Dry Cracked Skin

Pointers with Dr Portela: Celebrity Skin Care Advice
March 02, 2022

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc reacts to Nicki Minaj’s tweets about skin care, diving into whether her advice is true or not, and if a dermatology would recommend her routine.

AAD Highlights Care for Dry, Cracked Heels
February 15, 2022

The American Academy of Dermatology released tips on how to treat dry, cracked heels including limited bath times, using a gentle, fragrance-free cleanser, and more.

The Effect of Ceramide Products on Dry Legs
December 24, 2021

A study in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology dove into the effect of ceramide-containing products on stratum corneum lipid levels in dry legs.

Study: Treatment of Dry Skin Using Multifunctional Moisturizer
December 24, 2021

A study in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science observed the changes in skin based on different moisturizing formulations.

Study: Consistent Skin Care Helps Dry Skin
November 26, 2021

Research aimed to understand how using daily skin care such as a mild cleanser and moisturizer impacts skin health.

Is Lipid Organization the Key Issue in Xerosis?
November 26, 2021

The International Journal of Cosmetic Science dove into lipid organization in xerosis to help characterize the disease from surface to molecular scale.

Preventive Skin Care Takes Center Stage in Winter
November 23, 2021

Dropping temperatures and dry air can wreak havoc on anyone's skin, but especially the delicate skin of an infant. Prevention is the best tactic to keep skin healthy.

Pointers With Dr Portela: How to Fix Dry Skin
November 17, 2021

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc shares tips on prevention, treatment, and products he recommends for treating dry hands caused by wintery weather.

Preventing Food Allergies in Infants
November 06, 2021

Helen Brough, MA, MSc, PhD, MBBS, FAAAAI, FRCPCH, discusses the role of AD skin in infants and emollient application for preventing food allergy.

Pointers With Dr Portela: The 5 Types of Eczema
November 03, 2021

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc honors the end of Eczema Awareness Month with a video explaining the skin condition.