Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD
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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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Will the Caveman Regimen really make my face clear? Or just a fad. Dr. Brandith Irwin answers on SkinTour dermatology blog

Can the “Caveman regimen” really lead to clear skin?

January 25, 2018
Thank you for your honesty. Skin fads come and go quite quickly and the Caveman Regimen was one of them! For those who haven’t heard of it, The Caveman Regimen is the anti-skincare regimen. You don’t wash your face at...
Broken capillaries and face veins - the best lasers for treating. By Dr. Brandith Irwin on SkinTour skin care blog

Most effective lasers for facial veins / broken capillaries

January 23, 2018
Ok,  you made my day with your comment. That’s SO GREAT that you feel confident in your skin! We really DO live in our skin our entire lives, so it’s important!  🙂  Great question on laser options for broken capillaries....
How to keep dry skin moisturized throughout the day when you wear makeup foundation. By Dr. Irwin on SkinTour skincare blog

How do you keep dry skin moisturized/hydrated all day while still using makeup foundation?

January 18, 2018
Yes, I see your point!  🙂  You have two goals: you want to keep your dry skin moisturized, while keeping your makeup intact. Great question. Well, this requires a strategy. 1. Layering your products and moisturizer in the morning fends...
Skincare 101: a guide to your skin routine essentials, for beginners to advanced users. By Dr. Irwin on Skintour

Skincare 101: a guide to skincare routine essentials!

January 17, 2018
I love your questions! Consumers are having a difficult time sorting out which skincare products are worth it, and what claims can be trusted. To answer your easy question: you don’t need a separate day and night moisturizer.  But you...
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One of the best investments in your skin is your daily skincare. Why? Because you can prevent many problems with blotchy skin color, lack of glow, texture, some types of acne, and fine lines with good skincare products. You can also correct some of these problems with effective skincare products. Great skincare is often more expensive because quality ingredients are expensive. Some companies spend on research/development which benefits all of us and adds to the cost. Are they worth it? In general - yes! I have handpicked some of what I consider to be the best skin care products, and offer them for sale on SkinTour's shop. This is based on my team and I's testing and research at our clinic. Many of the products are in my own regimen. What could be better than using skin care products a dermatologist uses?!