Monthly Archives: December 2016

Menopause and Skin Dryness

2018-02-09T10:00:50+00:00December 8th, 2016|Dermatology Articles|

Falling estrogen levels during menopause can cause hot flashes, night sweats, and dry skin. Oil glands shrink and skin also gets more wrinkled and even itchy. Collagen loss also happens faster during menopause and that affects your hair and scalp. Help! What’s a menopausal girl to do? First of all, consider having your thyroid checked

Travel and Skincare

2018-02-09T10:00:51+00:00December 5th, 2016|Dermatology Articles|

December holidays often mean travel time to see family, friends, and new places. No matter what your mode of travel might be, air or vehicle, here are some tips to keep your skin fresh and healthy. It is important to continue your skin care regimen while traveling; consistency of skin care is the best way

Decoration Allergies

2018-02-09T10:05:22+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Dermatology Articles|

The last thing you need while getting your holiday decorating completed is skin irritation because of your decorations. Dust, pollen, sap, mold and other allergens can upset your skin. Caution is key when pulling things out of storage or bringing fresh cut garlands, wreaths, trees, or floral arrangements into your home. You might want to

Holiday Stress and Skincare

2018-02-09T10:05:21+00:00December 1st, 2016|Dermatology Articles|

The “most wonderful time of the year,” as the song says, can also be a stressful time of year. The holiday season can put stress on time, finances, emotions, family dynamics and all of that stress and overdoing can also show up on your skin. Cortisol, the stress hormone, can wreak havoc with skin. Increased