Skin Care Questions & Answers

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Copper Peptides & PHAs

Copper Peptides & PHAs

Hi there, I am about to incorporate a serum into my routine that contains copper peptides. I had read somewhere that you shouldn’t use copper peptides with AHAs or BHAs. I was curious if there’s a...

Broken Capillaries

Broken Capillaries

I'm 24 years old and have had minor broken capillaries around my nose since I was 18/19. Recently, I've started noticing more and more around my nose and on my cheeks. Currently, in the AM I wash my f...

Care for Older Sun Damaged Skin

Care for Older Sun Damaged Skin

Hi there! I use iS clinical and love it. My mother has noticed my results and is interested in the products. I think the cleanser, pro-heal hydra cool serum, eye cream and maybe the moisturizer (not s...

Lichen Plano Pilarus Immune Disease

Lichen Plano Pilarus Immune Disease

I have an immune diesease called Lichen Plano pilarus that causes my hair to fall out and then my immune system attacks the hair follicle and destroys it. My hair will not grow back then. I also have ...

High Frequency Facials and AHAs and Glycolic Acid

High Frequency Facials and AHAs and Glycolic Acid

I just bought a high frequency facial device kit. But I also just read it is best to avoid AHA based and glycolic acid products when using the high frequency device. But my cleanser and toner is AHA b...

Sagging skin under chin (neck)

Sagging skin under chin (neck)

I'm 44 and minimal aging in my face however I'm getting saggy skin under my chin. At times feels crepe and dry. sagging is directly under my chin. Please help me find the best treatment for this as it...

Hydrating Toner for Acne Prone Skin

Hydrating Toner for Acne Prone Skin

Hi, I'm looking for a toner to add to my skin care routine but I already use some strong ingredients to don't want to irritate my skin. I have acne prone combination skin. Below is my routine. AM: sal...

Daytime Moisturizer with Blue Light Blocking Ability

Daytime Moisturizer with Blue Light Blocking Ability

Hello, I'm working from home now indefinitely and haven't been great with my morning skincare routing because I'm not getting ready like I used to. I want to start back up and need a good daytime mois...

Mineral Oil Skin Care

Mineral Oil Skin Care

I would kindly like to find out if its completely safe for people with acne prone skin and combination skin to use a product with some mineral oil like Bioderma Atoderm creme because I heard that the ...

Melasma & Hyperpigmentation on Skin

Melasma & Hyperpigmentation on Skin

I have hyperpigmentation, melasma. I have used Lytera for years. Have also tried the Lytera 2.0 Advanced Pigment Correcting System (8 piece). I just started using TNS Advanced+ Serum (1 oz.) about thr...

Hyperpigmentation and acne

Hyperpigmentation and acne

Hi, I am in my 40's and I have very bad hyperpigmentation and I been breaking out. If you can recommend some products and give me a routine to follow that would be great. I really need help. Thank you...

Daily/Nightly Skin Care Routine

Daily/Nightly Skin Care Routine

I am 52 years year old and have pretty good skin - few wrinkles, a few dark spots. I use Proactiv at night and Cetaphil cleanser in the mornings. I don't break out like I used to but wonder if I shoul...

Face Discoloration Treatment

Face Discoloration Treatment

Hello, Can you recommend a SkinCeuticals moisturizer to me, and/or a treatment item to help with discoloration on the side of my face ? I am 35 years old, super pale, and have normal-to-sensitive skin...

Inner Thigh Discoloration

Inner Thigh Discoloration

How normal is inner thigh discolouration? I am south asian my skin tone is from light to medium but my inner thigh is more darker than usual. I want to know what are the proper steps to lighten it wit...

How to Lighten Your Skin Tone

How to Lighten Your Skin Tone

I have been using obagi for two years and had beatiful results until about 8 months ago. My skin has been deteriorating And got worse after covid because I wear a mask for more than 14 hours a day. I ...

Mask Protection Skin Care Regimen

Mask Protection Skin Care Regimen

I have combo skin and have developed a regime for my acne prone skin that has worked well for me.... up until the Covid-19 pandemic. I wear a disposable mask 8+ hours per day for work and I’ve notic...

Safe Acne Treatments While Pregnant

Safe Acne Treatments While Pregnant

Hello! I recently got off birth control in the summer and recently had to stop using a lot of my topical medications because of the active ingredients not being safe for pregnancy. Since then I have h...

Best Skincare Products to Use With a Dermaroller

Best Skincare Products to Use With a Dermaroller

I recently started dermarolling my face to help with wrinkles and have been following the procedure with Skinceuticals B5 gel. My skin still feels quite dry even after using the serum so I’m wonderi...

Applying Vitamin C to Underarm Skin

Applying Vitamin C to Underarm Skin

Can I apply vitamin C to my underarm skin to get rid of darkness and to make it brighter?