skincare routine

Patient Buzz Series | “Skin Streaming”: Building a Simple Skincare Routine
skin streamingTikTok is known as a hub for skincare advice – good and bad – and the latest trend has dermatologists in agreement. “Skin streaming” means reducing a skincare routine to the essentials. It’s a backlash against complex routines that can be costly and time consuming. HuffPost explained the trend while The New York Times answered a reader’s question about the basics of caring for the face …
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Patient Buzz Series: Flying and Melanoma Risk
The link between flying and melanoma made news recently after dermatologist Dr. Joyce Park posted to TikTok about the increased incidence of melanoma in airline pilots. In her post, Dr. Park recommended flyers wear sunscreen or keep the windows shut. She highlighted research published in JAMA Dermatology in 2015 that found the amount of UVA radiation pilots receive in a cockpit during a nearly hou …
Skincare Mondays | Top 5 Skincare Questions Answered
skincare questionsIs 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 …
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Skincare Mondays | Surfactants in Skincare
Surfactants in skincareFor most consumers, a skincare routine is a positive part of their daily routine. Thirty-eight percent (38%) see it as ‘me’ time. Sixty-three percent (63%) wash their face at least two times per day,1 yet roughly half of consumers (men and women) report using bath wash or hand soap to cleanse their face.2 So it's no surprise that over half of consumers surveyed have no idea what ingredients …
Surfactants in skincare
Patient Buzz Series: Skincare Products & How to Use Them
Patient Buzz SeriesArticles in this month’s Patient Buzz address questions about skincare products and how to use them. Do oils hydrate the skin? Are products with snail slime effective? What ingredients to avoid in homemade skin care? What’s the best way to introduce a new skincare product to your routine? Be prepared for your patient’s questions about skincare products by reviewing this list of dermatolog …
Patient Buzz Series