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

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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. Read more »

Study Focus: Coins Cause Nickel Allergy

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  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, Read more »

What Does Birth Control Do to Skin?

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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 Read more »

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

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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 Read more »