By 2050, more than 50 percent of the US population will have skin of color, and dermatologists like Seemal R. Desai, MD, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and the Founder and Medical Director of Innovative Dermatology in Dallas, Texas, are on the front lines when it comes to addressing cosmetic and medical skin issues in these individuals. People with skin of color include African Americans, Asians, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Indians and Pacific Islanders primarily, as well as individuals from these groups who have intermarried. They can have different skin concerns and aesthetic goals and responses to common treatments wh
Envy Medical is one of the most technologically innovative dermatology and medical aesthetics companies. The Company’s lead products include SilkPeel®, a breakthrough device combining exfoliation with Advanced Dermalinfusion® Technology for deeper tissue delivery of active ingredients and better patient outcomes (silkpeel.com). Envy is also the developer of the patent pending ClarityMD™ Acne Solution brand of acne treatment products (claritymdacne.com) and is the exclusive worldwide licensor of skin brightening peptides, including the Lumixyl® peptide, developed at Stanford University (lumixyl.com).
THE GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY
In celebration of our 7th year anniversary, we
Start your beauty New Year’s resolution early with this week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY. We have three elure™ Advanced Skin Brightening Regimen Gift Sets (a $225 value) to give to our lucky winners. Expect brighter, more even toned, and less discolored skin in as little as four weeks. That means clearer less spotted skin by Christmas.
The secret of elure is its non-hydroquinone brightening ingredient, an enzyme derived from a mushroom, called Melanozyme™. This naturally occurring bio-active ingredient breaks down melanin—the cause of discoloration—quickly without the irritation and side effects of hydroquinone. Another major point of difference is that elure works to dissolve existin
There’s been much ado about the Mediterranean style diet of late with headline after headline touting its benefits for heart health and longevity.
The latest study in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that people at increased risk for heart disease who ate a Mediterranean diet slashed their risk of strokes and heart attacks by 30%.
That’s major in its own right, but this way of eating will help you look better too, says Nikolaos Metaxotos MD, PhD, President & CEO of Symmetria in Athens, Greece. (And he should know, he’s Greek!) “A Mediterranean diet will not only improve your body’s health, but will also improve the appearance and health of your skin,” he tel