Month: March 2010


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 »

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 »

Resveratrol: Skin's Friend?

Resveratrol is a polyphenol (chemical substance found in plants with antioxidant properties) derived from the skin of red grapes (and therefore abundant in red wine) and some berries including blueberries, bilberries and cranberries. It has recently garnered a lot of interest due to anti-aging properties attributed to its use when taken internally or applied topically…. Read more »