Loofahs vs. Washcloths: Which is Better?

According to the site, Eszlinger.com, we human beings shed about 600,000 particles of skin per hour or about 1.5 pounds a year. Moreover, by the age of 70, we shed and regrow about 1,000 new skins in a lifetime. That’s a huge potential for clogged pores and the skin problems that are associated with not removing these damaged, dead cells … Read More >

April-21-2017 by Kelly

Acne and Face Mapping

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We’ve all heard the saying that “the eyes are the windows to the soul.” Well the skin may be the window to the overall health and wellness of the entire body. This is the principle behind one of the oldest and most natural methods of diagnosing not just the health of the skin but the whole body. This ancient technique … Read More >

April-14-2017 by Kelly

Acne and Menopause: What You Need to Know

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The fact that menopause is a normal part of life for women between the ages of 45 and 55 is of little consolation to those who suffer from one of its seldom discussed side effects – acne. The hormonal changes – specifically a drop in estrogen production – that are at the heart of other changes related to menopause can … Read More >

April-06-2017 by Kelly

Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Skin

We all know we have to do it – spring cleaning. It’s that time of the year when we get rid of the clutter around the house, wash the windows, arrange our closets, and perform a hundred other tasks that are involved in this yearly ritual. However, some of us are neglecting to add another task to that list of … Read More >

March-27-2017 by Kelly

Sleep Habits that are Wrinkling your Skin

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Everyone knows that sleep is a time of regeneration, repair and renewal. Indeed, it is this fact that is the inspiration for the concept of getting one’s “beauty sleep.” However, did you know that there are sleep habits that you may have that are actually harmful to your skin? At Apothederm, we believe that in addition to using our age … Read More >

March-16-2017 by Kelly

Botox – What You Need to Know About it’s Dangers

The tell-tale signs of aging -fine lines and wrinkles – have for centuries been enough to send some people into a state of panic and desperation.  We’ve even shown on this blog some of the bizarre treatments people have tried for years to reverse these signs. Of the most bizarre and most popular treatments people have used for the past … Read More >

March-12-2017 by Kelly

How to Manage Exercise Stretch Marks

While stretch marks are all too familiar to those of us who gain weight rapidly, they also – ironically – pose a problem for those of us who are working to grow our muscles. Frequently, professional body builders and others who work intensely with weights are visited by those persistent purple stretch marks that begin to appear on biceps, triceps, … Read More >

March-10-2017 by Kelly