National Stress Awareness Month: Understanding How Stress Affects the Skin

National Stress Awareness Month: Understanding How Stress Affects the Skin

The Arizona dermatologists and dermatology specialists at the Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale are warning Arizona residents about the effects stress has on the skin as a part of National Stress Awareness Month. What Is Stress? Originally defined as “the nonspecific response of the body to any demand for change” by Hans Selye in 1936, stress can occur when […]

What Makes Retinol So Effective?

Retinol is a popular ingredient in anti-aging products, but what makes it so effective? Scottsdale dermatologist Dr. Joseph Machuzak spoke with DermStore to discuss the benefits of Retinol, how often you should use anti-aging products and other ways to keep your skin looking youthful and fresh. Here’s what he had to say: “Both retinol and Retin-A are very effective exfoliants, […]