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                                                         Five Skincare Goals For The New Year

        Ten-Day Festival Of The Arts from page 1

        Crisis of the Old Order, and James Stavrides, author                                               appointment should be a part of your yearly health and
        and retired four-star U.S. Naval officer. The two will                                             wellness routine. Not only will your dermatologist be able
        join in a discussion about global events. The series                                               to help with a suspicious mole or problem with acne or
        will also feature award-winning and internationally                                                dry skin, but he/she will also be able to evaluate your skin
        acclaimed global warming expert and author, Bill                                                   overall and take note of any changes over time, including
        McKibben, who will talk about “Our Changing                                                        moles, texture, tone, and more.
        Climate;” NASA Astronaut, Donald Pettit; and novelist                                                 At Siperstein Dermatology Group, we are the only
        Luis Alberto Urrea, hailed by NPR as a “literary                                                   private  practice  in  the  Southeast  United  States  to
        badass,” who uses his dual-culture life experiences                                                employ the DermaGraphix Mole Mapping and artificial
        to explore greater themes of love, loss and triumph.  By Siperstein Dermatology Group              intelligence technology, which helps dermatologists
           Tickets  for  the  16th Annual  Festival  of the Arts      The new year is an exciting time to set goals and   to more easily spot new moles and track changes to
        Boca range from $15 to $150 per person and are   intentions for yourself for the next 365 days. While goals   patients’ existing moles – one of the earliest possible
        available at or by calling (561) 757-  might include losing weight, being more patient, living   signs of melanoma. Not only does this technology create
        4762 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.                       in the moment, or getting outside of your comfort zone,   a baseline for your skin from the first visit, it will also
           For more information, visit or call   it’s also a great time to make sure you’re taking care of   help to track all changes so treatment, if needed, can be
        (561) 571-5270.                                  yourself and your skin!                           done as soon as an issue is recognized!
                                                            Did you know that your skin is the largest organ of   4: Moisturize/Exfoliate Regularly
                                                         the body? It’s true! Not only that, but it requires constant      Not only does moisturized skin look better, it also feels
                                                         care to function at its best. So if your goal is to reduce   better. Keeping your skin well moisturized is important
                                                         breakouts, minimize wrinkles, stay on top of your freckles   for reducing dryness and wrinkles, and we recommend
                                                         and moles, or to have younger looking skin, here are five   moisturizing daily. The best time is right after a warm
                                                         ways you can achieve that in 2022.                shower or bath, when your skin is still moist, allowing
                                                         1: Drink Water                                    for the  moisturizer  to be  absorbed more  quickly and
                                                            Not only is drinking water important for your overall   efficiently.
                                                         health and bodily functions, it’s incredibly important      Exfoliation also helps to keep your skin looking
                                                         for your skin. If you’re not drinking enough water, your   fresh and healthy because it removes the dead skin cells
                                                         skin can not only become dry and lose elasticity, but can   off the surface of the skin, encouraging new cells to
                                                         also become irritated and itchy, increasing your chance   regenerate. Exfoliating your skin allows for skin with a
                                                         of acne, wrinkles and general irritation.         smoother texture. When you combine both moisturizing
        Richard Haass and James Stavrides                   For those of us who live in Florida, we know that   and exfoliating to your skin care regimen, you’ll have
                                                         heat and humidity make us lose a lot of water through   glowing and radiant skin that looks and feels great.
                                                         perspiration, making it even more crucial to drink as   5: Don’t Touch Your Face!
                                                         much water as possible. A good rule of thumb is to try      Because we use our hands for everything, they are
                                                         and drink between half an ounce and an ounce of water   the No. 1 culprit for carrying dirt and bacteria. The last
                                                         for each pound you weigh, every day.              place you want that ending up is on your face. Even if
                                                         2: Wear Sunscreen Daily                           you wash your hands often (which we recommend), it’s
                                                            Never go outside without first applying sunscreen!   important to avoid touching your face as much as possible
                                                         Even if it’s cloudy, or you’ll only be outside “for a few   throughout the day to avoid pore-clogging irritants from
                                                         minutes,” it’s important to apply sunscreen, and apply   creating breakouts and irritation.
                                                         it correctly. Our team of board certified dermatologists      This also includes avoiding the temptation to pop
                                                         recommends a sunscreen with at least SPF 30, and to   pimples! Popping a pimple spreads bacteria to the
                                                         apply enough to cover your entire body – including face!   surrounding area and creates an open wound, which could
                                                         – and reapply every two hours.                    lead to scarring and pigmentation changes.
                                                            Not only does protecting yourself from the sun help      The board certified dermatologists and skin care
        Larisa Martinez                                  to reduce the chance of sun damage and premature aging,   professionals at Siperstein Dermatology Group are here
                                                         you’ll also reduce the chances of developing skin cancer   to help you start 2022 with the healthiest skin possible.
                                                         later in life. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation,   Regardless if you have an area of concern, would like to
                                                         regular daily use of sunscreen can lower your melanoma   discuss the best treatments to help you achieve your skin
                                                         risk by 50 percent.                               care goals, or want to have peace of mind with a full body
                                                         3: Schedule An Annual Dermatologist Appointment   skin check, we are here to provide you with unparalleled
                                                            Don’t wait until you have an area of concern to see   patient care. Contact us today for an in-office or virtual
                                                         your dermatologist! Scheduling an annual dermatologist   appointment.

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