a really low budget, like many of us are these days, buying skin and hair care products often becomes prohibitively expensive. But moisturizing your skin doesn’t have to be expensive when you use products that you probably already have around […]

How To Treat Oily Skin Naturally

Oily skin is caused by the excess production of sebum from the sebaceous glands which are located right under the surface of your skin. Normally sebum is a healthy secretion, but when your glands secrete too much oil it can clog your pores and lead to acne and other skin conditions. You can reduce symptoms […]

What Are Skin Tags?

Skin tags are miniature bag-like skin growths that tend to appear on parts of the body that have folds in the skin. This would include places like the eyelids, neck, groin area, derriere, and armpits, but they can form just about anywhere. Different skin tags have different names that are hard to pronounce and include […]

Poor Circulation Can Cause Dermatitis

A certain type of dermatitis called stasis dermatitis affects individuals with poor blood circulation. When your blood circulation is sub-optimal, it prevents blood from flowing sufficiently through your veins. This can cause the blood to accumulate in the legs. The result is often unsightly and painful and requires the help of your dermatologist to properly […]

How To Keep Your Hair Hydrated in the Wintertime

To avoid having your hair look like an unruly bird’s nest in the winter months, there are quite a wide variety of steps you can take to keep your hair from drying out. Some of them are just common sense tips, but they all help in the quest for lovely hair and help to prevent […]

Plantar Warts Hide Under Your Skin

Plantar warts are very sneaky and cause severe pain on the bottom of your foot. Often you can’t even see them because they hide under a thick layer of skin. You usually only get one wart at a time, and the location is often in the heel or ball of the foot. It’s important to […]

Treatments for Aging Skin

We all go through the ups and downs of aging and while many folks take it in stride, many others prefer to do something more substantial to help decrease and eliminate wrinkles and age spots. Some excellent treatments available from your dermatologist to decrease wrinkles and skin lesions include the following: Microdermabrasion procedures—These procedures involve […]