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Curing Confusion

Curing Confusion

By Beauty Unknowns
We're here to give you practical skincare advice you can implement now, straight from experts and rooted in science. Check out these expert-guided skincare routines and why they are the real deal on our website:
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Dr. Rhonda Klein: Updating Your Skincare Routine for Fall and Winter

Curing Confusion

Dr. Marisa Garshick: All Things Acne
In this episode, Dr. Marisa Garshick of New York City's MDCS Dermatology spills all the details on acne. Our conversation covers the different types of acne, which acne triggers to avoid, the ingredients and products to solve your acne problems, and the details of a healthy skincare routine. We also discuss tips for which in-office treatments you might consider (think chemical peels, facials, etc.) and chat about when it is time to visit a dermatologist to take your acne treatments to the next level. Listen along for all the acne advice and visit Dr. Garshick's routine at to learn more. 
February 08, 2021
Dr. Cula Dautriche: All Things Hyperpigmentation
This episode is your guide to hyperpigmentation. Dr. Cula Dautriche goes back to basics with us to share what hyperpigmentation really is, what causes it, and what solutions there are for this skin condition.  We'll be talking about what ingredients you should look for, the in-office treatments that are worth investing in, and go-to skincare products that are a must in your routine. Visit  for more information. 
January 25, 2021
Dr. Katie Beleznay: Your Guide to Injectables & Consistent Skincare
Dr. Katie Beleznay is a board-certified dermatologist in Canada and the United States. In this episode, she walks us through the importance of a consistent skincare routine and gives us a thorough overview of injectables: the types currently on the market, who should consider them, safety precautions to research ahead of time, and more. 
November 30, 2020
Dr. Rhonda Klein: Updating Your Skincare Routine for Fall and Winter
Dr. Rhonda Klein is from Westport Connecticut and is a co-founder of a beautiful new boutique-style practice called Modern Dermatology. In this episode, she discusses how to transition your skincare routine for the fall and winter season, as well as some fun holiday gifts you can give to your loved ones to nourish their skin! 
November 16, 2020
Dr. Karen Kagha: Hyperpigmentation & Ingredients-based routines
Dr. Kagha is a dermatologist and cosmetic and laser fellow at Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital. She believes everyone deserves the opportunity to look and feel their best, which encouraged her to pursue expertise in evidence-based aesthetic medicine. She is passionate about redefining beauty standards to be more accepting of all types of beauty. In this episode, she gives us the scoop on how to build a skincare routine by focusing on the active ingredients in each product, rather than their brands. We also go in-depth discussing what hyperpigmentation is, and what ingredients/products you should be using if you have pigmented skin. 
November 02, 2020
Dr. Nina Hansra: Stress Acne, Mindfulness, & What You Eat Matters
Dr. Nina Hansra has been practicing dermatology for over ten years and has completed her medical training at the University of California, San Francisco, and Stanford University. In this episode, we dive into her belief that the skin is a reflection of one's internal health. Internal health includes emotional, spiritual, mental, and nutritional health, among many things. Listen for tips on how to become more self-aware about the cause of your acne flare-ups, and the importance of managing stress and a well-balanced diet to obtain healthy skin.
September 14, 2020
Q&A with Beauty Unknowns Founder
For this week's episode, we are changing things up a bit. Your hosts, Yoela (Beauty Unknowns Founder) and Marissa (Beauty Unknowns Head of Marketing & Partnerships) sit down for an authentic and open Q&A session about our company and how we are disrupting the skincare industry.  As we are also consumers in this industry, we discuss what we've learned throughout this process, products we swear by, and why our content can uniquely serve you and cure your skincare confusion. 
August 17, 2020
Dr. Kaveri Karhade: TikTok, Overhyped Brands, and Natural Alternatives
Dr. Kaveri Karhade is a board-certified dermatologist at Berman Skin Institute in San Francisco, California. In this episode, she discusses pregnancy skincare, why you shouldn’t pick at your face and tips to prevent doing so, how to find a skincare routine at a reasonable price point, and why she’s acquired over 20K TikTok followers! Learn more about her at, and find her routine at 
August 03, 2020
Denisse Serrano: Lip Fillers, Lasers, and Keeping it Simple
Denisse Serrano is a board-certified physician assistant at JUVA Skin and Laser Center in New York City. She loves staying on the cutting edge of all skincare technologies, so in this episode, we are discussing the ‘next big things’ in the industry, as well as her personal skincare routine.
July 13, 2020
Dr. Rachel Maiman: ‘Maskne’, Hormonal Acne, and When to See a Dermatologist
In this episode, Dr. Maiman discusses how to combat “Maskne”, what hormonal acne is / how to know if you have it,  a simple three-step routine that yields results, and why seeing a dermatologist should be your first step. Dr. Maiman has contagious and authentic energy and she knows what it’s like to really struggle with your skin. From discovering her love of biology in high school AP Bio, to Georgetown University, she is the newest member of the renowned Marmur Medical Dermatology practice in New York City. Learn more at, and on Instagram @beautyunknowns and @derm_dr_maiman. 
June 29, 2020
Dr. Erin E. Hartnett: Choosing the Right Products For You
Dr. Erin E. Hartnett joins us in a discussion about complete health and its importance to skincare. She says, “the glow comes from within.” Hear about what products in your skincare routine that you SHOULD be investing in, and what criteria you need to consider when buying new products. You’ll also hear Erin’s inspiring career story and the beauty that can come from times of uncertainty and pivoting your career.
June 15, 2020
Emily Montague: Why You Should Start Preventative Skincare Now
Emily Montague is an actress, model, and producer turned skincare guru. She is an esthetician at the Shani Darden studio in Beverly Hills, and she’s here to share her daily skincare routine, what to look for in an esthetician, tips on microcurrent and preventative skincare, and why SPF should be your best friend.
June 01, 2020
Welcome to Curing Confusion
If you’re interested in building a long-term, scientific-based skincare routine, you’re in the right place. We’re a female-run startup that is focused on delivering factual skincare advice straight from the industry’s emerging experts. You’ll hear inspiring career stories, along with expert skincare routines and information on products/ingredients that will lead to real, healthyl results.
June 01, 2020