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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.

Non-Fragrant Plant Oils vs Essential Oils

Here’s a quick post about the differences in composition between non-fragrant plant oils and essential oils! Check it out if you haven’t already. 🙂 http://www.futurederm.com/2012/10/04/non-fragrant-plant-oils-vs-essential-oils/

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

Should You Use Milk of Magnesia on Your Skin?: The Internet Rumor, Researched

Ever hear that Phillips’ Milk of Magnesia can control oily skin? Find out if that has any merit! http://www.futurederm.com/2012/07/12/should-you-use-milk-of-magnesia-on-your-skin-the-internet-rumor-researched/ Let me know what you think please!

Luminaze Catalytic Skin Tone Illuminator and Dark Spot Corrector

Here’s a product review requested by BooBooNinja! I finally got around to it. xD It’s featured on FutureDerm! http://www.futurederm.com/2012/06/28/product-review-luminaze-catalytic-skin-tone-illuminator-and-dark-spot-corrector/

What topic in skin care is the most confusing for you?

I’d say trying to properly evaluate a skin care product is the most confusing thing to do. Like I said in my Product Review Rubric, ingredient-based reviews can only go so far. There are several limitations and doubts that I have when reviewing a product. Some things like: How much of an ingredient is actually … Continue reading

Is Fragrance in Skin Care Good or Bad?

Ever wonder if fragrance is harmful to your skin? Look no further but here: http://www.futurederm.com/2012/05/25/is-fragrance-in-skin-care-good-or-bad/ As always, post either on the original FutureDerm page or here! Enjoy. 🙂

Do you think Asian-brands or products marketed toward the Asian community are better than their Western counterparts?

I recently had a reader ask me if Asian cleansers are better than Western ones. Here’s what I told him: “I have to emphasize that products geared towards these Asian countries don’t have some type of “monopoly” or exclusive rights to any skin care ingredient. Most of the companies that come out with these products … Continue reading

Beauty-Related Things I’ve Pronounced Incorrectly

I thought we’d do something fun and interesting today! From what I can remember, I’ve said FOUR beauty-related things wrong for the LONGEST time. I seriously can’t believe no one pointed them out to me. But I guess that makes sense since I don’t really talk about skin care in real life. It’s just you Internet … Continue reading

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