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Skin Care Library

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

Sunscreen Safety: Is SPF Bad for You?

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 10, 2024

Is sunscreen bad for me? A dermatologist's perspective on the safety of sunscreens, including a list of potentially harmful ingredients. While some concerns exist, the benefits of using sunscreen to prevent skin cancer and aging outweigh the risks. Consult our list of bad sunscreens to make informed choices.

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The Science of Dimethicone in Skin Care

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 21, 2024

Dimethicone is a silicone based ingredient that used to be prized for its texture enhancing properties in skin care. Despite its widespread use and popularity, concerns...

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Retinyl Palmitate in Skin Care

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Sep 26, 2022

Is retinyl palmitate dangerous? When is it ok to use? Why is it controversial? Why did the EWG rate it a 9?

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