Month: February 2011

EUK 134: A New Antioxidant in Skin Care

EUK 134 is a manganese complex that has found to exhibit powerful antioxidant activity when included in skin care formulations. Studies have shown that cells treated with EUK 134 before exposure to UVB rays demonstrated less cell damage than expected without treatment. EUK 134 mimics two enzymes present in cells – super oxide dismutase and… Read more »

4 Tips for Managing Acne and Rosacea

If you have skin prone to acne and/or rosacea, then you’re familiar with the inflammation and outbreaks that mark these conditions. Follow our 4 tips for managing your problem skin and you’ll be ready for anything. Cleanse – The watchword here is gentle, gentle, gentle.  You want to clean the skin and clear away dead… Read more »

Anthelios Sunscreens: Are You Getting Your Money’s Worth?

Anthelios sunscreens are a top seller at PhaMix and for good reason – they work! What you may not know, however, is that not all Anthelios sunscreens are created the same. Anthelios sunscreens marketed in Canada and Europe contain highly effective UVA/UVB blockers Mexoryl SX and Mexoryl XL. Some of the newer formulations also contain Tinosorb… Read more »

3 Things Your Skin Needs Every Day

Along with great nutrition, plenty of sleep and exercise, you’ll be on your way to great skin if you deliver these 3 things every day. Cleanser. One of the most basic steps to a skin care routine, cleansing is important to help remove dirt, pollutants and oil that may lead to clogged pores and blemishes…. Read more »

Allegra and Allegra D Relieve Allergy Symptoms

Allegra and Allegra D are antihistamines formulated with fexofenadine, a non-sedating histamine H1 antagonist that helps to relieve allergy symptoms. Allegra D also contains pseudoephedrine, a decongestant that can help to relieve blocked noses associated with allergies. The Allegra family of products provides relief from both indoor and outdoor allergies in a non-drowsy formulation. Whether you… Read more »

La Roche Posay Rosaliac Helps Rosacea

La Roche Posay Rosaliac has been developed specifically to address rosacea, a skin condition that afflicts millions of individuals worldwide. Although the cause of Rosacea is still unknown, the condition is marked by 4 major symptoms: Flushing, often the earliest sign Persistent redness Red bumps Visible blood vessels Accompanying symptoms may include a burning sensation, thickening or… Read more »