Holiday Survival 101

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Getting through the holidays looking your best without them taking a toll on your skin can be a task. Tis the season to eat, attend social gatherings, and a few late nights. We are overwhelmed with stress, party planning, shopping for that perfect gift, etc. Here are some tips on how to keep your skin looking it’s best during the holiday season. A holiday guide to get through the Holiday Season…Dr Ingraham, recently shared her Holiday Survival tips in an interview. 

Watch Dr. Sherry Ingraham’s full interview here:


Skin Facts:

  • Just as exercise is necessary to keep your body healthy and looking good, a skin care regimen that includes daily use of a growth factor, antioxidant, moisturizer, retinol and sunscreen is necessary to maintain the health and appearance of your skin. (make good gifts)
  • Rinse off everything & apply a Good night cream…clean face is a priority.
  • Sunscreen is year round!! Even if temps are low, sun exposure is still the enemy. Wear SPF daily to help protect your skin from fine lines and wrinkles. (Sunscreen makes for a good stocking stuffer!)
  • Drink lots of water. People are known to drink more alcohol during the holidays than any time of the year. Waking up the next day dehydrated can not only affect your body, but your skin as well. Try to minimize your alcohol intake and drink more than the recommended 8 glasses of water a day.
  • Watch your diet…sugars. 
  • On a budget Roc – Neutrogena – Cerave– all great products. Moisturizer is key: Hydrated skin just looks and feels healthy.
  • See a dermatologist if you getting more than your typical acne breakout. 

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About Dr. Sherry Ingraham:

Dr. Sherry N. Ingraham is a board certified dermatologist licensed in Texas with extensive training in skin cancer, psoriasis, medical dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.

Dr. Ingraham received a Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology/Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and completed medical school at Tulane University in New Orleans where she also earned a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. After an internship at Christus St. Joseph Hospital, she completed Dermatology Residency at Tulane Medical Center Department of Dermatology.

Speaking on dermatology and skin care across Texas, Dr. Ingraham has made great contributions to her field through presentations, research and publications. She is frequently featured in the media speaking as an expert on skin care conditions and treatments.

Her professional memberships include the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Women’s Dermatologic Society, Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and American Medical Association.