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.

This week in aesthetics, a study investigates how consistent skin care helps dry skin, we do a deep dive on acne content on Instagram, and Dustin Portela, DO, answers common acne scar questions.

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.

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.

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.