5 Ways to Prevent COVID-19 Maskne
April 7, 2021
Masks can be hard on your skin, causing problems that range from acne and peeling skin to rashes and itchiness. Masks trap heat, moisture and bacteria as well as causing...
COVID-19, Stress and the Effects on Your Skin and Hair
February 17, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has taught us many things, including expecting the unexpected – but COVID-19 stress led to an increase in skin conditions and hair loss concerns. According to Dr....
COVID-19, Masks and Fungal Acne?
February 3, 2021
Now that masks are here to stay, well hopefully they aren’t here forever… some mask wearers are noticing that regular mask use is leading to flare-ups of certain skin conditions...
How to Prevent Acne from Mask Use
January 6, 2021
Isn’t it mind blowing the things we find ourselves googling ever since the beginning of the COVID pandemic? Many of us likely never had to worry about acne and now...
Treatments for Cystic Acne
September 30, 2020
Acne is tough no matter what, but cystic acne takes it to a new level causing pain that is impossible to ignore. Cystic acne is considered to be the most...
Why Do I Have Pimples on My Chest?
September 23, 2020
Acne is just for the face, right? Wrong. Acne can occur virtually anywhere on your body including your chest. According to Dr. Sarah Campbell, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology, “Pimples...
How to Prevent Acne
August 5, 2020
What causes a pimple is pretty much the same regardless of how old you are. According to Dr. J. Mark Jackson, board-certified dermatologist, “When you combine the skin’s oil, dead...
When Will Acne Scars Go Away?
July 29, 2020
While acne feels like one of the worst skin problems you can deal with, it seems to be even worse when you are forced to deal with acne scars. Not...
Alcohol’s Side Effects on Skin Health
December 11, 2019
As we strive for picture perfect skin by using countless expensive products and changing our diet, the one thing many don’t realize may cause skin issues is alcohol. While alcohol...
5 Thanksgiving Foods that Benefit Skin Health
November 27, 2019
Thanksgiving is typically a time of indulgence, but did you know that many common holiday foods contain beneficial skin-boosting compounds? Here is a quick list of festive fall favorites that...
Guide to Adult Acne
November 6, 2019
If you find that pimples are popping up in your adult years, you are not alone! Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to...
What is Laser Skin Resurfacing?
August 28, 2019
Laser skin resurfacing is the jack-of-all-trades in treating the effects of premature skin aging. It is a proven way to help reduce wrinkles, age spots and acne scars as well...
What is Accutane?
June 26, 2019
Accutane, also known as Isotretinoin, is a prescription medicine that is used to treat moderate to severe acne. According to Dr. J. Mark Jackson, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology, “Accutane...
June 20, 2019
June is Acne Awareness Month and as we all know acne can affect people of all ages. The number one question regarding acne is how do you prevent it in...
Does Stress Cause Acne?
April 10, 2019
Just when you want a clear face – a wedding, a speaking event – is exactly when a pimple or two makes its presence known. Most people ask themselves “why...
Treating Acne While Pregnant
March 13, 2019
Now that you have a little one on board, treating acne isn’t necessarily the same as it was before, and honestly you may be struggling with acne now more than...
What is Microneedling?
February 20, 2019
Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is becoming a popular treatment to help combat a variety of skin issues including acne scars, wrinkles, stretch marks and even encourage hair...
What are Blackheads?
December 12, 2018
Have you ever noticed black marks on your face and wondered what they are and how to take care of them? Those marks are known as blackheads. What are blackheads?...
Skin Changes During Pregnancy
December 5, 2018
If you are reading this, chances are you are pregnant or are hoping to become pregnant. With pregnancy comes changes to your skin. You may see a sudden glow on...
Holiday Survival Guide for Your Skin
November 7, 2018
November is National Healthy Skin month, making it a great time to reconsider how you handle your skin care routine. When you combine the cold winter weather with the food...
6 Signs You Have Sensitive Skin
October 31, 2018
Most people think of sensitive skin as skin that is easily irritated. You may find that certain products or environmental factors cause you to get red, itchy, or even break...
Caring for Your Child’s Skin
October 17, 2018
When it comes to your child’s skin, you can depend on one thing: at some point in the first year of life, it’s bound to end up a little red,...
Fall Foods for Healthy Skin
October 10, 2018
With fall comes the harvest of many delicious fruits and vegetables. While they all offer nutrients our bodies need to stay healthy and strong, we often don’t think of them...
5 Preventable Summer Skin Problems
June 27, 2018
Don’t let skin issues put a halt on your summer fun. Dr. Todd Rickett, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology, lists the top five most common summer skin problems and tips...
Treatments for Acne Scarring
April 25, 2018
There is good news and bad news. The bad news is there’s no magic ingredient to make acne scars completely disappear. The good news, however, is there are safe and...
9 Ways You May Be Making Your Acne Worse
April 18, 2018
As many as 60 million Americans develop acne each year. You may think you are trying everything you can to fight off acne, but it’s the little things that add...
The Stress Effect – How Stress Impacts Skin Health
April 4, 2018
Yes, stress can be the reason you are seeing a decline in your overall skin health. Mild forms of stress have little impact on the body, but when you experience...
How Flying Affects Your Skin
January 31, 2018
From winter getaways to spring break or traveling for work, often getting from point A to point B requires traveling by air. While flying is one of the fastest ways...
Cosmetic Treatments for Acne Scarring
June 28, 2017
Whether you suffered from acne as a teen or in adulthood, it can sometimes lead to unfortunate acne scarring. Not everyone will experience acne scars, but it is more common...
10 Common Causes for Acne Breakouts
June 21, 2017
Acne can happen at any age, and specifically as adults we often wonder why we are experiencing acne. “Acne is for kids”, says adult acne sufferers. Unfortunately that’s not the...
Acne at Any Age
June 14, 2017
Acne, unfortunately, can affect people of all ages. So why does acne affect everyone differently? What causes a pimple is pretty much the same regardless of how old you are....
Causes and Solutions for Adult Acne
October 26, 2016
If you find that pimples are popping up in your adult years, you are not alone! While we typically think of acne as a problem associated with our teenage years,...
Stop Acne with These Preventative Tips
October 19, 2016
If you are suffering from acne breakouts, we understand that you’ve probably spent countless dollars on acne treatments that promise to help clear your skin, regardless of your age or...