Is ‘slugging’ safe? Houston dermatologist weighs in on TikTok’s skincare trend
HOUSTON – The latest trend on TikTok is slugging, a beauty hack that promises to give you hydrated, dewy skin by applying Vaseline at night before bed. Dr. Sherry Ingraham, dermatologist at Advance Dermatology, breaks down the dos and don’ts of slugging. Top view of young women use Vaseline (iStock)“Dermatologists love Vaseline. “It forms a seal over the skin, preventing water loss and keeps moisture in your skin. If your skin is super dry, apply a light moisturizer like plain Cerave lotion before slugging,” said Ingraham.
Getting more screen time? Watch out for blue light exposure risks
Blue light promotes stressors in skin that cause photo-aging; that is, aging from exposure to light,” said Ingraham. “They’re at a much higher risk of blue light exposure each and every day,” she said. Here are her recommendations to reduce the negative effects of blue lightYoung girl using using blue light blocking clear glasses for online learning (Sherry Ingraham)1. Turn on the blue light filter on your phone“You can filter the blue light by turning on “night shift” on your iPhone or “night mode” on your Android,”" she said. When using digital devices, wear glasses with blue light filter“Go online and order inexpensive blue light blocking glasses.
Getting more screen time? Watch out for blue light exposure risks | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
Getting more screen time? Watch out for blue light exposure risks | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: September 22, 2020, 4:10 pmWhether is for work, for study or to connect with people, since the pandemic started folks have been more glued to their smart-phones and computer screens than ever. However, that can create other problems due to more exposure to blue light. Dr. Sherry Ingraham, dermatologist with Advanced Dermatology, explained the hazards involved and simple ways to protect yourself and your family from these rays.
Anti-aging for your zip code: See what Pour Moi Climate-Smart Skincare its all about!
HOUSTON Theres a groundbreaking approach in beauty in where you can use customized products specific to the climate where you live including our sticky heat and humidity in Houston. Ulli Haslacher is the founder and CEO of Pour Moi Climate-Smart Skincare, and she shared details on this revolutionary brand, made in France. Because they are not using products specific to the climate, they are in, said Haslacher. Pour Moi Climate-Smart Skincare has a special offer happening now through Sept. 1. To get in on this special offer, visit their website pourmoiskincare.com/Houston or call 909-243-1456.