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Allure’s Best Natural Skincare Products

Natural Skincare Product Recommendations: Allure Magazine + Dr. Palm San Diego dermatologist Dr. Melanie Palm answers Allure’s questions on best products in Natural Skincare Lines Recently, Allure magazine asked me to weigh in on the power of natural skincare product ingredients and to make various product recommendations for patients and their readers.  Natural skincare products are a rising trend among consumers, and many of us are searching for natural, organic, fragrance-free, or preservative-free products alternatives

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How to Properly Layer Skincare Products by Dr. Palm

  Proper Skincare Layering by Dr. Palm:  What’s the Deal with Skincare Layering? Introduction to proper skincare and layering cosmeceutical products Recently, I shared my advice for properly layering skincare with Sportluxe.  This question is frequently asked by my patients.  Proper Skincare layering is complex but easy to understand when explained. I’m always happy to provide my best skincare tips and tricks. How do you choose the right consistency of skincare for your skin?  What

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Summer Skin Tips for Real Simple by Dr. Melanie Palm

  Summer Skin – Get Ready to Glow! Intro on my media work with Real Simple magazine Today is one of the purest, most gorgeous sunny California days we have had this Spring.  In honor of that, and the changing weather and sunnier days ahead, I wanted to share my conversation with Real Simple on summer skincare tips from the dermatologist.   The magazine asked me to provide tips for switching gears for summer skin care,

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Sculptra Results in San Diego: Collagen Boosting for Face & Body

Getting to Know Sculptra Dr. Palm’s History with Sculptra Sculptra, or poly-L-lactic acid, has been a favorite injectable product of mine for more than a decade.  Since I began injecting the product in 2005, I’ve written a book chapter, four published medical papers, and conducted four clinical trials as well as testifying to the FDA on its benefits in order to encourage an expansion of its product labeling.  I’ve injected it in hundreds of patients,

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At-home Skincare, Facials, Devices during COVID-19

SKINCARE AT HOME WITH DR. MELANIE PALM: I have had an influx of media requests of late regarding skincare.  Many of us are experiencing a different rhythm of life, with more time at home.  We are tidying up, taking account of things, and wishing for months to come.  Skincare is no exception in these thoughts.  Many of us are rifling through our medicine cabinets and bathroom drawers, taking stock of skincare – recent purchases and

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COVID-19: Practical Tips & the Data from the Dermatologist

In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, a global pandemic.  As of the original writing of this blog post (March 24th), according to the WHO there are worldwide 334,000+ cases, just under 15,000 deaths, and 190 countries affected by the pandemic.  By April 22, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, there are now 2,623,415 confirmed global cases, and global deaths of 183,027 people. Most cases reported are from

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Reducing the Risk of Skin Cancer in Winter and Spring

A new study has showed that skin cancer is on the rise in the U.S., especially during the winter and spring. Recently I appeared on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego to discuss moles, melanoma and early detection and how we can protect our skin and reduce the risks of skin cancer Click to more about photodyanamic therapy, and see before and afters here. While summer is still a few months away, when it comes to

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Ultherapy: Noninvasive Skin Tightening, Loved by Christie Brinkley & Dr. Palm

This month, I was happy to help  Vanity Fair breakdown Ultherapy®, the only FDA-cleared, non-invasive procedure that uses microfocused ultrasound to stimulate the production of new collagen that lifts and tightens skin over time.   Christie Brinkley is the official ambassador to Ultherapy, and she uses it as part of her beauty routine to look flawless as she celebrates her 65th birthday this year. Similar to Christie Brinkley, Ultherapy is part of my self-care, beauty routine to

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