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Curious about learning more about skincare and telehealth? These articles highlight a mix of different topics so you can learn more about your skin!

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Vitamin E Oil for Skin Health

What is vitamin E oil and what are the benefits of it? Read more to find out!

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Wrinkles In Men

In this article, we’re exploring the causes of wrinkles in men, what types of wrinkles are the most common and prevention and treatment options to keep your face youthful for as long as possible.

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How to Remove Acne Scars Naturally

Read on to learn ways you can possibly remove or reduce acne scars naturally, along with ways to prevent acne from occurring in the first place.

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Difference Between Fine Lines & Wrinkles

Wondering what the difference is between fine lines and wrinkles? Read on to find out.

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Hyaluronic Acid Before and After Results

Wondering what results you can get from hyaluronic acid? Here's what hyaluronic acid can do.

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Where Can You Buy Tretinoin Cream?

Wondering where you can buy tretinoin cream? Read this article to find out more!

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Tretinoin For Blackheads

Can tretinoin remove blackheads? Read the article to find out more!

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Hyaluronic Acid for Skincare

Curious about using hyaluronic acid for skincare? Learn more about using the benefits, results you should expect, and side effects!

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Hydrolyzed Collagen

Wondering what hydrolyzed collagen is? Read more to find out about the benefits and side effects!

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Can You Drink Alcohol with Doxycycline?

Wondering if you can drink alcohol while taking doxycycline? Read more to find out!

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Oral Acne Meds: An Overview

There are a lot of different options when it comes to oral medications for acne, so we’re here to explain a few of the most common and how they might be able to help you!

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Sun Exposure & Tretinoin or Retinol

One of the biggest tricks about using tretinoin or retinol is making sure you're skin is keeping your skin protected from harsh sunlight.

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Doxycycline Hyclate vs. Monohydrate

Doxycycline a popular antibiotic used — among other things — to treat acne. But it comes in two forms, and you should know the difference.

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Tretinoin vs. Isotretinoin (Accutane)

In the Great Tretinoin vs. Isotretinoin debate, who's the victor? How are these two medications similar, and how are they different?

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Exfoliating With Tretinoin: Tips

Tretinoin is one of the most popular topical ointments to treat acne and signs of aging, but how does it work with exfoliating scrubs?

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Tretinoin Cream Side Effects

Most tretinoin users experience little side effects, but that doesn't mean they don't exist. In fact, they're more prevalent than you think.

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Tretinoin Skin Peeling is Real

One of the most unpleasant side effects of using tretinoin is tretinoin skin peeling. Luckily, it doesn't have to be the end of the world.

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The Tretinoin Acne "Purge"

Tretinoin is considered a gold standard in the treatment of acne. But we can't lie — the first few weeks of use can get pretty rough.

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A Guide to Using Tretinoin for Acne

People all over the world use tretinoin for acne with proven results. If it's an option you're considering, here's what you should know.

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Does Tretinoin Cream Help Acne Scars?

Tretinoin is one of the most popular topical treatments for acne in the world. But did you know you can use tretinoin cream for acne scars?

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How to Use Tretinoin Cream

Start by choosing the right strength of Tretinoin cream, and the recommended  time to apply tretinoin cream or gel to your face is at night, shortly before you go to bed.

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How Long Does Tretinoin Take to Work?

While tretinoin produces anti-aging results in as little as 84 days, it’s even more effective as a long-term wrinkle and aging prevention treatment.

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How to Use Tretinoin for Wrinkles

Clean and dry your face, apply a small amount, avoid eyes, and use with a moisturizer and sunscreen.

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Can You Use Hyaluronic Acid With Retinol

Hyaluronic acid and retinol are two very effective acne treatments. And when you use them together, the results may be even better.

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Can You Use Tretinoin With Moisturizer?

It’s perfectly safe to use a moisturizer with tretinoin. In fact, tretinoin without moisturizer is generally not recommended. 

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Adapalene (Differin) v.s Tretinoin

Both tretinoin and adapalene work well to remove and prevent acne, but from an anti-aging perspective, tretinoin is the better choice for most people.

