Derm Topics

Patient Buzz Series: Calamine Lotion as Makeup Primer

Dermatologists are sounding alarm after some TikTok influencers are recommending calamine lotion as a makeup primer, claiming the hack helps improve blemishes and keeps makeup in place. It’s the latest viral beauty hack popularized on the social media platform.

Be ready for the hacks your patients may bring up in their next office visits by perusing this list of articles in the consumer press:

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