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Studies show correlations between skin care and overall health, especially regarding skin inflammation.

Deeper than the Surface: Studies Show Correlations Between Skin Care and Overall Health

Increasingly more research shows that reducing skin inflammation could help protect the body against certain types of diseases. A recent study, as reported on the Wall Street Journal, showed that, when it is attacked, the skin can produce enough of an inflammatory substance called cytokines to affect both the skin and body. Skin, the body’s largest organ, keeps moisture in and infections out. When it is in danger, a skin cell called a keratinocyte produces cytokines to repair itself. However, sometimes high keratinocyte cytokine production and activation of the immune system further damages the skin, leading to a cycle of continuous inflammation...

Holiday skin care includes a regular sleep regimen, removing makeup, and not smoking.

Most Wonderful Time of the Year: The Holidays and Your Skin

The holidays provide so many opportunities for exciting days with your friends and family. From watching your children in the school play to shopping for the perfect gifts to partying until the break of dawn, there are endless ways to celebrate the season. We, at Associated Dermatologists, want you to enjoy the holidays, but keep in mind that indulging a little too much can have mildly negative effects on your skin. Most are temporary, but others can lead to more serious issues. Your Skin During the Holidays Being proactive about your own skin care route can certainly go a long way to reducing...