Does Underarm Deodorant Cause Breast Cancer

There’s been a lot of talk about the potential links between using certain underarm deodorants and developing breast cancer over the years. There are two main ingredients that I am asked about the most: parabens and aluminum.  Unfortunately there are no definite answers because the research is still ongoing, but I will attempt to discuss … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 Skincare

Dr. Baumann Recommends Vitamin C Serums. Here’s Why

Vitamin C is truly an all-star skin care ingredient–in fact, I believe everyone should use a vitamin C antioxidant serum along with their sunscreen every morning. This powerful antioxidant brings with it a whole host of skin benefits, including increased protection from damage caused by free radicals, increased collagen production and improved skin tone. And … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 Skincare

How to Treat Eczema

If I had a list of the most frequently asked questions that I get from patients, “Do I have eczema?” would be at the very top. This is a misunderstood skin condition that is often mistaken for dry skin. What Is Eczema? Eczema is a term that many people use for any type of skin … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 Eczema/Dry Skin

How to Hide a Hangover

Between parties and family gatherings, the holiday season can also be called the hangover season. Beyond making you feel not so hot, overindulging in alcohol also has telltale effects on your skin. Since New Year’s Day is probably the day we’re most likely to be hungover, I’ve put together a little guide for preventing your … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 Skincare

How to Get Beautiful Hair

Hair is a hot topic. Most of us deal with having too much in some places and too little in others, and I’m willing to bet there’s a lot you don’t know. As a dermatologist, I’m trained in all things related to hair, skin and nails, and here’s some little known tips to get more … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 Skincare

Bug Bites

It’s August, but that means it’s still summer. And that means one thing — bug bites! Nothing puts a damper on a barbeque or relaxing evening with friends and family like the redness and itching that comes along with mosquito bites, so here’s your guide to protecting yourself and dealing with the aftermath. Bug bite … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 Skincare

Beauty Foods

As the saying goes, we are what we eat… Now this can work to your advantage or disadvantage, depending on the foods and beverages you choose to indulge in. What you put on your plate has power to improve your skin, so here are my top 10 beauty foods. Salmon: Rich in omega-3 fatty acids … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 Skincare