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Sunblock’s glaring flaw

American-made sunscreens may be skimping on skin protection. The Claim: American-made sunscreens pale in comparison to their European counterparts when it comes to UVA protection—and as a result, many concerned beachgoers are opting to order sunscreens from afar.Read More >

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Dry skin and inflammation

There's a scientific connection between why the cold exacerbates redness and inflammation. During times of low humidity (such as the winter months, or in dry climates), the skin may crack deeply due to lack of moisture. This disrupts dermal capillaries, and bleeding may occur—which is not visible, as it happens on a microscopic level.Read More >

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Anatomy of dry skin

As the temperature drops, many individuals notice their skin has begun to look dry, scaly, and dull. For some, dry skin presents as mild dryness, and for others as severe eczema. But this year-round condition isn’t the result of the cold—it’s a multifactorial entity that can be caused by endogenous (inside the body) or exogenous (outside of the body) sources. These can include weather, aging, irritating soaps, and certain diseases.Read More >

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New indication for JUVÉDERM

According to Dermatology Times, the FDA panel deems JUVÉDERM Voluma™ safe for cheek augmentation. According to Dr. Scott Whitcup (the company's EVP of research and development): “Allergan is committed to working with the FDA as they continue their review of our PMA for JUVÉDERM Voluma XC, with the goal of providing consumers with the first treatment option that has been specifically developed to help restore cheek volume that has been lost over time.Read More >