Chemical vs. Physical Sunscreen
May 29, 2019
A lot of people are unaware that there are two types of sunscreen: chemical and physical. What’s the difference? Chemical sunscreens contain organic compounds, such as oxybenzone, octinoxate, octisalate and...
Scalp Melanomas: The Deadliest of All Melanomas
May 22, 2019
Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is derived from melanocytes, the skin’s pigment cells, and can spread quickly through the lymph nodes or blood-stream if not...
Military and the Increase in Skin Cancer
May 15, 2019
Research has shown that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. While we all are an increased risk, a recent study published in the Journal of...
What You Should Know About Precancerous Skin Growths
May 8, 2019
According to board-certified dermatologist Dr. August A. Natalie, precancerous skin growths are an early sign of extensive damage by UV rays. It is good to find these precancerous growths early...
Types of Skin Cancer
May 1, 2019
Find it. Treat it. Beat it. May is Melanoma Awareness Month and with summer right around the corner, now is a great time to become more informed about skin cancer....
4 Facts about Indoor Tanning
January 30, 2019
The wish for a sun kissed glow year-round has led to an ever-popular demand for tanning beds. Unfortunately many tanning bed users fall for the tanning myths and are not...
Skin Care Rules While Traveling
December 19, 2018
Cold weather, holiday foods, stress, Christmas cookies – there are plenty of factors that contribute to skin breakouts this time of the year. Another sabotage? Travel. From traveling in planes,...
How to Treat Sunburn
July 25, 2018
If you're reading this you must have missed our previous blog about how to properly apply sunscreen! That’s okay; I think we have all been there – lesson learned, right?...
How to Read a Sunscreen Label
July 11, 2018
Reading a sunscreen label shouldn’t feel like you are deciphering The Da Vinci Code. We understand that people care now, more than ever before, what they are putting on their...
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...