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American Academy of Dermatology invitational symposium
on comedogenicity. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1989;20: 272–7.
Fulton JE. Comedogenicity and irritancy of commonly used
ingredients in skin care products. J Soc Cosmet Chem 1989;40: 321–33.
Kligman AM, Kwong T. An improved rabbit ear model for
assessing comedogenic substances. Br J Dermatol 1979;100:699–702.
Lanzet M. Comedogenic effects of cosmetic raw materials.
Cosmetics & Toiletries 1986;101: 63–72.
Morris WE, Kwan SC. Use of the rabbit ear model in evaluating
the comedogenic potential of cosmetic ingredients.J Soc Cosmet Chem 1983;34: 215–25.
Mills OH, Kligman AM. Human model for assessing comedogenic
substances. Arch Dermatol1982;118: 903–5.
Di Niardo J. Is mineral oil comedogenic? Journal of cosmetic dermatology. 2005: 4:2-3.
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Tinted SPF https://youtu.be/L197n5lIcaQ
Hada Labo UV white review https://youtu.be/ElKZdoVPyvg
My Summer AM skin care routine https://youtu.be/YGZbttIQHIw
My Summer PM skin care routine https://youtu.be/jj9Hyg-l2W0
Skin care routine for dark spots https://youtu.be/NFAeT5pkcH0
Determine your skin type https://youtu.be/iOVbtETw3v0
Labels demystified https://youtu.be/qny_MwKNYww
Stretch mark Q&A https://youtu.be/wvUo76IFlNY
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How to choose cleanser https://youtu.be/Xwd2heDYy_A
Cleanser ingredients https://youtu.be/cPDDgAXUQTY
Retin-A Q&A: https://youtu.be/S7S9-kVjkzI
Retin-A for anti-aging Q&A https://youtu.be/o8l5aAgQxHE
Retin-A for acne https://youtu.be/_-y6OmKziy0
Retin-A for melasma/dark spots https://youtu.be/LO9ClgYeh34
Retinol for anti-aging/acne Q&A https://youtu.be/tENiy0m1hp8
How to moisturize the body: https://youtu.be/dBTOKNiBOZA
How to moisturize the face: https://youtu.be/Fc5ppaw2tPY
Face moisturizer favorites: https://youtu.be/Y2Hqgyt9ZVk
Body moisturizer favorites: https://youtu.be/2xlRlhXit80
Moisturizer Q&A https://youtu.be/haW3VBjbmWA
Sunscreen Q&A 1 https://youtu.be/A4MXp8-AQfc
Sunscreen Q&A 2 https://youtu.be/rwdI3NUIVMM
Sunscreen Q&A 3 https://youtu.be/AIuhB-rfjTY
Sensitive skin care favorites https://youtu.be/LtYHjntWY3
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So .... if someone puts on a thicker layer of tretinoin does it make it more effective ? Like for example if someone has a lower percentage of it , by putting more of it on your face do u make it higher or is the effectiveness limited no matter how much u put on?
Great channel doc! So, do we need exfoliating toner, hydrating toner, serum, essence, clay mask, sheet mask, oil like rosehip oil etc? I'm a newbe in skin care world, and i saw maaaany people using tons of layer skin care products, so i really confuse. Need your advise doc, thanks :')
Well I am one that does live in an area where my only water source is a very hard water well....so I do use a toner to try and balance my skin..or at least that's what I think I am doing...thanks for,the great video..
Is it okay to use 'Eucerin 5%' after the humectant gel cream instead of Cerave? Am in the UK and totally confused about the different types of Cerave, there is a 'facial lotion' for normal to dry skin - a tub that looks similar to yours that says 'dry to very dry' but is this okay for the face? Can't seem to find the large tub for 'normal to dry'.
I love your videos!! What do you recommend for broken capillaries and facial veins? I have a large blue vein under my eye and it’s one of my biggest insecurities! I also have some broken capillaries. Do you recommend laser therapy?
I absolutely love your channel. The content. The delivery. The no-nonsense. You’re just a godsend!
Thank you for all that you share. You’ve re-awoken my love for skin care. From one health care professional to another, you’ve re-inspired me to be intentional and critical.
Hi Dr Dray, how do you reapply your sunscreen? I mean do you just layer it on top and then put another layer of tinted moisturizer on again? I mean to say by the time you get home do you have essentially 8 layers on sunscreen on?
Hey Doc! Thanks for the videos. I am a real fan of all the advice being given on the basis of scientific literature and your friendly mannerism/willingness to share.
I had a quick question -
Would you recommend this routine for somebody with oily-acne prone skin also or would you suggest to follow your oily skin routine from 2017?
Would really appreciate a new oily-acne prone AM/PM routine.
Many thanks and keep up the awesome work
i have found iron oxide sunscreen that seems to be pretty good for $10.00 or less as opposed to about $50.00 after shipping. it isnt tinited however. What ingredients are in the elta sunscreen that are moisturizing?
I have just started following you religiously this last few weeks. I am so glad I found your page as you are going to save me on skin care products. My husband was laughing at the fact you bust "snake oil" products and he really appreciates it.
