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5 Rules to Follow for Healthy Nails

December 4, 2019

As temperatures drop and the air begins to lose humidity during the cooler months, you may notice your hands and nails becoming drier and more brittle. Sure, you may have developed great daily skin care routines, but it’s also important to take as much care of your nails as every other part of your body, from your lips down to your toes.

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6 Derm Tips to Get Rid of Chapped Lips

November 21, 2019

As we begin to see the cold chill of winter in the near future, it’s time to get ahead of one of the more common skin ailments of the season: dry, chapped lips. From ingredients that do more harm than good, to those which will help heal you in even the driest conditions, here are our dermatologist tips for taking care of your lips when winter …

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Your New Busy Day Skin Care Routine

November 18, 2019

When your days fly by too quickly to feel like you’ve accomplished anything, it can be easy to skip out on your skincare regimen. But, just because you’re doing everything on the run, it doesn’t mean you should neglect your skin. One of The Derm Group’s board-certified dermatologists in New Jersey, Avnee Shah, M.D, gives her top tips for skin …

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How to Know if Excessive Sweating is Really Hyperhidrosis

November 11, 2019

If you find yourself excessively sweating and there’s no deodorant that seems to help, you may have an underlying medical condition. According to a Saint Louis University report, nearly 3 percent of the U.S. population, or 7.8 million people, suffer from hyperhidrosis. This excessive production of sweat can occur on any part of the body and can …

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4 Things that Happen to Your Skin in Flight

November 7, 2019

Whether you travel regularly for business or are getting packed for a long-awaited weekender away from it all, your skincare routine doesn’t stop the minute you leave the ground. When you board that plane, there are a few skin stressors you need to consider. One of The Derm Group’s board-certified dermatologists in New Jersey, Avnee Shah, M.D., …

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Head Lice and What You Can Do About It Right Now

October 28, 2019

It happens to the best of us. Your child comes home from school scratching his head. After you get beyond the panic and the deep-cleaning of your house and everything in it, it’s time to get to work.

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Thinning Eyebrows Might Be a Sign of a More Serious Medical Condition

October 16, 2019

Word has it the perfectly painted brow trend is on its way out, and a more down-to-earth brow style is on the rise. If you are trying to keep your look current, experiencing a sudden loss of fullness in your own eyebrows without explanation can be really frustrating. Beyond the concern that comes with the aesthetics, consider this: If your …

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How to Care for Newborn Skin: Tips from a Dermatologist

October 14, 2019

First, there’s the thrill of finding out you’re pregnant. Then, the adventures that come with carrying, and later, giving birth to your long-awaited baby. You take him home and suddenly realize you are in charge. That can be unnerving. The idea of caring for this tiny, delicate thing is daunting at best. How do you even bathe a person this …

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Why Your Child Needs a Pediatric Dermatologist

October 3, 2019

When it comes to taking care of your children’s medical needs, a specialist who understands them both physically and mentally is always going to be able to provide more fine-tuned service than a generalist. The same rule rings true in dermatology. If your child is suffering from any form of skin ailment or condition, a pediatric dermatologist …

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Why Female Skin Cancer Is on the Rise

October 3, 2019

The season has only just changed and already we are on the tail end of another warm summer. It feels like only yesterday that we were reminding ourselves to wear sunscreen, cover up, put on a hat, and track those spots. As the trees start to shed their leaves, we too will begin to shed our tanned skins and summer-kissed faces. Many will find …

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