Brighton-Howell Dermatology in Brighton & Howell MI

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Is your sunscreen killing coral?

Hawaii has recently banned two sunscreen ingredients proven to bleach and kill coral. These ingredients are the base of many of our commonly used sunscreens, oxybenzone or octinoxate. It is suggested in any region with coral, Hawaii, the Keys, the Great Barrier Reef, etc, that individuals instead use an actual sun barrier like zinc oxide…

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Dark Sky Weather App is Very Skin Conscious!

Dark Sky is known as the most accurate source of local weather information, but did you know that it can also remind you what to wear and what to pack based on the current weather conditions?!? Under its weather notifications tab, there is a sunscreen reminder! The app can remind you to apply when the…

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Coffee, keep it coming!

A study now confirms it is good for your skin to consume your daily cup of Joe. The recent study reports and inverse association between caffeine intake, coffee, and risk of incident rosacea. The idea is that caffeine’s vasoconstrictive and immune suppressive effects might decrease the risk of rosacea. So drink up!

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Detroit winning the war on Bedbugs!!!

Orkin has released its 2019 Top Bed Bug Cities List on Monday. #1 still goes to Baltimore, yikes…however, Detroit is down from #7 to #8 on the list! Hooray for us! Here’s the list of top ten cities… 1-Baltimore 2-Washington, DC 3-Chicago 4-Los Angeles 5-Columbus, OH 6-New York 7-Cincinnati 8-Detroit 9-Atlanta 10-Philadelphia

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