I hope that you had a fantastic weekend! Sick of the change in weather yet? If you’re not, I bet that your skin is. That’s why in today’s DermTV.com episode Dr. Schultz discusses Chemical Peels, which he refers to as “lunchtime peels” because they bring your skin back to life and you can get one during your lunch break. Over the weekend, Dr. Schultz also realized that you may not have the time to tune in to DermTV.com everyday so he decided to change things a bit. Now, three videos will be featured on DermTV.com each week. On Wednesday, learn about mattifying products (do they really make skin healthier!?). And, we were always warned that one day we would hate it but we still didn’t listen. That’s right, I’m talking about tattoos. Learn about tattoo removal on Friday’s DermTV.com episode. Don’t forget to check out past episodes in the DermTV.com archives (because good skincare tips never get old!).
In the northern hemisphere the days are getting shorter and since September 22nd (the autumnal equinox), there are fewer hours of daylight than night. While it might be surprising, the UV-A aging and cancer causing rays are not only just as damaging as they were during the summer, but they are just as strong early and late in the day as they are at noon! All the more reason to continue using "broad spectrum" or "UV-A" protecting sunscreen everyday, all day. The one caveat is that in this colder season, choose a more moisturizing sunscreen to help prevent dry skin