OSPT Skin Type: What You Need to Know

What the OSPT Means: Oily Sensitive Pigmented Tight skin The OSPT Skin Type is quite common among younger people with medium and darker skin color, like Caribbean Americans, Latin Americans, Asians, and Mediterraneans. Lighter-skinned people from other ethnic backgrounds, like the Irish or English, can be OSPTs, especially if they are on estrogen, pregnant or … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 Skin Type

ORPT Skin Type: What You Need to Know

ORPT means: Oily Resistant Pigmented Tight skin Congratulations, your Skin Type is definitely one of the easier types, since your type’s strengths far outweigh its deficits. Oily, resistant, and tight skin looks great and will age well. Yes, you may get acne (particularly in youth) and some resulting dark spots, but your skin is easy … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 Skin Type

Transitioning Skincare for Fall

When the weather starts to turn colder, many of us start to look at our skin in the mirror again. Months of sun exposure leave us with sunspots, rough skin, uneven skin tone, and even additional breakouts. Most of us think we should focus in on those concerns, but the change to cold weather brings … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 Skincare

ORPW Skin Type: What You Need to Know

What does ORPW Stand for? Oily Resistant Pigmented Wrinkled An Overview of an ORPW Skin Type ORPW types can make a big difference in the long term health of their skin if they start using the proper skin care early. Younger ORPWs report problems with skin oiliness and because of their lifestyle habits such as … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 Skin Type

Labor Day: Sunscreen and Sun Safety Tips

As a dermatologist, I highly recommend wearing an SPF of at least 30 each and every day of the year; but during the summer, sun protection is even more imperative as the sun’s rays are stronger and we tend to spend more time outdoors. In my opinion, sunscreen is the best anti-aging product available (especially … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 Skincare

How to Get Clear Skin

Dealing with acne can be a lifelong struggle that some of us have to deal with well into our fifties. The good news is that we have made great advances in terms of medications and treatments. Clear skin is no longer a dream, but something that many people can obtain now.  Here are a few … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 Acne