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Must-Know Information about Antioxidants for the Skin

Virtually all dermatologists agree on the importance of three things: sunscreen, retinoids and antioxidants. While these three non-negotiables should be staples in every skincare regimen, simply slathering a bunch of vitamins on your skin isn’t quite always effective. There are a few key points to remember when treating your skin to extra environmental protection to … Continue reading

Skincare

6 Reasons Not to Buy Skincare Products Online

The internet has changed many facets of modern life, and the practice of medicine has certainly not gone untouched. Just consider, for better and worse, the many websites and apps that patients use for self-diagnosing their skin before consulting with a physician. Long before the internet era patients would self-diagnose their skin type using tools … Continue reading

Skincare

Dr. Baumann Recommends Botox. Here’s Why.

Botox Cosmetic and its competitors Dysport and Xeomin are nonsurgical wrinkle treatments that have been used on millions of people.  I treat about 100 people a week with these treatments.  I have noticed that many people have the same questions so I will answer the most commonly asked questions about Botox and the other botulinum … Continue reading

Procedures, Skincare

ORNW Skin Type: What You Need to Know

If you have an ORNW Skin Type, you either have some wonderful genes protecting you from inflammation, acne, dry skin and unwanted dark spots or you are doing a great job of controlling these by using the proper skincare products. You have one major issue that we need to address – aging prevention. If you … Continue reading

Skin Type

Dealing with Post-Halloween Breakouts

There’s nothing scarier than waking up after a night of Halloween fun only to look in the mirror and see that your witch makeup is still caked on your face and your skin is now covered in blemishes. If you’re kicking yourself now for not washing your face the night before, take a breather. All … Continue reading

Acne

Halloween Makeup Dos and Don’ts

Halloween is fun for kids and grown-ups alike. Costumes and makeup obviously play a large role in this holiday, but it’s important to keep a few things in mind for the sake of your skin. Year after year, my schedule is jam-packed with acne patients for the first two weeks of November, and nine times … Continue reading

Acne

Determining Your Skin Type: Why It Matters

Prior to the creation of the 16 Baumann Skin Types®, skincare consumers and professionals alike primarily discussed skin typing in terms of normal, dry, oily, or sensitive. While these characteristics might be part of your skin type, the truth is that your skin is much more complex than simply fitting into one of four different … Continue reading

Skin Type

When to Splurge on Skincare

When you’re constantly bombarded with all sorts of pricey skincare options, it can be a challenge to discern which products are worth springing for and which you can probably do without. Truthfully, you don’t have to spend an arm and a leg on most of your everyday products like cleansers, moisturizers and toners. But when … Continue reading

Skincare

OSPW Skin Type: What You Need to Know

OSPW, what does it mean? Oily Pigmented Sensitive Wrinkle-prone Your skin type is a very common one and is characterized by skin inflammation or acne, uneven pigment and a tendency to wrinkle. The skin’s natural oil provides some antioxidant protection but it is not enough to protect your skin type from aging. Your skin type … Continue reading

Acne, Rosacea, Skin Type

OSPT Skin Type: What You Need to Know

What the OSPT Means: Oily Sensitive Pigmented Tight skin The OSPT Skin Type is quite common among younger people with medium and darker skin color, like Caribbean Americans, Latin Americans, Asians, and Mediterraneans. Lighter-skinned people from other ethnic backgrounds, like the Irish or English, can be OSPTs, especially if they are on estrogen, pregnant or … Continue reading

Skin Type