cosmetic conundrums

Does skin poration really work?Since these devices are sold over-the-counter, no one really wants to know because injection into the skin would technically make the rollers a device that would require Food and Drug Administration attention.
Uncovering the cause of armpit irritationAntiperspirants and not deodorants are the culprit in skin irritation. The antiperspirant decreases sweating while the deodorant simply provides a pleasant scent to the armpit.
Lipsticks are excellent photoprotectionOpaque lipsticks provide better photoprotection than SPF-containing lip balms because they have an unlimited SPF and excellent substantivity.
Trace amounts of lead may be in lipsticks, not health riskThe government regulates the pigments used around the mouth, where ingestion may occur. The amounts are very small compared to the lead contamination possibilities from the old lead-based paints.
Thicker, creamier sunscreens may trigger acne-like problemsMost patients that complain of acne within 48 hours of applying sunscreen probably are not experiencing true acne with follicular rupture, but rather irritant follicular contact dermatitis or possibly miliaria rubra and miliaria pustulosa. It may be worthwhile to suggest patients try a spray formulation.
Which hand sanitizers are most practical and effective?What are the different types of hand sanitizers? Which is the best one for the dermatologist to use in the office?
Limitations of hand sanitizers