Our skin is our body’s protection against the elements, chemicals, and harmful ultraviolet rays, but requires maintenance. Oil glands form a layer of oil that helps retard the evaporation of water out of the
DON’T use harsh drying soaps. Detergents, dishwashing soaps, and deodorant soaps can be very drying, stripping away the natural oils protecting your skin. Using gentle soaps and cleansers remove only the excess oil, leaving the skin with some barrier against drying.
Recommended products: Dove, Cetaphil, Cerave, Aveeno, Vanicream, Oil of Olay, and Neutrogena.
DO Bathe in warm water- not hot- for 5-10 minutes once a day. Wash with a gentle cleanser such as those listed above.
DO stay well hydrated. Drink plenty of water throughout the day unless otherwise directed by your healthcare provider.
DO moisturize all your skin from neck to toes after bathing.
Recommended products: Cetaphil Cream, Cerave Cream, Vanicream, Lubriderm, or Eucerin. Any product that comes in a jar (not a pump) is going to be the thicker cream and will be better for your skin.
04 August 2016SA Live Features Dr. Miller
Dermatology San Antonio’s very own Dr. Miller was featured on SA Live. Learn more about how we offer quality cosmetic dermatology in San Antonio thanks to cutting-edge procedures...