Moisturizers for very dry or very oily skin.

Moisturizers for very dry or very oily skin.

Let’s face it!  Most moisturizer are formulated for that middle zone of  normal.  Or, a little on one side or the other.  But what do you do when you really are in the top 10% for oily (and possibly acne) OR the driest 10%.  It’s tough to find just the...
Myth: Is Acne Genetic?

Myth: Is Acne Genetic?

Yes, it’s true: acne is, in fact, genetic. Blemishes are triggered by multiple genes rather than one, so you can’t really blame one side of your family for your skin’s poor condition. While it’s helpful to know that acne has a genetic origin, it’s also important to...
Fact or Fiction – Does Hot Water Clean Skin Better

Fact or Fiction – Does Hot Water Clean Skin Better

When we wash our face, our natural instinct is to use warm or hot water. The temperature is just right and overall, it feels good. But does hot water clean the skin better? It’s an interesting question – but the answer is no. Many are unaware of this, but hot water...
Can fillers “migrate”?

Can fillers “migrate”?

We get this question also sometimes at our clinic.  If the filler was done at another clinic, and we are being asked for second opinion, it’s difficult.  We don’t know (because we didn’t do the treatment) exactly where the filler was placed. We will...
Fact or Fiction – Sunscreen Contouring Do or Don’t?

Fact or Fiction – Sunscreen Contouring Do or Don’t?

You might have already heard of an ill-advised “contouring” technique known as Sunscreen Contouring. It’s a new trend amongst some to contour their faces by placing sunscreen only on certain areas of the skin, leaving a portion of the face unprotected and able to tan...
Skin UV protection for babies and young children

Skin UV protection for babies and young children

It does feel like the sun is getting more intense, doesn’t it! So your question is even more timely.  And we moms/dads really care about our kids health.  Here are some thoughts for you. There’s no science that I know of on some of the below, so I’m...