Skin Care

Crystals in Skin Care?

This week, consumer magazines highlight DMDM hydantoin, and the controversy of crystals in skin care.

This Week in Aesthetics: December 6-10

This week in aesthetics, we highlight Instagram's acne content, our weekly “Pointers with Dr Portela”, and more.

A Deep Dive on Instagram Based Acne Content

A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology investigated Instagram’s content on acne and its quality.

Pointers with Dr Portela: Common Questions on Acne Scarring

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc answers viewer questions about acne scarring including how to distinguish between acne scars and inflammatory pigment change.

Study: Consistent Skin Care Helps Dry Skin

Research aimed to understand how using daily skin care such as a mild cleanser and moisturizer impacts skin health.

Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation vs Implants

This week, consumer magazines highlight the return of facelifts, fat transfer breast augmentation, and more.