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Protect The Skin You’re In

Protect The Skin You’re In

We asked two dermatologists how we should actually care for our skin this summer. Drink water. Moisturize daily. Wear sunscreen. We’ve heard it all before — and whether it’s coming from a fashion magazine or our mother’s unsolicited advice, it’s hard to know which skin care rules to follow.

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Is It Allergy or Why Is Sunscreen Making My Skin Red and Itchy?

Is It Allergy or Why Is Sunscreen Making My Skin Red and Itchy?

True allergic dermatitis to sunscreen is relatively rare. It is usually a delayed reaction that occurs when sunscreen-covered skin is exposed to ultraviolet light, and the resultant scaly red eruption lasts for no less than one to three weeks. Dermatologists use skin patch testing in such cases to determine if a patient is allergic to a sunscreen ingredient.

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How Over-Washing and Scented Beauty Products are Wrecking our Sensitive Skin

How Over-Washing and Scented Beauty Products are Wrecking our Sensitive Skin

Life in our over-washed, product-filled, fragrance-loving society is killing our skin. Meet the doctor with the solution. This article is a preview of the Summer 2018 Allergic Living magazine. Find that magazine on sale now at Barnes & Noble.

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7 Sunscreens You'll Actually Want to Put on Every Day

7 Sunscreens You'll Actually Want to Put on Every Day

Forget everything you know about sunscreen. The science of blocking rays has seen countless innovations over the years, from using earth-friendly ingredients to easier application methods. The best development? Formulas you won’t hate.

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The Parenting Show

The Parenting Show

From the Host and Creator of Inside Jokes, and Single in the City Dating and Relationship Show….The Parenting Show by Executive Producer Sandra Carusi. Being a parent isn’t easy…it’s scary, it’s exciting, it’s overwhelming, it’s crazy but it’s definitely not easy!

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A Dermatologist Weighs in on Josephine Skriver’s DIY Dermaplaning Technique

A Dermatologist Weighs in on Josephine Skriver’s DIY Dermaplaning Technique

Usually we’d do just about anything to achieve model-esque skin. Dunk our faces in ice? Check. Go at it with a blue light? Definitely. Smother ourselves in snail mucus? Of course. Our skincare routine consists solely of the saying, “Don’t knock it ‘til you try it,” with the caveat “if it worked for a model, it can work for me.”

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You're Probably Washing Your Skin More Than You Need To

You're Probably Washing Your Skin More Than You Need To

Dr. Sandy Skotnicki, author of "Beyond Soap," says that over-washing can be detrimental to your skin. Here are her tips on how often you should be washing your face and body.

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Is an obsession with cleanliness weakening our skin?

Is an obsession with cleanliness weakening our skin?

Why has the prevalence of sensitive skin skyrocketed around the world? We are over-cleaning our skin and overloading it with a bunch of stuff that can mess with its natural balance, says dermatologist Dr Sandy Skotnicki.

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11 DIY acne remedies that actually work, according to a dermatologist

11 DIY acne remedies that actually work, according to a dermatologist

We all have those old wives' tales that we practically swear by, especially all the age-old beauty remedies that promise fewer breakouts, even skin texture, and no more dark circles.

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Overusing Baby Wipes Is 'a Recipe For Developing Food Allergy,' Study Finds

Overusing Baby Wipes Is 'a Recipe For Developing Food Allergy,' Study Finds

Food allergies in kids are on the rise, but nobody has a clear answer as to why. That’s why a groundbreaking new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is making waves for its bold claim: Using baby wipes too frequently can contribute to allergy development.

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You Will Never Look at Your Skin the Same Way

You Will Never Look at Your Skin the Same Way

Dr. Sandy Skotnicki, the author of the book, Beyond Soap, The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow joins eHealth Radio and the Dermatology and Skin Care Channels.

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Groundbreaking Book on Skincare: You Will Never Look at Your Skin the Same Way

Groundbreaking Book on Skincare: You Will Never Look at Your Skin the Same Way

Dr. Sandy Skotnicki, the author of the book, Beyond Soap, The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow joins eHealth Radio and the Dermatology and Skin Care Channels.

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Doctors Reveal 4 Tips For Wearing Sunscreen Correctly & Avoiding Getting Burned This Summer

Doctors Reveal 4 Tips For Wearing Sunscreen Correctly & Avoiding Getting Burned This Summer

Please don’t scream in pain from a sunburn this summer — read these pro tips on how and when to use sunscreen to stay safe.

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Celebrity Dermatology Dr. Sandy Skotnicki’s Home Is A Real Star

Celebrity Dermatology Dr. Sandy Skotnicki’s Home Is A Real Star

A fine analogy indeed to wrap up a piece on Dr. Sandy Skotnicki’s happy, busy and full home.

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Are you overwashing your face?

Are you overwashing your face?

Dr. Sandy Skotnicki reveals the harmful effects of modern skincare habits in her new book, Beyond Soap

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Which is best for dry skin: lotions, creams or ointments?

Which is best for dry skin: lotions, creams or ointments?

Fighting dry skin can seem like a losing battle, especially when you’ve tried every body moisturizer on the store shelf to no avail.

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New science books to read this weekend

New science books to read this weekend

Skincare is a huge obsession in modern society. Ever wonder what a dermatologist has to say about all those creams, washes, and elixirs?

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A clean break: Why our society’s obsession with cleanliness has become too much of a good thing

A clean break: Why our society’s obsession with cleanliness has become too much of a good thing

Sandy Skotnicki is the founder of Toronto’s Bay Dermatology Centre, an assistant professor in the department of medicine at the University of Toronto

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A Top Dermatologist Gets Real About How To Have Great Skin

A Top Dermatologist Gets Real About How To Have Great Skin

Turns out, the ingredients in your miracle anti-aging cream might actually be the thing that’s making your skin so sensitive.

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A Sweaty Gal’s Guide To Surviving Summer

A Sweaty Gal’s Guide To Surviving Summer

Dermatologist Sandy Skotnicki has some real talk about how not to sweat all that . . . sweat.

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How and Why to Exfoliate Your Face

If you want to expand your skincare routine beyond cleansing, moisturizer, and sunscreen, exfoliation is a good next step.

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Three sunscreens to keep your skin safe on a sunny day

Three sunscreens to keep your skin safe on a sunny day

Fun in the sun is a key component of any March break getaway down south, but if you're as fair as I am

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BEYOND SOAP – March 21

It’s officially spring, a time for renewal and what better place to start than with your skin.

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DERMATLOGIST DR. SANDY SKOTNICKI MAY 23, 2018

DERMATLOGIST DR. SANDY SKOTNICKI MAY 23, 2018

With the warm summery weather arriving early, now is the perfect time to refine your beauty regime and learn how to best protect your skin from getting sun damage. .

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Why you're actually washing your skin too often

Why you're actually washing your skin too often

Dr. Sandy Skotnicki shares her tips on how often you should be washing your face and body.

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