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August 1, 2021

Fact or Fiction – Cucumbers Eliminate Bags Under Your Eyes

We love putting sliced cucumbers under our eyes to reduce eye puffiness. However, the cucumber itself may not be what’s making a difference in reducing the swelling. Anything you place under the eyes that’s cold will most likely reduce puffiness ...

July 28, 2021

Myth: Can Stress Cause Acne?

Acne is caused by many factors. Stress is in fact one of them. Stress influences the body and skin, causing it to react in negative ways. You could develop acne, eczema, hives, rosacea, psoriasis, alopecia, vitiligo and more. if you already have acne...

July 20, 2021

Myth: Is Acne Genetic?

Yes, it’s true: acne is, in fact, genetic. Blemishes are triggered by multiple genes rather than one, so you can’t really blame one side of your family for your skin’s poor condition. While it’s helpful to know that acne has a genetic origin,...

July 13, 2021

Fact or Fiction – Does Hot Water Clean Skin Better

When we wash our face, our natural instinct is to use warm or hot water. The temperature is just right and overall, it feels good. But does hot water clean the skin better? It’s an interesting question – but the answer is no. Many are unaware of ...

July 6, 2021

Fact or Fiction – Sunscreen Contouring Do or Don’t?

You might have already heard of an ill-advised “contouring” technique known as Sunscreen Contouring. It’s a new trend amongst some to contour their faces by placing sunscreen only on certain areas of the skin, leaving a portion of the face unpr...

June 21, 2021

Do It Yourself Coffee Facial Scrub – Do or Don’t?

Many people have gotten creative with their exfoliation, experimenting with coffee grounds and other substances with a similar texture. While the texture of coffee grounds may feel similar to a facial scrub, Dr. Lancer recommends steering clear from ...

June 8, 2021

Myth: Facial Slugging. A Trend – Do or Don’t?

Has your skin been super dry lately? A recent trend shows that consumers apply Vaseline or a type of grease on their face at night and keep it on as they sleep to retain skin moisture. Dr. Lancer suggests staying away from this habit as it’s not on...

June 3, 2021

Myth: Do or Don’t? At Home Face Shaving – Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning is a great way to refresh the skin. The procedure consists of gliding a fine surgical blade across the surface of the face to remove dead skin and peach fuzz, and reduce the appearance of acne scars. Removing the top layer of skin allows...

May 21, 2021

Myth: Skincare Products Never Expire

All skincare products expire at some point. However, the timing all depends on the quality of the product, its ingredients, its packaging, how it was made and where it has been stored. Keeping a product out of direct sunlight, and in a cool, room-tem...

May 14, 2021

Myth: Air Quality Doesn’t Impact Skin Health

Although it may not be top of mind, the environment and air quality influence skin health and skin aging tremendously. If you live in a city with a significant level of air pollution, it could be contributing to premature skin aging, age spots, fine ...

May 7, 2021

Myth: The More Products in Your Skincare Routine, the Better

Most of us have a variety of products we use on our skin. We use them, thinking the more we apply, the better our skin will look. Dr. Lancer says that’s not always true, as we should be specifically thinking about what skincare concerns we would li...

April 30, 2021

Myth: You Only Need SPF During Bright, Sunny Weather

Sunscreen is typically associated with a relaxing day at the beach. You might be laying on a beach chair with your favorite hat, a good book and you’ve applied the goods. However, sunscreen should be used daily during sunny or overcast weather and ...

April 18, 2021

Myth: Breakouts Only Occur in Your Teens

When you think of acne, you might think of someone in their teen years. However, blemishes on the skin can occur at any age. Breakouts have been seen on newborns, teens and adults, and on all parts of the body – even those hidden areas we don’t t...

March 30, 2021

Dr Lancer’s Skin Reality

Dr. Lancer’s Skin Reality – Intro COVID-19 has changed the way we live life. How we socialize, work, sleep and our daily activities have all been altered in some way because of the global pandemic. Wearing a mask is totally normal now, and many o...

March 30, 2021

Forgetting Something? Contour Decollete, Please!

Life before the COVID-19 pandemic. Going to the theater, table for 6 at your favorite restaurant without a care in the world. Remember dinner parties? You were surrounded by great company and a generous amount of food and wine. The glassware, plates ...

March 30, 2021

The Beauty Of Exfoliation

Exfoliation is one of those fancy terms for removing debris. An exfoliating product removes debris from the skin’s surface as it stimulates new oxygen flow, new cell metabolism, new protein production, and begins restoring the skin. Skin looks and ...

March 30, 2021

Gentle Exfoliating Peel Pads

For a Brighter, Even Complexion in 2021 We are ever-changing. Our wants, fears, lifestyle, circumstances and appearance are constantly in flux. Look at life today. The new normal is working from home in comfy PJs, wearing a mask when in public and st...

March 30, 2021

The Game Plan for Radiant Skin

Your skin’s condition can reveal a lot about you, like if you’re spending plenty of time outdoors or applying sunscreen as much as you say you do. If we’re being honest, we can be complacent and not always use the proper protection needed for o...