Spotlight On: Salicyclic Acid

Ingredients, Skin Care

Salicyclic acid is found in 0.5% concentration in Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash.  Photo courtesy Salicyclic acid is a beta-hydroxy acid that is used to cleanse and exfoliate the skin. According to Dr. Heather Brannon, M.D., a family-practice physician with a specialty in Dermatology, salicyclic acid is also reported to improve signs of aging Read more »

Product Review and Giveaway: Theraplex

Skin Care

Theraplex ($16.50, consists of a “water-in-oil” emulsion that leaves the skin without greasiness or tackiness. It is recommended by Dr. Kenneth Beer, M.D., on the Theraplex website for helping to aid dry skin: “Theraplex can help to not only protect your skin from the elements but also to restore the moisture your skin craves. Read more »

Product Review: MD Skincare Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel

Skin Care

The peel is also available in a 60-day supply for $125.00.  Photo courtesy MD Skincare: Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel ($75.00 for a thirty-day supply, claims to “improve skin firmness, tone, and texture, Alpha Beta diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, boosts skin density and vitality, and reduce Read more »

Product Review: Skyn Iceland Pure Cloud Cream with Biospheric Complex

Skin Care

For January 2008, the Total Beauty network selected Skyn Iceland Pure Cloud Cream with Biospheric Complex ($75.00, to be the product for its bloggers to review.  The product claims to “rescue skin from external aggressors like harsh weather” and to “provide comfort after dermatological procedures and surgeries.”  However, does the cream live up to Read more »