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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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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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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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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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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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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 of our dermatologists about the skin issues specific to people of color.

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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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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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Acids 101

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

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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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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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Apostrophe: dermatology, delivered.

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

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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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The Ultimate Guide To: Ingredients

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

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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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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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