Thank you for your interest in submitting press to be featured through DERMASCOPE. Please review our guidelines below for submission.

 

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • General product press can be submitted through our online press submission platform. We are no longer accepting general product press via e-mail.
  • We only accept professional products for the aesthetics industry. Consumer-only brands will not be approved. 
  • Tone and verbiage used in press submissions should be kept neutral, professional, and in the third person. Example: “Product by Company is formulated with all-natural ingredients and is rich in antioxidants and vitamin A. Boost collagen production, improve skin tone, and shrink pore-size in one easy application.”

 

ONLINE PRESS SUBMISSION

All professional companies can upload their individual product press releases and industry news press releases directly to our website for immediate online exposure.

 

General Product Press

Educate our readers on your brand and its leading products. To submit general product press, follow the steps below. Your press request will be sent to us for immediate review. Upon approval, your feature will be live on our website.

 

Industry News and Press Releases

Readers want to know what’s going on in the world of aesthetics. This online department keeps readers informed about new hires, awards, and celebrations within the industry. To submit a press release, follow the steps below. Your request will be sent to us for immediate review. Upon approval, your feature will be live on our website.

 

PRINT ADVERTORIALS

For pricing information for inclusion in our monthly print advertorials, please contact Becky Morris at 800-961-3777 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our subscribers have come to depend on DERMASCOPE as their source of clear, educational information. All articles submitted for consideration must meet the following criteria.

 

STYLE

Articles should be written from an aesthetic educator’s point-of-view and geared towards the professional, not consumer. Articles must be educational, comprehensive, and positive in nature. They should read as post-graduate education and with the assumption that readers possess an understanding of skin anatomy and physiology.

 

Whenever practical, alternative options and techniques should be mentioned. Articles must not be slanted against a particular segment of the trade. Hypotheses should be supported based on documented facts about the subject; theory must be able to stand on its own merits, without referring negatively to other industry services, procedures, or products. References should be included to support any claims.

 

Overall, the content must remain generic in nature. Articles cannot promote specific products, procedures, or people. Any submission will be rejected if it is purely branded content. Instead, press releases, industry profiles, and news items can be submitted for consideration via our online press submission platform.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Generally, articles are assigned word counts, due dates, and placement in advance. Articles may be submitted without request but will only be considered for placement as space is available. Articles range in word count from 200 to 2,500 words, depending on the placement.

 

All articles should be submitted electronically via e-mail as a Microsoft Word document. Images, graphs, or charts may be submitted to accompany the article. Images should be high resolution (300 dpi), CMYK, and JPG, TIF, PSD, or EPS format. Photo credits, model releases, and identification of subjects or techniques shown in photographs are required. Images should be generic and should not include any logos or brand-specific items.

 

ANCILLARY ITEMS

The following items should accompany every article submission:

  • 100-word author’s biography (may include contact information for readers). Submissions exceeding 100 words will be edited with the editor’s discretion. The author’s biography will be kept on file and will only be used with articles exceeding 500 words in length. For shorter articles, only a byline is included.
  • a professional, high resolution, color headshot of the author in digital format
  • a signed copyright agreement (articles will not be published without receipt of this)

 

ACCEPTANCE POLICY

All article submissions must be the original works of the author. Simultaneous submissions will not be considered. Reprints are NOT accepted. DERMASCOPE acquires all rights and the signed copyright agreement form is required.

 

We publish manuscripts on an average of two to four months after acceptance. We reserve the right to final edit all materials and to cancel an article or reschedule its publication date according to our discretion. Scheduled content is subject to change at the discretion of the editorial department. We reserve the right to use material for print or online, according to our discretion, on the condition that the content meets our editorial guidelines.

 

We appreciate your interest in contributing to DERMASCOPE and look forward to your editorial contribution.

 

Amanda Strunk Miller

Publisher, Managing Editor

DERMASCOPE Magazine

310 East Interstate 30, Suite B107, Garland, Texas 75043 | 800-961-3777 | dermascope.com

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Michael Pugliese, LE, owner of Circadia by Dr. Pugliese

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December 2021

Game Changers

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