How To Extend Summer Skin Glow Into Fall And Winter
Dr. David E. Bank, founder and director of the Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery in Mount Kisco, NY and President of the New York State Society for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery shares his expert tips on how to extend that beautiful summer vacation glow from fall deep into winter.
Dr. Bank’s tips include the following:
Remove Dead Skin Cells – The sand at the beach and regular shaving during the summer acts as a natural exfoliation for the body.
Professional Treatment - Requiring no anesthetic, microdermabrasion uses light abrasion to remove dead skin cells on the epidermis thereby revealing younger, smoother skin.
At Home - To preserve smooth and dewy skin, opt for an at-home gentle exfoliation with salicylic acid twice a week to slough off dead skin.
Prevent Sudden Acne Breakout – The sun acts as drying agent and a tan helps camouflage pimples. However, too much sun can potentially backfire as ultraviolet lights stimulate sebaceous glands, which causes the skin to thicken up. (more…)