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The doctor is in: Interview with Dr. Gerstner
Soleil Toujours founder, Valerie McMurray, recently interviewed Dr. Gervaise Gerstner, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City. She is highly sought after for her dermatology knowledge in the beauty industry and is currently a Global Ambassador for L’Oreal Paris. Valerie asked Dr. Gerstner a few of our most pressing questions. Keep reading to see what Dr. Gerstner thinks about the current state of dermatology, skincare, and beauty.
Driving & UV Rays
According to a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 53% of skin cancers in the United States occur on the left side - aka the driver's side. Skin cancers are mostly caused by UV radiation: ultraviolet (UV) A rays are long waves and ultraviolet B rays are short. Car windows are made of glass that blocks UVB rays, but allow 63% of UVA rays to pass through. UVB rays were once thought to be the bigger evil of the two, but studies have shown that long term exposure to UVA can play a role in melanoma...
Are You Investing In 'Clean Beauty'?
Let's face it - we are living in an era full of breakthroughs. Thanks to technology and the constant access to information, consumers are discovering products that are best for their health. There is a growing number of consumers that are rejecting the harmful chemical-infused formulations for more naturally based, organic and antioxidant-packed alternatives. This movement not only results in a thriving marketplace - it also predicts the future of skincare as we know it. The Rise Of Organic Skincare In Numbers This trend was also converted to numbers. According to research by Grand View Research, the global organic market is...