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Is Tretinoin Over The Counter?

Wondering if you can pick up OTC tretinoin at your local drugstore? Here's what you need to know.

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What Tretinoin Strength is Best For Acne

Tretinoin is a very effective acne treatment. Let's talk about the tretinoin strengths and percentages that will effectively treat your breakouts.

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Tretinoin for Acne

Considering getting tretinoin for acne? We're breaking everything you need to know about tretinoin acne treatment.

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A Guide to Prescription Acne Medication

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Scalp Acne: Causes and Treatment Options

Dealing with scalp acne and wondering how to treat it? We're breaking down the main causes of scalp pimples and the best treatments for them.

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Acids 101

You may have been hearing more and more about acids in skincare lately. Here's the breakdown.

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The Science Behind Spironolactone

Originally used to treat high blood pressure, more and more doctors have been prescribing spironolactone to treat hormonal acne with great success. But how and why does this drug work?

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OTC vs Prescription-strength Retinoids

For skincare veterans and newbies alike, retinoids can be an important cornerstone of anyone’s skincare routine.

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Vitamins 101

You know vitamins are good for your body, but what about for your skin? Read on to find out which vitamins will give your skin a radiance boost!

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Topical Acne Meds: An Overview

Despite all the well-deserved buzz about them, classic topical treatments are classic for a reason: they work!

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Tretinoin Formula: What You Need To Know

We’ve created a guide with what you need to know about tretinoin, whether you’re just thinking about trying it out for the first time, or you’ve already integrated it into your routine!

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Refreshing Your Skincare Routine

It might be a good time to check in with your skin and see if your routine needs any tweaks. Do you need to step up your skincare game?

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Pill that protects your skin from sun

If I were to tell you there’s a pill that you could take every day to help prevent sun damage, would you believe me?

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Fact or Fiction: Hair Gummies

Although it is often recommended as a supplement for healthy hair and nails, biotin may not be the miracle cure many claim it to be.

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Four lifestyle changes for glowing skin

Skin health isn't just about your skincare routine – your lifestyle choices play a big role too. Find out what choices our derms recommend for your best skin ever!

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The science of the skin microbiome

The skin microbiome is a new and exciting area of research, but does it live up to the hype? We sat down with two dermatologists to unpack the science around the microbiome.

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Fact or Fiction: Toothpaste And Acne

Toothpaste was designed to be used on your teeth, not on your face. Toothpaste used on acne can risk further irritation.

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Oils 101

Will oils give you a coveted glow or just clog your pores? Let's take a look.

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Sun Protection 101

Confused by your sunscreen label? We take a look at some of the most common ingredients in your sun protection.

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Fact or fiction: acne and makeup

If you see a clear connection between makeup usage and your acne, taking a break from cosmetic products is the best way to prevent your skin condition from worsening.

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Makeup and Skin

We know makeup can lead to clogged pores, but did you know you don't have to sacrifice your full face for clear skin? Here's how.

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3 Ways Menopause Can Affect Your Skin

Menopause causes big changes to your body, including your skin. With the right tools, these adjustments will be just a blip on your radar!

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Are You A Man With Acne? Read on.

Most skincare marketing targets women, but men can have their own particular skincare concerns, too. If you're breaking out, you may want to read this.

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Trendy Skincare 101

Hip, fun, cool ingredients are popping up in the skincare industry! Some may be passing fads, while others prove they can go the distance.

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Acne... Or Rosacea?

Acne treatments letting you down? You may be struggling with a lesser known concern: rosacea. Here's what you need to know.

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Doxycycline: An Antibiotic For Acne

Doxycycline targets one of the main causes of acne: inflammation. We'll break down what it is and how it works to help your skin.

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Prescription vs. OTC: Eyelash Serums

Eyelash growth serums have plenty of marketing behind them, but can they live up to the hype? There are some important differences between prescription Latisse and over-the-counter product.

