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Archive for the ‘products’ Category

Reaping the Rewards of Retinoids

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

This Weekly Dose of Beauty features a fun and informative video courtesy of Allure.com on the topic of Retinoids, the clever vitamin A derivatives used to fight the look of aging. Find out what retinoids can do to help make your skin look  more youthful:

  • The Science of Beauty: Retinoids: http://video.allure.com/watch/what-are-retinoids-products

(And yes, you can get the right retinoid product for you through our office. Just contact us for a consultation!)

The Changing Face of FDA Personal Care Product Regulations

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Concerned about the safety of your personal care products? Well, a new bill could give the FDA greater authority to regulate the beauty products you use every day. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out more about the bill that was proposed on Thursday of this week, and find out how it could affect the products you use, enhance access to ingredient information and increase the ability to recall questionable products.

Types of Skin Care Products to Avoid

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

When it comes to skincare products, we all want real value for our money. Yet we all know, some products that might sound effective over time can do more harm than good. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, we learn about the skin care products that may not be the best choices to address the skin problems we seek to correct.

  • Eight Skin Care Products Dermatologists Want You to Throw Out: https://www.newbeauty.com/slideshow/2577-skin-products-dermatologists-want-you-to-stop-using/2

In our quest to bring our patients only the best, most effective products on the market, our Clinical Estheticians, Jen and Eva, agree to stop using these products ASAP.

Your Anti-Aging Skincare Routine Goes Sonic

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Hot new product alert! In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out the skinny on the Smart Profile Uplift from Clarisonic, which combines sonic cleansing with skin-firming benefits to power up your anti-aging skincare routine.

Finding the Right Retinol For You

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Looking for plumper, younger-looking skin? Retinol can be a great choice to stimulate collagen and reduce fine lines. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, we have the experts’ top picks for retinol products. So set up your complimentary skincare consult with one of our estheticians to see which retinol might be right for you.

A Foundation for Better Beauty Product Safety

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

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Consumers need to able to trust the products they buy—and that includes beauty products like makeup. That’s why a new bill– the Personal Care Safety Act– is so important. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out how the bill will affect the beauty products you buy:

Shining A Light on Sunscreen Effectiveness

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

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All sunscreens of the same SPF work basically about the same, right? Not so, according to a new study. Find out which sunscreens were shown to be more effective, in our Weekly Dose of Beauty article from Time magazine.

Is Biotulin Really “Organic Botox?” Get the Facts

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

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Learn about Biotulin–sometimes referred to in the media as “organic Botox”– and find out what it does, whether it’s safe and just how much it is (or isn’t!) like actual Botox (Botulinum Toxin). It’s all in this week’s Weekly Dose of Beauty selected article.

Some Soothing News On EOS Lipbalms?

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

EOSLipbalmYou may have heard about the class action lawsuit against the EOS brand of lipbalms, where individuals claim the balm caused cracking and blistering of the lips. So how safe is EOS lipbalm overall and what is the chance of your experiencing the same effects? Find out in our selected Weekly Dose of Beauty article:

Goodbye Microbeads, Hello Better-Protected Environment

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

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You might love your exfoliating facial scrub or body wash with microbeads, but unfortunately, the environment doesn’t. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out why products containing the tiny plastic beads were recently banned in a new bipartisan bill.