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Perricone MD Formula 15 Product Review

Now, the Perricone MD Formula 15 ($125 for 2.0 oz) claims to embody fifteen years of research development and product success from the formulary team at Perricone MD; it’s a way to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the brand. Therefore, this formulation must be unique, right? Unfortunately, it is not; both the main vehicular and […]

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Product Review: Luminaze Catalytic Skin Tone Illuminator and Dark Spot Corrector

About the author:  John Su is an established skin care expert and aspiring dermatologist.   He also runs a blog, The Triple Helix Liaison, dedicated to providing unbiased, meaningful, and insightful information about skin care. For his full bio, please visit our About page. Wow, that is a mouthful! A while ago, one of the […]

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What is Retinol Metabolism?

About the author:  John Su is an established skin care expert and aspiring dermatologist.   He also runs a blog, The Triple Helix Liaison, dedicated to providing unbiased, meaningful, and insightful information about skin care. For his full bio, please visit our About page. Retinoids, both synthetic and naturally occurring, represent a family of compounds […]

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Hydroxy Acids Part III: Common Misconceptions of Hydroxy Acids

About the author:  John Su is a Weekly Contributing Writer to FutureDerm.com.  John is an established skin care expert and aspiring dermatologist.   He also runs a blog, The Triple Helix Liaison, dedicated to providing unbiased, meaningful, and insightful information about skin care. For his full bio, please visit our About page. Over the past […]

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Hydroxy Acids Part I: What are Hydroxy Acids?

About the author:  FutureDerm.com is proud to introduce John Su on our staff as a Contributing Writer.  John is an established skin care expert and aspiring dermatologist.   He also runs a blog, The Triple Helix Liaison, dedicated to providing unbiased, meaningful, and insightful information about skin care. For his full bio, please visit our […]

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Product Review: Kiehl's Highly Efficient Skin-Tone Corrector

  Without the requirement of FDA approval for many products, cosmetics companies can introduce new formulations and ingredients to the skin care market at an alarming rate.  In fact, MIT biologist and genetics researcher Dr. Leonard Guarante, Ph.D., states in the March 2009 Elle, “Beauty companies are able to get products on the market early because […]

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Product Review: Weleda Skin Food

  Weleda Skin Food ($10.00, Amazon.com) has been receiving a lot of attention lately as an all-natural, highly effective moisturizer.  Chocked full of natural plant and seed oils, Weleda Skin Food sounds like it should make all-natural devotees happy…but does it? Sunflower Seed Oil Sunflower seed oil appears to replace dry skin’s fatty acid deficiency.  […]