Skin Care Library

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

Retinol Alternatives

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 11, 2024

Looking for retinol alternatives? Dermatologist Dr. Leslie Baumann explores safe and effective options for those with sensitive skin, rosacea, eczema, or who are pregnant. In this article, Dr. Baumann discusses the mechanisms of action, benefits, and potential side effects of several retinol substitutes, including bakuchiol, ascorbic acid, azelaic acid, licorice extract, and niacinamide. These ingredients can help address various skin concerns, such as aging, hyperpigmentation, and acne, without the irritation often associated with retinol. Discover which retinol alternative might be the best choice for your unique skin needs and how to incorporate them into your skincare routine.

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Rosacea Acne: Papulopustular Rosacea

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 01, 2024

Papulopustular rosacea (PPR) is a common inflammatory skin condition characterized by the presence of papules and pustules on the central face. This article explores the role of Demodex mites in the development of PPR and provides insights into the differences between acne and rosacea pimples.

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By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 24, 2024

How do you know if you have rosacea? This blog discusses the signs and symptoms of rosacea and the causes. Learn about Demodex mites, hormones, the microbiome and triggers for rosacea. Get a list of cosmetic ingredient to avoid if you have rosacea type sensitive skin.

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Build an Acne Skin Care Routine For Your Skin Type

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Aug 07, 2023

Not all acne prone sin is the same so there is no one best acne skin care routine that works for everyone. If you have oily, acne prone skin you need a different routine than if you have dry skin and acne. Cystic acne, hormonal acne and acne scars need custom dermatologist recommended acne routines. This article discusses the many types of acne skin care routines.

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Rosehip Oil in Skin Care

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 06, 2023

What is rosehip oil? Why is it used in skin care products? Find out all about rosehip oil's active compounds and multiple functions in various cosmetic products! Level up your knowledge on skin care today!

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Stinging Skin: Sensitive Skin That Burns

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Oct 25, 2022

Stinging skin on the face is a type of sensitive skin. The most common cause is rosacea and reactions to skin care products. Learn what skin care products cause skin to sting.

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Hypersensitive Skin

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Sep 19, 2022

How to cure hypersensitive skin? Can hypersensitive skin be cured? Well- it depends upon what is causing the skin to be hypersensitive. We will discuss the different causes of hypersensitive skin and which hypersensitive skincare products to use to calm skin.

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Skin Care Ingredients That Cause Allergic Reactions on the Face

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Sep 18, 2022

What skincare ingredients most commonly cause allergic reactions on the face? here is an alphabetical list of the most common allergens.

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Anti-inflammatory Ingredient Dictionary

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Sep 12, 2022

Anti-inflammatory ingredients are used in skin care to soothe and calm the skin. Find a list of anti-inflammatory ingredients to treat inflamed skin here. They can be used for Rosacea, sensitive skin and hypersensitive skin.

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Sensitive Skin Types

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Jul 14, 2022

There are 4 types of sensitive skin. Each type develops inflammation. You can have one or more of these types of sensitive skin.

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Skin Inflammation

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Jul 10, 2022

Red skin on the face as seen in sensitive skin is caused by inflammation. What is skin inflammation and how do we treat it? Can we cure inflammation?

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Best Rosacea Skin Care Routine

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 12, 2021

Rosacea skin care routines are discussed with skin care routine steps. Learn how to choose rosacea products to use alone or with rosacea medications.

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