Please note shipping is taking longer than usual. We apologize for the delay.

DO YOU WANT TO CALL US? (800) 668-8000
Shop Now

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Dandruff on your scalp, redness and flaking on your face and a thick big toe nail, often indicate seborrheic dermatitis.

New cell growth starts at the bottom of your skin, then another new cell grows under it, gradually pushing the cells above towards the surface. The outer layers flake off as dander and dandruff. The ring that remains on the tub after you bathe is most likely old skin. It usually takes 28 days for a skin cell to pass from the bottom to the top and be sloughed off as dandruff.

The usual treatment is to remove the scales by shampooing the face and scalp as often as tolerable. Many dermatologists also prescribe antibiotics, like ampicillin or doxycycline, because surface bacteria increase the rate that the skin turns over.

A non-prescription method of removing scales is to massage a small amount of the Dermal Therapy Extra Strength Body lotion into the scalp after a bath or shower. This will reduce the amount of dry scaly skin and improve the appearance of the hair. Be careful to only apply a small amount to the scalp or the hair will become greasy.

Also in Skin Conditions


The ichthyoses are a family of genetic skin diseases characterized by dry, thickened and scaling skin. Dermatologists estimate that there are at least twenty varieties of ichthyosis, with a wide range of severity and associated symptoms.

Continue Reading

Massaging & Circulation

Poor circulation can dry skin. Massaging with our Foot Massage is very comforting while all of our skin lotions will effectively moisturize and assist skin health.

Continue Reading

Medications that aggravate dry skin

All of our moisturizers can help restore moisture. In addition, urea can help improve the efficacy of cortisone meaning you can use less cortisone cream or lotion and achieve the same results.

Continue Reading

Guaranteed to Moisturize Really Dry Skin

Sign up here for info on new products and promotions