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Antioxidants are widely used in beauty products due to the fact that they’re known to stop and even help reverse oxidative damage from free radicals as well as promote the proliferation of healthy cells. Arielle N.B. Kauvar, MD, Clinical Professor of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine and Director of New York Laser & Skin Care says “anti-oxidants and sunscreen are the most important skin care products to use during the day when exposure to environmental effects, such as sun and pollutants are highest.”
There are a limitless number of antioxidants to be found in beauty products–everything from vitamin E in the form of alpha-tocopherol, vitamin C, coenzyme Q10, lycop
I love coming across a brand that works really hard to deliver the most potent anti-aging ingredients while also keeping it effective for those with sensitive skin. Radical Skincare does just that. Founded in 2011 by Rachel and Liz Edlich, who have worked for over 20 years in the beauty industry creating skin care lines for celebrities and companies, Radical came about when these sisters started playing with formulas to tackle their own skin care woes and saw unbeatable results.
All of the seven core products (ranging from $49 to $190) are infused with the highest level of active ingredients and antioxidants such as green tea, acai, pomegranate, red wine extract, and coffeeberry. Radi
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It is that time of year again, the time to slather on the baby oil, get extremely burned, and regret it later. For those of us who ignored the damage of the sun for years, or those who are trying to avoid it, skincare products are more important than ever.
What products are available and how do you know what works? A valid question considering we are on the brink of summer and need that dry skin gone, wrinkles reduced, and of course, protection from the sun. Everyone wants to look good in the summer, and no one wants to look like leather by the end of it.
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One of the most important things to know about your skincare is whether the product is designed for day or night use, according to speakers at the recent Aesthetic Plastic Surgery/Anti-Aging Medicine: The Next Generation Symposium 2012 held in New York City.
The most active type of skincare products are called cosmeceuticals – a word that is a hybrid of cosmetics and pharmaceutical. Cosmeceuticals generally do not require a prescription, even though many brands are sold exclusively through physicians’ offices and skincare professionals. Yet some leading brands, such as Perricone MD and Murad and others, are available at retail stores and online outlets.
Cosmeceuticals are all a
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