skincare

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: Skin Fasting
skincareSkin fasting -- the latest trend in caring for the skin – offers a “less is more” approach. The point is to periodically rest the skin from non-essential products as a way of rebalancing the skin’s pH. Skin fasting is also a way to determine which skincare products people actually need. After the rest period, those who are following the skin fasting approach slowly add products back in, an …
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Patient Buzz Series: Hair Cycling
hair cyclingFresh on the heels of the TikTok trend skin cycling is the latest trend hair cycling. While skin cycling is a regimen that rotates between applying skincare products with active ingredients and products with heavy moisturizers, hair cycling is a regimen that rotates between clarifying and hydrating haircare products. Both regimens are intentional routines that incorporate time to rest the skin or …
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Skincare Mondays | Glycerin: The Unsung Hero of Skincare
GlycerinDID 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 …
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