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Dec 23

(The Time 10/22/13) The Japanese manufacturer Kanebo Cosmetics has issued an apology for a recall of products blamed for leaving thousands of customers with blotchy skin. This occurred after customers used a whitening product called” 4-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone,” known as ‘Rhododenol”. To date 15,192 cases have been reported. THERE ARE MANY, MANY SKIN LIGHTENING PRODUCTS ON THE […]

Aug 12

(MedPage Today 3/8/13). Over 400 cases of Melanoma were reviewed at the annual AAD meeting and researchers showed that at least one visit to the Dermatologist’s office were 37% less likely to have an invasive Melanoma. THIS MEANS THAT THE MELANOMA’S WERE CAUGHT EARLY, AND THIS IS THE ONLY WAY TO SAVE YOUR LIFE. GET […]

Mar 19

(USA Today, Annals of Internal Medicine 6/4/13) Formal studies of 900 Caucasians for 4 1/2 years in Australia, show that DAILY application of UVA/UVB broad-spectrum sunscreen were 24% less likely to show signs of aging. THIS SEEMS OBVIOUS BUT MANY PATIENTS STILL ONLY APPLY THEIR SUNSCREEN WHEN THEY “REALLY GO IN THE SUN”, SUCH AS […]

Oct 22

(New York Times 4/11). Long chemical names on labels can be hard to decipher, even for Doctors. There can be a common name, a chemical name, and a botanical name, and it is difficult to know all the names for an ingredient. Canada and Europe mandate products to give clear common sense word warnings for […]

Oct 01

VITAMIN B3 is also known as NIACINAMIDE and is found naturally in many foods. Used topically, it is safe and has almost no reported side effects. Topical Niacinamide has been shown to improve the skin barrier function so it decreases irritation and dryness. It also decreases the appearance of photo aging such as improving texture, […]