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Articles about Skin Aging and how it relates to your skin health, by Belleville Dermatologist, Dermassociates

August 16, 2021
Secrets to Tan Safely

How to Tan Safely

A: You can’t. Ok, ok, we know that a simple two-word answer probably isn’t what you were looking for. So, is it really true that any manner of giving your skin that beautiful, bronze sheen that we in our country and in our day and age associate with health, vigor and beauty isn’t good for you? Yes, it’s really true. That the process of darkening your skin’s natural color simply isn’t good for you. Here’s why and here also are some methods to deal with this limitation. Skin Damage from the Sun And Aesthetics The very thing that we associate […]
December 1, 2016
skin-score

A Belleville, IL Dermatologist asks: What’s Your Skin Score?

Do you know the best ways to keep your face, neck, chest and hands soft, smooth and unspotted, and which factors are most likely to age your skin before its time? Take our quiz to test your knowledge and review our best strategies for younger-looking skin. by Julie K. Karen, MD Is the way my skin looks mainly determined by how old I am? Yes or No. Can the sun age my skin before its time? Yes or No. I’ve heard that most sun damage occurs before age 18, so can’t I just stop worrying about my skin? Yes or […]