Do dermatologists possess the knowledge base to effectively use over-the-counter products? Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D. tackles this question and more in this article.
Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D.
In this month's Cosmetic Conundrums, Dr. Draelos explains cleanser mildness, the chemical characteristics of mild cleansers and how these cleansers are tested.
Are cosmetics really tested for efficacy? If so, how are they tested? Dr. Zoe Diana Draelos answers these questions in this month's Cosmetic Conundrums column.
Some believe that all skincare products should be approved by the FDA, but is the regulation of cosmetics really necessary?
In this month's Cosmetic Conundrums column, Dr. Draelos addresses cosmeceutical peptides and the differences between carrier peptides, signal peptides and neurotransmitter peptides.
In this month's Cosmetic Conundrums column, Dr. Draelos addresses “tight skin,” the use of menthol in skin care products and over-the-counter itch relieving products.
False eyelashes and hair extensions could become a problem if it becomes representative of the “ideal” woman.
In this month's Cosmetic Conundrums column, Dr. Draelos addresses why fatty acids are essential in skin health, how best to treat estrogen deficient skin and she asks, "What is the skin natural moisturizing factor?"
The skin care industry promotes products designed for sensitive skin, yet dermatologists are concerned about the use of skin care products for skin disease.
The adoption of business concepts into medical practice creates challenges for physicians who have little business background. It places too much focus on the business of medicine and not enough on the practice of medicine.