Product Review: philosophy Full Of Promise™ Dual-Action Restoring Cream

Reviews, Skin Care
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philosophy is very hit-or-miss for me:  On the one hand, I love their, well, philosophy – their cute and beautiful sayings on their bottles and jars really get to me.  And some of their products, including philosophy Miracle Worker Peel Pads, are solid and recommended.  But at other times, I’m turned off by the lack Read more »

Which is Better: Retinoids or Peptides?

Personal/Inspirational
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  Submitted via the FutureDerm.com Facebook page: Would you recommend Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Remover [retinol] over Hydroxatone [peptides]? Please advise! -Maria Dear Maria, Research supports retinoids over peptides right now.  Here’s the lowdown: Retinoids Retinol is still the gold standard for anti-aging, recommended second most by dermatologists, bested by only sunscreen.  As Dr. Ranella Hirsch, Read more »

Product Review: Shinto Clinical Watch Your Tone Toner by Kimora Lee Simmons

Reviews, Skin Care
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Shinto Clinical Watch Your Tone Toner ($32, Amazon.com) is a toner intended for regular use, as well as something to give you a mid-day boost. It contains acetyl hexapeptide-8, which can help to smooth lines on the face, as well as cooling cucumber and energizing peppermint. But does it deliver? Acetyl-Hexapeptide-8 This peptide — also Read more »