OTC skincare products

Skincare Mondays | 1 Year Study Shows Retinol Benefits Do Not Plateau
Retinol Benefits
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Retinoids are a mainstay of dermatologic therapy. When properly formulated, retinoids available over the counter offer consumers an easily accessible, reasonably priced option.  Retinol has been shown to improve fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, skin roughness, and the appearance of photoaged skin in short term studies. This study looks at the efficacy and safety of continued use of a s …
Skincare Mondays | Top 5 Skincare Questions Answered
skincare questions
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Is there a correct order for my skincare routine? Everyone’s skin is different, and so is the routine that works best for them. The order you apply skincare can make a difference. The general rule of thumb is cleanse, treat, moisturize and protect, with the following tips in mind: Check the consistency. Apply products in order of thin to thick. Start with liquids and move on to lightweight s …
Skincare Mondays | Colloidal Oatmeal: Composition, Benefits & Mechanism of Action
Colloidal Oatmeal
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Colloidal oatmeal has a long history of use in the treatment of dermatologic disease. Oat is composed of various phytochemicals which contribute to its wide-ranging function and clinical use in atopic dermatitis and other skin conditions resulting from an impaired skin barrier and inflammation. OAT COMPOSITION & BENEFITS The main components of colloidal oatmeal are polysaccharides (including …
Skincare Mondays | Regrounding on Retinoids
retinoids
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Retinoids Retinoids are a class of molecules derived from vitamin A or having structural and/or functional similarities to vitamin A.1 The first medicinal use of vitamin A dates back to ancient Egypt where liver juices were used to treat endemic night blindness.2 Prescribed topical retinoids are divided into 6 classes: Tretinoin (all-trans retinoic acid), adapalene, tazarotene, trifarotene, al …
Skincare Mondays | Data-Driven Dermatology Improves Patient Outcomes
data driven dermatology
by AveenoMD on
Data-Driven Dermatology Improves Patient Outcomes The use of real-world data and real-world evidence to inform health care decisions is increasing. While randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are still the gold standard for evidence-based medicine, the strict inclusion/exclusion criteria and tightly controlled conditions limit their generalizability to real-world clinical practice.  Real worl …