"Happy Love & Valentines Day!! " - Brandith Irwin, MD
My skin care tips, hand-picked products, and answers to your skin questions. For all skin types, shades, and challenges.
Unbiased Expert Trustworthy
Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

Ask me your skincare question!

Hi, I’m Dr. Irwin. I believe that consumers deserve a medically trained and unbiased skin care advocate.

  • All our content is written and researched by myself.
  • My medical office in Seattle has treated thousands of patients for 15+ years.
  • This site is not affiliated or financially tied to any product, treatment or device.
Ask Me Something
skincare products Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

How to budget AND fine tune your skincare products!

January 29, 2019
I love your question. Millions of women/men can’t afford to spend $200-300 on skincare every month for the really great stuff. I hear you. Although I gotta say… I sometimes hear patients say they can’t afford a $60 anti-aging cream....
sun damage Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

For sun damage, is laser or microneedling better?

January 24, 2019
I’m thinking that a lot of us get confused about exactly WHAT sun damage is, since our aging faces are complicated. Sun damage is the damage done to skin cells by  the ultraviolet (UV) radiation present in natural light.  Skin...
Migraines Dr. Irwin answers on skintour

Do Botox/Dysport help for migraines?

January 22, 2019
You all ask such great questions! Migraines are a type of headache thought to be “vascular” in origin.  Vascular translated into plain English means related to blood vessels and blood flow. For typical migraines: They are often experienced in the...
hyaluronic acid Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Hyaluronic Acid: Hipe or real?

January 18, 2019
You are SO welcome. I really love doing it. And, I feel a strong connection to all of you. It’s one of those not entirely rational things: it just feels right. Ok… the science part of my brain is rebelling...
More Articles
SkinTour Skincare
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?!