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Botanical Medicine in Dermatology: Safety, Availability, and Evidence
botanical medicine in dermatology
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO on
The history of botanical medicine dates back to hundreds of thousands of years ago. The many beneficial properties of plants have recently been incorporated into pharmaceuticals. Reviewing the pathophysiology of certain skin diseases such as acne, we can understand how herbal medicine may be a beneficial adjunctive treatment. Specifically, pomegranate juice has the potential to attenuate oxidative …
Patient Buzz: Snail Slime Skin Care – The Expert Weighs In
snail slime skin care
by Allison Sit on
Women's Health recently wrote an article about the benefits of snail slime (also known as snail mucin) in skincare products. Does research support claims of hydrating and anti-aging benefits? Should dermatologists recommend snail mucin products? For expert advice, I contacted dermatologist Angelo Landriscina, MD, who offers evidence-based skincare advice on his blog, DermAngelo.com. Is ther …
Cosmeceuticals: 10 Practical Pearls
Cosmeceuticals
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
As someone who was born in that gray area between the sunset of Generation X, and the dawn of Millennials, I can recall a time when the word “influencer” was not part of our every day woke vernacular. But today, influencers are everywhere—on Instagram, YouTube, SnapChat, and elsewhere—sharing personal narratives of their favorite life-changing products, diets, workouts, and hoping that peo …
Treating the Young Aesthetic Patient: Evidence-Based Recommendations
Aging through the decades
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Recent speculation has indicated that it is rarely too early to begin aesthetic treatments.1 The growing demand for anti-aging in younger populations requires thoughtful and age-appropriate counseling for delivering preventions and interventions. The physiologic, age-related changes that occur with each decade of life may serve as a blueprint for when to start cosmetic treatments. Under 20 Phot …