The Mainstream Patient: May 3, 2021

May 3, 2021
Morgan Petronelli, Associate Editor

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient features stories on skin care pilling, mandelic acid, fungal acne, hyperpigmentation, and more.

In this week’s edition, Allure explains how to prevent your skin care products from pilling and if you’re over-exfoliating. Also, Hello Giggles dives into the benefits of mandelic acid in skin care and how to tell if your acne is actually fungal acne. Finally, Shape details what specific serums do to the skin and Women’s Health features 1 dermatologist’s skin care routine to treat hyperpigmentation. 

Mandelic Acid Is the Powerhouse Anti-Aging Ingredient Missing From Your Routine 

Everything You Can Do to Prevent Skin-Care Pilling 

How to Tell If You're Over-Exfoliating Your Skin 

Stop Popping! Your Pimple Constellation May Not Even Be Acne 

What Does Serum Do, Exactly? 

Derm Diaries: ‘I’m a Dermatologist With Hyperpigmentation—Here’s How I Treat It’