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Cheap skin treatments and what to watch out for

April 25, 2019
Ok, I totally see your logic here, and am sad that this happened. You already know part of what I’m going to say. Which is never, ever skimp and go cheap for treatments that could affect your skin permanently, and...
skincare products Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Skincare products: When are you using too many and what order?

April 23, 2019
Ok… this just came up yesterday when we were seeing patients in clinic. Our patient was confused by all the skincare products she had in her drawer. Which ones were helping and which ones weren’t serving her any more. Reading...
oily skin Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Oily skin and skincare that works

April 19, 2019
No one likes feeling like an oil slick. Myth #1: If you washed your oily skin with a drying cleanser, it would produce more oil. Not true. Oil is mostly hormone controlled and genetic. The good news is because you...
laser treatment Dr. Irwin answers on skintour

Healing after Fraxel or other lighter lasers

April 9, 2019
Again… you all ask the best questions! First, your clinic should have given you both expectations and written instructions for your skincare for the first 2-4 weeks after your laser treatment. Did they? If not, please contact them. But, generally...
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