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Ep 209 - The #DamnGood Skin Barrier-Boosting Creams We’ll Use Forever

“Barrier Repair” is a big beauty buzzword - but what does it really mean? Today we’re bringing you a little Skin Barrier 101, along with a roundup of our #damngood skin-saving favorites.

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As a leading board-certified dermatologist with a posh new practice overlooking Bryant Park, Dr. Shereene Idriss, AKA #PillowTalkDerm has amassed more than 350K-strong Instagram fans who come for her epic junk science takedowns, and stay for the real talk on routines, ingredient 101 and more. In today’s episode, the Pillow Talk Derm breaks down current trending topics, from skincare “microdosing” to TikTok-famous trends like chlorophyll water and DIY salt water sprays.

Find out why Dr. Idriss believes hyaluronic acid is way overhyped, and it could be causing more harm than good. Plus, hear her take on the #1 product from The Ordinary that she believes is worth the hashtags, why she does her bedtime routine well before dinner, how-to treat dry lips using her trademark “basting” technique, and listen in on early clues on her very own skincare line that she’s been busy working on behind the scenes.

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