DRNT Skin Type: What You Need to Know

DRNT is almost a perfect skin type. Your skin needs a strengthened skin barrier to help skin hold onto water and improve hydration.  It is important to maintain good habits to preserve your healthy skin type. If you are like other DRNT patients,  you have probably taken your maintenance-free skin for granted over the years, … Continue reading

July 31, 2017 Skin Type

Dry Skin Tips

Dry skin can occur in any climate or temperature.  Dry skin types have impaired skin barriers and not enough sebum secretion to compensate for the impairment.  Some skin types do well in the heat and humidity, but become dry in colder or less humid environments. All dry skin suffers from the same issue- increased water … Continue reading

July 24, 2017 Eczema/Dry Skin

Retinoids vs. Retinol: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to skincare, the popular terms “retinoid” and “retinol” are often used interchangeably, but they are not one and the same. Retinoid is the generic term for all topical products that contain derivatives of vitamin A. Retinol is simply one example of a retinoid. Although these ingredients can be excellent additions to your … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 Skincare

How to Treat Acne When Breastfeeding

Because acne breakouts are often linked to hormonal fluctuations, it is not uncommon for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding to experience acne, even if their skin was previously clear. When treating acne while pregnant or breastfeeding, however, there are special precautions that women must take in order to ensure the safety of their new … Continue reading

July 10, 2017 Acne

Can Teenagers Get Rosacea?

Due to the surge of hormones that happens during puberty, teenagers often struggle with a variety of skin concerns, acne being the most common. However, teenagers could also suffer from chronic inflammatory skin conditions like rosacea, even though this condition is more commonly seen in men and women over the age of 40. If you … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 Rosacea

How Do I Know If I Have Rosacea?

While it’s not uncommon for the face to become a little flushed after an intense workout or even when drinking a glass of wine, redness that doesn’t seem to fade over time could be a sign of rosacea. Rosacea is a fairly common inflammatory skin condition that affects millions of men and women in the … Continue reading

July 3, 2017 Rosacea