In this article, we will be discussing the reactions of dermatologists to skincare tips given by other professionals. This is a continuation of a previous article on the same topic.
The first dermatologist reacts to a skincare tip suggesting the use of baking soda as a facial scrub. According to her, baking soda has a high pH level which can disrupt the skin's natural balance and cause irritation. She advises against using it on the face and recommends using a gentle cleanser instead.
The next suggestion is about using lemon juice to lighten dark spots on the skin. The dermatologist disagrees with this tip, stating that lemon juice contains citric acid which can be harsh on the skin and cause damage. She recommends using ingredients like vitamin C or hydroquinone for safe and effective lightening of dark spots.
Another tip mentions using a DIY face mask made from ingredients like turmeric and yogurt. The dermatologist responds by saying that while these ingredients may have potential benefits for the skin, it is important to be cautious as they can also cause allergies or irritation. She advises doing a patch test before applying any homemade mask to the entire face.
Lastly, a derm reacts to a tip advocating for the use of coconut oil as a moisturizer for acne-prone skin. She explains that while coconut oil is a natural moisturizer, it is also high in comedogenic rating, meaning it can clog pores and potentially worsen acne. She suggests using non-comedogenic moisturizers instead.
In conclusion, dermatologists provide their professional insights on various skincare tips. They emphasize the importance of using gentle and tested ingredients to maintain a healthy and balanced complexion.