The Mainstream Patient: August 24

August 24, 2020
Morgan Petronelli, Associate Editor

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient features stories about viral exfoliating body washcloths, hyaluronic acid, wearing sunscreen with a mask, body acne, 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 explains what hyaluronic acid is and its multiple skin benefits. Meanwhile, Glamour reveals how to get rid of body acne and Shape writes about a new exfoliating body washcloth going viral on TikTok. Women’s Health features a dermatologist’s struggle with melasma and how she combats it. Finally, InStyle dives into how oat milk can benefit the skin and why it’s still important to wear sunscreen even with a mask on.

Exfoliating Body Washcloths Have Blown Up On TikTok—and for Good Reason

How to Get Rid of Body Acne, According to Derms

Derm Diaries: “I’m A Dermatologist—Here's How I Keep My Melasma Under Control”

Yes, You Still Need to Wear SPF With a Mask — Here’s Why

What Is Hyaluronic Acid, and How Does It Benefit Your Skin?

This Summer's Breakout Beauty Ingredient Is in Your Coffee