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Skincare Mondays | Glycerin: The Unsung Hero of Skincare
Glycerin
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
DID YOU KNOW? Glycerin is among the most popular ingredients in beauty products, behind water and fragrance.1 With a 50+ year history of use, glycerin is a deceptively simple molecule classified as a powerful humectant that is anything but basic. Glycerin is recognized by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) as an over-the-counter skin protectant when used between 20-45%.2 …
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 | 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 …
What’s New in Pediatric Acne? Stop Picking and Start Applying Well-Tolerated Retinoids!
PEDIATRIC ACNE
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
Linda Stein Gold, Director of Dermatology Clinical Research at Henry Ford Health System, lead us through “Acne across the ages” at the 17th Annual Women’s and Pediatric Dermatology Seminar. She busted through several acne myths, which are easily debunked with new acne medications: Clascoterone 1% cream: it reduces sebum production in the skin! Similar to spironolactone, it is an anti-andr …