What you need to know about hormones & your skin | Dermatologist Keira Barr, M.D.
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“When you follow quick fixes [from social media], you wind up spending a lot of time, energy, money, and resources on things that may not work for your individual case. And I think it's so valuable to understand you are unique—we have a lot of similarities, but your particular situation may not fit neatly into a box,” says board-certified dermatologist and hormone expert Keira Barr, M.D. In this episode of Clean Beauty School, mindbodygreen’s beauty director Alexandra Engler and Barr discuss the many ways hormones affect your skin, why it happens, and why there is no one-size-fits all solution.  Show notes:  -Learn about collagen types, specifically type III collagen and how it declines with age.  -Research linking progesterone to skin elasticity.  -Read up on endocrine disruptors with a few to look out for. -Explainers on using both vitamin C and vitamin E topically.   Comments: [email protected] Sponsorship inquiries: [email protected]
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