Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD
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Hi, I’m Dr. Irwin. I believe that consumers deserve a medically trained and unbiased skincare advocate.

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Pregnancy skincare - what is safe? Dr. Irwin answers on SkinTour

Pregnancy skincare: how to evaluate ingredient lists and what’s safe

May 5, 2017
Really glad you brought this up (here’s the link to the article she mentions). Evaluating skincare products is always tough, and in pregnancy even harder, because we want to be super safe! They are making these lists SO small on...
How to get glowing skin part 2 by Dr. Irwin on SkinTour

How to get glowing skin back! Part 2 of 2

May 3, 2017
So here’s the last part of this glowing skin post. It was getting a bit long.  🙂 3. Repair and maintain the dermis to hang onto and build more fresh collagen, hyaluronic acid and elastic fibers. Remember the things that...
How to get glowing skin | Dr. Brandith Irwin answers on Skintour skin care blog

How to get glowing skin back! Part 1/2

April 27, 2017
Glowing skin can be elusive, can’t it? What we all know from our observations of ourselves and each other is that it’s not always there.  Younger skin has it usually, doesn’t it? Why? Here are some of the reasons, which help...
What is the most effective laser treatment for melasma?

What is the most effective laser treatment for melasma?

April 21, 2017
I really, really wish I could be more positive here! The truth is that there IS no great laser treatment for melasma, YET. Here’s the latest from the conference in Paris (more of my reviews from the conference here). There is...
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