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 »

All About Aloe Vera

Because of its medicinal use in herbal medicine, aloe vera is also known as the medicinal aloe. While there have been many studies conducted with aloe vera, some of the research is conflicting. Can aloe vera benefit skin? There is some evidence to suggest that aloe vera extracts may be useful in the treatment of… 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 »

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 »