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Chemical sunscreens are easy to apply, found in many make-up/moisturizer combos, and absorb UV rays into the skin. When this occurs, a chemical reaction takes place; heat is generated and released from the skin. If you have sensitive skin, acneic skin, skin prone to erythema (redness) or a diagnosis of rosacea, chemical sunscreens may not … Continue reading
Men are considered rough and tough but their skin requires as much care as women’s do. It is all about getting into good habits with good products. When you cleanse and moisturize daily, you are feeding your skin with nutrients that build healthy cells. The ingredients that are in face washes and moisturizers not only … Continue reading
Margaret Kontras Sutton, M.D. discusses how to best protect your skin from the sun so you can still enjoy being outside.
Written by Margaret Kontras Sutton, M.D. Now that you know the basics we are ready to move on to advanced information about sunscreen. Patients often ask me “How long does my bottle of sunscreen stay fresh?” If you are using sunscreen in generous enough amounts, one bottle should be lasting only a few weeks. But … Continue reading
Written by Margaret Kontras Sutton, M.D. I know, I know , you have heard us preach about the use of sunscreen and sun protection. But we are convinced that the use of sun protective measures rank right up there with wearing a seat belt when in a car and wearing a helmet when riding your … Continue reading
Watch as Margaret Kontras Sutton, M.D. discusses what you should look for when choosing a sunscreen.
Rebecca’s Fab Five: Products I Can’t Live Without Written by Rebecca Reinke, PA-C Clarisonic Cleansing Brush What it does for your skin: Cleans skin six times better than regular washing, buffs the surface dead skin cells off, leaving behind a fresh, exfoliated surface. The gentle vibrations stimulate blood flow and oxygenation and gently loosen … Continue reading
Many of you have asked the question “Which sunscreen should I use? “ And I say “Good question.” There are myriad sunscreens out there, how does one decide? My philosophy is to use a high SPF. Something 50 or higher. Here is my thinking. Remember that SPF (or sun protective factor) is a multiple of … Continue reading
This is a blog post co-written by Liz Sutton, Dr. Margaret Sutton’s daughter. This blog discusses new initiatives from the U.S. Surgeon General and National Council on Skin Care Prevention at college campuses. This national initiative awards colleges and universities that ban indoor tanning on and around their campuses. Read the full article @ www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2015/06/colleges-promote-sun-safety
Here is a good guide to why and how to apply sunscreen for optimal results. When you’re not wearing sunscreen to protect your skin, UVB & UVA rays can cause the following damage: – SUNBURN – BROWN SPOTS – FASTER SKIN AGING – INCREASED RISK OF SKIN CANCER How the sun affects your skin: UVB: … Continue reading