Episode 36: Behind the Scenes of the Skincare Industry
In this captivating episode of The Aesthetic Doctor, host Dr. Judith Borger invites a true industry insider to share her expertise on the skincare manufacturing world. Joining us is the remarkable Dr. Suzanne Gokel, a board certified family physician and certified esthetic physician, the CEO and founder of Skin Sutra Skincare, and also a partner in her family business that manufactures their very own skincare products.
Dr. Gokel pulls back the curtain and takes us on a behind-the-scenes journey through the fascinating skincare manufacturing industry. With her extensive knowledge and experience, she delves into the intricacies of formulating and producing skincare products that deliver exceptional results.
Throughout the episode, Dr. Gokel shares invaluable insights into the challenges and triumphs of starting your own skincare line.
Join us for this illuminating conversation as Dr. Gokel unravels the mysteries of the skincare manufacturing industry, providing listeners with a rare glimpse into the world of beauty science and entrepreneurship.Listen Now
Episode 35: Pregnancy & Postpartum Skin Changes
Episode 34: Skin Bleaching Practices in Skin of Color
Dr. Borger is joined by Dr Yinka Akin-Deko to discuss the history of skin bleaching in skin of color and the dangers associated with it.
Trigger Warning / Disclaimer: there is an element of racism and imperialism that is part of this conversation. We might touch on a sensitive topic, but we believe this conversation is one that’s needed and necessary.
Dr Yinka Akin-Deko is a Family Physician practicing in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She is the owner of DYS Skincare, a company founded with the goal of inclusivity after Dr. Akin-Deko struggled to find skincare products made with black skin in mind.
Dr Yinka is also well known for a series of Facebook live videos to where she continues sharing knowledge on skincare which she acquired through her medical education and personal study.Listen Now
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About Dr. Judith Borger
- Mom of 3, Sought after speaker, Physician, Podcaster, Life & Business Coach
- Pilates and Peloton Enthusiast
- On a Mission to Empower Women to be their most Beautiful and Authentic Selves
- Lover of the Ocean, Traveling, and Fashion
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