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Category: Skin Care Products

A dermatologist’s take on J&J’s sunscreens recall

Published on Jul 17th, 2021 by Mitalee Christman, MD

You may have seen the news that Johnson & Johnson voluntarily recalled five Neutrogena and Aveeno aerosol sunscreen products. What does this mean for you? Our phone lines and inboxes are pinging with questions from our patients, so I thought I’d share my thoughts with you. The Johnson & Johnson recall: What you need to know Which products have been recalled? Neutrogena Beach Defense aerosol sunscreen Neutrogena Cool Dry Sport aerosol sunscreen Neutrogena Invisible Daily defense aerosol sunscreen Neutrogena Ultra Sheer aerosol sunscreen Aveeno Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen What should I do if I use one of these products? … Continue reading »

Moisturizers SkinCare Physicians loves for the winter

Published on Jan 22nd, 2019 by Brooke Sikora, MD

Winter can be hard on your skin. With the outside temperatures dropping and the inside heat blowing, our skin is craving moisture. To prevent dry, itchy and cracked skin this winter, our dermatologists recommend these excellent moisturizers – available at SkinCare Physicians. SkinCare Physicians’ top facial moisturizers for dry skin These moisturizers contain important ingredients like glycerin and hyaluronic acid which attract and hold water to the skin, plumping the cells to give them a more youthful appearance. The best time to moisturize our face and body is right after a shower, when the skin is still damp and you … Continue reading »

When should I start an anti-aging skin care routine?

Published on Sep 10th, 2018 by Laurel Morton, MD

Young patients are constantly asking me about when they should start an anti-aging skin care routine, and this is one of the few questions I get that has a very simple answer: TODAY. Taking a few simple actions when you are young can have a major impact. Here are a few easy interventions I recommend for people just getting started. The basics you can (and should) do every day in your home In the morning, the simplest act is to apply sunscreen daily (including on cloudy days.)  It is the cornerstone to any anti-aging routine because it prevents UV damage … Continue reading »

Customized skin care is here: Discover Custom D.O.S.E

Published on Aug 14th, 2018 by Brooke Sikora, MD

Do you ever wish that there was a skin care product out there that was made just for you? Do you have trouble finding a product that has active, effective ingredients yet doesn’t cause dryness or side effects? If so, SkinCeuticals Custom D.O.S.E is right for you! This revolutionary technology addresses patients’ unique skin concerns and provides them with a customized skin care serum. It was developed by L’Oréal in conjunction with the dermatologists right here at SkinCare Physicians near Boston. So how does Custom D.O.S.E work? Our skilled aestheticians and providers will assess your skin and ask you a … Continue reading »

Reapplying sunscreen made easy with Brush on Block

Published on May 24th, 2018 by Joyce Pezzulo

Is applying sunscreen in the morning fairly easy for you, but reapplying it during the day challenging? If so, you are not alone! As big proponents of sunscreens, the dermatologists at SkinCare Physicians are introducing their patients to a product that makes reapplying (and applying) sunscreen as easy as using lip balm.  Discover Brush On Block and its unique story! Brush on Block was born from the meeting of two women who adamantly agreed that every person needs to wear sunscreen every day. One was a mother who battled daily to apply goopy sunscreen to her two young daughters. The … Continue reading »

Simple ways to give your lips some TLC

Published on Jun 6th, 2017 by Brooke Sikora, MD

Have you ever suffered from chapped lips, a painful sunburn on your lips or overall dryness and cracking? Our lips are important in many functions of our daily lives and deserve some tender love. Caring for them correctly is not hard. Here are a few helpful daily steps to keep your lips healthy, protected and glowing.   #1 Protect – Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the United States and most commonly occurs on the head and neck, with the lips accounting for a portion of these skin cancers. Using a daily lip product that contains … Continue reading »

SkinCare Physicians introduces SkinBetter Science in its Boutique

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Brooke Sikora, MD

SkinCare Physicians is excited to carry SkinBetter Science’s products in its Chestnut Hill Boutique. SkinBetter Science’s skin care line offers innovative formulations that effectively deliver anti-aging and rejuvenating benefits to the skin.  Our physicians have selected three essential SkinBetter Science products to improve our patients’ daily skin care regimen. Daily Treatment Cream FACE: A better and deeper collagen booster and hydrator Daily Treatment Cream FACE uses a revolutionary technology that allows peptides to penetrate better and deeper into the skin to boost collagen production and soften the appearance of lines and wrinkles. It also contains glycerin which hydrates the skin, … Continue reading »

Introducing safe anti-aging skin care line based on natural silk

Published on Oct 28th, 2016 by Brooke Sikora, MD

Are you looking for healthier, cleaner skin care products that work? Do you have ultra-sensitive skin? Are you tired of reading endless lists of ingredients before purchasing skin care products? If so, this blog is for you! SkinCare Physicians just introduced in its SkinCare Boutique a new line of effective and safe anti-aging skin care products from Silk Therapeutics. Silk Therapeutics has developed a skin care line that is clean and effective for all skin types, including sensitive ones, and is gentle enough for pregnant women and oncology patients. Silk Therapeutics utilizes the power of pure liquid silk to enhance … Continue reading »

Keep your skin hydrated with SkinCare Physicians’ favorite facial mask

Published on Aug 11th, 2016 by Alissa Lannan

Cosmetic treatments, such as Fraxel, Clear + Brilliant, Glycolic peels, and Microneedling do wonders for the skin. Although patients love these treatments, sometimes their “stressed” skin is craving for an extra boost following the procedure. One way to help the skin to bounce back is by using SkinCeuticals Biocellulose Restorative Masque, which reduces heat sensation caused by these treatments and provides immediate relief. Optimal for sensitive or stressed skin, this highly efficient, supple, sterilized mask creates a protective barrier that aids in alleviating discomfort. Its unique fibers distribute water to the skin barrier, providing immediate heat relief to compromised skin. … Continue reading »

Why antioxidants are essential to your daily sun protective skin routine

Published on Sep 8th, 2015 by Brooke Sikora, MD

Do you wear sunscreen daily even though the summer is almost over? If so, that is a great start, but there is more you can do to protect your skin from ultraviolet radiation, pollution and ionizing radiation, all of which accelerate aging and may lead to skin cancer development. Here is the advice our dermatologists give to our patients in the Boston area: Consider using a skin care product with an antioxidant, in addition to your sunscreen! Benefit of antioxidants for your skin Antioxidants including vitamin C, vitamin E, green tea, coffeeberry extract and others act to protect your skin … Continue reading »

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    SkinCare Physicians®
    1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
    Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

    Learn more about your rights and protections related to the No Surprises Act (HR133).

    Medical Website Design & Marketing by Etna Interactive

    The dermatologists and other medical professionals at SkinCare Physicians specialize in a wide range of dermatology treatments and services, including laser hair removal, laser skin treatment, hair transplant, eyelid surgery, body contouring, psoriasis, skin cancer, BOTOX® Cosmetic, fillers, and Thermage®. From their offices in Chestnut Hill, they serve Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton and Wellesley.