One thing I will say is I am damn lucky my genetics have given me youthful skin until now (39 years) WITHOUT me really applying sunscreen. I don't burn and forget to put it on (I am aware you can still get skin cancer I just have a bad habit of forgetting). The last week I have been using it a lot more though still not quite up to reapplying 3 times a day during the week. My office has no windows what so ever and other then first thing in the morning and then reapplying right before lunch (where I go to the lunch room with windows) my skin does not get lots of sun exposure. I also live up in Wisconsin where the sun sets around 4:30/5ish this time of year and I admit I don't reapply before I wear my scarf wrapped around my face and hood up. The weekend however, I do it every two hours as my recliner is right by two windows and the sun is very bright (guys doing forget snow reflects sunlight people skiers get burned in the winter). I will be most certainly be rethinking this whole sun screen reapplying come summer as I will be doing it way more often as the simple fact the sun shines a lot longer and I will be outside more.
that is a bad idea...it affects the concentration and messes up the delivery. A lot of skin care brands try and tell you to do this with their products, in an effort to sell you more of their products, but it is really bad advice
What are your thoughts on lactic acid toners for hyperpigmention/melasma? I heard good things but wasn't to sure. Iam dark skinned with really dark paths on both cheeks and was looking at for something to help.
If i wear makeup should i be applying the sunscreen first and how long should i wait to apple my foundation?, then throughout the day i cant reapply sunscreen without ruining the foundation, thus should i just purchase a spf foundation and of what level and then be reapplying?
wait til dry before spf on top. You have to reapply it though over your makeup throughout the day, which most people dont like to hear. The powder sunscreen is helpful but not enough as they dont reliably distribute a layer of sunscreen and there are skip areas. If reapplying sunscreen is not an option, I suggest a UPF50 face shield and broad brimmed hat for wearing when you go outdoors and drive in the car https://amzn.to/2SwHmQw
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Thanks so much for getting back too me! My skin can be sensitive at times. I did look at your picks (1,2 & 3) for the sunscreens. Maybe I will try one of those instead. =0) Hope you are having a lovely day! +Dr Dray
I do wash my face in the morning with CeraVe salicycic acid cleanser. My face is greasy in the morning! I can't use a lot of cream on my face as I will break out. Since you do not wear makeup you probably don't experience pilling but I
find many of the products (including sunscreens) do cause pilling in combination with make up.. I do use Austrailian Gold Mineral SPF 50 sunscreen. I use Blistex conditioning lip serum. I use lighter serums on face and then apply Garnier Ultra Lift cream to my eyes. I find creams on my whole face makes me break out. I have not had good experiences with tretinoin cream. Just sharing....
Dr. Dray - I was lured into a “skin care” shop in the Galleria to try an eye cream that they put under one eye. I left for lunch and came back because the results were quite noticeably improved - no bags or dark circles under the treated eye. Unfortunately they wanted $400 for a measly 12g/0.42oz. The eye cream worked for several hours. The product had a name on it called Lavelier “Advanced Marine Bio-Syringe” Marine Essentials. Is there any way you might know what is in this product that can produce the kind of result I am describing? I would bet that there is a much less expensive solution that would yield the same results, if only I knew what chemical it is. Can you help determine what the active ingredient might be please? Thank you so much.
I am going to sound silly here but I don't understand what the "tretanoin" (oh nooooo that spelling) is that you used in your last step? I combed through your channel to try to find out more but I couldn't pinpoint anything. What is it? Where can I purchase it? Do I even need it?
You mentioned hard water and that's something I'm struggling with after having moved to a new city! Are there any adjustments you'd recommend for dealing with hard water vs. softer water? Is that whole French idea of a "water free" skincare routine a reasonable thing to try?
I started doing the two step make up removal in the pm. Do you find the Cerave hydrating cleanser unable to breakup the oil on the skin (the makeup cleansing oil that is)? I find myself having to use a towel to gently scrub my face in order to take away the oiliness. If I just use my hands to wash my face, I can feel a film left on it.
Thank you +Dr Dray. It took some digging but I found it. I have break outs around my nose from the cpap I wear at night. The literature advises that I not use a petroleum based product with the nasal buds I wear with it. My face becomes really dry and irritated when air escapes around them. Not sure what else I could do to stop the acne created by the cpap. The Noxema claims to be medicated and I thought that might help. Otherwise, I have really clear skin.
Hi Dr. Thanks for all of your awesome informative videos! I wanna know if a sunscreen sold in the drugstore which does not specifically say for the face, and only say “apply for the whole body but avoid contact with the eyes”!, can this type of sunscreen be used for the face as well? Thanks!
