Skin Care

At Village Dermatology we offer a myriad of different skincare products and treatments to improve and protect your skin.

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

What are Retinols?

What are Retinols? Retinols are natural substances that are a form of vitamin A. They are present in some of the best skincare products because of their powerful anti-acne and anti-aging properties. Please continue reading to learn more about retinol and its effect on your skin. What does retinol do for the skin? Retinol is a type of vitamin A. When it is applied to the skin, it penetrates the stratum corneum (upper layer of skin) and partially into the dermis (middle layer [...]

2022-08-24T09:22:01-05:00June 7th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|7 Comments

What are Growth Factors?

What are Growth Factors? Growth factors are natural substances that play an important role in cell growth, renewal, and differentiation in various parts of the body. In the skin, growth factors are essential to maintain the skin’s structure and function. Many types of cells in the skin secrete growth factors. Some skincare products contain growth factors, but not all products are created equally in this regard. How do growth factors work? Growth factors are proteins that support the repair and regeneration of skin [...]

2022-08-24T09:23:02-05:00May 24th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|8 Comments

Tech Neck Wrinkles and How to Correct Them

Tech Neck Wrinkles and How to Correct Them After the face, the neck is probably the body part that people notice most about you. Crepey, wrinkled, loose skin on the neck can make you look older than you are or feel. In the past decade or so, a new problem called tech neck wrinkles has become more common. These neck lines can make an aging neck look even worse. In this blog, we will talk about why tech neck wrinkles occur and what you [...]

2022-08-24T09:24:07-05:00May 19th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|5 Comments

Benefits of a Good Body Cream

Benefits of a Good Body Cream Your skin is a protective barrier, sensory organ, temperature regulator, and so much more. Adding a good body cream to your skincare routine can be one of the best things you can do to keep your skin healthy. Today, we’re going to talk about some of the benefits of using a high-quality body cream. Advantages of using a high-quality body cream Keeps your skin hydrated A good body cream helps your skin retain moisture and stay [...]

2022-08-24T09:33:56-05:00May 12th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|1 Comment

What is DEJ in Revision DEJ Products?

What does DEJ mean? The skin is the body’s largest organ. It plays a critical role in protecting the body from germs and regulating body temperature. From an aesthetic perspective, it is the organ that other individuals actually get to see. However, we all know that great-looking skin begins beneath the surface first. So, in this post, we’re going to talk about something called the dermal-epidermal junction or DEJ. We’ll find out why the dermal-epidermal junction (DEJ) is such a critical factor in skin [...]

2022-08-24T09:36:28-05:00May 3rd, 2022|Blog, Skin Care|3 Comments

How Oxidative Damage from Free Radicals Affects the Skin

Oxidative Damage from Free Radicals Oxidative damage plays a major role in the aging process in every part of the human body, and the skin is no exception. To understand how this process affects the skin, we must first understand how our skin naturally ages.  Then we can explore how the formation of free radicals negatively impacts the appearance of the skin.  Finally, we will discuss proactive solutions to mitigate the damage that occurs during this process. Young Skin vs. Old Skin [...]

2022-08-24T09:38:28-05:00April 20th, 2022|Blog, Skin Care, Vitamin C|0 Comments

The Skin Benefits of Vitamin C

The Skin Benefits of Vitamin C Did you know that there is a Vitamin C Day? Yep! Every April 4th, we get to celebrate this amazing vitamin. Most individuals associate Vitamin C with immune support, but there are many benefits it can provide to our skin. In this article, we are going to discuss what Vitamin C is and how it helps our skin look amazing. What is Vitamin C? Vitamin C (also called ascorbic acid) is an essential nutrient that the [...]

2022-08-24T09:55:09-05:00April 15th, 2022|Antioxidants, Blog, Skin Care, Vitamin C|3 Comments
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