September 4, 2018

The Allergen Hiding in Your Hair Dye

After fragrances and preservatives, paraphenelyendiamine (PPD) is the substance most likely to cause an allergic reaction. So, what is it?   PPD is a chemical often […]
August 17, 2018

Got Problem Skin? Stop Hiding It and Start Fixing It…

I’ve been a practicing Dermatologist for just over 20 years and in that time, I’ve noticed a sharp increase in cases of Contact Dermatitis — a […]
July 27, 2018

Is it Possible to Be Allergic to Lip Products? #AskDrSandy

Question: Hi, I know you deal a lot with skin, but I was wondering if it’s possible to be allergic to products just on your lips. […]
April 25, 2018

Patch Testing 101: The Process of Determining Skin Allergy Causes 

The only way to definitively say you are allergic to something that touches your skin (i.e. skincare products, clothes, chemicals or jewelry) is with a procedure […]

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