skincare

Common terms in skincare marketing: Hypoallergenic fragranceHypoallergenic fragrance is a term that may actually have some dermatologic relevance. Since the term literally means reduced allergy, not the absence of allergy, it can be used loosely.
Common terms in skincare marketing: NourishingMany facial serum formulations claim to nourish the skin; however, the term has no scientific meaning.
Common terms in skincare marketing: Sensitive skinOne of the most commonly used terms is “sensitive skin.” It is important for the dermatologist to understand the value of such terminology and the associated implications.
Health concerns with BPABPA is found in food containers, dental fillings and vitamin gel capsules. It also is found in milk, butter and meats, just like phthalates, and is also considered a hormone disruptor.
The concerns around phthalatesOne of the most concerning group of chemicals are phthalates, which are used as plasticizers to increase the flexibility, transparency, durability and longevity of plastics
A checklist to practice what you preach
A checklist to practice what you preachIt’s a lot simpler to help your patients if you can fully stand behind what you’re suggesting. Can you add any of these simple tips to your to-do list this week?
Researchers claim global skincare market is growingA report published by U.S. based market research company Grand View Research suggests the global skincare products market will reach $196.67 billion by 2024, up from an estimated $129.21 billion in 2015.
GlobalMed Technologies acquires Omnilux MedicalGlobalMed has represented medical and aesthetic dermatology brands, including BMT, CoolTouch and Radiancy, since 1996. Omnilux noninvasively treats dermatologic conditions, including acne, fine lines and wrinkles and non-melanoma skin cancer.
Top 8 cosmeceuticals in 2015These are Dr. S. Manjula Jegasothy's top picks for best skin care products in 2015.
Skin barrier benefits of sunflower seed oil
Skin barrier benefits of sunflower seed oilSafe, inexpensive, and widely available, sunflower oil seems a reasonable consideration for any patient with impaired skin barrier, so long as there is not a known sunflower seed allergy.