The Mainstream Patient: April 28

Apr 28, 2020, 11:34am

In this week's edition of The Mainstream Patient, we share some stories aboout milia and blackhead treatment, what exercising with the wrong face mask can do to your skin, why you shouldn't resort to cutting off your skin tags during the pandemic and why you should avoid giving yourself a stick and poke tattoo. 

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 speaks with dermatologists who advise consumers to skip the recently popular stick and poke tattoos. They also highlight the best ways to get rid of those pesky blackheads. Meanwhile, Women’s Health discusses what happens to your skin once you stop wearing makeup and how wearing the wrong facemask while exercising can affect your skin. InStyle dives into what milia is and how to properly treat it. And, finally, one dermatologist in Florida is cautioning patients that moles and skin tags should NOT be removed at home.

How to Get Rid of Milia on You Face - and Prevent Them

This is What Running in a Face Mask Does to Your Skin

How to Get Rid of Blackheads, According to Dermatologists

Five Things That Happen to Your Skin When You Stop Wearing Makeup for a Month

Why You Shouldn’t Give yourself a Stick and Poke Tattoo Right Now

‘They are Using Small Home Scissors and Knives’