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Why Does It Take So Long to Treat Hyperpigmentation?

Here’s just a quick post on why patience is a virtue! :) http://www.futurederm.com/2012/11/29/why-does-it-take-so-long-to-treat-hyperpigmentation/

Makeup with SPF: Effective or Not?

Want to know how effective makeup products with SPF are? Find out here: http://www.futurederm.com/2012/11/15/makeup-with-spf-effective-or-not/

My Top Liquid Face Makeup Products from Sephora

With the Sephora VIB Sale starting today, I thought I’d share my HG foundations! What are yours? http://www.futurederm.com/2012/11/08/my-top-liquid-face-makeup-products-from-sephora/

Common Misconceptions of Skin Care Terminology

Have you committed these “errors” before? Let us know down below! http://www.futurederm.com/2012/11/01/common-misconceptions-of-skin-care-terminology/ Thanks for all your support!

This or That: A Brief Look at Lightweight Sunscreens

This is just a quick follow-up post describing a great dupe for the EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46 product that doesn’t contain niacinamide. Enjoy! http://www.futurederm.com/2012/10/27/this-or-that-a-brief-look-at-lightweight-sunscreens/

Part II: Retinol Metabolism Cont’d; Retinol Degradation and Strength; Combination Use of (Hydroxy) Acids and Retinol

FAQs about Retinol In Part I, we discussed the main pathway of retinol metabolism and learned that in order to allow the skin to OPTIMALLY convert retinol into retinaldehyde, and then into tretinoin, a retinol product should have a pH value of between ~5.0-6.0. So the obvious question that is asked most often is, “Can I use retinol … Continue reading

What skin care product do you really want to try next? Why?

The next category of products I want to try is a water-soluble vitamin C serum, such as the Skinceuticals CE Ferulic (which I probably won’t just because it’s SO expensive), or various alternatives that Nicki from FutureDerm suggested HERE. Most likely, I’d go with the Timeless dupe since Nicki likes it (in a completely personal way) more than the … Continue reading

Do you apply foundation in a way that minimizes movement of your sunscreen?

If I’m going out during the day, as in when there’s ANY significant sunlight, I’ll wear sunscreen under my foundation. This includes if I go out at like 6:00 pm and the sun sets at 7:00 pm haha. Yes, I know I’m crazy. For reference, I wear a mineral-sunscreen mixed with a bit of mattifying … Continue reading

Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Moisturizer SPF 15

Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Moisturizer SPF 15: ($20.95 for 2 oz) Positives: This is an inorganic sunscreen that also contains moderate amounts of vitamins C and E, as well as CoQ10 or ubiquinone, which have all been shown to work synergistically with the active ingredients in chemical sunscreens to provide additional sun protection. In physical sunscreens, they still does provide additional sun protection, just in … Continue reading

Why and How to Mix Sunscreens

Question: Why should I mix sunscreens? Answer: There are several plausible scenarios where mixing a sunscreen with another skin care product would yield a desirable outcome. The reasons can usually be placed under two broad categories: a cosmetic or formulary concern. A cosmetic concern would be if for example, you’d like the sunscreen to mattify more quickly or to … Continue reading

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