Seborrheic dermatitis

This is a very common skin disease that causes a rash. When this rash appears, the skin tends to have a: Reddish color. Swollen and greasy appearance. White or yellowish crusty scale on the surface. One or more of these rashes can appear on the body. Sometimes, the affected skin itches. Cradle cap: A type…

Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen

Blue Lizard is produced in Australia and is quickly being accepted as one of the best sunscreens available in the world. Blue Lizard has several products to choose from: Regular – Designed for average sunscreen use. Water-resistant (up to 240 minutes by Australian standards, 80 minutes by FDA standards). Contains 6% Zinc Oxide. Sport –…

Beach Chic and Sun Smart

Summer brings warmth and relaxation. However, long light-filled days at the beach often also mean overexposure to the sun’s dangerous ultraviolet (UV) radiation which can wreak havoc on your skin, eyes, and immune system. Luckily, you can enjoy yourself without compromising your health – or style – by following our beach sun safety tips. Clothes:…

Acne: Overview

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Although it’s common, accurate information about acne can be scarce. This can make it difficult to get clearer skin. The information on this site can help you understand acne and how to successfully treat it. Why treat acne? Myths about acne are as common…

Detect skin cancer

Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. When caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable. You can detect skin cancer early by following dermatologists’ tips for checking your skin. Download the AAD’s body mole map to document your…

  May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. With 5.4 million cases in more than 3.3 million people diagnosed annually, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer and highly treatable when detected early.   Skin cancer is…