Month: March 2010

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La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo: For Blemished Skin

La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo is a new and complete skin care solution designed to treat the problems associated with imperfect skin. It contains 4 active ingredients: Niacinamide and Piroctone Olamine work in synergy to help purify the skin and protect against breakouts developing A LHA(Lipo-Hydroxy Acid)/Linoleic Acid combination help unclog pores by eliminating dead… Read more »

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Skin Lightening: Combination Therapy Works Best

If you’re someone who suffers from melasma, acne scars, chloasma or other forms of hyperpigmentation (patches of dark skin), then you’re probably a candidate for skin lightening. While hyperpigmentation tends not to be medically serious, if you are someone with dark patches of skin, it can be emotionally upsetting. The first step in any skin… Read more »

Glutathione: Can It Lighten Skin?

Glutathione is an antioxidant derived from amino acids. It can be synthesized by all cells in the body and neutralizes free radicals and reactive oxygen compounds. It also helps to keep Vitamins C and E in their active forms. Glutathione has also been shown to help detoxify foreign substances (including carcinogens); it also plays a… Read more »