The Mainstream Patient: June 22

June 22, 2020

In this week's edition, we feature stories about dry brushing, the difference between psoriasis and eczema, comedone extractors, at-home microneedling, 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 the outlook for dermatology and plastic surgery appointments amid the COVID-19 pandemic and explains what the heck dry brushing is and why it’s becoming so popular. Also, InStyle features an article from a reader who reveals Black people can encounter skin cancer too and tells her story of when she was diagnosed at 22. Shape dives into comedone extractors and how to correctly use them. Meanwhile, Self explains the difference between psoriasis and eczema and Glamour features a story of one women’s experience with using at-home microneedling.

How to Tell the Difference Between Psoriasis and Eczema

What Will Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Appointments Look Like This Summer? Doctors Share Their Plans

Yes, Black People Can Get Skin Cancer — It Happened to Me at 22

How to Safely Use a Comedone Extractor on Blackheads and Whiteheads

Dry Brushing is a Popular Body Treatment, But Does it Actually Do Anything?

I Tried Microneedling at Home, and it Totally Changed My Skin