D||R Blog

Combining Makeup with Skin Care: The Best of Both Worlds?

A lot of brands combine skincare and makeup. There are now beauty brand creams that pack sunscreen, moisturizer AND foundation. Can we now skip the...

How to Prevent Ingrown Hairs and Razor Burn – Advice From a Dermatologist

What causes ingrown hairs? Ingrown hairs are simply hairs that do not find their way to the surface of the skin. Hair grows from a hair bulb deep i...

This is How You Treat Uneven Skin Texture

This week I’m going to share the same advice I give my patients on how to fix uneven skin texture and the top treatments to reveal a smooth, health...

A Dermatologist's Skin Care Routine

Morning routine: I start by cleansing my face with RESTORE® Face Wash, drying my face and applying ISDIN K Oxide Eye Cream. I then apply two pumps ...

Skin Cancer Awareness – Treatment & Prevention

May is skin cancer awareness month. It is important this month (and every month) to be aware of the different types of skin cancer that can form, t...

The Scoop on Skin Detoxing

Have you heard of the trend of skin fasting or the skin detox movement? What do you think of it? I ask people to do this every day! Our skin is get...

What’s the Story with Lanolin?

Lanolin is a popular additive used in many health and beauty products on the market today. It’s claimed to be a natural, animal-derived ingredient ...

Common Questions about “Natural” Sunscreens

What exactly is a natural, non-toxic sunscreen? Are natural and non-toxic sunscreens the same thing? What ingredients do natural sunscreens use ver...

Inflammation and the Skin - Q & A

What is inflammation? Inflammation is a very important response of our body’s immune system to fight a perceived threat. The purpose of this respon...

How the Skin Heals

The healing process is the same if you get a scrap or have your skin intentionally injured during a cosmetic procedure. In each, the skin barrier i...

What is Petroleum Jelly (Vaseline)? Is it Safe to Use on the Skin?

The crude version of petroleum was discovered in 1859 on oil rigs. It was a thick, dark substance collected on pump joints during the oil extractio...

Benefits of Castor Oil

Why did you decided to use Castor Seed Oil in Your Healing Balm? What are the benefits of castor oil? Castor oil comes from castor beans (the...