NEOVA Serious Gly-Peel Peel-Off Masque
Masks, Neova, Peels, Skin Care, Wrinkles

Product Review: NEOVA Serious Gly-Peel Peel-Off Masque

It’s no secret that I love, love, love most NEOVA products. The real secret with this one? The high concentration of glycolic acid. The most common of all the alpha hydroxy acids, glycolic acid in concentrations of at least 10% advances exfoliation of the top layer of the skin. As a result, glycolic acid peels smooth the skin, quicken […]

The Jojoba Company Nicki youth potion
Dry Skin, Normal-to-Dry Skin, Normal-to-Oily Skin

Spotlight On: Jojoba Oil

In addition to having a funny name, jojoba oil (pronounced “ho-ho-bah”) is pretty awesome. Unlike other exotic oils like argan, coconut, and olive, jojoba oil is actually a wax with a chemical composition mimics your skin’s sebum more closely than any other oil. For more about the science behind this awesome product, read on: Understanding Oils […]

Kiehls Super Multi-Corrective Eye-Opening Serum Nicki
Aging, Eye Treatments, Kiehl's, Skin Care Product Reviews

Product Review: Kiehl’s Super Corrective Eye-Opening Serum

  Kiehl’s Super Corrective Eye-Opening Serum promises to be the next great eye serum. Filled with ingredients like rhamnose, sodium hyaluronate, and silicones, the company promises the product is a 5-in-1 solution to many of the signs of aging found around the eyes: Lift, firm, smooth, hydrate, and restore youthful shape of the eye Skin […]

Yes To Coconuts Products
Argan Oil, Avocado oil, Coconut oil, Dry Skin, Eczema, Normal-to-Dry Skin, Tamanu oil, Tamanu oil, Yes To Carrots | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Spotlight On: Yes to Coconuts Eczema Relief Spray

You don’t have to spend a lot to get a lot. People (and car commercials) often say this, and sometimes it is true. Like with Yes to Coconuts Eczema Relief Spray ($9.99, Yestocarrots.com) — this is a fantastic product for the body, especially before bed. I was recently sent a sample by a PR agent, and I […]

FutureDerm Vitamin CE Caffeic Silk Serum 16+2
Aging, FutureDerm, Serums, Vitamin C

5 Ways the Vitamin C in FutureDerm Vitamin CE Caffeic Silk Serum 16+2 Benefits Your Skin

As longtime readers of the FutureDerm blog know, we love vitamin C here. Loooove it. Vitamin C is known for doing all kinds of wonderful things for your skin (particularly when combined with vitamin E!). It tightens and brightens skin, protects from UV-radiation, helps decrease the appearance of sun damage, and works as an antioxidant and free radical scavenger (Cosmetic Dermatology). […]

Exuviance Targeted Filler T5
Aging, Exuviance, Hyperpigmentation (Age Spots), Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews

Recommended Under Makeup: Exuviance Targeted Filler T5

Recently, a PR agency for Exuviance mailed me the Exuviance Targeted Filler T5 ($60.00, Amazon.com). The filler contains brightening glucosamine and palmitoyl oligopeptide (also known as Matrixyl) in a unique syringe-like applicator that helps to fill wrinkles as it corrects them. For what the science says, read on. Glucosamine N-acetyl glucosamine is an ingredient that has […]

Glytone Acne Kit
Acne, Benzoyl peroxide, Concerns, Normal-to-Dry Skin, salicylic acid, Uncategorized | Tagged

Tried, Reviewed, Recommended: Glytone Acne Kit

In terms of growing up, I think 1997-1998 were big years for me. There were the Backstreet Boys, N*SYNC, and Britney Spears. UConn and Kentucky were the teams in the NCAA tournament. (And two of my faves). And I was in love with Neutrogena skin care at the time that featured copper peptides, which has since been […]

How Running Ruins Your Teeth
Mascara, Teeth | Tagged , ,

FutureDerm Beauty News: July 14, 2014

Running May Be Ruining Your Smile It’s no secret that running can be great for the mind, body and soul, but what it’s doing to our teeth may surprise you. According to the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, a new study is linking an increase in cavities and tooth erosion among runners and athletes who train for […]