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New neck cream in the shop - Dr. Brandith Irwin reviews Nectifirm Advanced on SkinTour dermatology blog

New in the shop! One of the best performing neck creams we’ve tested

October 25, 2018
I’m so excited to announce we’ve added a new product to our shop. Between you (our readers) and all my patients at the clinic, I hear so much about the woes of neck issues. Fine lines, sagging, texture issues. The...
neck lines dr. irwin answers on skintour

6 fixes for neck lines and wrinkles

October 23, 2018
We sometimes joke with our patients that the neck is the “holy grail” of non surgical skin improvement. Very few men/women over 40 would say they are completely happy with their necks. If you haven’t read the very funny book...
filler injection lip bumps Dr. Irwin answers on skintour

How filler injection lip bumps can occur

October 16, 2018
I’m so glad you asked this because it’s a very common problem. The below pertains to hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers only, and NOT Sculptra. Please avoid little plastic beads (Bellafil & Artefill), Radiesse (calcium based) or silicone (avoid!). If a bruise is...
TCA Peel Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Would a TCA peel or an erbium laser treatment be better?

October 11, 2018
I appreciate your question and here are some ideas about how to evaluate this! The answer really lies in what you’re trying to improve with a TCA peel or erbium laser treatment. First things first: What are you trying to...
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