The Mainstream Patient: July 6

July 6, 2020

This week we feature articles about the rise in plastic surgery procedures and 'tweakments' during the COVID-19 pandemic, uses for aloe vera in skincare, retinol use for 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, Vogue dives into how to clean your mask to help protect you and your skin during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, Glamour highlights the rise in ‘tweakments’ in the aesthetic industry, plus what retinol can do to treat acne, and Women’s Health Magazine reveals various ways to use aloe vera in skincare. Finally, InStyle writes about an increase in plastic surgery procedures as restrictions are eased and features a study about controversial ingredients that are commonly found in sunscreen.

How to Clean Your Face Mask—And Protect Your Skin—For Optimal Safety This Summer

The Rise of ‘Tweakments’

Only 25% of Sunscreens Do Not Contain Controversial Ingredients, According to One Study

8 Amazing Benefits And Uses For Aloe Vera

Everything You Need to Know About Using Retinol for Acne

A Post-Quarantine Plastic Surgery Boom Is Happening