Skin Care Library

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Over Exfoliated Skin: What To Do When You Scrub Too Much

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 27, 2024

This article discusses what to do if you over-exfoliate your skin and why it is not good to use too many exfoliants in your skin care routine. We also explain how to heal over exfoliated skin.

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Parabens, FDA Regulation, and Clean Beauty Standards

By Marcha Isabelle Chaudry, Esq. on Feb 27, 2024

Cosmetic attorney Marcha Isabelle Chaudry, Esq. Unravels the controversy of parabens in skin care in today's blog! Tune in to our new series of blogs all about the laws and regulations behind the most common skin care ingredients!

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NAD in Skincare: Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 25, 2024

NAD is a form of Vitamin B3 found in skincare, injections, and supplements. Do NAD face creams really work? This blog discusses the science of NAD and what it does for your skin. NAD one of the top antiaging ingredients for skin right now. Learn why.

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The JNK Gene and Skin Health

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 23, 2024

The JNK gene, crucial in cell response to stress, plays a pivotal role in skin aging. Its activation, linked to oxidative stress, accelerates aging signs like wrinkles. Understanding its impact is vital for developing targeted skincare solutions that combat aging by mitigating oxidative stress and promoting skin health.

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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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Skincare Myth: Flax Seed is Natural Botox

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 20, 2024

Is Flax Seed Natural Botox? Lately, there's been a lot of buzz on social media about using flax seed masks as a "natural alternative" to Botox injections. A...

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Best Skincare for Forehead Wrinkles

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 20, 2024

I treat forehead wrinkles with Botox every day in my busy dermatology practice in Miami. I have found in my 25 years as a dermatologist that you erase forehead wrinkles...

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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...

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When and How to Use Toner

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 12, 2024

When do you use toner in your skincare routine? Dermatologist Dr. Leslie Baumann MD explains how often to use toner and how many times a day toners should be applied. Toner instructions change based on your skin type. You can apply toner with a cotton ball or a washable face cloth,

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Best Oil Free Moisturizers

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 10, 2024

Dermatologist insights on what oil free moisturizers truly mean - do they really contain zero oils? Learn expert facts on oil free skincare - what oil free claims imply, who benefits most from using oil-controlling non-greasy textures, and professional suggestions for acne prone, dry, oily, sensitive, skin types.

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Is Skincare Dangerous for Children? | Safe Skincare for Kids

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 08, 2024

This article discusses the controversy about if teens and tweens are too young to use skincare products. We discuss why skincare may harm children's skin and how to find the best skincare products for kids.

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The Science of Capsaicin in Skin Care

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 07, 2024

Capsaicin is commonly known as the spicy molecule, but it has more functionality than that. Learn the science of this unusual ingredient in this blog!

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