10 Ways to Stay Looking Young

Everyone wants to look their best, and I try my best to stress the importance of prevention when it comes to aging. But with that said, more often than not, I see patients who make their first dermatologist visit when signs of aging have become significantly noticeable. In an effort to spread the word about … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 Skin Aging, Skincare

Getting to Know Dr. Baumann

Dr. Leslie Baumann has a deep passion for dermatology and skin care. Through patient care, a professorship at the University of Miami, research on all the major cosmeceutical injectable procedures, multiple patents and authorship of a monthly Cosmeceutical Critique column for dermatologists for 15 years in addition to 3 bestselling books, Dr. Baumann has contributed … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 News


Retinol is a form of vitamin A, and a type of retinoid. Often referred to as the “gold standard of anti-aging” by many dermatologists, retinoids have been shown in studies to fight lines and wrinkles by stimulating the production of collagen and elastin, increase cell turnover, help to treat acne, and keep the complexion bright. … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 Skin Aging

Hyaluronic Acid

A sugar that can bind over 1,000 times its weight in water, hyaluronic acid is commonly used as an injectable filler for wrinkles in fillers such as Restylane, Juvéderm, and Perlane, are typically injected.   However, in topical skincare, hyaluronic acid is another story. It cannot enter the dermis when applied topically, and may make … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 Skincare

Rosacea: What It Is and What to Do About It

Rosacea is a progressive skin issue that affects tens of millions of people in the United States alone. It occurs in both genders—more often in fair-skinned women—in patients ranging from the ages of 30 to 50 years. As a dermatologist, I see plenty of patients who suffer from persistent facial redness and flushing. Because of … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 Rosacea

Help for Dry Hands

If your hands are profoundly affected by cold, dry winter air, you’re not alone. Dry, chapped hands, especially in the cooler winter months, are a common frustration for women and men alike. Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to get your hands back in shape, both from the inside and out. Caring for Dry Hands … Continue reading

December 27, 2016 Eczema/Dry Skin, Skincare

Baumann Skin Type® DSNW: What You Need to Know

DSNW is one of the most complex Baumann Skin Types because it has several factors that must be taken into consideration when choosing skincare. The DSNW skin type is characterized by inflammation manifested as either pimples, redness, stinging or rashes. Some people experience 2 or more of these simultaneously. The inflammation leads to an increased … Continue reading

December 26, 2016 Acne, Contact Dermatitis, Eczema/Dry Skin, Rosacea, Skin Type