Dry Skin

The Best Skin Cleansers by Skin Type

  • Whether your skin is sensitive, acne-prone, oily, or dry, using the right cleanser can have a profound effect on your skin’s overall health and appearance. The best skin cleanser for you will depend on your Baumann Skin Type®. A cleanser is an important step in a skin care routine. This ...

    2021-10-29 | Leslie Baumann MD

Skin Barrier Repair Moisturizers

  • Skin Barrier Repair Moisturizers Skin Barrier Repair products are the best moisturizers to treat dry skin and eczema . However, there are many types of moisturizers – so why are skin barrier products better than other kinds of moisturizers to hydrate skin? Before we can explain why barrier creams such ...

    2021-10-29 | Leslie Baumann MD

The Skin Barrier

  • Where Is The Skin Barrier? The skin barrier is in the outermost layer of the epidermis ,called the stratum corneum. It surrounds the skin cells, called keratinocytes. The function of the skin barrier is to prevent water from evaporating off the skin’s surface and to keep out allergens, irritants and ...

    2021-10-27 | Leslie Baumann MD

The Best Skin Care Products To Renew Skin

  • Glowing and youthful skin is often the holy grail of beauty for many of my patients. Indeed, a complexion that glows will also exude confidence and glamor. Thankfully, a renewed and glowing skin tone is easy to achieve at home with a personalized skin care routine. What Causes Rough Skin? ...

    2021-06-18 | Leslie Baumann MD

Dull Skin

  • In the pursuit of healthy skin, the “glowing skin” we all strive to attain can be especially frustrating for people who suffer from dull, dry skin. By its very nature dry skin lacks glow and radiance because dead skin cells heap up on the skin’s surface which decreases light reflection, ...

    2021-06-17 | Leslie Baumann MD

Baumann Skin Type 13: DRPT

  • The DRPT Skin Type is Dry, Resistant, Pigmented, and Tight, with two barriers to skin health: dehydration and pigmentation. This skin type is uncommon and is usually seen in those with Fitzpatrick Skin Type III or higher. The two main concerns, dryness and pigmentation, tend to go hand-in-hand, as itching ...

    2021-06-17 | Leslie Baumann MD

Baumann Skin Type 16: DRNW

  • The DRNW Skin Type is Dry, Resistant, Non-Pigmented, and Wrinkled, with two barriers to skin health: dehydration and aging. This is a common skin type that can be easily managed with the proper daily skin care regimen and lifestyle habits such as wearing sunscreen and avoiding deliberate tanning. What Are ...

    2021-06-17 | Leslie Baumann MD

Baumann Skin Type 15: DRPW

  • The DRPW Skin Type is Dry, Resistant, Pigmented, and Wrinkled, with three barriers to skin health: dehydration, pigmentation, and aging. A common skin type, DRPW skin can fit a number of profiles, including: A person younger than 30 years old with dry skin who is often in the sun without ...

    2021-06-17 | Leslie Baumann MD

Baumann Skin Type 14: DRNT

  • The DRNT Skin Type is Dry, Resistant, Non-Pigmented, and Tight, with only one barrier to skin health: dehydration. Because they only have one barrier to skin health, DRNTs are rarely seen in a dermatology practice. Though dryness can lead to a dull, uneven complexion and sometimes itchiness and flaking, these ...

    2021-06-17 | Leslie Baumann MD

Baumann Skin Type 4: DSNW

  • The DSNW Skin Type is Dry, Sensitive, Non-pigmented, and Wrinkled. The majority of people with this skin type fit into one of two categories: 1) an adult with rosacea and photoaging or 2) a woman with acne. Though this skin type can be challenging to manage because it has three ...

    2021-06-16 | Leslie Baumann MD