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Have you ever stopped to think how many times a day the skin on your elbows and knees is subjected to stretching? These areas of thicker skin are affected by virtually every move you make (and bear the brunt of a lot of leaning), so itâ€™s no wonder we all experience dryness and some degree of wrinkling and crinkling by a certain age.
According to dermatologist Dr. Janet Allenby of Allenby Cosmetic Dermatology in Delray Beach, Florida and Boca Ratonâ€™s BodySquad, â€œThese areas get a lot of action and the skin is not rich in sebaceous glands, so it doesnâ€™t get natural lubrication from the body.â€ The main concerns Dr. Allenby hears from patients when it comes to
Let’s face it ladies. Right around the age of 40, we all start to see changes in our lower face and neck. Skin gets lax and crepey, and loses some of its firmness and resiliency, and that crisp and well-defined profile angle we could always count on is no more. We see it in photos, and thus, go to great lengths to camouflage it, with filters, Photoshop, scarves and turtlenecks. It isn’t pretty.
ALASTIN’s new Restorative Neck Complex helps correct these signs of aging, resulting in a firmer, more elastic, and smoother appearance of the neck and dÃ©colletage and a more even skin tone. This breakthrough treatment is formulated to address the most common age-related changes below the chin a
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The oceans cover roughly 70 percent of the Earth and with a such a diverse array of plant and animal life, these waters are a veritable treasure trove of ingredients and extracts that can potentially benefit our skin and bodies as a whole. From an overabundance of UV light on the surface to complete darkness at the oceansâ€™ deepest depths and extreme temperatures (both hot and cold), sea life is excellent at adapting to its environment, and science is paying close attention to the compounds that enhance these organismsâ€™ resilience and resistance to harsh conditions. Seaweed, kelp (which is actually a type of large seaweed), algae and plankton are likely just the tip of the skin-
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Dr. Palmer is the founder of Replereâ„¢, a natural phenolic antioxidant skin care line. Replere is the leading skin care line to be rated using Total ORACsc (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity skin care) and Total ORACfn (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity food nutrition), the most complete methods for measuring antioxidant activity in skin care and nutritional products.
In addition to her work in private practice, Dr. Palmer is currently on staff at Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut and has authored numerous papers for prominent medical journals such as Cutis, Dermatology Times, and Journal of Drugs In Dermatology.
In Beyond Beauty, Dr. Palmer teaches us how to replace unhealthy h