Should you be using medical grade sunscreen?

Should you be using medical grade sunscreen?

There’s often a huge difference!  It’s because most of the drugstore sunscreens use a combination of chemicals that don’t block UVA very effectively.  And even if they have zinc its less than 5% or  really chalky and unpleasant to use. Why you care...
Myth: You Only Need SPF During Bright, Sunny Weather

Myth: You Only Need SPF During Bright, Sunny Weather

Sunscreen is typically associated with a relaxing day at the beach. You might be laying on a beach chair with your favorite hat, a good book and you’ve applied the goods. However, sunscreen should be used daily during sunny or overcast weather and no matter the...
The MadisonMD Skincare Products

The MadisonMD Skincare Products

Thank you both so much.   Okay……..full disclosure here……I moved last month and life turned into temporary chaos.  So I’m really behind on catching SkinTour up on many things.   I’m hoping you all can bear with me as we fix things...
Myth: Breakouts Only Occur in Your Teens

Myth: Breakouts Only Occur in Your Teens

When you think of acne, you might think of someone in their teen years. However, blemishes on the skin can occur at any age. Breakouts have been seen on newborns, teens and adults, and on all parts of the body – even those hidden areas we don’t think of! Some causes...
5 Ways to Have Better Skin with Rosacea

5 Ways to Have Better Skin with Rosacea

Rosacea is a sneaky disease.  It can start just as flushing more than usual, and then more frequent flushing, then “pimples”, then really red skin with veins (telangectasias), and then in some, an enlarged nose with a lot of veins.  It progresses slowly...
The Lancer Ancestry Scale: Diving Deeper

The Lancer Ancestry Scale: Diving Deeper

The Lancer Ancestry Scale was developed by Dr. Lancer in 1998. The scale mirrored the well-known Thomas Fitzpatrick Classification Skin Typing System, which shows a person’s skin pigmentation in relation to their tolerance to sun exposure. At the time of the scale’s...
How to Tell What Skin Type You Have and Why it Matters

How to Tell What Skin Type You Have and Why it Matters

Originally published as How to Tell What Skin Type You Have and Why it Matters from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. What is my skin type? If you’re wondering what your skin type is, you’re not alone. Finding out your skin type is essential for knowing what your skin...
The Magic of Younger Revealing Mask Intense

The Magic of Younger Revealing Mask Intense

I bet you have a million masks at home, but there’s nothing quite like this one. Dr. Lancer’s Younger Revealing Mask Intense is the next generation treatment mask that provides a unique experience for consumers while revealing younger, more radiant skin. What makes...