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How To Properly Wash Your Face

Getting that skin glow and skin health starts with a clean face. Healthy skin = glowing skin!

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Apostrophe: Dermatology, Delivered.

We’ve redesigned the patient experience from the ground up, including our name: Apostrophe.

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Acne 101

We’ve asked our medical director, Dr. Aimee Paik, some of your most burning acne questions! She covers the basics about the different types of acne.

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Skin Aging 101

Curious about how retinoids can help your skin? Apostrophe's medical director is here to help!

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How Pregnancy Affects Your Skin

Not everyone experiences that famous pregnancy glow. Learn how you can handle some of the more challenging changes that can come along with pregnancy.

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Telemedicine And The Trans Community

Telemedicine has the potential to help many in the trans community access healthcare safely. Apostrophe wants to help.

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Skincare Across Race

Your skin's health concerns change based on race, but most people only know to watch out for sun damage. We asked three dermatologists about the skin issues specific to people of color.

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How To Spot Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Prevention Month! Read on for valuable tools that you can use to make sure your skin is happy and healthy.

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The Solution For Longer Fuller Eyelashes

How does Latisse®, a prescription solution that helps your own natural lashes grow longer and thicker, stack up to the competition?

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Oral + Topical Treatment

Using an oral and topical medication together gives a one-two punch to acne and breakouts. Read on to learn why our dermatologists prescribe combo treatments and how they work together!

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Will Latisse® change your eye color?

So you notice your friend, or your hairdresser, or your coworker seems to have sprouted longer and fuller eyelashes overnight. How'd they do it?

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Tretinoin vs. Retin-A

You're interested in using a prescription retinoid, but which is right for you? We're here to help!

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How To Choose Your Sunscreen

Let us help you find the best sunscreen for your skin and protect yourself from damaging radiation.

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Sunscreen Application 101

Read on to learn how to maximize on your sun protection once you’ve tracked down the perfect product.

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Hormonal Acne 101

The narrative around acne is so strongly tied to our teenage years, many of us expect it to disappear on its own once we hit our twenties, only to be hit with hormonal acne in our adult years.

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Prescription vs. OTC: Acne Treatment

There are so many options when it comes to acne treatment. Here's what you can get when you're ready to move beyond the drugstore acne aisle.

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Latisse®: what you need to know

Thinking about Latisse or already on it? Check-in here first so you have everything you need to know!

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Fact or Fiction: Water and Acne

You know staying hydrated is important for your overall health, but does drinking water help acne?

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Long, Lush... Eyebrows with Latisse?

If you’ve ever overplucked, experienced a waxing mishap, or simply were born with thinner brows, you know how agonizing the process of growing in your brows can be.

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Fact or fiction: tretinoin myths

There's a lot of (mis)information out there when it comes to one of the most powerful skincare ingredients: tretinoin. We investigated some common tretinoin myths to separate fact from fiction.

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The Ultimate Guide To: Ingredients

Everything you ever needed to know about the ingredients on your skincare labels!

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Ways Can You Treat Retinol Burn

What is retinol burn? Is it as bad as it sounds? And how can you treat it if you’re experiencing it? Read more to find out.

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Hydroquinone Acne Scar

Wondering how to use hydroquinone to treat acne scars? We're here to help! Read on to learn more about it

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How Long Does Hydroquinone Take to Work

Do you have dark spots or uneven skin tone? Hydroquinone is a powerful ingredient used to even out skin tone. Read to find how long it takes for it to work

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​​Pomade Acne

The right pomade can make styling your hair easy. Unfortunately, it may also cause breakouts. Read more to learn how and why pomade acne develops and how to treat it!

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Is Hyaluronic Acid Good for Oily Skin?

Is hyaluronic acid good for oily skin? Read more to find out!

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Neck Wrinkles Treatment

Wondering how neck wrinkles develop and the main factors that cause you to develop these lines and wrinkles? Read on to find out!

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How to Remove Dead Skin Cells From Face

Want to learn more about dead skin cells and how to remove them so you can maintain your healthy skin? Read more to find out!

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