Month: May 2011

Is Your Make-up Safe?

According to an article in the Globe and Mail, a new report finds traces of heavy metals in many cosmetics. Lead in your lipstick? Mercury in your mascara? Cadmium in your concealer? Unfortunately, the answer may be yes. The study, commissioned by Environmental Defense, a national advocacy group, found during testing that the products contained… Read more »

Mederma Scar Gel and Mederma Stretch Marks Therapy – New!

New to our store are Mederma Scar Gel and Mederma Stretch Marks Therapy. Formulated with Mederma’s proprietary ingredient Cepalin, these products deliver results that are visible to the naked eye. Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy is specifically formulated and clinically proven to reduce the appearance of stretch marks by reducing discoloration, improving texture and enhancing softness…. Read more »

Combantrin With Pyrantel Pamoate Treats Worms

Combantrin (Pyrantel pamoate) is an effective treatment for intestinal worms including threadworms, roundworms and hookworms. It works as a “neuro-muscular blocking agent” to effectively paralyse worms, which are then passed out in the feces. Combantrin provides effective treatment in a single dose. Intestinal worms are highly contagious so if an infestation is discovered it is… Read more »

Cinnamomum subavenium: New Option For Skin Lightening?

Researchers in Taiwan recently reported that active ingredients derived from the evergreen bush Cinnamomum subavenium, provide safer and more effective skin lightening benefits than currently available treatments. It might just give new hope to individuals wanting treatment for Melasma, age spots and other hyperpigmentation disorders.  Two chemicals found in the Cinnamomum plant can block tyrosinase… Read more »