Skin Care Library

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

The Science of Sebum and the Sebaceous Glands

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 13, 2024

Sebum is a natural oil that everybody produces at different levels depending on their skin type. If you have ever looked in the mirror and noticed a shiny glow across y...

Read more
How to Shrink Pores: Dermatologist Advice

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Nov 14, 2023

As a dermatologist in Miami, I often hear how to shrink pores and minimize their appearance. In this post, learn what causes enlarged pores, how to reduce their look through proper skin care and procedures like lasers, microneedling and filler injections. Discover effective tips to tighten pores naturally for smooth skin

Read more
Cucumber Extract in Skin Care

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Jul 31, 2023

What is cucumber used for in skin care? How does it treat acne? Is it acidic or alkaline, and what difference does that make? In today's blog all about cucumber extract we take a look at the specific active compounds and mechanisms that give cucumber extract its beneficial properties.

Read more
Is my Skin Dry or Oily?

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Oct 25, 2022

Are you an oily or dry skin type? Our skin type test will tell you accurately. It is important to take the quiz because most people guess incorrectly if they are oily or dry.

Read more
How To Reduce Sebum Production Internally

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Sep 09, 2022

Can you reduce sebum production internally with diet and supplements? We discuss natural and prescription medications to decrease sebum production.

Read more
Oily Skin Type

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on May 28, 2021

Oily skin is caused by a sebum secretion from the sebaceous gland located down inside the hair follicle. Sebum secretion is increased by genetics, hormones, stress and other factors. This blog discussed the eight Baumann Skin Types and why it is desirable to have oily skin.

Read more