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New Study Highlights Acne’s Impact on Women’s Quality of Life

Feeling anxious about returning to the classroom or the office this fall? That’s perfectly natural. But it’s a good idea to check in with yourself and assess what really may be going on. Is it possible that acne is...read more


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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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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


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Should You Take Nutritional Supplements for Your Skin and Hair?

There are many reasons why vitamins and minerals are important in your diet, and many of them involve your skin. Today, your body will create millions of new skin cells. Tomorrow, it will create millions more. Each cell is...read more