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Lancôme Bienfait Multi-vital SPF 30 Sunscreen Cream Review

Although this is a short review, the main reason is to help silent readers understand that this sunscreen does actually provide good overall protection! http://www.futurederm.com/2012/12/13/lancome-bienfait-multi-vital-spf-30-sunscreen-cream-review/

Giveaway: Win the Lash Stash: Includes Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler and Mascaras! (CLOSED)

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED AND THE WINNER IS BOO-BOO W.! CONGRATS!  As a way of thanking you guys and to commemorate this holiday season, I’m doing a giveaway! I modelled this giveaway after the Sephora Favorites Lash Stash, which includes a ton of mascaras for people who want to try them all, but who don’t want to go … Continue reading

The Benefits and Limitations of Skin Care Product Reviews

It seems like we’re always reading product reviews. And while they’re useful, it’s important to keep in mind that they can only go so far. Check out my pros and cons: http://www.futurederm.com/2012/10/18/the-benefits-and-limitations-of-skin-care-product-reviews/ Feel free to add your own to the list! Have fun.

Come Out! (With Your Skin Care) Miranda Previat!

Introduction: Miranda is at a point where the skin is showing characteristic signs of aging such as wrinkles, and unevenness in texture and color. The skin is described to be “crunchy” and rough as a result of excess layers of dead skin cells (stratum corneum). These signs are attributed to hormonal changes, and a fair amount of UV exposure for almost half a century, among … Continue reading

Products I’ve Purchased from Paula’s Choice

While it seems that these days, most of the press I get in regards to Paula Begoun–the creator of the Paula’s Choice brand–are about how I disagree with her various positions on skin care, one if which quite dramatically refutes her claim that acidic products should be used in conjunction with retinol ones, it’s easy to forget that … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with FutureDerm and Review of the Time-Release Retinol 0.5

Enjoy this short Q&A session with Nicki Zevola, the creator of the FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5 product. It answers several questions that have thus far, not been asked yet! Why did you decide to start your own skin care line? Three reasons: One, I always wanted to start my own skin care line. I always wanted to be the … Continue reading

Paula’s Choice Advanced Replenishing Toner Skin Remodeling Complex

RESIST Advanced Replenishing Toner Skin Remodeling Complex ($18.95 for 4 oz) Positives: True to its name, its milky texture replenishes the skin by providing good amounts of different components of the epidermal barrier, specifically the extracellular matrix, and other ingredients that mimic those components, including: the linoleic, oleic, linolenic acids, phospholipids, sodium hyaluronate, as well as moderate amounts … Continue reading

What do you guys think of “silicone entrapment?”

Recently, I read an article on FutureDerm and replied to a few comments asking about the idea of how silicones trap active ingredients, preventing them from reaching the skin. Here’s a breakdown of what happened: Nicki of FutureDerm fame stated: “While beneficial skin care ingredients can have some documented effects in cosmetics with a silicone base, the … Continue reading

Spotlight On: L-Ascorbic Acid

Here’s a short overview of one of the most popular and widely used ingredients in skin care, vitamin C! http://www.futurederm.com/2012/07/05/spotlight-on-l-ascorbic-acid/ Let me know what you think! What else would you guys like to know about vitamin C?

What is Retinol Metabolism?

After a two-week delay, the post on retinol metabolism is finally up!! Read it and… weep? Haha! http://www.futurederm.com/2012/06/28/how-do-retinoids-work/

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