Spotlight On: Salicyclic Acid


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

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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 »

Special Offer: Enter to Win a Personalized Skin Regimen from Dr. Murad**

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I am a blogger associated with, and this is a really cool contest: Get free products and a consultation with this huge derm to the stars Enter for a chance to win this amazing prize — a one-on-one skincare consultation with Dr. Murad (yep, the guy behind the Murad skincare line), plus he’ll send Read more »

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


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 »

Advice from Dermatologist Dr. David McDaniel


Oh, Happy Day! That’s what I said when the March 2008 issue of Allure arrived, complete with a feature on one of my all-time favorite dermatologists, Dr. David McDaniel. Dr. McDaniel is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Plastic Surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical Read more »

Product Review: Skyn Iceland Pure Cloud Cream with Biospheric Complex


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 »