Fall Skincare Routine

Did you know skin behaves differently as the seasons change? The autumn equinox happens on September 22, the perfect day to ring in not only a new season but also a new skincare routine. By the time summer wraps up, our skin is usually a little bit drier and a little bit more damaged. Even your v...

Skinspiration: Why We Started Skin Resource.MD

“Why did you start Skin Resource.MD?” We get this question a lot, but the answer is multifaceted. When we started in 1984, the skin care market wasn’t as saturated as it is now. What’s more, consumers weren’t as educated: the Internet wasn’t available for savvy shoppers to find out about what ing...

The Skin Care Benefits of Coffee

The next time you're waiting in line at Starbucks for your morning buzz, consider this: that daily cup of joe is actually good for your skin! Coffee’s Antioxidant Superpowers Did you know that coffee is the number one source of antioxidants for Americans? While there are plenty of fruits and vege...

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis is a condition that affects approximately 7.5 million people in the United States, including celebrities like Kim Kardashian. Psoriasis occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals to skin cells which speed up the growth of the cells, resulting in a red, scaly rash that often ...

Why Does My Skin Break Out When I Travel?

Summer means vacation season, which can also mean long hours in planes, trains, or automobiles. Spending time in the pressurized environment of an airplane cabin will suck all the moisture right out of your skin, which leaves your skin completely dehydrated. You may also be traveling to places th...

7 Ways to Sneak Spinach Into Your Diet

While there are plenty of myths around food and skin care, one thing is certain. A well-balanced, healthy diet is critical your overall well-being. Spinach is one of the best superfoods on the planet, but you don't have to eat salads for every meal to get the health benefits of this leafy green. ...

Is This Mole Cancerous? Learn the ABCDE and F’s of Melanoma

Moles are common among adults, and having a mole is not necessarily cause for alarm. However, sometimes moles can turn into cancerous melanoma, so it is important to understand how to identify cancerous moles. Luckily, the ABCDEs of melanoma offer an easy way to remember and identify moles that ...

Debunking 5 Myths About Food & Skin Care

After treating nearly 100,000 patients, our board-certified, practicing dermatologists have encountered a lot of skincare myths over the years. Many of these myths center around food and nutrition. These are five of the most common food-related skincare myths we hear from our clients, along with ...

Is the Light From My Computer Screen Damaging My Skin?

You probably know that UV rays emitted by the sun can be damaging to your skin. But what about other types of light, like the warm glow of a computer monitor or smartphone? Generally, newer model computers feature LCD or LED screens and do not emit harmful UV radiation. But most televisions, comp...

Stay Hydrated with Our Moisture Boosting Summer Smoothie Recipe

National Hydration Day takes place on June 23 each year, but the truth is that every day should be hydration day. Did you know that your body is made of up to 60% water? That's why staying hydrated is so important for your health. In the hot summer months, it is more important than ever to give y...