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 […]

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FutureDerm Beauty News: July 15, 2014

Greetings, FutureDerm readers! I receive several dozen press releases each week, and I thought I would share some of the more interesting stories with you daily via a blog post. Please note that the reviews and opinions contained within the news posts on FutureDerm.com are not necessarily the opinions of our writers, editors, or myself, […]

How Running Ruins Your Teeth
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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 […]

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Giveaway: How Does Your Beauty Routine Change for Fall?

How Does Your Beauty Routine Change for Fall? Share in Comments, and you could win a $10 Amazon gift card! Winner announced Tuesday, July 15, 2014. My beauty routine changes in two ways:   First, I add a moisturizer to my skin care routine. Typically, I use a cleanser, toner, antioxidant serum, and sunscreen in […]

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Acne, Acne treatments, Ingredient Spotlight, Retinol, Retinol Serums, Skin Care Advice

What Causes Acne and Why Retinol Helps

Because it’s concentrated, yet gentle, FutureDerm Time Release Retinol 0.5 is a great choice for teens and young adults with mild to moderate acne. The lightweight gel absorbs quickly into skin, so there’s no need to wait 30 minutes to apply a moisturizer. Because our product is microencapsulated, it targets retinoid receptors for a full eight hours […]

FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5
Acne, Acne treatments, Aging, Ingredient Spotlight, Retinol, Retinol Serums, Wrinkles

Tretinoin, Retinol, and Retinyl Palmitate: The Key to Anti-Aging Success?

According to Dr. David E. Bank, director of the Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery, researchers discovered the anti-aging properties of Retin-A, a prescription topical treatment containing a derivative of vitamin A, in 1985, when it was first used as an acne treatment. Patients reported decrease in the appearance of wrinkles and smoother skin, in addition […]

Why Not to Use Retinol and Alpha Hydroxy Acids Together
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Why Not to Use Retinol and Alpha Hydroxy Acids Together

  Recently, I have received some concerned questions as to whether or not it is okay to use retinoids and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) together. For the answer, I turned to the advice of my favorite dermatologist, Dr. Leslie Baumann. On Dr. Baumann’s blog, she states: “Retinol is a highly effective ingredient, but it is unfortunately not a terribly stable one! Alpha hydroxy […]

Common Misconceptions of Hydroxy Acids
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Common Misconceptions of Hydroxy Acids

Over the past two days, we’ve elucidated the differences between various classes of hydroxy acids (HAs) and established their mechanisms of action. But we have yet to explain and rationalize away some of the misplaced stereotypes of HAs and their entailing effects. A clear understanding of these misconceptions is crucial when finding and recommending products […]