Skin Care Library

Learn about the best ingredients for your Baumann Skin Type® on the Skin Care library.

The Science of Carnosine in Skin Care Products

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on May 10, 2024

Carnosine is a dipeptide with antioxidant and hyperpigmentation treating benefits. Find out how this ingredient works and if it's right for your skin type here!

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The Science of Rice and Rice Water for Skin

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 02, 2024

Rice and Rice water are interesting antioxidant ingredients with many uses in skin care. Find out if these versatile, natural ingredients are right for your skin type in this scientific analysis!

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PFAS in Skin Care: Are Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Dangerous?

By Marcha Isabelle Chaudry, Esq. on Feb 05, 2024

The article delves into the presence and implications of PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) in cosmetics, highlighting their widespread use due to their water and grease resistance properties. It emphasizes the potential health risks associated with PFAS exposure, including hormonal disruptions and cancer, raising concerns over consumer safety. The FDA's role in regulating these chemicals in skincare products is discussed, along with the challenges faced due to the lack of comprehensive research and standardized testing protocols.

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Cleansing Oils in Skin Care Products

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Nov 14, 2023

Cleansing oils have become a popular part of many skincare routines. As a dermatologist, I often get questions about using oils to cleanse the face. Are cleansing oils ...

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