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Just in time for Spring, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for many sunscreen products.This is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approvals up to date with the latest science. Their hope is to ensure that consumers understand the criteria for effective sun care options, active ingredients dosage forms, SPF and broad-spectrum requirements.
The FDA also proposes labeling updates to make it easier for consumers to identify key product information. Broad spectrum sunscreens with SPF of at least 15 are considered mandatory for preventing skin cancer and prote
Along with crow’s feet, brown spots and pimples, at the top of every woman’s major skin complaints are open pores the size of a J R Ewing’s oil wells. Pores get larger and more visible as skin ages and loses the resiliency that keeps pores tight and small. Genetics, sun exposure and hormones don’t help. Until recently, peels and microdermabrasions were the ‘go to’ pore purging treatments, but now fractional lasers are stepping up as an effective remedy.
A new study from Solta Medical explored the effects the Clear + Brilliant fractional laser has on pores, skin texture and overall skin appearance. This marks the first study to date to measure the effects of a fractional laser on facial
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Whether its dry, oily or in between, most skin types require an effective, daily skincare regimen to help reveal its true beauty. Dr. Jeffrey Dover, dermatologist and creator of CVS/pharmacy exclusive product line skin effects™ by Dr. Jeffrey Dover, believes that great skincare is easily attainable and affordable if you follow his 3-step system: 1) Cleanse 2) Treat 3) Prevent.
Beautiful skin requires daily care and maintenance. Skin cleansing is vital to eliminate the effects of pollution, perspiration and grime that cling to the skin, clogging pores. Don’t overdo it− use simple, effective d