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Role of Collagen in Skin Care

Redermic XL – an effective boost for collagen For years, collagen creams have been available for skin care. They’re often advertised as a solution for rebuilding the collagen fibers underneath your epidermal layers. While collagen can deliver benefits to skin, contrary to what manufacturers claim, it does not have the ability to rebuild or replace… Read more »

Do Sunscreens Cause Cancer?

Over the past few years, you may have read reports on the internet and from other sources that sunscreen use can increase the risk of skin cancer. There are some ‘conspiracy’ theories as to how this assumption arose, one including a rumor perpetuated by tanning bed manufacturers to assure people that tanning beds are safe…. Read more »

Are Parabens Safe in Skin Care Products?

For those of you not familiar with parabens, they’re preservatives which help prevent the spread of fungus and bacteria. Cosmetics companies have been including parabens in products such as makeup, shaving gels, shampoos, moisturizers and dozens of other products for many years. Parabens are also included in various types of foods to ensure their safety for… Read more »

After Sun Care for Your Skin

Your skin is more fragile than you may imagine. It can be easily-damaged by the elements, the sun and persistent dryness. Most people don’t realize the damage that’s happening to their skin because the effects aren’t obvious. For example, a suntan may not cause alarm because most people actually strive to have tanned skin. But,… Read more »

Kojic Acid as a Skin Lightener

There are several reasons why people want to lighten their skin. They may want to make visible birthmarks less-noticeable or they may be self-conscious about having freckles on their body or face. Other people lighten their skin as a way of dealing with hyperpigmentation. Skin lightening agents are used to inhibit the production of melanin,… Read more »

Best Sun Protection For Lips

We know that the sun’s ultraviolet rays can damage our skin. We also know that UV rays can cause cellular damage below the epidermis. The damage can be severe and it’s estimated that a majority of skin cancer cases are attributable to the sun. Though most people appreciate the sun’s impact on their skin, they… Read more »

Rumex Extract in the Treatment of Hyperpigmentation

  Hyperpigmentation is a skin condition that involves over production of melanin, the skin’s pigment. It ranges from conditions including Melasma to freckles and can affect anyone. While not considered to be medically serious, hyperpigmentation can be disfiguring and affected individuals often feel self conscious about their condition.    Hyperpigmentation is the result of over production of melanin, or… Read more »