53 Dr. Chau Phan – Integrating Pharmaceutical Studies and Holistic Skincare

By Lori Crete | Beauty Biz Show

Feb 27


I’m excited to introduce to you an impressive pharmacist, entrepreneur, author, mother and today’s guest, Dr. Chau Phan. Dr. Phan owns her own compounding pharmacy and specializes in customized skincare and skin diseases in Hayward, CA. She became an innovative entrepreneur by integrating her science and research background with her passion for skincare. Dr. Phan has devoted her career to researching and creating holistic blends that help with skin disease such as eczema. If you leave this show wanting more, don’t forget to check out Dr. Phan’s book  Age Gracefully- Make the Right Decisions for Your Skin!

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You don’t realize it but just getting enough sleep, eating healthy, drinking water, eating anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory foods, and using anti-oxidant cream and sunscreen are the basic things you can do to delay the aging process.” – Dr. Chau Phan

Show Notes:

  • Does coffee age us
  • What is leaky skin
  • What is pharmacy school
  • The crossover between pharmaceuticals and skincare
  • What are career options after finishing pharmacy school
  • How are skin creams customized

When my son was three months old he started having severe eczema, so that brought me into the eczema/ skin disease world. When I opened up my own pharmacy and my own compounding pharmacy, I started to look into creating a cream that doesn’t have steroids and is natural that he can use everyday.” – Dr. Chau Phan

  • What causes eczema
  • What vitamins and oils help with eczema
  • What are natural ingredients to anti-aging
  • Does Vitamin D influence eczema
  • What Vitamins are good for anti-aging
  • How to balance family and your own business

I don’t believe in a certain line. For everyone I see, I make a specific cream for them and their needs.” – Dr. Chau Phan

Dr. Chau Phan’s 3 tips to look younger:

  1. Drink Water
  2. Use Sunscreen
  3. Take in Antioxidants (Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Green Tea)

If you moisturize high risk kids for eczema for the first 6-8 months of their life- constantly moisturizing- you basically give them a protective barrier and the incidence of eczema actually decreases.” – Dr. Chau Phan

Links Mentioned:

  • Check out Dr. Chau Phan’s book here
  • Connect with Dr. Chau Phan:

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About the Author

A finalist for American Spa Magazine’s 2017 Women in Wellness Mentor of the Year, Lori Crete is a highly sought after industry expert and licensed celebrity esthetician. Owner of Southern California’s Spa 10, she is also the founder of The Beauty Biz Club™, a success-based society dedicated to helping beauty practitioners around the world fill their schedule, increase profits and break through to the 6-figure mark.