Category Archives: Skin Care Products

Some Great Summer Safety Tips to Protect Your Skin

Over the past three decades, more people have been diagnosed with skin cancer than all other mom-applying-sunsreencancers combined. Today, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of his or her lifetime. This is an alarming fact, considering what little we actually know about sun safety and how our protection from the sun is inherently flawed. Here are some important sun safety tips about what you can do to protect your skin and even safe your life.

As consumers, we trust sunscreen products far too easily, doing little to assess what the numbers after the “SPF” sign mean or caring to look at the ingredients list at the back of the package. The math isn’t adding up in the way you might think, and the chemicals used to make sunscreen aren’t exactly the purest of the bunch.

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Winter Skin Tips

Cold air, wind and indoor heat are only three of the reasons your skin suffers in the winter. These Winter Skin Tips Dermatologyconditions draw the moisture out of your skin, leaving it dull, dry, itchy and irritated. Additionally, certain skin conditions including dermatitis (eczema), psoriasis, and “winter itch” can develop or become aggravated in the winter. The following skin care tips can help to protect your skin this winter.

  • Warm, not hot water. Hot water in the shower or bath strips your body of its natural oil barrier. You need that barrier to help trap moisture and keep your skin smooth and soft. Limit your time in the shower or bath to 5 or 10 minutes.
  • Cleanse gently. Wash with a soapless cleanser when you shower. Gentle soaps, cleansing milks and mild foaming cleansers that are free of fragrance are a great option. Blot your skin dry.
  • Moisturize more. Moisturizer traps water in our skin. To trap this moisture, you need to apply a moisturizer within a few minutes of drying off after showering. A moisturizer that worked great in the summer may not work as well in the winter. Creams and ointments may be more effective than lotions.
  • Shave smarter. Shaving strips natural oils from your skin and can irritate dry skin. According to the American Academy of Dermatology the best time to shave is after you shower. Hairs are more pliable and softer, making shaving easier.

Dedicated to your skin

  • Don’t forget your lips! The skin on the lips lack oil glands therefore they tend to get dry and cracked easily. Take special care to keep lips nourished and moisturized with a good quality lip lotion or balm.
  • Protect your eyes. The sun’s rays penetrate even when it is cloudy, snowing or overcast. A good pair of sunglasses will protect both the skin around the eyes and the eye itself. Choose sunglasses that protect against both UVA and UVB rays.
  • Cover up. Sunscreen is just as important in the winter as it is in the summer as the sun’s reflective powers (off snow and sand) are great year round. Sun damage is one of the main causes behind dry skin, wrinkles, and roughness. You can help prevent that damage by wearing broad-spectrum SPF30 sunscreen year-round and dressing right.

Overview of Products

Kuflik dermatology offers a wide variety of sunscreen brands and types to suit your individual needs. Visit our Product Gallery for more information on these great products La Roche Posay

  • Obagi
  • Intellishade by Revision
  • CeraVe
  • Avene

Optimize Your Eyes

Oftentimes, you make a first impression or connection with others through your eyes.  So, naturally, you want your eyes to look the best they can.  As we age, the skin around the eyes can start to show fine lines and wrinkles and may lose some elasticity.

Luckily, Obagi has you covered!  We have a full line of eye products that can help rejuvenate the appearance of the skin around your eyes.

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Great Tips For Treating A Bad Sunburn

intro-sunburnYou were out on the boat all day, you forgot to reapply sunscreen and before you knew it, you scored a nasty sunburn. Or maybe you were just mowing the lawn for an hour -– maybe it was even cloudy -– and it didn’t even cross your mind to put on sunscreen. Now you’re scorched.

No matter how many times we’re told we should use sunscreen every day, sometimes we fail. And when that happens, and your skin is blazing red, you’ve got to treat it. “Sunburn may seem like just a temporary situation,” says Robert Friedman, M.D., a dermatologist at New York University’s Langone Medical Center.

“It looks bad, it hurts, it peels, but it can also cause long-lasting damage to the skin, such as wrinkles or even skin cancer.”

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Obagi physician recommended skin care

Transform your skin with the Obagi® #1 prescription-strength, physician
dispensed skin care products and customized skin care regimes.

