Aging skin

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Skin, Structure, and Function

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Tue, 06/01/2021 - 12:03 pm

Your skin is your body’s largest and heaviest organ with a top priority of protecting our insides from the outside.  Skin is not just a protective barrier, but also helps to maintain the proper internal temperature.  Skin also helps us feel the good and the bad things by the way of our nerve endings. 

Skin Care Tips for Aging

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Sun, 12/01/2019 - 1:27 pm

We all age and there is not much we can do to stop it, but we can employ some tips to slow down the affects of aging on our skin.  The skin gets drier and thinner as we age, which makes hydration a challenge.  There are several doctors recommended ways to keep your skin looking its best for as long as possible that can be found below.

Collagen and your Skin

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Fri, 02/15/2019 - 9:26 am

Collagen comprises around one third of the protein in our body and up to 70% of the protein in our skin.  It is a protein made up of amino acids including proline, glycine, arginine, and hydroxyproline.  Collagen is what gives structure to hair, skin, bone, tendons, ligaments, and nails.  The more collage you have the better your body moves and the healthier your skin and hair

Anti-Aging Skin Care Tips

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Fri, 02/01/2019 - 9:22 am

When we age, our skin may be the part that gives our age away.  What you do for your skin in your 20s and 30s can determine how your skin holds up.  A little bit of care can go a long way if you start caring for your skin sooner than later.  Here are some tips from dermatologists on how to care for your skin to prevent the signs of aging.

All the Types of Skin

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Sat, 12/15/2018 - 2:49 pm

There are many different types of skin out there in the world.  Determining what your skin type is can be the best way to keep your skin looking and feeling its best.  There are several different factors to look for when analyzing your skin.  Remember your skin is already predetermined due to genetics, so you are born with it and that is your gift for life.  However, how you t