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Skincare Ingredients for Acne-Prone Skin

Skincare Ingredients for Acne-Prone Skin Acne can affect people of all ages.  For some, dealing with acne can be a source of embarrassment when it comes to their social life and can impact their general mood.  Thankfully, there are many skincare products specially formulated to treat acne.  In this article, we will talk about four key ingredients in skincare products that are particularly beneficial for acne-prone skin. Benzoyl Peroxide Benzoyl peroxide is an antiseptic. It is a common ingredient in skincare products for [...]

2022-09-14T08:50:29-05:00September 14th, 2022|Acne, Blog, Skin Care|0 Comments

Changing to a Fall Skincare Routine

Changing to a Fall Skincare Routine The changing seasons can have a dramatic effect on your skin.  To keep your skin looking its best, you should change your skincare routine with the seasons.  As the weather goes from hot and humid in summer to cool and dry in the fall, some tweaks to your skincare routine can keep your skin looking healthy and radiant. Here are some of our dermatologists-recommended tips for maximizing your skincare routine this fall. Use Thicker Skincare Products In [...]

2022-09-06T09:16:13-05:00September 6th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|0 Comments

What is the best anti-aging cream?

What is the best anti-aging cream? As we age, there are natural changes in practically every organ system in our bodies.  But none are more visible than the changes that occur in aging skin.  While the natural aging process cannot be stopped, we can take steps to slow the effects and reverse some of the most obvious signs of skin aging. What causes skin aging? Age-related skin changes occur due to both genetic and environmental factors. Changes in the natural aging process are [...]

2022-08-24T08:59:15-05:00August 15th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|5 Comments

What causes brown spots on the skin?

What causes brown spots on the skin? They go by names like brown spots, age spots, liver spots, sunspots, and solar lentigines. But whatever you call them, brown spots are a common sign of aging and can have a negative effect on your self-confidence. While most brown spots are harmless, they can occasionally be cancerous. This is why it is important to seek qualified dermatology care when determining whether a spot on your skin is harmless or not. What does a brown spot [...]

2022-08-24T09:01:47-05:00August 9th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|11 Comments

What are Skincare Essentials?

What are skincare essentials? Great skin isn't simply a factor of great genes.  Your daily skincare routine dramatically impacts how your skin looks and how you feel.  But when trying to build a skincare routine, the mind-boggling number of skincare products can confuse you.  That is why we here at Village Dermatology have created our CORE 4 Skincare Program to simplify your decision-making process.  Board-Certified Dermatologist Jenny Sobera, MD, created this skincare program to categorize each goal you should aim towards instead of getting [...]

2022-08-24T09:25:21-05:00July 26th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|4 Comments

Botox vs. Skincare Products: Which is Better?

Botox vs. Skincare Products: Which is Better? The goals are very similar – vibrant, smooth, beautiful skin – but Botox and skincare products are two very different approaches to achieving this goal. Today we would like to explain some key differences between treatments like Botox and topical skincare products like serums, creams, and moisturizers. First… What is Botox, and how does it work? Botox is a particular brand name for a product in the neuromodulator category. Other products are in this category, but [...]

2022-08-24T09:03:07-05:00July 14th, 2022|Blog, Botox, Skin Care|10 Comments

What are Peptides?

What are peptides in skincare products, and how do they work? Every time you log on to the internet or browse your supermarket shelves, there’s a new trend in skincare that claims to work magic for your skin. And it’s impossible to tell whether the latest trend is just plain hype or actually good for your skin. A large percentage of the time, these skincare products promote something called “peptides.” In order to understand how these claims are made, you need to have a [...]

2022-09-05T15:31:32-05:00July 1st, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|6 Comments

What is the difference between a serum and a cream?

What is the difference between a serum and a cream? When you are shopping for skincare products, it can be overwhelming due to the sheer variety of options available.  Add to this your skin type and seasonal variations, and the choices can leave you scratching your head. In this article, we will talk about the differences between face serums and face creams. The goal is to help you understand which one is right for you and help you choose the best skincare products with [...]

2022-08-24T09:15:28-05:00June 22nd, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|4 Comments

What is Hyaluronic Acid?

What is hyaluronic acid, and why is it good for your skin? There’s an ingredient that you’ll find in practically every skincare product category – cleansers, serums, moisturizers, and more. We’re talking about hyaluronic acid, an all-star skincare ingredient that has been scientifically proven to help your skin retain moisture and fight the signs of aging. But what is this substance, and why is it everywhere, including in our skincare products? What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic acid (or HA) is a natural compound [...]

2022-08-24T09:16:50-05:00June 15th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|3 Comments

Mineral Sunscreen vs. Chemical Sunscreen

Mineral vs. Chemical Sunscreen? The majority of Americans love to spend time in the sun, and the sunlight is good for us in many ways. But the harmful UV rays in sunlight can lead to sunburns, premature skin aging, and an increased risk of skin cancer. Sunscreens are scientifically proven to prevent these negative effects of sun exposure. There’s no doubt that sunscreens are good for skin and a necessary part of your daily skincare routine. But when you look at supermarket or pharmacy [...]

2022-08-24T09:18:26-05:00June 9th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|5 Comments
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