Obagi® is one of the most recognized names globally in skin health care and the preferred choice of Physicians around the world for prescription-strength product lines that transform the skin. The Obagi system is unique because it combines scientifically developed products with medical supervision and counseling to treat your skin from the inside out. Kuflik Dermatology customizes your Obagi skin care regime based on your skin type and skin concerns.Throughout our lives we all experience occasional sunburns, regular sun exposure, hormonal changes, stress, and environmental pollution. All these factors contribute to the signs of premature aging of the skin but with Obagi® and Kuflik Dermatology you can have the beautiful, youthful healthy looking skin that you desire.

With Obagi® you’re on your way to younger, healthier-looking skin. The Nu-Derm System combined with tretinion* is clinically proven to help address the signs of aging in all skin types. Each component of the system is uniquely formulated formulated to work synergistically, so every step complements and enhances the next to give you beautiful, younger-looking skin.

Obagi® and your Skin Care Routine

Following a skin care routine tailored to your individual skin care needs is an important step in achieving and maintaining a healthy complexion. Watch this video as Obagi®’s Chief Scientist and Head of Product Development, Dr. Laurence Dryer, shares some essential tips for getting the most out of your skin care system.

Complete Skin Care System Customized by Skin Type

Obagi’s best-selling clinically proven skin care system is available in 2 customized sets based on skin type, Normal to Dry System and Normal to Oily System, and also includes Complementary Products to enhance your skin care routine.

Begin your routine with this gentle skin cleanser.Obagi Genlt Cleanser

A proper cleansing is the best way to begin your skin care regimen and Obagi Nu-Derm Gentle Cleanser is a top choice for anyone with dry or sensitive skin. This gentle skin cleanser uses a lightweight formula to eliminate dirt, oil, debris and impurities from the complexion. Soothing ingredients ensure that your skin does not become dry, itchy or irritated and the creamy formula hydrates while it purifies. Whether you’re using the entire Nu-Derm line or your other favorite skin care products, this cleanser leaves your complexion refreshed and revived.

Look no further for a calming, dry skin care facial wash.

Made with the advanced ingredients and technology behind this advanced skin care line, Obagi Nu-Derm Gentle Cleanser offers multiple benefits for your complexion. Along with gently purifying your pores, this cleanser soothes dryness and irritation with aloe vera extract. Hydrating ingredients such as apricot kernel oil replenish the complexion, making this cleanser ideal for a dry skin care routine. Cleansing with this face wash will also prepare the complexion for advanced ingredients so you experience optimal results. Unlike many traditional cleansers, this product will not leave sensitive skin feeling tight or dry.

Obagi TonerObagi Toner

Toners adjust the pH of the skin to prepare it for penetration of other product ingredients. Obagi Nu-Derm® Toner contains a refreshing blend of natural skin-calming ingredients that hydrate and soothe your skin, including aloe vera, witch hazel, and sage. It effectively removes any remaining makeup residue or oils that sit in your pores, giving you a clean complexion.

Obagi HydrateObagi Moisturizers Hydromanil Technology Delivers Moisture that Lasts

Obagi Hydrate Moisturizers™ provide long-lasting hydration for essential moisture and rejuvenation. Obagi Medical Hydrate moisturizer is designed for every skin type and help to enhance your skin’s smoothness with innovative technologies and natural ingredients

Obagi’s Innovative Hydromanil Technology Delivers Moisture
That Lasts

Hydromanil, a natural moisturizer derived from tara seed, delivers 2-in-1 moisturizing action1,2

  • Immediate moisturization—reduces water loss and holds water on the surface of your skin
  • Gradual moisture delivery—retains water and continuously releases active moisturizing compounds within the skin

Long-lasting Moisture Protection for Day and Night

Obagi hydrating moisturizer is designed for all skin types, dermatologist tested, and clinically proven to be safe.1,3

  • Obagi Hydrate Facial Moisturizer

    Lightweight, gentle formula provides 8-hour moisture protection with innovative technology and natural ingredients, including shea butter, mango butter, and avocado, to help combat skin dryness.1,2