Aesthetic Dermatology

Skin of Color

Racial Limitations of Fitzpatrick Skin Type

Fitzpatrick skin type (FST) was developed to assess the propensity of the skin to burn during phototherapy, but it also is commonly used by...


From the Journals

Lasers expunge mucosal tattoos

Researchers report two successful cases of removing tattoos on the oral mucosa using ruby and alexandrite lasers.

Aesthetic Dermatology Update

CD1a and cosmetic-related contact dermatitis

CD1a was identified as the primary protein molecule involved in eliciting an allergic contact dermatitis response for nonpeptide substances found...

Aesthetic Dermatology Update

Makeup is contaminated with pathogenic bacteria

Unfortunately and unknowingly, most consumers use products beyond the expiration date, and the most common offender is mascara.

Aesthetic Dermatology Update

Halal nail polish

“Breathable” polishes have a more staggered structure, which allows air and water molecules to pass through the polish.