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Skin Care Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Here it is: the ubiquitous holiday gift guide. When it comes to skin care however, it’s actually quite difficult to recommend a gift set because rarely are all the products of equal or similar quality. While browsing through the 300+ distinct skin care gift sets on Sephora, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and […]

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Why "Men's" Skin Care is a Waste of Money

As it turns out, men’s skin is more different than you’d think. It’s about 25% thicker and tougher. This is because men have more androgens, which are male hormones, the most commonly know being testosterone. Androgens are the hormones that cause hair growth, deeper voice, and a tendency toward more aggressive behavior (The International Dermal […]

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Daily Giveaway Question: How Do You Cleanse Your Face?

Tell us in the comment section or on FutureDerm’s Facebook page: How do you cleanse your face – foam, gel, cream, Clarisonic, scrub? We want to know! Tell us and you could win DHC Velvet Skin Coat! For FutureDerm’s giveaway rules, please see our Policy Page. Related PostsDaily Giveaway Question: What Great New Beauty or Skin-Care Product Did You […]

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What Heat Styling Does to Your Hair and How to Prevent It

The majority of us have used heat styling tools in our day-to-day lives.  Whether it’s a blow-dryer, a straightening wand, or a curling iron, these tools have become a part of our morning routine. We’ve all heard that these tools can be very damaging for our hair, but why is that?  In order to understand […]

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Need a Fast Gift? Check Out LUSH's Pre-Wrapped Presents!

With the holidays fast approaching and little time left for gifts, LUSH has a solution for you: Pre-wrapped present sets full of some of LUSH’s best seasonal products between $11.95 and $22.95. LUSH sent us its Had a Very Shiny Nose gift set ($29.95) — including Olive Branch Shower Gel, Sandy Santa Scrub, and Mr. […]

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Study Focus: Coins Cause Nickel Allergy

  The January 2013 Volume of the Contact Dermatitis journal is all about nickel allergy resulting from handling coins. It seems that not much attention is given to this particular source of nickel allergy for two main reasons: Manufacturers claim that there is no way around nickel in coins; it is cheap, easy to stamp, […]

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What Does Birth Control Do to Skin?

All sorts of studies have been done on the effects of birth control from whether it can clear up your skin to whether it plays a role in cutaneous melanoma. But exactly how effective is oral contraceptive and what precautions should you take. It’s True: It Can Clear Up Acne! Many women won’t be surprised […]

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Daily Giveaway Question: Have You Tried FutureDerm Retinol Yet?

Tell us in the comment section or on FutureDerm’s Facebook page:  Have you tried FutureDerm Retinol yet? If yes, say hello! And if not, why haven’t you tried it? Tell us and you could win Lancome Color Design Eye Shadow! For FutureDerm’s giveaway rules, please see our Policy Page. Related PostsDaily Giveaway Question: What’s Your Biggest Skin Concern? (Click […]

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What's Does Dead Sea Salt Do in Deja Vu All Day Moisturizer?

Déjà Vu All Day Moisturizer ($21.93, amazon.com) boasts of the healing and soothing benefits of Dead Sea salt. The cream is thick and cooling, but absorbs quickly. But some of the ingredients may also be irritating. What Does Dead Sea Salt Do for Your Skin? Well, Dead Sea salt has been found to have a […]