Patient Buzz: Is Powdered Sunscreen Effective? – The Expert Weighs In
sunscreen makeup
by Allison Sit on
Allure recently published an article on powdered sunscreen, noting the popularity of new products on the market. But is powder an effective sunscreen vehicle? How should you direct your patients? For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Steven Q. Wang, MD, director of dermatology and dermatologic surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Basking Ridge, N.J. How does powd …
Patient Buzz Series: Sun Protection Trends
by Allison Sit on
In preparation for summer, this month’s patient buzz includes articles about sun protection trends. Is homemade sunscreen effective? What about powdered sunscreen? Can “well fashion” reduce a person’s skin cancer risk? Be ready for your patients’ odd-ball questions by checking out this listing of recent articles in the consumer press. Allure: Fillers for dark circles Allure: M …
Product Sensories & Consumer Experience
Moisturizer Product Design
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
In part 2 of this 3-part series, we discussed the basics of moisturizer product design, including the key components that differentiate moisturizers from other product formats, and the benefits and uses of common ingredients. In part 3, the last delivery in our series, we discuss product sensories and consumer experience across moisturizing products. Product Sensories Today, consumer experience …
Moisturization Efficacy & Functional Ingredients
Moisturizer product design
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
In part 1 of this 3-part series, we discussed the basics of moisturizer product design, including the key components that differentiate moisturizers from other product formats, and the benefits and uses of common ingredients. In part 2, we continue looking at other classes of ingredients, moisturization efficacy of creams versus lotions, and functional ingredients such as Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) …
Moisturizer Formulation Design: Art and Science
Designing Moisturizers
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
This 3-part series will discuss the myriad ingredients that are utilized in moisturizer formulas.  It will describe the ways in which formulas can be engineered to create specific, desired outcomes, and debunk some of the long-standing myths that have pervaded the industry. This understanding is crucial for those who are recommending products to consumers or patients.  Moisturizers provide sign …