What Can Be Done for Split Ends?

Hair Care, Skin Care

Dear FutureDerm.com, I was wondering what, if anything, can be done for split ends. -A Dear A, Despite the plethora of products on the market that promise to deliver “repaired” hair, there is no way to permanently fix a split end.  With that said, however, there are a number of ways to temporarily do so.  Read more »

New and Natural for Eczema: Selexir Peace Balm Product Review

Skin Care

I’m always on the lookout for new products to cover for my readers, so when Selexir of Switzerland recently offered to send me a sample of their new Selexir Peace Balm (€100.00, Selexir.com), designed for extremely dry and eczematous skin, I was intrigued.  Add in the fact that the company is currently offering a free Read more »

Ascorbyl Glucoside, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, L-Ascorbic Acid: What are the Differences Between Various Forms of Vitamin C?

Q&A, Skin Care

Vitamin C is a big topic on this blog, and for good reason!  It has been proven in numerous studies to: Fight future signs of aging (by scavenging free radicals through reaction with the superoxide anion or the hydroxyl radical); Reduce sunspots (by inhibiting the enzyme tyrosinase); Fight uneven pigmentation (see above); Increase skin firmness Read more »

Pregnancy, Lactation and Medication: What You Need to Know

Skin Care

About The Author:  FutureDerm is pleased to welcome dermatologist Dr. Hanan Taha, M.D. to our staff as a Contributing Writer. For a complete bio please visit our About page. Pregnancy is a delicate state both for mother and baby. An expectant mother is always conscious of what she eats, drinks, or applies on her skin. Yet often Read more »