Makeup for Acne

Is the makeup you're wearing making your acne worse?

Makeup for Acne

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Wearing makeup is a very personal choice, but when your skin is breaking out, it can seem like a chore. Speaking from previous experience, I’ve felt the need to cover up my red/angry acne-prone skin just to feel normal. My story is not very . . .

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July 27, 2015

PocketDerm Summer Photo Contest

Win a free year of PocketDerm!

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Entering is simple!

Just snap a photo of your PocketDerm wherever your summer adventures take you, post your photo to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #PocketDermontheRoad

What You'll Win

The winners will receive a free year’s subscription to PocketDerm as . . .

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June 22, 2015

10 Sunscreens That Won't Break You Out

What you need to know about sunscreen

Sunscreen options

It’s summertime and while the living is easy, being protected against the sun isn’t always, especially if you’re dealing with acne at the same time! There are so many choices out there that finding a sunscreen that won’t worsen your breakout can seem impossible. . . .

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June 17, 2015

Which Sunless Tanner is Right for Me?

Tips and Tricks for a perfect sun-kissed look from a licensed dermatology provider.

The Safest Way to that Sun-Kissed Look

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Being a newbie to southern California from upstate New York, I am often in awe of the golden tans that surround me! As a light-haired, light-eyed, fair-skinned girl, I have never been able to spend even a small amount of time . . .

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June 03, 2015

Under Construction!

We are busy filling your prescriptions... we'll be back soon with a new and improved look!

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March 27, 2015

Scars and wrinkles needling you?

Derma-rollers and vampire facials may help

Scar and wrinkle reduction is no walk in the park –many solutions require multiple treatments with significant downtime, and can even be risky with darker skin tones.


But a technique called micro-needling can improve skin texture and appearance with minimal . . .

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October 16, 2014

How to heal a popped pimple overnight

That acne pimple is coming to a head. It's sore, maybe a bit itchy, and is ruining your complexion. We know we shouldn't pop it, but it's hard to resist the urge.

Hydrocolloid bandages and acne

It's only after popping it that we realize we look even worse. Ugh.

The good news is . . .

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September 13, 2014