Month: April 2009

Lichen Planus

Lichen planus is a common inflammatory skin condition that affects the skin and mouth. It affects about 1 – 2% of the general population and is more common in women than men. It occurs most often in middle-aged adults. The term “lichen” doesn’t refer to the lichen found on rocks or trees, but rather it… Read more »

New Olay Professional Pro-X

Olay Professional is a new line of skin care products from Procter and Gamble’s Olay brand. The line is based on research showing that a strong and healthy stratum corneum (skin’s top layer) is important to optimal skin appearance. The Pro-X lineup of products contains anti aging ingredients, such as niacinamide, that are designed to… Read more »

Why Anthelios 60 Ultralight Suncreen Fluid Isn’t What It Seems To Be

La Roche Posay is in the process of introducing 3 new Anthelios products in the US – Anthelios 60 Ultra-light Sunscreen Fluid, Anthelios 60 Melt-in Sunscreen Lotion and Anthelios 60 Melt-In Sunscreen Milk. While at first glance these seem like exciting additions to the sunscreen market, you’ll be interested to learn that these new sunscreens… Read more »

Vivimind: Hope For Memory Loss

Anyone concerned about aging is concerned not only about their external appearance but also about health internally; Vivimind is a new natural health product that speaks to this. Based on the naturally occurring ingredient, homotaurine, found in seaweed, Vivimind can help to protect against memory loss. Like many people, you may know that short and… Read more »