You are so blunt and to the point - it makes me trust you so much more as a dermatologist. One of my questions for you is why do you apply so much sunscreen on a daily basis? I work indoors in a pharmacy with no windows all day, so how much sunscreen would you recommend for me to use?
sunscreens are intended to be applied at a density of 2mg/cm2 in order to achieve the SPF on the label....the vast majority of people under apply, and only get like SPF 5...then they dont reapply and it and so it wears off and the filters degrade....so it is useless
Thank you for this information! But I believe that one of the other reasons that people don't use mineral oil in their routines anymore is because it is harmful for the environment. I'm not entirely sure but this is what I've heard :)
This is also true! I guess people just try to minimize their contribution as much as they can as it can make a difference even in the slightest. Thank you for your response! Your videos are truly informative and I'm glad I found your channel+Dr Dray
I've been using tretinoin cream for a few months because my doctor gave me a prescription for it for acne but It expires in January I'm going to ask my doctor for another prescription for it because I'm 25 and I have been really loving it in my skin care routine, I'm not going to get any younger lol but I feel a little odd stating that to my doctor. I don't know how to ask it's weird. Been binge watching your videos lately love them all.
I think I'm the only teen boy who's obsessed with this channel, I like how she always explain about the ingredients in skincare in elaborate way and keep the skincare routine simple and effective, easy for guy like me to follow cuz I hate complicated multiple step of skincare routine. I'm so grateful to stumble across her video. Looking forward to new videos and keep it up Doc!
Dr. Dray, you are wonderful. I trust you totally regarding any advice you offer. You are so knowledgeable and make us understand the why of it. Thank you so very much. At this time I would like to extend to you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday! Hugs.
Hi Andrea. I just wanted to ask about moisturiser application. You mention that wetting the skin dries it out due to the evaporation - is it best to apply moisturiser when skin is still damp / wet to help prevent this or after the skin has dried to allow it to soak in better??
I have just found your channel and been binge watching for a few days! I have learned so so much already thank you!
What do you think about using a face wash with benzoyl peroxide in lieu of a BP gel? I was told by my GP to use BP in the morning and Retin-A at night for my acne but I'm wondering if I can do a wash instead. Any you can recommend?
Thank you for your wonderful videos!!!
Okay your skin is completely even and glowing. In your older videos, you had hyperpigmentation on your upper lip and under your eye which is also a problem I have. I think I need to double my dose of sunscreen and start using tretinoin once I deliver my baby since I can’t use it while pregnant
I thought mineral oil was pore clogging? Can some please enlighten me because I’m trying to find a good oil or cold cream cleanser to remove my sunscreen. The Clinique take the day off balm broke me out, I believe my skin hates safflower oil :( Because when i used another product that was safflower oil I had the worst break out
Mineral oil is not pore clogging. Use of high mineral oil/petrolatum containing occlusive ointments can lead to acne like irritant rashes, but it is not the mineral oil itself. Here are the supporting references:
American Academy of Dermatology invitational symposium on comedogenicity. J Am Acad Dermatol1989;20: 272–7.
Fulton JE. Comedogenicity and irritancy of commonly used ingredients in skin care products. J Soc Cosmet Chem 1989; 40: 321–33.
Kligman AM, Kwong T. An improved rabbit ear model for assessing comedogenic substances. Br J Dermatol 1979;100: 699–702.
Lanzet M. Comedogenic effects of cosmetic raw materials. Cosmetics & Toiletriesm1986; 101: 63–72.
Morris WE, Kwan SC. Use of the rabbit ear model in evaluating the comedogenic potential of cosmetic ingredients. J Soc Cosmet Chem1983; 34: 215–25.
Mills OH, Kligman AM. Human model for assessing comedogenic substances. Arch Dermatol 1982; 118: 903–5.
I was just wondering if it would be possible for you to do a video on a winter skincare routine for colder climates where we don't get much sun at this time of year!:) Thanks for the fab content as always x
My dry, mature skin feels tight and thirsty using minerals sunscreens. Layering HA and Cream underneath hasn't proven to make an impact. I'm continuing to reapply mineral sunscreen as I think the benefits outweigh the downsides. And hoping to find a method in the future that reduces these side effects in my dry climate. Thank you Dray for all your professional advise! Happy Holidays!
Would like to see IS Clinical included in that as well. I was talked into buying a few of their products in a dr. office, including the popular Active Serum for my acne, because the cosmetic RN said that I needed to use products that were medical grade to be effective (ie the other AHA/BHA and HA serums weren’t effective because they weren’t marketed as medical grade cosmeceuticals). But I’m feeling like that may be BS unless we’re talking about legitimate prescriptions. I don’t think there’s a lot of regulation with cosmeceuticals in terms of strength or proven efficacy, so unless they’re doing double blind peer reviewed studies, how do we know the products and their delivery systems of the same ingredients are more effective? I also use SkinMedica Retinol because I perceive it to be more effective given it’s sold in Dr.’s offices, but I wonder if there’s truth in that. Anyway, would love to hear Dr. Dray thoughts on that and reviews of those type of lines and their popular products.
Dr I have seen your reviews in a lot of CeraVe products, but I’m wondering about the Facial Moisturising Lotion (that’s literal how it’s spelled on the tube). I got it by mistake thinking it was the normal moisturizer. I am not sure I’m using that well. Thanks!