From The Doctor's Mouth

  • Environmental Damage: Correcting and Protecting Our Skin

    Our skin has been suffering not only from ultraviolet light this summer, but the damaging effects of smoke. This clogs our pores and leaves a film of dangerous impurities on the surface of the skin - the debris along with UV light can make acne worse and accelerate damage and aging of the skin. E...
  • Emotions And The Skin: How To Calm Stressed Out Skin

    We are all living in a very stressful, uncertain time. And if you didn’t already know, stress can make rashes and psoriasis, rosacea, and eczema worse. Nail-biting and hair loss are also worse at times of emotional upset, and stress can also cause stress rashes, trigger flare-ups of acne and feve...
  • Guide to Treating and Preventing Maskne

    Things that are currently unclear: our skin and how much longer we have to wear face masks for. Some of us who haven't struggled with acne in years have recently experienced sudden eruptions caused by wearing a cloth or paper mask. Our medical esthetician Kennedy has been fighting maskne and has ...
  • The Best Sunscreen For You

    It’s time for sunscreen! We constantly have questions about what our best sunscreen is, but the answer isn’t so simple. There is a perfect sunscreen for everyone based on their skin concerns and lifestyle. Check out this quick guide to find the perfect sunscreen for you!   BEST FOR ACNE PRONE AN...
  • All About Dermaplaning

    What is Dermaplaning?  Dermaplaning is an effective and safe exfoliation procedure.  It uses a sterile surgical scalpel to shave the surface of the skin to remove excess dead skin and peach fuzz hairs. The tool is held at a 45 degree angle and is brushed along the skin to remove the hair and ski...

The Renew Blog

Your most-pressing skincare questions answered by dermatologist Dr. Stratte + her team.