This Week in Aesthetics: September 20-24

This week in aesthetics, we highlight this week’s “Pointers With Dr Portela”, laser therapy for scars and keloids, and more.

Novel, Non-Prescription Regimen Improves Hyperpigmentation

A cosmetic topical brightener serum combined with a dual antioxidant system show promise in treating moderate to severe hyperpigmentation in skin of color patients.

Pointers With Dr Portela: Reacting to Cystic Acne with Cassandra Bankson

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc and Cassandra Bankson, a medical aesthetician and skin advocate, react to cystic acne TikToks and offer commentary.

Laser Therapy for Scars and Keloids

Jill Waibel, MD, discusses her recommendations on how to treat keloids and scaring using lasers in her presentation at the Skin of Color Update 2021.

The Beauty of Being Bald

This week, consumer magazines highlight embracing the beauty of being bald, microcurrent facials, and more.

This Week in Aesthetics: September 13-17

This week in aesthetics, we highlight what's trending in skin care, 730 nm picosecond-domain laser for non-facial lentigines, and more.