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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Plastic Surgeons and Cosmetic Surgeons are not the same! Dr. Irwin explains on SkinTour

The difference between a plastic surgeon, a facial plastic surgeon, and a cosmetic surgeon

February 1, 2018
As usual, you all ask such great questions! Most people are confused about plastic surgeons and think they are all trained the same way.  This IS confusing, because they aren’t!  There are 4 different types of “plastic surgeons.”  You really...
Best fixes for chin wrinkles and lines - by Dr. Brandith Irwin on SkinTour

4 Tips for Chin Wrinkles and Lines

January 31, 2018
Wrinkles and crinkles on the chin annoy almost every woman over 50.  Here are some tips! Bumpy Skin on the Tip of the Chin. This is due to the loss of volume in the fat pad, bone and skin. And...
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....
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