NEOVA Reveal Exfoliator Review

Age Spots, Aging, Anti-aging, Exfoliators, Hyperpigmentation (Age Spots), Normal-to-Dry Skin, Normal-to-Oily Skin, Oily Skin, Sagging Skin, Wrinkles
NEOVA Reveal Exfoliator

Beauty companies are always coming out with something new, so it takes a lot to excite me nowadays. (I guess you could call me jaded, beauty product fans). But NEOVA Reveal Exfoliator ($42.00, is a real win. According to the company, NEOVA Reveal Exfoliator is “a new, high-performance glycolic exfoliator that rids dead surface cells from skin’s surface to Read more »

What Are the Best Products with Hydroquinone?

Age Spots, Hydroquinone, Hyperpigmentation (Age Spots), Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews, Specialized Treatments
Skin Bleaching

In one of my favorite episodes of Sex and the City, Miranda talks about her “secret single behavior,” where she likes to go and clip her toenails while watching bad TV. Skin bleaching is a little like that: It’s something that many people do, but refuse to share with others. In fact, 77% of women in Read more »

Find Your Number: Which of the 32 FutureDerm Moisturizers is Right for You?

Age Spots, Aging, Anti-aging, Antioxidants, Expert Advice, Moisturizers, Niacinamide, Peptides, Sagging Skin, Skin Care, Skin Care Advice, Vitamin C
FutureDerm 32 Moisturizers

Best for All Signs of Aging (Fine Lines, Wrinkles, Age Spots, Skin Sagging): FutureDerm Super Moisturizer 01, 02, 17, 18 FutureDerm Anti-Aging Super Moisturizer is designed for the skin care fanatic. Eight leading anti-aging, brightening, and firming ingredients make up an unprecedented 33% of the moisturizer’s surprisingly lightweight composition, including: 4% niacinamide (hydrating, soothing, and Read more »

5 Things You Never Knew About Kojic Acid

Age Spots, Expert Advice, Hyperpigmentation (Age Spots), Skin Care Advice
Kojic Acid

If retinol is the gold standard of anti-aging ingredients, alpha hydroxy acids are the silver. And if hydroquinone is the gold standard of skin lightening and hyperpigmentation-fighting ingredients, kojic acid may very well be the runner-up. Yet little is known about this effective skin brightener and lightener. 1.) Kojic acid is not poisonous (cytotoxic) to Read more »

9 Things You Must Know About Skin Bleaching — Starting With The Knowledge 1 in 3 Women Worldwide Do or Have Done It

Age Spots, Expert Advice, Hyperpigmentation (Age Spots), Product Reviews, Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews
Skin Bleaching

There are certain things you are not supposed to talk about at the dinner table: money, sex, and politics. And then there are the things that you are never supposed to talk about anywhere – maybe your family’s biggest secret, your friend’s miscarriage, that moment you and your not single co-worker shared in Bora Bora five years Read more »

Lasers 101: Nonablative Lasers and Unwanted Pigments with Dr. Jessica Krant

Age Spots, Hyperpigmentation (Age Spots), Procedures, Skin Care Advice
Lasers 101: Nonablative Lasers and Unwanted Pigments with Dr. Jessica Krant

As we discussed in the first part of this series, Laser Therapy 101: Ablative Lasers and Skin Resurfacing, laser therapy describes a treatment that uses precise beams of light to heat, cut, burn, or destroy precise tissue targets. Ablative lasers (lasers that cut or burn more deeply) are more aggressive for skin resurfacing or lesion Read more »

What are the Best Treatments for Hyperpigmentation?

Age Spots, Hyperpigmentation (Age Spots), Skin Care Advice
What are the Best Treatments for Hyperpigmentation?

“Out, damned spot!” is often an exclamatory phase spoken in laundry detergent ads, but it should be echoed in beauty product ads just as often. In the U.S., the best-selling beauty products in skin care are sun protection, anti-aging, acne, and hyperpigmentation treatments (in descending order). But in the global market, hyperpigmentation treatments are number Read more »