The Mainstream Patient: June 30

June 30, 2020

In this week's edition, we feature articles about expired sunscreen, uses for cortisone cream, Johnson & Johnson deciding to stop selling skin lightening products overseas, a warning from the FDA about possible toxic hand sanitizers, 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 U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent warning on potentially toxic hand sanitizers, how aesthetic providers are turning to providing treatments outside of the office amid the COVID-19 pandemic and how to tell if your sunscreen has expired. Meanwhile, Glamour explains the difference between retinoids versus retinol and Shape reveals all of the ways to utilize cortisone cream. Finally, Elle reports that Johnson & Johnson will cease selling of skin lightening products overseas.

Johnson & Johnson Will Finally Stop Selling Skin Lightening Products Overseas

These 9 Hand Sanitizers Might Be Toxic, According to the FDA

Retinoid vs. Retinol: When to Use Each and Why

Does Sunscreen Expire? How to Tell If Your SPF Has Gone Bad, According to the Experts

All the Ways You Can Use Cortisone Cream, According to a Derm

Drive-Thru Botox? How Some Aesthetic Treatments Are Taking Place Outside the Office Post-COVID-19 Lockdown