Spring Break is supposed to be fun. For some, consumption of alcohol has become a part of the spring break tradition. But before you go bottoms up, know how alcohol can affect your skin, and what you can do to minimize those effects. Alcohol...
Atopic dermatitis (AD), or eczema, is a skin problem that is characterized by itchy, red, and inflamed skin. Up to 20% of kids will have AD. What if we could prevent the development of allergic contact dermatitis in children? There are some experts who believe we can. They are advocating for a strategy called Pre-emptive Avoidance Strategy.
The FDA has limited oversight when it comes to cosmetics. So what can be done to protect consumers from products that cause adverse affects? Kwa and Xu highlight efforts to regulate a $60 billion industry and explain how you can help.
It’s hard to believe how quickly the summer has come and gone. It seems no sooner than we were gearing up once again to inform and educate about the sun and skin, it is time to shift gears and begin getting ready for school. This month the Skinsight team will be focusing on “back to school” topics both for teens and young adults as well as for younger children. Additionally we’ll be taking some time to talk about how you can help your skin recover from summer. Dr. Lisa Ginn will be blogging about common skin care product ingredients and regimens such as emollients and exfoliants. We will check in with Dr. Bernhard and Dr. Goldsmith about some common skin conditions to be aware of as children return to school.