Brighton-Howell Dermatology in Brighton & Howell MI

Archive for May 2019

Healthy skin diet

Although using sunscreen is very important to protect your skin from harmful UV rays, it has been found that certain elements of our daily diet can protect us from damage and aging! These important ingredients are antioxidants, they stop free radicals, therefore reducing skin cancer and decreasing inflammation. It has not been found safe to…

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Do retinoids really work?

We are always suggesting ROC retinol products or Rx Retin-A for our patients. These products are used for aging and wrinkle reduction. But do they really work? The answer is YES! ” Retinoids reduce fine lines and wrinkles by increasing the production of collagen. They also stimulate the production of new blood vessels in the…

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Sunscreen Fears

As of yesterday, many of you have come across an article referring to common chemicals found in sunscreens and their rapid concentrations in our bloodstream. The JAMA article published yesterday tested four common ingredients, avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene, and ecamsule after maximum use to see what their concentration in our blood streams would be. Little to…

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Don’t forget Mother’s Day 2019!

It can be difficult to find something for that special mom on Mother’s Day. First, don’t forget that the holiday is coming fast, it’s next weekend! Second, you could always purchase her some products to pamper. We have a variety of Alta skin care products for purchase here in the office (washes, shampoo, cream) along…

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