Month: September 2009

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Anthelios Sunscreens – Navigating the Maze

While summer is definitely over, one of our top selling products year round at PhaMix is the line of La Roche Posay Anthelios sunscreens. And there’s good reason. Anthelios sunscreens are formulated with a patented sun filtering system that includes Mexoryl SX, Mexoryl XL, titanium dioxide, avobenzone and octocrylene. (Check labels carefully – although Anthelios… Read more »

Washing Hands

What’s The Best Way To Wash Hands And Prevent Spread of Disease?

As cough and cold season approaches, many of us exercise more diligence about the hygiene involved in reducing the spread of infection. Many manufacturers would have us running to the drugstore to load up on antibacterial soaps, gels and sprays, but your doctor may be advising that hand washing alone is enough. Different professionals will… Read more »

Washing Hands

What's The Best Way To Wash Hands And Prevent Spread of Disease?

As cough and cold season approaches, many of us exercise more diligence about the hygiene involved in reducing the spread of infection. Many manufacturers would have us running to the drugstore to load up on antibacterial soaps, gels and sprays, but your doctor may be advising that hand washing alone is enough. Different professionals will… Read more »

Is Your Skin Ready For Fall? 5 Top Tips

The warm, lazy days of summer aren’t that far behind us, but cooler mornings and crisper evenings signal that yes, fall is nearly here. In addition to getting skin ready for the havoc that winter may bring (think low humidity and cool temperatures), fall is a great time to repair the damage that summer behavior (you know…chlorine filled… Read more »

Get Skin Ready For HDTV With Luminos Moisturizer

Although it’s unlikely that many of us will ever be behind the camera, it is still nice to hear about the beauty secrets used by those in the know; that’s why you may be interested to learn about Keys Luminos Moisturizer. Keys Luminos was developed in conjunction with Hollywood makeup artists to provide a moisturizing… Read more »

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Can Homeopathy Heal Your Skin?

Homeopathy is a form of medicine first proposed by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann in 1796. Derived from homeo (meaning similar) and pathos (meaning suffering or disease), homeopathy claims to work by stimulating the body’s ability to heal itself by treating individuals with small doses of highly diluted preparations. The two main principles of homeopathy… Read more »

Kojic Acid: Effective at Lightening Skin?

Whether you are concerned about melasma,  freckles or other skin discolorations, you’ve probably investigated treatment options containing a range of ingredients including hydroquinone,  vitamin c,  retinol, botanical skin lighteners or kojic acid. You may have also opted for cosmetic procedures including peels or laser therapy. Treatment results can vary, depending on the severity as well… Read more »