The Mainstream Patient: October 12

October 12, 2020

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient features stories about a new toxic-free cosmetics bill in California, the benefits of benzoyl peroxide for acne, the legitimacy of collagen supplements, potential sunscreen changes by the FDA, 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, Hello Giggles investigates if collagen supplements do what they claim and reveals why benzoyl peroxide is an integral skincare ingredient to help fight acne. Meanwhile, Allure explains a newly passed piece of legislation in California that will affect beauty products and Real Simple dives into the best and worst times to use body wash over bar soap. Finally, Shape explains what the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is wanting to change about sunscreen and InStyle writes about anti-stress skincare and finds out if it really works.

Do Collagen Supplements Actually Work? Experts Give Us the Scoop

The FDA Is Aiming to Make Some Big Changes to Your Sunscreen

What California’s New Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act Means for Your Beauty Products

Benzoyl Peroxide Is the Powerful Acne-Fighting Ingredient You Need to Add to Your Skincare Routine

2 Times It's Better to Use Body Wash Over Bar Soap—and 3 Times It Isn't

Can Skincare Products Really Make You Look Less Stressed-Out?