How do diet, stress, allergens, and other factors affect eczema? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Leslie Baumann of Miami, Florida explains.
In a recent survey from the National Rosacea Society, 79 percent of rosacea patients named emotional stress as one of the top causes of a flare-up of facial flushing. While the causes of stress ranged from family and career concerns to finances, health, and social pressure, the outcome is the same across the board: red […]
Acute, or short-term stress is a normal part of our lives. However, chronic stress that persists on a regular basis can have a profound effect on our health and skin, including accelerated aging. In addition, there are a number of environmental stressors that are known to contribute to signs of skin aging, such as lines, […]
Beauty bloggers and celebrity nutritionists have used the term “sugar face” to describe the many negative effects that sugar can have on your skin. However, eating cakes and cookies isn’t the only way to get a case of “sugar face.” Stress can also cause an upsurge of sugar in your bloodstream, which can show up […]
Stress can wreak havoc on your skin, since it triggers inflammation, sebum (oil) production, and many other unwanted effects. While psychological stress can lead to acne breakouts, rosacea flare-ups, and wrinkles, environmental sources of stress can also contribute to these conditions. Use these tips to protect your skin from various sources of stress to maintain […]
Everyone feels stressed occasionally, but if you are constantly stressed out emotionally or regularly exposed to environmental stressors, it could show up on your skin. Emotional and environmental stress stimulate various inflammatory pathways throughout your body, causing a number of adverse effects on your skin. Read on to learn more about the connection between stress, […]
Have you ever noticed that as soon as you have an important event coming up, such as a job interview, a big test, or a family reunion, your skin starts to break out? Just your luck, right? Well, there is more going on here than just bad luck. When you feel stressed out, chemical changes […]
As summer starts to wind down and the busy back-to-school season ramps up again, you might notice a change in your skin. It might be shinier than usual and with more frequent breakouts. So what’s going on? If heading back to school or work is causing you stress or making you worry, it could trigger […]
Have you ever noticed that your skin seems to break out every time you have an important event? This is because the stress that you typically feel before a job interview, important meeting or other special occasion causes an imbalance of hormones in your body. That imbalance can lead to poor skin conditions and a […]
Is tinted sunscreen better than regular sunscreen? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Leslie Baumann explains the benefits of using tinted SPF.