Archive for the ‘Skin Care’ Category

Early Signs of Venous Insufficiency

Posted on September 22nd, 2020

Spider veins can be early signs of ‘venous insufficiency’. As we age, the valves in our legs that help move blood from the legs to the heart weaken and blood pools in the vessels in the legs as a result of gravity. The vessels become engorged and spider veins and…read more

How Wearing Masks Affects Our Skin

Posted on August 3rd, 2020

We all want to enjoy daily outdoor activities as safely as possible. Masks and facial coverings, which should be worn properly over the nose and mouth, have become fundamental and ubiquitous methods to protect ourselves and others from COVID-19. However, as the summer has heated up, masks can present new…read more

Can self-tanners lead to skin cancer?

Posted on July 15th, 2020

While tanned skin has often been thought of as a symbol of good looks and health, this couldn’t be further from the tooth. A tan is actually a sign of skin cell damage. This damage can greatly increase one’s risk of developing skin cancer and experiencing accelerated skin aging. This…read more

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