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Title: Skin%20Deep:%20Care%20of%20Skin


1
Skin Deep Care of Skin
  • Russ Kennedy
  • PhD, MBA, MPH, CHES, CSCS
  • Health and Aging Specialist

2
Skin Functions
  • Epidermis barrier
  • Waterproofs
  • Protect from UV
  • Dermis
  • Sweat glands
  • Blood vessels
  • Nerve endings
  • Fat under dermis
  • insulation

3
Aging Skin
  • Billions spent on skin care products
  • Wrinkles
  • UV rays
  • Age spots
  • Smoking
  • elastin
  • gravity

4
Dry Skin and Itching
  • As we age lower legs, elbows, and forearms
  • Causes low humidity
  • Loss of sweat and oil glands
  • Overuse of soaps, perfumes, hot bathes,
    deodorants
  • Use moisturizer to reduce water loss/soothe skin
  • Ointments-mixtures of water in oil
  • Creams-mixtures of oil in water-apply more often
  • Lotions-contain powder crystals-mainly water

5
Skin Cancer
  • Most common cancer US
  • 40/50 living to 65
  • Greatest risk-fair skin that easily freckles
  • UV rays main cause
  • Basal cell carcinoma-90
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Melanoma most deadly
  • Checkups and sunscreen

6
Age Spots
  • Liver spots
  • Caused by years of sun exposure
  • Appear on sun exposed areas-hands, feet, face etc
  • Skin lightening creams, cryotherapy, laser
  • Sunscreen prevents further damage

7
Shingles (herpes zoster)
  • Varicella-zoster virus
  • Most common in people
  • Over 50
  • Had chickenpox
  • Weakened immune system
  • Early treatment
  • Antiviral drugs

8
Acne
  • Hormonal reaction on sebaceous glands leads to
    plugged pores causing lesions (zits or pimples)
  • Flare Triggers- changing hormone levels, friction
    or pressure from rubbing, backpacks, tight
    collars, environmental irritants (pollution/high
    humidity), hard scrubbing or squeezing blemishes.
  • Myths about causes- chocolate, greasy foods, soft
    drinks, or stress.

9
Atopic Dermatitis (eczema)
  • Common early in life
  • "Atopic" group of diseases where there is often
    an inherited tendency to develop other allergic
    conditions, such as asthma and hay fever
  • Treatment healing skin and preventing flares

10
Rosacea
  • Chronic, inflammatory
  • Redness, pimples, late stages, thickened skin
  • Usually on face fair skin
  • 50 have eye problems
  • Triggers different
  • No cure but can be controlled

11
Psoriasis (5 types)
  • Plaque 80
  • Elbows
  • Knees
  • Scalp, lower back
  • Raised, inflamed, red lesions covered by a
    silvery white scale
  • Psoriatic arthritis-10-30
  • Chronic, inflammatory
  • NSAIDS

12
Scleroderma
  • Hard skin
  • Rheumatic/Connective
  • Abnormal immune
  • Genetic makeup
  • Childbearing
  • Environmental triggers
  • Hormones
  • Women 7-12 times men
  • No cure- treat symptoms

13
Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Dandruff
  • Cradle cap
  • Usually scalp, flaking skin
  • More common in men
  • Cause unknown
  • Treatment depends on location

14
Hives and Angiodema
  • Red, itchy, swollen areas in upper layer of skin
  • Angiodema swelling of deeper layers of skin
  • Triggers NSAIDS/meds
  • Eliminate triggers
  • Antihistamines

15
OTC Wrinkle Creams
  • Modestly effective ingredients
  • Vitamin A (retinol)
  • Hydroxy acids
  • Tretinoin (tret' i noyn)- prescription topical

16
OTC Wrinkle Creams
  • Possibly effective ingredients
  • Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA)
  • Coenzyme Q-10
  • Copper peptides
  • Growth factors
  • Soy isoflavones
  • Tea extracts
  • Vitamin C E

17
OTC Wrinkle Creams
  • Possible ineffective ingredients
  • Collagen

18
Cleaning Your Face
  • Be Gentle
  • Washing your face
  • Use soft sponge to remove makeup
  • Use lukewarm water
  • Avoid strong soaps
  • Use hands to wash face
  • Rinse and pat dry
  • Dont wash too often

19
Bathing Avoid Drying Out
  • Bathe once a day
  • Use warm water and limit bath time
  • Use appropriate soaps
  • Pat dry

20
Moisturizing Hydrate Your Skin
  • Work by providing a seal keeps moisture from
    escaping
  • Apply moisturizers immediately after showering
  • Select best moisturizer for you
  • Depends on skin type
  • Age
  • Skin conditions
  • Daytime use moisturizer with at least SPF 15

21
Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Exercise
  • Sleep well
  • Protect yourself from the sun
  • Avoid antibacterial or antimicrobial soaps
  • Wash skin fold areas more often
  • Avoid using talc powders
  • Calluses and nails

22
  • Questions?
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