Skin Survival Guide in the Wilderness

Skin Survival Guide in the Wilderness

    Out camping with your family and friends this weekend? The point of camping is to let go of your everyday necessities to enjoy the nature, so you may have forgotten some of your vital skincare products. If a mysterious rash has appeared on your skin or...

5 Tips To Get Rid Of Blackheads

5 Tips To Get Rid Of Blackheads

Those pesky black spots that dot your t-zone are called blackheads. They consist of dirt, oil, and other pollutants that clogs up the pores and turn black after oxidizing from air exposure. So how do we get rid of them? We’re here to help you eliminate blackheads and...

#SpotCancer at Sunday Streets SF

#SpotCancer at Sunday Streets SF

First Derm believes that the battle against skin cancer is best fought with prevention and early detection. This begins with education about skin cancer and the effects of the sun. It continues with regular and diligent skin screenings. #SpotCancer2017 at Sunday...

Why Your Nose Strips Aren’t Cleaning Out Your Pores

Why Your Nose Strips Aren’t Cleaning Out Your Pores

Blackheads. Comedones. You’ve probably heard of these two terms when you tried a pore strip or came across an extraction video on Youtube. Today, however, we are going to discuss about sebaceous filaments and why pore strips are not the solution.   Wait, what are...

7 Ways to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

7 Ways to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Waking up to dark circles under your eyes can be quite the eyesore. Even if you’re well-rested, puffy bags under your eyes can give you the appearance of being exhausted. Fortunately, there are a number of remedies you can use to help minimize the appearance of those...

Metastatic Melanoma: Is a Cure in Sight?

Metastatic Melanoma: Is a Cure in Sight?

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. When discovered early, it is often cured with surgery alone. But for those whose melanoma has spread to the brain (metastatic melanoma), the overall survival rate is less than 6 months. But a recent study shows that...

Dermatology News This Month – July 2017

Dermatology News This Month – July 2017

Do you know what's happening in the dermatology field this month? Look no further. First Derm summarizes the latest research, reports, and trends so you can stay updated on dermatology news from all over the world. Check out the hottest July 2017 dermatology news...

How Your Dry Skin is Actually Dehydrated

How Your Dry Skin is Actually Dehydrated

We have officially entered mid-summer. Glowy skin and nice tans is all we dream about having when we head over to the beach this weekend. Slather on the most heavy and thick moisturizer, and our skin will for sure be glowing and hydrated, right?   But wait! Before you...

Facts That Will Make You Stop Drinking Coffee

Facts That Will Make You Stop Drinking Coffee

In April 2017, a coffee called Black Insomnia became the most caffeinated coffee in the world. A 12-ounce cup of Black Insomnia has 702 mg of caffeine, doubling the recommended daily caffeine limit of 400 mg. While most people don’t drink Black Insomnia on a daily...

Milk Does a Body Good ― But What About Your Skin?

Milk Does a Body Good ― But What About Your Skin?

Milk does a body good ― but at what cost? Many of us were told as children that dairy products help build strong bones and teeth. What we weren’t told, though, is that they may also trigger acne. Does Dairy Cause Acne? Acne, also known as acne vulgaris, is a skin...

3 Skin Conditions Hockey Players Know Too Well

3 Skin Conditions Hockey Players Know Too Well

Hockey is an exciting sport, but playing also comes with a price. Many hockey players--whether you're a 10-year-old on the field or a NHL player--suffer from various skin conditions. Just last month, Chicago Blackhawks announced that Marian Hossa will miss the entire...

Ditch Your High-Sodium Diet—For Your Skin

Ditch Your High-Sodium Diet—For Your Skin

The average American consumes 3,400 mg of sodium a day, well over the 2,300 mg recommended by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention. Many of us know that consuming too much sodium spikes your blood pressure, which increases your risk of stroke and heart...

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