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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 | 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 …
Patient Buzz Series: From K-beauty Trends to Psoriasis vs. Eczema
K-beauty
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles ranging from K-beauty trends, which are skincare products and practices popular in Korea, to differentiating psoriasis from eczema. Review this list of dermatology articles from the consumer press and be ready for your patient’s questions about K-beauty and other skin, hair, and nail trends: Allure: How to prepare for a teledermatology …
Selecting the Best Devices When Starting Out
devices
by Sang Kim, MD on
I believe one of the most valuable aspects of attending conferences such as ODAC is to “fill in the gaps” in important topics that are often missing in our regular dermatology training. While US dermatology residency programs provide the foundation for providing the highest level of dermatologic care to our patients, they are often lacking in teaching the business side of medicine and practica …