The Mainstream Patient: May 17, 2021

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient features stories on castor oil for hair growth, skin picking, reef safe sunscreens, biotin for acne, plus more.

In this week’s edition, Harper’s Bazaar highlights one editor’s experience with Netherton syndrome and investigates if castor oil can lead to hair growth. Also, Vogue dives into skin picking and Hello Giggles explains “reef-safe” sunscreen. Finally, Shape features stories on the best fungal nail treatments and if biotin supplements can cause acne.

I Have a Rare and Chronic Skin Condition. Does the Beauty Industry Care? 

Can Castor Oil Really Grow Your Hair? 

Why We Need to Talk More About Skin-Picking Disorder 

Can Biotin Supplements Cause Acne? 

The 6 Best Nail Fungus Treatments to Finally Get Clear, Clean Nails 

Hold Up, Is 'Reef-Safe Sunscreen' Actually Just BS?