Month: July 2010


If you’re someone with darker skin, you quickly become knowledgeable about hair removal procedures like threading.  For along with darker skin, comes darker (and more noticeable) hair in unwanted places – trust me; I know! Practiced in many countries including India, China and Iran, threading  is an ancient method of hair removal, which is gaining… Read more »

Tinosorb S (Bemotrizinol): A Photostable UVA/UVB Sun Filter

Tinosorb S (also known as bemotrizinol or its chemical name bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine ) is a chemical sun filter approved for use in Canada, Australia and the European Union. It is a broad spectrum blocker of both short and long UVA rays as well as UVB rays (covers wavelengths between 280 and 400 nm). Tinosorb… Read more »

Oxygen May Slow Wrinkling

A new study published online June 29 in the American Journal of Physiology — Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, shows that high levels of oxygen may slow the development of wrinkles by reducing skin damage caused by ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation from the sun – at least in mice. Japanese researchers found that hairless mice… Read more »