Are Inorganic Sunscreens Better Than Organic Ones? Part II: Photostability, Permeability, and Photoreactivity

Personal/Inspirational, Skin Care

To recap, so far both sides have one point each, with inorganic sunscreens being less likely to trigger a negative reaction, and organic ones being more cosmetically elegant. In this post, we will analyze the two families of sunscreens in terms of the following characteristics: Photostability: How much of a sunscreen (active) remains effective after Read more »

Follow Friday + Nicki's Personal Updates: Week of August 31, 2012

Personal/Inspirational, Skin Care

So I’m publicly announcing it:  I’m trying to lose 20 pounds. It started out innocently enough.  I was in medical school, trying to balance the demands of 12-hour clerkship days, a few more hours of studying, and the blog.  Added in with things like commuting and hygiene and personal relationships, and I was staying awake Read more »