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Armpit discoloration Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Armpit discoloration or irritation

January 3, 2019
Discoloration of a specific area of the body is a more common problem than you might think!   Sometimes it can be an area on the lower leg, or a patch on the arm or the back. The armpit area, because...
Dr. Irwin answers on SkinTour

SkinTour Highlights of 2018

January 2, 2019
Another year is here! And what a whirlwind 2018 was. I wrote 90 blogs answering your skin care questions, and wow were they good ones. The most popular posts on skin care treatments, products and problems are the ones below:...
serious skin issues Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Dealing with serious skin issues causing depression

December 25, 2018
First… thank you so much for reaching out. It’s really hard when serious skin issues are getting truly in the way of living a full life. Our skin is SO visible. Other people forget that it’s tough to hide and...
seasonal skincare Dr. Irwin answers on Skintour

Your skincare for the season!

December 18, 2018
Thank you for reminding me about seasonal skincare! Like everyone, I get a bit overwhelmed with all the stuff I really wanna do, feel like I need to do… and really gotta do at this time of year. 🙂 Let...
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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?!