The Mainstream Patient: June 8

June 8, 2020

In this week’s edition, we highlight stories about ways to support people of color in the beauty industry aside from purchasing products, the safety of LED light therapy, dermaplaning at home, why your skin might be acting up right now, plus 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 ways to support people of color in the beauty industry aside from purchasing products and, separately, explains the safety of LED light therapy. Meanwhile, Elle shares everything you need to know about dermaplaning at home - and discusses whether it’s safe. Also, Self reveals why your skin might be acting up right now. Finally, Shape investigates the benefits of “vampire facials,” and why you might be losing hair during quarantine.

Supporting Black People in Beauty Goes Deeper Than buying Black

What is LED Light therapy, and is it Safe for the Skin?

Is Dermaplaning at Home Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know

This is Why Your Skin is All Over the Place Right Now

What is a Vampire Facial, and are the Benefits Worth it?

This is Why You’re Losing Your Hair during Quarantine