Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD
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Hi, I’m Dr. Irwin, and I believe that consumers deserve a medically trained and unbiased skincare advocate. That’s why I write these skin care tips and guides.

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Live from IMCAS - Are home devices for acne, hair removal, and wrinkles worth it? Dr. Irwin brings the latest

Home devices for hair removal, wrinkles, acne – Are they worth it? Live from IMCAS, Paris

January 29, 2017
Home use devices are becoming more and more prevalent. But are they worth the cost? Will you get the results the ads promise? Here’s the bottom line in ‎my opinion: Hair removal home devices Not much new. Unless you have...
Design your own skin care regimen - what you should include - a guide by Dr. Irwin on SkinTour

How to design a reasonable skin care regimen for yourself!

January 26, 2017
I’m glad you asked this. Many people do not know where to start with a skin care regimen. Here are some ideas based on a ton of science and years of observation. Start like you did ……with a gentle cleanser...
Dr. Irwin's 22 best Skin Care Products for 2017 on SkinTour


January 20, 2017
Choosing my “best” skin care products recommendations for 2017 was tough! But when I focused on my top requirements for great products, I was able to easily choose. Some on the list are classics because there’s still nothing better, some...
Can you fix bags under eyes without surgery? - Dr. Irwin on SkinTour answers

Can bags under eyes be corrected without surgery?

January 19, 2017
I would say the answer to this is yes, usually. But it depends on what the problem is causing these bags under eyes! First do a little analysis on yourself. Does the bag sit right under the eye and next to...
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