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Coffee mask , does it help dark circles Dr. Irwin answers on SkinTour

A coffee mask for dark circles under the eyes?

May 29, 2018
Dark circles under the eyes are caused by 3 things; a hollow under the eye that creates a shadow, brown pigment (melanin), or visible red/purple blood vessels. These can occur singly or in combination. Since the effect of ground coffee mask would be...
acne and wrinkles Dr. Irwin answers on SkinTour

Acne and wrinkles!! How can I deal with both?

May 24, 2018
Well, I totally agree with you.  Acne and wrinkles are a frustrating area for many women/men because most of the acne products are formulated for 16 year olds with really oily skin. And, on the other side, the products for...
Woman of color asking about sunscreen Dr. Irwin answers on SkinTour

Skin of color and sunscreens that won’t leave you chalky.

May 22, 2018
You make a good point, and many of our patients have been frustrated with this also. I’ll make some recommendations below, but remember skin tone is very individual so you’ll really just have to experiment a bit, and learn what...
Benefits from Sculptra and avoid lumps Dr. Irwin answers on SkinTour

How to get the benefits from Sculptra and avoid lumps.

May 17, 2018
My heart goes out to you on this. I’m not sure where you live, but is there anyone in the area who is a Sculptra expert where you could get a second opinion. We are in Seattle, which is a...
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