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Patient Buzz Series: Calamine Lotion as Makeup Primer
calamine lotion
by Allison Sit on
Dermatologists are sounding alarm after some TikTok influencers are recommending calamine lotion as a makeup primer, claiming the hack helps improve blemishes and keeps makeup in place. It’s the latest viral beauty hack popularized on the social media platform. Be ready for the hacks your patients may bring up in their next office visits by perusing this list of articles in the consumer press: …
Suncare Sundays: Tanning Beds are Not Safer Than the Sun
Tanning Beds
by NeutrogenaMD on
Tanning beds are NOT safer than the sun.1 More than 419,000 cases of skin cancer in the U.S. each year are linked to indoor tanning.2 Melanoma is the second most common cancer in females age 15-29.3 Tanning = DNA injury to your skin4 Skin exposed to UV radiation increases production of melanin to protect the skin from further damage. The increased melanin causing the tan color change is a si …