Janelle Nassim, MD

Janelle Nassim, MD, is a dermatology resident in the Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Training Program. Her clinical interests are acne, laser and cosmetic dermatology, diet and dermatology, and accessibility and inclusion for patients with disabilities.


Posts by Janelle Nassim, MD

Scrubbing your hands dry? Soaps, moisturizers, and tips to help keep skin healthy

We all know we’re supposed to wash our hands thoroughly many times a day to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but doing so can make skin dry and cracked. What’s the best way to combat this?

The hype on hyaluronic acid

A variety of beauty and skincare products now contain hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in the body that retains moisture. But what benefits do these products offer, and are they worth using?

A look at the effects of nail polish on nail health and safety

Different types of nail polish can have varying effects on fingernails, and have pros and cons depending on the chemicals used in making them.

Adult acne: Understanding underlying causes and banishing breakouts

Just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean you are no longer susceptible to acne. Diet, medications, personal care products, stress, and a woman’s menstrual cycle can all contribute to acne production. Fortunately, there are many treatment options available.