Category: Sensitive Skin and Rosacea

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Niacinamide Revisited

In our seemingly never-ending search for the proverbial fountain of youth, it’s easy to overlook ingredients that are safe and effective but don’t have the “star power” of, say, retinoids. Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) is one of those unassuming ingredients that does its work well but deserves twice as much recognition as it currently receives. Niacinamide… Read more »

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New! Cliniderm Soothing Scalp Shampoo

New from Cliniderm: Soothing Scalp Shampoo! Trusted by consumers and recommended by physicians for many years, Cliniderm offers a complete line of irritant-free products to suit the sensitive skin and scalp needs of adults and children. Cliniderm’s experience in bringing soothing comfort to eczema-prone skin now includes their new Soothing Scalp Shampoo, the only hair… Read more »

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What’s Your Skin Type?

For many of us, a simple question such as “What’s your skin type?” can be a real mystery. To make things even more confusing, skin type is often confused with skin condition, a temporary and treatable state such as dehydration or reactive. True skin types cannot be treated, only managed with proper care and appropriate… Read more »

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6 Simple But Surprising Tips for Better Skin

Skincare can be whittled down to a simple 4 step process that, when followed consistently, will help your skin look young and healthy but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for some tweaking along the way. Little changes can have big results so we thought we would pass along six simple but surprising tips… Read more »

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How To Protect Your Skin Against Pollution

Daily living involves many assaults upon your skin and while we tend to focus a lot on sun protection, other factors, like pollution, are also at play. Researchers are increasingly paying attention to pollution and how long-term exposure to pollution plays a major role in premature signs of aging. Pollution is a global danger and… Read more »

M2 Skin Care With Mandelic Acid and Malic Acid

M2 Skin Care – The Next Generation of Mandelic and Malic Acid Skin Care M2 Skin Care Collection – click to buy  From the makers of MaMa Lotion, let M2 Skin Care transform your skin with the power of mandelic and malic Acids. These unique alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) have the amazing ability to resurface your skin,… Read more »

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Why Hypoallergenic in Skin Care May Be Inaccurate

When choosing products for ourselves or our family, we often opt for products labelled “hypoallergenic” with the belief that they are gentler, safer and won’t cause allergic reactions. In fact, the term hypoallergenic simply conveys the manufacturer’s claim that their product is relatively unlikely to cause an allergic reaction but not a guarantee.   Like… Read more »

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Skin Care Questions: What You’re Asking Us

We are well known for our selection of Anthelios sunscreens, but our customers also come to us with questions about other skin care concerns. Read on to find out what they’ve been asking about lately: your questions, our answers. 1. My skin is very sensitive. Which is the best sun damage treatment? Successful treatment of… Read more »

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Giant Hogweed – The Sunburn Plant

It may not be completely accurate to call the giant hogweed the “sunburn plant” but this highly invasive and dangerous member of the carrot and parsley family can cause third-degree burns due to its phototoxic sap. Its official name is Heracleum mantegazzianum but is commonly called giant hogweed because it typically grows to heights between… Read more »