Cosmeceuticals 101: The Hottest Creams in Dermatology

Cosmeceuticals in Skincare The term “cosmeceutical” is a hot topic in the world of Dermatology. It may even be a hot topic for the mainstream consumer. Consumers are inundated with options on what skin care products to buy. The Merriam-Webster definition of a cosmeceutical is “a cosmetic preparation that has pharmaceutical properties.” It’s a combination of the words cosmetic and pharmaceutical. They’re not like the products sold at a Sephora or department store. Cosmeceuticals are supposed to have additional medicinal properties that make them better. Cosmeceuticals are not sold with a prescription. However, oftentimes you can only purchase them from doctor’s […]

Over the Counter Acne Medications

Acne Can Be Treated With Over the Counter Products Acne is the bane of many a teenager’s existence and the most common skin condition worldwide. Maybe you never had more than a pimple or two at a time, but chances are you found even the smallest acne lesion distressing and a cause for concern. Personally, I was always a picker. Any bump, pimple, or blackhead was immediately a target that my hands just couldn’t stay away from. Lucky for me I never got more than a few pimples at a time, but many teenagers and adults struggle with this condition. Most people […]