D||R Blog

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...

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...

What advice do you have for patients over the age of 50 interested in aesthetic treatments?

In general, there are two groups of clients in the over 50 crowd seeking aesthetic treatments. The first group are people who feel younger than the...

It is Winter….Time for Aesthetic Treatments for the Body!

What is the most popular dermatological treatment this time of year?    In the fall, we focus on the face to clean up the summer fun and to get thi...