Skin Care Library

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

The Science of Zinc Oxide in Skin Care

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 23, 2024

Zinc oxide is the most common ingredient in mineral sunscreens. Find out the science of this ubiquitous and beneficial skin care ingredient here!

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PAR-2 Blockers To Lighten Skin and Even Skin Tone

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Aug 01, 2023

Protease activated receptor 2 (PAR-2) is a receptor that can be blocked to lighten skin color. Learn how to include PAR-2 blockers in your skincare routine to lighten dark spots and erase melasma.

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Tyrosinase Inhibitors To Lighten Skin

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Jun 26, 2023

Tyrosinase inhibitors are the best skin lightening products. What is tyrosinase and how do tyrosinase inhibitors help treat dark spots and hyperpigmentation? Which of these ingredients are the strongest?

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Azelaic Acid in Skin Care

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on May 03, 2023

What is azelaic acid? Where does it come from? Is it safe for use in skin care? Find out all of this and more in today's blog post all about the benefits, side-effects, and considerations about azelaic acid!

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Cysteamine in Skin Care

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 17, 2023

What is cysteamine? How is it used in skin care? Is cysteamine safer or more effective than other skin lighteners? Learn all about cysteamine and its uses in skin care today!

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How To Treat Melasma From The Inside

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 29, 2023

We will explain how to treat melasma from the inside naturally using vitamins, supplements, pills and melasma treatments.

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By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Jan 21, 2023

Hyperpigmentation causes an uneven skin tone. It can be treated with skin lighteners. What causes it and how can it be avoided? How to get rid of hyperpigmentation?

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How to Treat Hyperpigmentation

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Jan 21, 2023

How to treat hyperpigmentation and erase unwanted pigmentation.

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Still have dark spots after 3 months on a skin care routine? What to do now to get rid of spots?

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Nov 08, 2022

Dark spots on the skin can take a very long time to clear. What to do if your dark spots won't go away after 3 months of a consistent dermatologist recommended melasma skin care routine? This article tell you how to update your skin care routine to help dark spots go away.

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Melasma in Pregnancy

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Sep 26, 2022

Melasma in pregnancy can be tough to treat. We give you advice on how to treat this frustrating condition safely.

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Hydroquinone in Skin Care Products

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Sep 21, 2022

Is Hydroquinone safe? How does it work?

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The Best Vitamin C for Melasma

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Sep 19, 2022

Is Vitamin C serum the best serum to treat melasma? Maybe not. Find out more here.

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