Ever wonder if something you've seen trending on Beauty Tok is actually true or just a myth? In our BAZAAR Beauty Busters series, we'll speak with top makeup artists, dermatologists, estheticians, and more to dispel or validate viral social media hacks and treatments. We'll also break down commonly asked beauty questions while featuring tips and product recommendations straight from the experts.
As a graduate of prestigious institutions like Tufts Medical Center and Harvard University, and a professional who's well versed in running her own dermatology practice, it's no secret that Dr. Shereene Idriss—or #PillowtalkDerm, whom she's known as by her following of over 811,000 people across various social platforms—is a bona fide beauty expert.
"I've been practicing for over a decade; I've known I wanted to be a doctor since I was a teenager and was lucky enough to get accepted into medical school straight from high school," Idriss previously told BAZAAR.com of her dermatology journey.
In the first installment of our BAZAAR Beauty Busters series, Dr. Idriss debunks the hotly debated question: Does using skincare more often increase its benefits? See her expert and honest opinion below, or directly on Harper's BAZAAR's TikTok page.