The Mainstream Patient: June 1

Jun 01, 2020, 4:16pm

This week's edition features articles about pore strips, Zoom skin cancer checks, differences between mineral and chemical sunscreens, acupuncture for acne and many more.

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 writes about receiving skin cancer checks via Zoom during the pandemic and how stopping shaving can affect your skin. Meanwhile, Women’s Health investigates if 100 SPF sunscreens actually work and if acupuncture can be an effective acne treatment. InStyle, reveals the differences between chemical and mineral sunscreens. Finally, Shape finds out if pore strips actually do their job of removing blackheads like they claim.

Does Acupuncture for Acne Really Work?

I Got My First-Ever Skin Cancer Check on Zoom During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Are SPF 100 Sunscreens Really More Effective?

Here’s What Happens to Your Skin When You Stop Shaving

What’s the Difference Between Mineral and Chemical Sunscreen? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Do Pore Strips Actually Work to Remove Blackheads?