Acetylsalicylic Acid

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Fulvic acid is a strong acidic polymer (pH1) extracted from organic substances such as peat. It helps other ingredients better absorb into the skin. As well as serving as a potent antioxidant that can significantly help fight the signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. One major benefit that fulvic acid has is the fact that its, ya know, an acid. This means that it doesn’t have the detrimental effects that alkaline substances do on our skin. And as we get older our skin becomes more prone to damage from alkaline. This is where fulvic acid really gains a head over the competition because not only does it fight aging but it doesn’t harm your skin either. It’s a win/win. GOOD.

La Roche-Posay Effaclar K Acne Treatment Fluid

La Roche-Posay Effaclar K Acne Treatment Fluid If you’ve tried everything for your acne or oily-prone skin, La Roche-Posay Effaclar K Acne Treatment Fluid may be a great bet.  It’s got hard-to-find LHA, plus salicyclic acid and retinol linoleate, all of which will increase cell turnover and help your skin look smoother, more refined, and less broken out over time.  While I wish it was still the old formulation, I still recommend this to anyone with oily or acne-prone skin that has grown resistant to salicyclic acid/retinoid-only treatments.  With that said, keep in mind that the effects of any acne treatment are not likely to last forever, including this one!

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Fulom Hydrating Lotion

Fulom Hydrating Lotion

Fulom Moisturizing Cream is a shiny white cream. It has a lightweight-to-medium texture, and glides across the skin. It absorbs surprisingly fast — it was gone within seconds from my skin!

Fulom Moisturizing Cream has a faintly sweet scent to it, like fruit, which most likely owes to the inclusion of a fruit wax, Rhus Verniciflua. Once absorbed, Fulom Moisturizing Cream does not have a scent that should be noticeable to most users.

For the price ($22 for 1.7 oz), Fulom Moisturizing Cream goes a long way. About two to three dime-sized dabs of cream should be enough for the face, neck, and decolletage.

I currently like using Fulom Moisturizing Cream at night after a retinoid serum and before I apply an amino acid treatment. Surprisingly, the parent company says Fulom Moisturizing Cream is lightweight enough to use before or after a run, which is exciting!
Fulom Moisturizing Cream is a sensational way to get to try a new ingredient, fulvic acid. For under $25, this easily spreadable cream is an exceptional value as well. I’m enthusiastic to be introducing it to my readers!

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Coconut Oil

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Acetylsalicylic Acid (Wikipedia)
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(acetyloxy)benzoic acid
Clinical data
Pronunciation acetylsalicylic acid /əˌstəlˌsælˈsɪlk/
AHFS/ monograph
MedlinePlus a682878
License data
  • AU: C
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out) D in the 3rd trimester
Routes of
Most commonly oral, also rectal, lysine acetylsalicylate may be given intravenously or intramuscularly
Legal status
Legal status
  • AU: S2 (Pharmacy only) except when given intravenously (in which case it is schedule 4), used in animal medicine (schedule 5/6) or when the dose is higher than usual.
  • UK: General sales list (GSL, OTC)
  • US: OTC
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 80–100%
Protein binding 80–90%
Metabolism Hepatic, (CYP2C19 and possibly CYP3A), some is also hydrolysed to salicylate in the gut wall.
Biological half-life Dose-dependent; 2–3 hours for low doses, 15–30 hours for large doses.
Excretion Urine (80–100%), sweat, saliva, feces
CAS Number 50-78-2 YesY
ATC code A01AD05 (WHO) B01AC06, N02BA01
PubChem CID 2244
DrugBank DB00945 YesY
ChemSpider 2157 YesY
KEGG D00109 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:15365 YesY
Synonyms 2-acetoxybenzoic acid
acetylsalicylic acid
O-acetylsalicylic acid
Chemical data
Formula C9H8O4
Molar mass 180.157 g/mol
Physical data
Density 1.40 g/cm3
Melting point 135 °C (275 °F)
Boiling point 140 °C (284 °F) (decomposes)
Solubility in water 3 mg/mL (20 °C)

Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), is a medication, often used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. Aspirin is also used long-term, at low doses, to help prevent heart attacks, strokes, and blood clot formation in people at high risk of developing blood clots. Low doses of aspirin may be given immediately after a heart attack to reduce the risk of another heart attack or the death of heart tissue. Aspirin may be effective at preventing certain types of cancer, particularly colorectal cancer.

The main side effects of aspirin are gastric ulcers, stomach bleeding, and ringing in the ears, especially with higher doses. While daily aspirin can help prevent a clot-related stroke, it may increase risk of a bleeding stroke (hemorrhagic stroke). In children and adolescents, aspirin is not recommended for flu-like symptoms or viral illnesses, because of the risk of Reye's syndrome.

Aspirin is part of a group of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), but differs from most other NSAIDs in the mechanism of action. The salicylates have similar effects (antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic) to the other NSAIDs and inhibit the same enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX), but aspirin does so in an irreversible manner and, unlike others, affects the COX-1 variant more than the COX-2 variant of the enzyme. Aspirin also has an antiplatelet effect by stopping the binding together of platelets.

The therapeutic properties of willow tree bark have been known for at least 2,400 years, with Hippocrates prescribing it for headaches.Salicylic acid, the active ingredient of aspirin, was first isolated from the bark of the willow tree in 1763 by Edward Stone of Wadham College, University of Oxford.Felix Hoffmann, a chemist at Bayer, is credited with the synthesis of aspirin in 1897, though whether this was of his own initiative or under the direction of Arthur Eichengrün is controversial. Aspirin is one of the most widely used medications in the world with an estimated 40,000 tonnes of it being consumed each year. In countries where "Aspirin" is a registered trademark owned by Bayer, the generic term is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA). It is on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic health system. As of 2015 the cost for a typical month of medication in the United States is less than 25 USD.

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