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Dermatologist’s Favorite Products

Posted on February 20, 2017 at 12:06 pm

Drs. Deirdre Hooper & Sarah Jackson are always at the forefront in technologically advanced treatments. They understand that the skin care industry is constantly changing and learning new ways to formulate and combine ingredients for maximum efficacy and results. With so many products on the market it is hard to know what ingredients are beneficial… Read More →

Healthy Skin Campaign: Skin Type V

Posted on February 20, 2017 at 11:06 am

There’s no magic potion for treating different skin types. The key to skin care is finding a regimen that you love and sticking with it. Because of my darker skin tone, I was always unsure of what was needed for my skin. As I started listening to my doctors, I learned that everyone needs the… Read More →

Healthy Skin Campaign: Skin Type IV

Posted on February 20, 2017 at 10:52 am

Let me paint a picture for you. It’s July 2004 and I am 16 years old. I am laying by the pool in my bikini, Afrosheen in hand, and my biggest concern is how tan I can get before school started in August. Dousing my body in Afrosheen for weeks, I finally achieve the color… Read More →

Healthy Skin Campaign: Skin Type III

Posted on October 7, 2016 at 12:08 pm

My skin has gone through some tough times, from dealing and treating cystic acne during my teenage years to excessive oil and large pores in my 20’s. These struggles sparked my interest in skin care, so much so that I became an Aesthetician! My skin has come a long way, now in my 30’s, the… Read More →

Healthy Skin Campaign: Skin Type II

Posted on September 16, 2016 at 10:17 am

It pains me to think of how I neglected my skin before I started working at Audubon Dermatology (let’s just say I may or may not have washed my face with my body wash!) I have a 5 year old daughter who consumes most of my time in the morning and before bedtime, so I… Read More →

Healthy Skin Campaign: Skin Type I

Posted on August 12, 2016 at 10:26 am

I, at the ripe age of 28 with an extensive tanning bed history, find myself more obsessed with skin care products than I am with makeup (which occupied 99% of my bathroom drawer in my early 20’s!) My husband wishes I spent as much time cooking dinner as I do on my night time skin… Read More →

Chala’s Story

Posted on May 25, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Before coming to work in a dermatology office, I was under the impression that African-Americans were immune to skin cancer and sunburns. I mean think about it, have you ever heard of any person of color complain of sunburns or tell you that they had to get their skin cancer treated?! Before reading about Bob… Read More →

Chemical Peels in 2015

Posted on September 3, 2015 at 1:26 pm

Just saying the words “chemical peel” can send patients running, but peels of today are not the same as peels of yesterday! Peels are categorized by the concentration of the acids and can range from superficial (also known as light peels) to medium or deep peels. The medical industry now has peels for every skin… Read More →

Sunscreen

Posted on August 7, 2015 at 3:24 pm

Sunscreen has come a long way from the earliest sunscreens which used SPF to measure our protection against sunburns caused by ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. We now know we need protection from UVA and Infrared radiation as well. Todays sunscreens are true anti-aging, anti-cancer powerhouses…but how do you know which products are the best? First,… Read More →

Dermaplaning: A Hidden Beauty Tool

Posted on July 9, 2015 at 5:02 pm

What is it? Dermaplaning is a simple and safe procedure for exfoliating the epidermis and ridding the skin of “peach Fuzz” in order to reveal a smoother, brighter complexion. Using a scalpel and a delicate touch, the provider simply abrades the surface of the skin using light feathering strokes. Who needs it? Dermaplaning is recommended… Read More →

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