The Mainstream Patient: April 22

Apr 22, 2020, 2:57pm

In this week's edition, we share stories about the difference between psoriasis and eczema, starting a beauty company in the midst of a pandemic, skin rashes in COVID-19 patients, "skin fasting" and isolation-induced adult acne. 

Introducing The Mainstream Patient, a weekly glimpse into what your patients may be reading in the media about skin health.

In this week’s edition, Allure talks to Sandra Lee, M.D., AKA “Dr. Pimple Popper” about the skin rashes observed in those diagnosed with COVID-19. They also highlight the concept of “skin fasting” and that note that sometimes less is more when it comes to skincare. Meanwhile, Self discusses the difference between eczema and psoriasis. Finally, Vogue dives into isolation-induced adult acne and how a skincare founder is launching a Made-in-Italy beauty brand during the pandemic.

How to Tell the Difference Between Psoriasis and Eczema

Experiencing Adult Acne in Isolation? You’re Not Alone

Possible Connection Between Skin Rashes and COVID-19 Observed by Dermatologists

What is Skin Fasting? Here’s Everything you Need to Know About the Minimalist Skincare Trend

Furtuna Skin’s Founder on Launching a Made-In-Italy Beauty Brand in the Age of Coronavirus