What Are the Best Skin Care Ingredients for the Body?
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What Are the Best Skin Care Ingredients for the Body?

People often ignore their body skin all winter (and their bodies too, but that’s another workout/nutrition story). As a result, when springtime short-sleeve tops and breezy skirts start to emerge, many people wish they could put their limbs back in hiding. Thankfully, this doesn’t have to be the case. Many treatment serums and moisturizers that […]

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11 Things You Never Knew About Retinol and Retinoids — Until Now

If you know me, you know that there are just a few things that I am super passionate about: Journals. Bookstores. Shih-Poo puppies. Black coffee. Spicy food. And in the realm of skin care, I similarly believe in loving few but loving hard, with retinoids, sunscreen, AHAs, vitamin C, vitamin E, green tea, and peptides […]

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Which is Better: Retinoids or Peptides?

  Submitted via the FutureDerm.com Facebook page: Would you recommend Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Remover [retinol] over Hydroxatone [peptides]? Please advise! -Maria Dear Maria, Research supports retinoids over peptides right now.  Here’s the lowdown: Retinoids Retinol is still the gold standard for anti-aging, recommended second most by dermatologists, bested by only sunscreen.  As Dr. Ranella Hirsch, […]

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Dr. Cynthia Bailey: How Skin Ages – And the Best Skin Care to Prevent It

About the author:  FutureDerm.com is proud to introduce Dr. Cynthia Bailey, M.D. to our writing team.  Dr. Bailey, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist based in Sebastopol, CA (the northern California wine country).  Over the past twenty years, she has seen over 13,000 patients.  She is the owner of Dr. Bailey Skincare and Dr. Bailey Skincare.com, […]

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The Best Buy of the Holiday Season: Kinerase Winter Skin Brightening Collection

So far this holiday season, I’ve been on the lookout for awesome beauty buys in the skin care arena.  And by far, the champion has been the Kinerase Winter Skin Brightening Collection ($135.00, Sephora.com).  The collection, available exclusively at Sephora, contains four full-size products: Gentle Daily Cleanser, Under Eye Rescue, Brightening Facial Serum, and Cream – […]

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Amazing New Product: Topix Replenix Retinol Plus Smoothing Serum 3x

Although I am a beauty blogger who tries lots of products, truth be told, I have really sensitive skin.  So when I heard about Topix Replenix Retinol Plus Smoothing Serum 3x ($64.00, Amazon.com), with all the benefits of retinol plus skin-soothing green tea polyphenols and hydrating hyaluronic acid, I was delighted. Ingredients – Really Spectacular […]

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3 Surprising Combinations of Ingredients You Might Not Want in Your Skin Care

Like having the appetizer and the dessert, or maxxing out your credit card with the Chanel and the Fendi, sometimes you really can have too much of a good thing.   And while you may not think it, there are some combinations of beneficial skin care ingredients that lose effectiveness when they are used in conjunction together.  Here are some […]

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How to Get Rid of Crow's Feet

Image source: Milwent.com Crow’s feet are amongst the most complained about wrinkles on a patient’s face. And for good reason: “Crow’s-feet are usually the earliest wrinkles to appear on a woman’s face,” says dermatologist Debra Price, M.D., clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Miami School of Medicine and a dermatologist in South […]

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How Can I Rebuild Collagen?

Photo courtesy FineWaterImports.com According to Dr. Leslie Baumann‘s Cosmetic Dermatology, collagen production decreases by approximately 1 percent with each year of age after maturity (about age 21), leading to a loss in firmness and elasticity of skin. So what’s an age-conscious woman to do? Here are some options. 1. Lasers. Two recently developed lasers are […]

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Quick Question: Does Cold Water Really Close Your Pores?

According to dermatologist Dr. Mary P. Lupo in the January 2007 issue of Allure magazine, pores cannot open and close because they have no muscular attachment. So when people say that cold water will close your pores, it isn’t true. According to Lupo: “Cold water can keep your pores from producing excess oil, but they […]