Category: Article

What is Anti-Aging?

There is some debate over the true meaning of anti-aging and depending on who you ask, you will get many different answers. The Merriam-Webster dictionary takes a medical viewpoint and defines anti-aging as “used or tending to prevent or lessen the effects of aging.” This could include the detection, prevention and treatment of age-related diseases…. Read more »

Acne in the Ears

If you’ve noticed that acne in the ears has become a more common occurrence lately, you’re not the only one. With the proliferation of ear bud, headphone and cell phone usage, it’s no wonder that pimples in the outer ear and ear canal have become an issue that more of us are dealing with. Like… Read more »

Nutricosmetics

Eating your way to healthy skin is not a new idea but nutricosmetics is a relatively new term for dietary anti-aging supplements that target the skin. Helping to promote this seemingly easy path to the fountain of youth is the current wave of popularity that Asian beauty and skincare products is enjoying. More specifically, Korean… Read more »

Ingredients In Your Fragrance: Are They Causing Allergies?

In past blogs, we’ve touched upon the issue of fragrance being one of the most problematic and allergy-inducing ingredients in skin care and cosmetics. Reactions can range from contact dermatitis to photosensitivity (increasing the skin’s sensitivity to sunlight), hives, severe migraines as well as respiratory problems such as asthma. Avoiding potentially allergenic ingredients is made… Read more »