What is the difference between chemical and mineral sunscreens?

What are the different types of sunscreen?  Sunscreens can be split broadly into two types: physical/ mineral sunscreens, and organic/ chemical sunscreens. Organic sunscreens work by a chemical reaction, converting ultraviolet energy into heat, which is then released from the body. Physical or mineral sunscreens work by reflection and scattering. Recently, it’s also been found that….

Acne versus Rosacea: Understanding both and identifying the differences

Acne and rosacea are well-known terms and both are disorders of epidermal appendages (skin-associated structures that serve a particular function) such as hair follicles, sebaceous glands and sweat glands.  Identifying acne Acne tends to appear over face, back, chest and shoulders.  Typical features of acne include papules, pustules, nodules, cysts and redness.  These can be common….