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“It’s not easy being green,” sang one self-reflective amphibian. We couldn’t agree more. Trying to be environmentally friendlier with our stringent requirements for validated hypoallergenicity in everything from ingredients to accessories and even packaging (components that may touch the product or the skin) as well as proven efficacy is a challenge, to put it mildly. […]

If you’re aching to find some relief from drying times, read on. This expert article fills you in on some of the most common causes of dry skin and some basic steps to take for relief and improved skin health.An M.D. Article Contribution. At, we include articles contributed by doctors who wish to provide […]

What causes elbows, knees and certain areas of body skin to darken? One of the most common causes of darkened skin in these areas is contact or photocontact dermatitis. Contact dermatitis occurs when the skin is irritated by its contact with irritants or allergens. Photocontact dermatitis occurs when those irritants are stimulated by light (many allergens, […]

In this context, anti-wrinkle or anti-aging therapy refers to advanced treatments with active ingredients such as alpha-hydroxy acids. Regardless of what age you start your active anti-aging treatments, you should start prevention early on, even in childhood. Aging of the skin is hastened the more damage it is subjected to and the more inflammation it undergoes […]

2% Monolaurin Cream and 2% mupirocin cream in the treatment of superficial bacterial skin infections: A double blind randomized controlled clinical trial. Protocol updated for more subjects.  Dim-Jamora KCC, Verallo-Rowell VM PUBLICATION: Journal of Philippines Dermatology Soc 2006 (ABSTRACT) By Vermén M. Verallo-Rowell, MD, FABD, FABDP, FPDS Chair/Program Director, VMV Skin Research Centre + Clinics […]

Not all spa treatments are skin friendly. Even the most relaxing spa session can be undone by negative skin reactions later. Spa treatments can be invigorating. However, some spas use heavy, pore-clogging oils or heavily-scented, allergenic lotions in their massages, body scrubs, and other services. To avoid allergy flare-ups or body acne after a great day […]