A collection of articles regarding skin care, skin conditions, irritants, sunscreens, sun exposure, and tips for kids.
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Why Aluminum?

Aluminum is present in the form of aluminum zirconium trichlorohydrex gly in the Vanicream™ Anti-perspirant/Deodorant as an active ingredient for underarm sweat reduction. Anti-perspirants are reglulated by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) . To make an anti-perspirant claim, you have to use one of the 18 active ingredients allowed by FDA that can achieve


PSI Launches Zinc Cleansing Bar – Press Release

October 2016. Dermatologist-recommended company, Pharmaceutical Specialties, Inc. (PSI), is excited to introduce Vanicream™ Z-Bar (Pyrithione Zinc 2%) to its extensive lineup of sensitive skin care products. The new cleansing bar contains 2% Pyrithione Zinc and is OTC medicated to help control and reduce symptoms associated with seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff. This powerful yet soothing cleanser


What is Seborrheic Dermatitis?

Seborrheic dermatitis, sometimes referred to as “Seb-Derm”, is an inflammatory skin condition associated with the oily areas of the body. It most commonly affects the scalp, areas around the face and ears, upper chest, back, armpits and scrotum, but can also affect other oily parts of the body. Common skin and scalp symptoms are redness,


Putting Your Best Face Forward

Facial skin is delicate and the products you use on your face can make a big difference if you have sensitive skin. Avoiding products that contain fragrances, soap, and alcohol can help reduce irritation and improve the overall appearance and health of the skin. Follow these basic facial skin care tips to keep your skin looking


How to Apply Sunscreen

A good start to protecting your skin from the sun is finding a sunscreen that’s right for you. Did you know that sunscreen can only protect you if you apply it correctly? Follow these simple tips to get the most benefit from your sunscreen! First, remember to buy a good sunscreen with a SPF* 30