Skin cancer is increasing among millennials

Because it is skin cancer awareness month, we are discussing the dangers of unprotected sun exposure. The number of cases of melanoma in young adults is on the rise. Millennials are especially vulnerable, because they seem to underestimate the dangers of the sun and...

Is a chemical peel good for my skin?

It seems like chemical peels have been around since the beginning of time. Ancient Egyptians used animal oils, salt and alabaster to aesthetically improve skin and treat skin conditions. Egyptian women also took “sour milk” baths so their skin would be...

Can babies go in the sun?

Question:  I’ve heard conflicting opinions about what age babies can go in the sun. Is there a sun exposure rule for healthy skin for babies? Answer:  I  second the advice of the The American Academy of Pediatrics, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the...