The Mainstream Patient: May 12

May 12, 2020
Morgan Petronelli

This week we highlight articles about teledermatology, sunscreen use for POC, seasonal allergeries' effect on skin, 'maskne' and many more.

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

In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness month, we feature a story from InStyle about the importance of mole checks and what to do if you find something suspicious. Also, with DIY skin care gaining popularity due to the COVID-19 quarantine, Allure asks dermatologists what five ingredients you should avoid. Vogue explains how seasonal allergies can affect your skin and offers some solutions. Meanwhile, Hello Giggles reveals why people with dark skin tones should wear sunscreen both while outside and indoors. Finally, Elle dives into the rising issue of ‘Maskne’, or acne from cloth face mask and shares a story about one reader’s experience with teledermatology and how it helped her skin.

‘Maskne’ is the new acne-here’s how to fight it

Yes, people with dark skin tones need to use sunscreen-even indoors

5 ingredients you should never put in your DIY skin care, according to dermatologists

Everything you need to know about mole checks

My sensitive, acne-prone skin was out of control until a virtual consultation changed everything

How seasonal allergies affect your skin and what to do about it