Labor Day: Sunscreen and Sun Safety Tips

As a dermatologist, I highly recommend wearing an SPF of at least 30 each and every day of the year; but during the summer, sun protection is even more imperative as the sun’s rays are stronger and we tend to spend more time outdoors. In my opinion, sunscreen is the best anti-aging product available (especially … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 Skincare

How to Get Clear Skin

Dealing with acne can be a lifelong struggle that some of us have to deal with well into our fifties. The good news is that we have made great advances in terms of medications and treatments. Clear skin is no longer a dream, but something that many people can obtain now.  Here are a few … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 Acne

Back to School Skincare Tips

Going back to school can be an exciting time for teenagers. Don’t let acne and other skin concerns get in your way. Unfortunately, going back to school means that many students are dealing with stress that leads to excess sebum production, oily skin, and breakouts. Teenagers also have issues finding the right foundation for their … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 Acne, Skincare

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