Skin Care

Skin Care On a Budget

Your skin is the largest organ of your body, and we all know healthy, glowing skin helps to make a great first impression when greeting anyone. Maintaining that glowing skin can take considerable care though and skincare products can often seem too expensive. If you’re someone who constantly sees celebrities touting their high-class skin-care regimens […]

Keep Your Skin Healthy At The Gym

With the sweltering summer sun beating down on us day in and day out, this time of year can be ideal to move your workout routine indoors to a gym. A good workout can be great for your skin, but public places like the gym can harbor all kinds of potential skin issues. Shared spaces […]

Why Is My Skin Turning Scaly?

It can be a stressful and disturbing experience to see something resembling reptile scales pop up on an area of your once-smooth skin. Are you turning into a fish? Did you wander onto the set of a sci-fi film shoot or spin into an episode of the Twilight Zone? While your brain can come up […]

Four Vitamins for Healthy Summer Skin

Every season seems to come with a whole new skincare regimen, and summer is absolutely no different! Your exposed parts will be zapped with many more harmful UV rays and your skin can rapidly become hot and dehydrated during the summer months, so treatment and protection are a must. One great way to treat and […]

Tanning Beds Can Damage Your Skin

Tanned bodies are a staple of some peoples’ summers, but your skin care professionals might want you to reconsider! Frequently tanning your skin – whether naturally or in a tanning bed – actively damages your skin cells and could even lead to the most aggressive and deadly type of skin cancer, melanoma. One of the […]

Sunscreen Tips For Healthy Skin

As spring showers start to give way to warmer, sunnier days the clothing layers start to dwindle, but a new important layer must take their place: sunscreen! Skin protection from damage caused by ultraviolet rays must be a summertime priority. Each year, over 200,000 cases of melanoma – the deadliest type of skin cancer– are […]

Get a Good Night Sleep For Your Skin

As life gets busy and hectic, sometimes we find ourselves staying up later and later just to stretch the day out as long as possible and complete every task. This can be detrimental to not only your mood but also the health of your skin! Good sleep boosts your mental health and can provide major […]

When To Get An Adult Rash Checked Out

When you search around for rash information online, you get lots of hits on children’s eczema or cures for diaper rash, but adults get rashes too! Conditions such as blisters, hives, and itchy, red splotches are all common issues associated with rashes. It can be nerve-wracking when a skin issue like this arises. That’s why […]

How Does Stress Affect Our Skin?

April is Stress Awareness Month, and we here at Old Bridge Dermatology know how much stress can affect your overall body health, including the health of your skin. With all of the things we do every day: getting the kids to school, remembering every task at work, juggling the bank account, and so on and so […]

Should I Avoid Alcohol In My Skincare Products?

We know that drinking alcohol can cause or worsen some skin issues, but do you know the effects of the alcohol in your bathroom cabinet products? If you pore over skincare product ingredients (pun intended), you might notice several varieties of alcohol listed within. Each of these types of alcohol can serve a different purpose, […]