Derms Explain How to Keep Pores Clear in the Summer Despite Sweat and Sunscreen

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by Kaitlyn McLintock Summer can be rough on our skin. Not only are we exposed to more sun and heat, but we’re also swimming in salt water and chlorine, swiping on sunscreen left and right, and sweating more than usual. It’s no wonder clogged pores start to appear and then worse become full-blown breakouts. Take it from Corey L. Hartman, board-certified dermatologist and founder of Skin Wellness Dermatology in Birmingham, Alabama. “Many people see an uptick in clogged pores in the summer due to a few factors. The heat can increase the amount of sweat the body produces, which mixes with natural sebum on the body and can clog pores. Oftentimes, people spend more time outdoors… read more

This Is The Bare Minimum Skin Care Routine For Men 50+

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Assistant Beauty Editor- Hannah Frye June 17, 2022 — 11:03 AM   Father’s Day is right around the corner, and we’re here to provide a very important PSA: Dads need skin care, too. Although, given the mass amount of products and tips available, it can be difficult to know exactly which steps are actually essential. When we asked board-certified dermatologist and chief medical officer at Fig.1 Courtney Rubin, M.D., FAAD, about the most common mistake men make when it comes to skin care, she replied, “Not having a skin care routine!” So suffice it to say—for some folks, there’s some work to be done. Here, experts explain the basic steps… read more

Wedding Season

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The wedding season typically runs from late spring to early fall. Consequently, your big day could be looming on the horizon. As such, you’re trying to do everything to ensure that you look your best. While your dress looks amazing, the biggest concern is your skin. You have some blemishes here and there that you want to sort out, but nothing seems to be working. Today, we’ll bring you a host of tips to rejuvenate your skin and look fantastic on your wedding day. Follow a Skincare Routine Get into the habit of looking after your skin in the build-up to your wedding. Follow a strict routine using a cleanser,… read more

The Best Skincare Routine for Acne, According to Dermatologists

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Put down the extraction tool and read this. By Erin Lukas and Genesis Rivas Updated Jun 09, 2022 @ 10:20 pm One of the biggest misconceptions I’ve had about breakouts is that they would stop at a certain age. In reality, my relationship with acne has spanned decades. From the odd pimple on my cheek to full-on hormonal breakouts along my jawline, I’ve seen and tried everything related to acne-fighting skincare products. While I’m all for the skin positivity movement, I’d be lying if I said my self-confidence doesn’t take a hit from a bad breakout — and I’m not alone. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), up… read more

May’s Product of the Month: TNS Advanced + Serum

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Are you tired of dull skin and signs of aging getting you down? When you look in the mirror, do you not feel as confident about the person looking back at you as you should? We are familiar with this feeling—a lot of people are. After all, age can start to take its toll on our skin whether we like it to or not. However, it is important to recognize that there are solutions available, and this is why we want to introduce you to our product of the month: TNS advanced + serum. Read on to discover everything you need to know about it. What is TNS Advanced +… read more

Guide to Juvederm Fillers

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In recent years, dermal fillers have become exceptionally popular for the lips and face. They help to add volume to areas such as your lips while filling in lines and wrinkles, resulting in a much more youthful and radiant appearance. With that being said, continue reading to discover everything you need to know about Juvederm fillers and why they are such a good choice. What are Juvederm Fillers? There are a number of different types of dermal filler products on the market today, and Juvederm is one of the most highly sought after. Juvederm can assist in terms of lifting and contouring your cheeks, smoothing any fine lines, and adding… read more

Laser Hair Removal: Make More Time for Yourself

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Traditional hair removal is a time consuming and inconvenient process. Thankfully lasers have revolutionized the hair removal process, with a straightforward procedure that targets hair follicles under the skin. At Skin Wellness, we want your smooth skin to last longer than a few weeks, which is why we offer state-of-the-art laser hair removal procedures. Discover how laser hair removal can save you time and money moving forward. A Gentle Procedure With Lasting Results At Skin Wellness we use the Candela GentleLASE and GentleYAG devices for optimum forgiveness. This technology allows us to remove hair from places you wouldn’t have otherwise considered, such as your upper lip and bikini line. As… read more

Seven Benefits of Coolsculpting

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Eliminate fat cells and flaunt the body you’ve always dreamed of having. With our coolsculpting technology, you can once again feel confident in your skin and embrace your figure. This FDA approved treatment is designed specifically to target and eliminate fat cells under the skin through a cooling process. At Skin Wellness, we want you to look and feel your best. Which is why we’ve compiled a list of the seven major benefits coolsculpting has to offer. #1 No Downtime after the Procedure Coolsculpting has no recovery period after the procedure. After a 30 minute to 1 hour session, you can get up and go to work without needing to… read more

Step Into Spring without Spider Veins

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If you’re over the age of 30, you may have started to notice the veins in your legs appearing darker and more prominent. Spider veins affect many women and men as they age, and the severity of their appearance can vary due to hereditary factors, weight, and more. Skin Wellness offers best-in-class treatments for spider veins, and spring is the ideal time to schedule your procedure. If you’re making your spring cleaning to-do list now, then maybe it’s time to think about cleaning up the dark veins on your legs, too, just in time for summer. Sclerotherapy: Effective Treatment For Spider Veins At Skin Wellness, we treat spider veins with… read more

Visit Skin Wellness At Our New Greystone Location

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At Skin Wellness Dermatology, offering the best in services and skincare is our top priority, and now, we’ll be doing that in a new location. We are happy to announce the relocation of our Chelsea office to Greystone on March 29, 2022. Where Is The New Location? Our new Greystone office is conveniently located near the corner of Highway 280 and Highway 119 in The Crossroads at Greystone. In addition to our Homewood practice, this medically-focused center will include several other healthcare practices, as well as ample, safe parking for all of our patients. Find us at our new address here: Skin Wellness Dermatology Greystone 5406 US-280 Suite A-100 Birmingham,… read more