skincare ingredients

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 …
COLLOIDAL OATMEAL CHEAT SHEET
colloidal oatmeal
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Oatmeal has been used as a skin care ingredient since 2000 BC in ancient Egypt, where whole oats were used in soothing baths. Colloidal oat has been the subject of dedicated skin care research starting in the 1950s. After > 30 clinical studies comprised of over 3000 patients including conditions associated with a compromised skin barrier, colloidal oat is now recognized as a skin protectant by …
The Truth About Skincare Ingredients: Dermy Doctor Weighs In
skincare ingredients
by Allison Sit on
Two consumer articles recently posted raise questions about the use of skincare ingredients: SheFinds recently revealed skincare ingredients that are completely useless, and TODAY asked how to use active ingredients. What’s the truth about which skincare ingredients to choose and how to use them? For answers I reached out to Fatima Fahs, MD, a Michigan-based dermatologist who runs @dermy …
Combining Skincare Ingredients | Patient Buzz Series
Combining Skincare Ingredients
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles about what skincare ingredients you should and should not combine. AHA and retinol? Vitamin C and exfoliants? Retinoids and benzoyl peroxide? Be ready for your next office visit by reading what your patients are reading. Browse this list of dermatology articles from the consumer press. Allure: Levels, stages and intensities of eczema …