Keep up with the latest in skin care trends, wellness news and what’s new in our store. Enjoy reading!


Is Anthelios Really the Best Sunscreen in the World?

Is Anthelios the best sunscreen in the world? your dermatologist, the media and various internet sources go on about how wonderful Anthelios, the French sunscreen made by La Roche Posay is. Yet with so many sunscreens on the market vying for your hard earned dollars, really is Anthelios the best sunscreen and does it deserve… Read more »

Neostrata Skin Brightener Serum - Vitamin C 20%

Neostrata Skin Brightener – A Review

Neostrata Skin Brightener  with 20% Vitamin C is a workhorse skin care ingredient and because of this, one of my absolute favorite skin care products. When formulated to maintain its stability, studies have shown that topical application of Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) has considerable benefits on skin including: Protection against free radical damage associated with sun exposure (UV… Read more »

Hydraphase UV SPF 30 ingredients in Canada vs. US

Question: What’s the difference between Hydraphase UV SPF 30 from the US and from Canada? Answer: La Roche Posay markets Hydraphase UV SPF 30 in both Canada and the US. But what you get are two very different formulations depending on where you purchase it. In the US, Hydraphase UV SPF 30 is a moisturizer plus SPF… Read more »

Is Botox Worth the Risk?

Redermic vs. Active C – What’s the Difference?

  La Roche Posay, a dermatologist recommended skin care line, markets two product lines containing topical Vitamin C. And you’ve possibly already read a lot about the benefits of topical Vitamin C which include: an increase the synthesis of collagen – which helps to thicken the skin a reduction in skin damage caused by free… Read more »


What’s the Difference Between Anthelios From France and Anthelios From Canada?

  One common question that we’re always asked is if there is any difference between Anthelios from France and Anthelios from Canada. Anthelios sunscreen has been available in Europe and Canada for well over 10 years now. Manufactured by La Roche Posay (owned by cosmetics giant L’Oreal), Anthelios is an effective UVA and UVB blocking… Read more »

Black Pepper and Skin

  British researchers at King’s College in London have demonstrated in mice that piperine – the compound that gives black pepper its spicy, pungent flavor – helps stimulate pigmentation. Piperine was shown to be particularly effective when combined with phototherapy (light)treatment using ultraviolet radiation. The research provides support for the future clinical evaluation of topical… Read more »