Skin Matters: The Importance of Sunscreen/Sunblock Use in the Summer

Posted by Jack Gibbon on Jun 30, 2017 9:28:47 AM


The skin is the body’s largest organ and is home to millions of blood vessels, hair follicles, and nerve endings. Thus, our skin matters and proper protection is needed begining in childhood. This protection can be as easy as using a high quality, broad-spectrum sunscreen or sunblock that protects from both UVA and UVB rays.

Ask a Dermatologist: What Lip Balm Ingredients to Avoid

Posted by Madison Dusek on Apr 19, 2017 4:55:01 PM


Your lips are comprised of extremely thin layers of delicate skin which makes them prone to dryness and chapping. Lips do not have sebaceous glands and cannot produce the oils necessary to self moisturize. This causes lips to become dry, leaving you with painful chapped lips. Hydration is key to combatting painful chapping but most people don’t know that most lip balms contain ingredients that cause adverse effects.