As a medical and surgical dermatologist practicing in Portland, Maine, Michael Taylor, MD, MPH, was well aware of the prevalence of skin cancer and the risks that sun exposure pose to healthy skin. While doing free skin cancer screenings for Maine fisherman, he discovered that seaweed harvesters have utterly smooth and youthful hands compared to fisherman and lobstermen. This led to the investigation of the benefits of other marine plants and ultimately the creation of Ocean Elements, a science-based skin care line. With a focus on sun protection, the first product that Ocean Elements launched is called Sheer Daily Moisture SPF 30, formulated with five marine ingredients and physical sunbl
The saying could very well go, “a cup of green tea a day keeps the doctor away,” and in regards to beauty products, this is certainly true. From moisturizers and toners to exfoliators and even deodorants, the number of beauty products boasting green tea continues to grow. According to dermatologist Neal Schultz, MD, founder of DermTV green tea is one of his favorite sources of antioxidants and it possesses terrific anti-inflammatory powers.
The creator of BeautyRx Skincare, Dr. Schultz uses green tea in his formulations because of its great affinity with the skin. In fact, he says topical application of green tea may benefit the skin even more than drinking vats of the brewed version.
I can’t believe no one ever thought of this before – a multi-purpose eye and day cream. La Prairie has just released Advanced Marine Biology Revitalizing Emulsion ($135) – and wonders of wonders it’s formulated as a moisturizer to be used on the face, neck…and eyes. What a fabulous invention. Just think about the travel opportunities.
That’s exactly what Céline Cousteau, Founder of CauseCentri Productions and granddaughter of the legendary Jacques Cousteau had in mind when she worked with La Prairie as the Special Ambassador for the Advanced Marine Biology Collection. “I wanted something easy. I wanted something travelable,” she said.
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