Tag: collagen

Rhamnose: What Can This Sugar Do For Your Skin?

A naturally occurring sugar, rhamnose can be isolated from plants including Buckthorn and poison sumac. It is now being promoted as an anti-wrinkle agent. Can rhamnose benefit your skin? Rhamnose has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and skin soothing properties. One skin care manufacturer’s clinical trials demonstrated that it targeted the papillary dermis, a fragile… Read more »

Fruit Stem Cells: Their Anti Aging Skin Benefits

I love discovering new anti aging products based on solidly scientific skin care technology. That’s why I was so pleased to find Neostrata Anti-Aging Gel with Fruit Stem Cells. Fruit stem cells have been of interest to the medical community for some time because of the potential they represent for renewing and rejuvenating tissues. Stem… Read more »

Revisiting Retinol

Skin care trends come and they go, but you shouldn’t forget about tried and true ingredients like retinol. A derivative of Vitamin A, retinol belongs to a category of skin care ingredients classified as retinoids. From retinyl palmitate to prescription retinoic acid and tazarotene, retinoids provide a foundation for great skin. Retinoids can unclog pores,… Read more »

3 Tips for Lovely Lips

Nothing shows your age like neglected lips. Over time, the fat in the epidermis is redistributed, leading to lines around the mouth as well as flatter, thinner and drier lips. Follow our tips to keep your lips looking luscious. 1. Protect your skin from sun damage, which is not just drying but dangerous. Oncologists and… Read more »