Month: February 2012

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So You Think You Need a BB Cream…

Original to Asia, BB creams (AKA Blemish Balm or Beauty Balm Creams) are now making their way to North America and Europe. They’ve garnered significant attention for what individuals think they can do for skin. What can a BB cream do for you? The first Blemish Balm was developed by a German dermatologist in the… Read more »

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New Neostrata Invigorating Solution For Stressed Out Skin

Contribute to your wellbeing with new Neostrata Invigorating Solution, a treatment designed for day, evening, or anytime your skin needs a little pick-me-up. Stress is one of the dominating features of modern life, and it shows in our skin. Studies have documented how stress can trigger eczema, hair loss, acne, and rosacea as well as… Read more »

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Sun and Your Skin: 5 Top Tips

Whatever your age or skin type, you are probably becoming more aware of the need to address UV related skin changes such as dryness, wrinkles, and discoloration. Our five top tips will see you having the smoothest, healthiest skin possible. Prevent: Never underestimate the power of good habits. Stay out of the sun wherever possible,… Read more »

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Fake Bake Flawless Self-Tan: Color Up Safely

Introducing Fake Bake Flawless Self-Tan, the easy way to achieve sun-kissed, golden skin without UV damage. Whether you want to spruce up your look after a long and dreary winter or are getting ready for a tropical escape, Fake Bake may be just what you need. Self-tanners have come a long way since the days… Read more »

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So Kissable: Neostrata Anti Wrinkle Lip Enhancers

In honor of Valentine’s Day, treat yourself to plumper, fuller lips with Neostrata Anti Wrinkle Lip Enhancers. Available in a clear base as well as two yummy shades (natural and pink), Neostrata Anti Wrinkle Lip Enhancer treats thinning lips, uneven pigmentation, fine lines, and undefined lip contour. Formulated with .3% Vitamin B3 (niacin), you’ll get… Read more »

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MoleMate To Make Its Canadian Debut

Already in use elsewhere in the world, an early cancer detection tool known as MoleMate is now approved for use in Canada. MoleMate technology features a hand held scanner which allows physicians to gain information about moles without invasive, expensive and painful procedures such as biopsy. The scanner enables the healthy professional to scan the area… Read more »

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Voltaren Gel and Voltaren Emulgel: What’s the Difference?

Customers frequently ask us if the Voltaren Gel 1% found in the USA is the same as the Voltaren Emulgel 1.16% marketed in Canada and many other countries around the world. While they are not identical, both Voltaren Gel 1% and Voltaren Emulgel 1.16% contain the same active ingredient diclofenac. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory… Read more »

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Voltaren Gel and Voltaren Emulgel: What's the Difference?

Customers frequently ask us if the Voltaren Gel 1% found in the USA is the same as the Voltaren Emulgel 1.16% marketed in Canada and many other countries around the world. While they are not identical, both Voltaren Gel 1% and Voltaren Emulgel 1.16% contain the same active ingredient diclofenac. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory… Read more »

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Are Micronized and Nanoparticles Safe In Your Sunscreen?

If you take an interest in sunscreen science — or if, like me, you’re a bit of a sunscreen fanatic — you’ll know that there’s been some controversy in recent years over the safety of micronized and nanoparticle ingredients in sunscreens. While I’ve written about this topic in the past, it’s one that generates a… Read more »