Atopic Dermatitis in the U.S. Adult Population

Atopic dermatitis (AD), commonly referred to as eczema, has been an increasingly prevalent cause of suffering in U.S. adults. Previously associated with children, this chronic inflammatory skin condition appears in the form of widespread rashes and patches of itchy skin and affects people of all ages. Although the etiopathogenesis of AD remains incompletely understood, research …

What Habit Could Be Aging Your Skin the Most?

Changes in skin structure and appearance are inevitable throughout the aging process. Structural rearrangements such as changing fat distribution contribute to sinking features and loosened skin: both commonly associated with aging. Parts of the face additionally lose fat volume and begin to shift downward, while other parts—like the chin—gain fat and become baggy. Wrinkles, caused …

The Facts and Myths of Moisturizing

A host of external and internal stressors such as age, pollution, nutrition and diet, and weather can have collectively detrimental effects on the skin’s hydration levels. The incidence of skin dryness, medically termed xerosis, increases during the colder, winter months: often exacerbated by other factors including age, psychological stress, and underlying chronic diseases such as …