Winter Skin Care

The Ultimate Guide to Winter Skin Care 1) As a general rule, creams are heavier than lotions, which are heavier than ointments. The most important thing is to find moisturizers that really penetrate and hydrate the skin. And if you’re breakout-prone, you may not use petrolatum- or oil-based formulas, or you will break out. 2)…

Skin tag facts

Skin tag fact 1) Skin tags are very common small, soft skin growths. 2) Skin tags are harmless but can be annoying. 3) Skin tags tend to occur on the eyelids, neck, armpits, groin folds, and under breasts. 4) A person may have anywhere from one to hundreds of skin tags. 5) Almost everyone will…

Candidiasis of the Skin and Nails

Candida is a naturally occurring fungus. When overgrown, it can cause an infection on the skin and in the nails. This infection is called candidiasis. What causes candidiasis: Skin infections are caused by warm, wet environments. Humid weather, poor hygiene, and tight clothing that rubs and doesn’t breathe well can increase the chances of candidiasis.…

Winter skin care tips

For many people, the cold clear days of winter bring more than just a rosy glow to the cheeks. They also bring uncomfortable dryness to the skin of the face, hands, and feet. For some people, the problem is worse than just a general tight, dry feeling: They get skin so dry it results in…

Squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells arising in the squamous cells, which compose most of the skin’s upper layers (the epidermis). SCCs often look like scaly red patches, open sores, elevated growths with a central depression, or warts; they may crust or bleed. They can become disfiguring and sometimes deadly…