Supplements in Dermatology: Assessing the Safety and Efficacy of Common Dietary Supplements

Many over-the-counter supplements available to consumers today market themselves as beneficial for skin, hair, and nail health, including a growing number of peptide-infused products. Often, dermatologists prescribe zinc, biotin, vitamin D, and other compounds as supplements to treat a variety of disorders. Designated by the Food and Drug Administration as “supplements”, they rarely undergo rigorous […]

Can an Oral Supplement Affect Skin Health?

The connection between nutrition and skin health has been highly contested, however, increasing amounts of research point to the validity of the impact of diet on skin.  Consuming a healthy diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, water, and antioxidants, may improve the appearance of skin, delay the aging process, mitigate acne breakouts, and ameliorate a variety of […]