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Male Pattern Baldness? A FAQ

  What is male pattern baldness? Male pattern baldness is a chronic condition which involves and thinning and gradual disappearance of hair on the scalp.  Male pattern baldness is controlled by a combination of genetics and hormones also known as androgenetic alopecia.  No hormones = no hair loss. Under the control of  your genes, certain […]

  • Posted on: Aug 23 2023
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Dry, Cracked Heels? Frequently asked Questions.

What causes dry cracked heels? Dry cracked heels are often accompanied by splitting of the heel skin known as fissures. It starts with skin around your heels getting drier and thicker. Pressure and lack of moisture will cause the thick dead skin to crack. Il fitting shoes or just wearing sandals with a lack of […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2023
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Dry Lips This Winter?

Dry lips are one of the most irritating things about winter. The combo of dry air inside and outside can cause lips to start to flake and peel. Nasal stuffiness from viruses doesn’t help as it increases mouth breathing at night which can further dry your lips. Lips don’t have oil glands so they get […]

  • Posted on: Feb 26 2023
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Dandruff and Seborrheic Dermatitis

Dermatologist refer to noticeable dandruff as seborrheic dermatitis which is caused by an over reaction of the body to commensal (normally present) yeast that lives on the skin and one can use steroids or other anti-inflammatory agents to suppress the immune system or anti-yeast medication to decrease the burden of yeast. They have done dietary […]

  • Posted on: Oct 16 2022
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Face washes for men

  1. We often hear that regular bar soap shouldn’t be used to wash the face. Why is that? The skin has a ph close to 6 so it’s slightly acidic bae soaps have a higher ph which makes them an effective soap for diet and grease but this also strips the natural moisturizing factors […]

  • Posted on: Sep 5 2022
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The Skin as an Organ

The skin is an organ. What does that mean? it means that skin has multiple functions in addition to its appearance.  the skin has essential function in protecting against external stimuli like ultraviolet light, bacteria and viruses as well as temperature regulation. it is integrated into vitamin D production in concert with other organs. maintaining intact skin so it can serve this functions is a […]

  • Posted on: Jul 27 2022
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Slugging, Is it for you?

Should Your Skincare Routine Include Slugging? Soft, hydrated skin can make you look younger and healthier, according to experts. A big beauty trend that promotes subtle skin is slugging. On TikTok alone, the hashtag #slugging has been viewed more than 200 million times. The trend comes from South Korea and is popular on the K-Pop […]

  • Posted on: Jun 1 2022
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Coffee and Flying

Two things that don’t mix well are flying and coffee, especially for your skin. Coffee suppresses antidiuretic hormone (ADH) so you are losing water while the extreme dryness of the air onboard makes a perfect storm. Dehydrated skin accentuates fine lines and looks dull. We recommend a 16oz water bottle for every 2 hours of […]

  • Posted on: May 21 2022
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Itchy scalp can have numerous causes including allergic reactions to hair dye or shampoo but the most common cause is seborrheic dermatitis also known as dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis is seen as thick greasy flakes of skin on the scalp. Seborrheic dermatitis is caused by an over reaction of the body to normal yeast that live […]

  • Posted on: Mar 3 2022
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Saggy Skin?

  Saggy skin is caused by aging. Firm skin can stretch and snap back into place. Dermatologist think of intrinsic aging which happens to everyone which means a gradual fraying of the collagen and elastic fibers that hold our skin in place. This leads to redundant skin loose eyelid and neck skin and jowls. There […]

  • Posted on: Feb 13 2022
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