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Want better skin? Then quit smoking now

Want better skin? Then quit smoking now

Many regular smokers fear that their complexion may be compromised forever due to their habit, but some of the skin issues related to smoke can be reversed if one is willing to take quick action, according to The Daily Mail.

Categories: Skin Procedures News
March 9, 2011
Do drugstore cosmeceuticals deliver the same benefits as expensive department store brands?

Do drugstore cosmeceuticals deliver the same benefits as expensive department store brands?

aby boomers are funding a war against aging skin. The “Today” show estimates that U.S. sales of skin-care cosmeceuticals have reached $6.4 billion annually and those sales are expected to grow.

Categories: Skin Procedures News
March 2, 2011
Science-y-ness sells face creams

Science-y-ness sells face creams

Face creams moisturize, making the skin appear supple and healthy. However, there is no reason to believe that they do more than that. The FDA does not require manufacturers to prove that cosmetic products are safe or effective but simply prohibits claims that a product alters body structure or function or treats or prevents disease.

But the lack of real science does not stop the act of near-religious faith that propels well-heeled, hopeful women from purchasing “Revive Peau Magnifique Youth Recruit” at Neiman Marcus for $1,500 for four ampuls of serum.

Categories: Skin Procedures News
February 11, 2011
The fickle hair follicle

The fickle hair follicle

Medical news correspondent, Dr. Jennifer Ashton, gave hope to the balding on the January 6, 2011 edition of CBS’s “The Early Show.” A study at the University of Pennsylvania asked the question, “Do stem cells have an effect on baldness?”

Categories: Skin Procedures News
January 31, 2011
Skin care tips for brides can include cosmetic procedures

Skin care tips for brides can include cosmetic procedures

Brides-to-be typically find themselves in a frenzy in the days and months leading up to their weddings. In addition to finding the right dress, scheduling rehearsal dinners and planning the ceremony, women usually devote a significant amount of time to making sure that they look their best.

Categories: Skin Procedures News
January 25, 2011

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