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What’s the Right Way to Use Facial Oils?

Many of my patients find facial oils confusing. Are they a replacement for day cream, night cream, serum? Should you apply them before your face cream or after? I'm here to answer all of these questions and more. Oils are emollients, so they do not hydrate your skin’s deeper layers. Rather, they stay closer to the top layer of your skin...

October 17, 2017

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Acne Q & A Cont’d: Focus on Acne Scars and Blackheads

QUESTION 1: What helps with acne scarring? ANSWER: When it comes to acne scarring, there are many options that can smooth out those scars, but they usually work best when used as part of a personalized treatment plan. Topical retinoids are key to use at home, as they help to rebuild the collagen especially in atrophic scars (ones that appear...

October 11, 2017

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Nanotechnology: Where Dermatology Meets Science Fiction!

What is nanotechnology? Nanotechnology is the creation of super-small particles through the manipulation of matter on an atomic, molecular, and supramolecular scale. Translation: yes, it’s like science fiction. Nanotechnology is now used to develop cosmetics and skin care products that contain super small particles designed to do a certain...

October 7, 2017

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Dr. Whitney Bowe | Acne Q & A: Focus on Cystic Acne

Acne Q & A: Focus on Cystic Acne

Question 1: How do I get rid of cystic acne?  ANSWER: Cystic acne is usually a result of hormones, stress and diet. The cysts are deep, and often tender or even painful, and they tend to stick around for what feels like FOREVER! If you try to pop them, nothing comes out because they’re not connected to the surface. You usually end up...

October 4, 2017

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