Things To Know About Skin Care Products And Treatments

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When it comes to skincare matters,  it is safe to say that you can trust your Kristy Kennedy dermatologist over your favorite beauty blogger,  a well-meaning friend or family member. In this article, we look at some of the commonly asked questions  by patients about skincare products,  treatments and habits.

One of  things that most people want to know is the difference between a skin specialist vs dermatologist. Dermatologists are physicians or doctors that identify, diagnose and treat diseases  or disorders that are related  to the hair, nails and skin. Skin specialist is simply another term for a dermatologist.

Dermatologist and skin care specialist are both terms that refer to physicians or doctors  that have been trained to diagnose and treat diseases or disorders that are related to the skin.  To put it simply, a dermatologist  is a doctor that practices dermatology.

Skin specialists should not be confused with skin care specialists. The latter are  people who provide beauty treatments that are related to the skin, nails and hair.  A dermatologist is a more medical formal term that is used to refer to a skin care specialist.

Another thing you may want to know is the difference between  the medical grade skincare products that are found at a dermatologist’s office  and the kinds of skincare products that you can find at a drug store. The products at a dermatologist’s office are more potent  compared to the drugstore alternatives. The medical grade products contain a higher concentration of quality active ingredients.

Mass market skincare products are comprised of  largely filler ingredients  that do not provide any benefits.  The fillers may comprise up to 99 percent of the product,  but you cannot tell by just reading the product label.

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