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Benzene and Sunscreens—What You Need to Know

You may have seen headlines linking sunscreens to cancer. We’ve seen them too, and have thoroughly reviewed and analyzed the scientific findings behind them.

Facts on Benzene and Sunscreen:

  • The reported cancer link is due to a toxic chemical called benzene.
  • Benzene...read more


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Do These 5 Things to Strengthen Your Skin Barrier 

Only in the last few years has the skin barrier seen the widespread appreciation it deserves. Skinfluencers around the web and in the beauty zines can’t stop talking about the importance of maintaining a strong one. Also called the...read more


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Summer Acne – How to Prevent and Treat Flare-Ups

Is your joy at going maskless dimmed by flare-ups of summer acne? Does the thought of emerging from a pool, lake or the ocean in a swimsuit, wet hair slicked back make you cringe because of summer acne breakouts...read more


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Photoaging? Acne? Go for Some Glycolic Magic

If you’ve ever gone to an aesthetician, you’ve heard of glycolic acid. It’s the cornerstone of professional treatment plans addressing a wide range of skin concerns. In both clinical-grade facial peels and over-the-counter home care, glycolic acid...read more


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Smooth Out Cellulite for a Beach-Ready Body

Ever feel self-conscious about the texture of your rear view? You’re far from alone! An estimated 95% of women have cellulite. The widespread desire to get rid of cellulite has...read more


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Sunscreen News You Can Use Right Now

Think you’ll never get skin cancer? Think again—please. This year’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month comes on the heels of an ominous new prediction from the Journal of the American Medical Association.  A meta-analysis, which involves crunching a lot of...read more