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Patient Buzz Series: Summertime Skin Troubles
summertime skincare
by Allison Sit on
More daylight and warmer temperatures can lead to skin issues, and this month’s Patient Buzz includes articles about several summertime skin troubles, including heat rash, sun allergy and sunburn blisters. In addition, several articles addressed sunscreen, including the myth that sunscreen causes skin cancer. Be ready for your patients’ summertime skincare questions by reviewing this list o …
Patient Buzz Series: Slugging for Moisturized Skin
slugging
by Allison Sit on
Slugging – a K-beauty trend – is a popular topic in this month’s Patient Buzz since the trend recently went viral on TikTok. While initially slugging locked in moisture in the face, new iterations include slugging elsewhere on the body, such as the hair, elbows, knees, feet and hands. Learn more about slugging and other skincare trends written about in the consumer press so you can be rea …
Hair Restoration in Black Patients | The Expert Weighs In
hair restoration
by Allison Sit on
Allure recently wrote an article about doctors who are making hair transplantation more accessible for Black patients. What are the unique challenges of hair restoration in Black patients, and which surgical and non-surgical approaches are most effective? To answer questions about hair restoration, I reached out to Shilpi Khetarpal, MD, FAAD, director of cosmetic dermatology and lasers at t …
Patient Buzz: Addressing the Needs Patients with Skin of Color
patients with skin of color
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes a variety of articles addressing the needs of patients with skin of color such as hair transplants for black patients, skin cancer risk for black the community and how to find a skin of color expert. Peruse this list of dermatology articles from the mainstream press and be ready for your patients’ questions: Allure: Hair transplants for black p …
Patient Buzz Series: Skincare Ingredients from Your Pantry
skincare ingredients
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles about the latest trendy ingredients in skincare products, and some of them come from the pantry. Does science support claims that turmeric can improve sun-damaged skin and conditions such as acne, eczema or psoriasis? Can licorice root extract serve as a gentler way to lighten the skin? Be prepared for your patients’ questions by perusing this lis …