ASCP Skin Deep

MAY | JUNE 2019

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50 ascp skin deep may/june 2019 by Shannon Esau Well-known computer scientist Alan Perlis once said, "Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it." While he was talking about programming, the same could be said for skin care. Particularly when it comes to men's skin. Men's skin doesn't differ all that much from women's, but one of the biggest hurdles for men is adoption of a consistent skin care routine. If they are new to the world of advanced skin care, overly complex treatment programs and regimens can send men running back to the drugstore-brand, all-in-one face cream they were previously using. While the formulations you use in the treatment room and prescribe in their home care should be complex in terms of the science that goes into them, simplicity in their care plans is essential. With that in mind, what does it take to care for the modern man's skin? Have their needs changed over time? And what are the key differences between men's and women's skin? When it comes to men's acne, straightforward treatments are best KEEP IT SIMPLE

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