Patient Buzz: TikTok Skincare Trends
TikTok Skincare Trends
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TikTok is the newest medium in which to learn skincare tips, and this month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles that provide a dermatologist’s opinion on the validity of TikTok trends. Can glycolic acid work as deodorant? Can shaving cream soothe a sunburn? Does salt water improve acne? Read about TikTok skincare trends and other dermatology news from the consumer press and be ready fo …
Acne Scar Treatments: The Expert Weighs In
Acne Scar Treatments
by Allison Sit on
New Beauty recently published an article on the latest in acne scar treatments. What are the newest developments in treating acne scars, and what should dermatologists keep in mind when treating patients with skin of color? For an expert opinion on the current and future landscape of acne scar treatments, I contacted dermatologist DiAnne Davis, MD, FAAD, a cosmetic dermatologist in Dallas. Wha …
Patient Buzz Series: Acne Positivity Movement
acne positivity movement
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This month’s Patient Buzz includes several acne articles including one about the acne positivity movement, which is an effort to normalize the condition rather than shame those who suffer from it. Other news includes if biotin can cause acne, the latest in scar treatments, and how to treat chest and cystic acne. Peruse this list of consumer media articles about acne and other skin, hair and n …
Patient Buzz Series: Google’s New Dermatology Tool
Google's New Dermatology Tool
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This month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles about Google’s new AI dermatology tool that, once launched, will help users identify skin, hair and nail conditions. Articles this month also addressed TikTok trends that make dermatologists cringe, ‘Zoom face’ and the impact of pandemic stress on the skin, and lip flips for fuller lips. Be prepared for your patients’ questions about …
The Latest on Diet & Acne…And The Truth About Chlorophyll!
Diet & Acne
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Several media outlets have covered the TikTok trend of drinking chlorophyll for clearer skin. Is there any science behind drinking chlorophyll to treat acne? What are the most recent developments in the study of diet and acne? To answer these questions, I contacted dermatologist Rajani Katta, MD, volunteer clinical faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and McGovern Medical School at UT Health. …