Goodfellas v. Worsefellas – Ray Liotta sues Nerium over fake before/after photos

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Nerium International is being taken to court by Ray Liotta. Seems he is a tad upset about seeing his face plastered all over Nerium web sites with claims that the […]

L’dara review: Déjà fu all over again?

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Déjà vu, (/ˌdeɪʒɑː ˈvuː/) from French, literally “already seen”, is the phenomenon of having the strong sensation that an event or experience currently being experienced has been experienced in the past, whether it […]

Inflamm’aging: a Unifying Theory of Life, Death, Aging, and Beauty

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Inflammation (Latin, īnflammō, “I ignite, set alight”) is part of the complex biological response within tissues to harmful things, such as infectious agents (bacteria, viruses, etc), damaged cells, or irritants […]

Topical Nerium oleander: “OK” , or “Unsafe at any Concentration”?

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We are going to continue to discuss here the issue of science-based selection of active ingredients for skin care products, both from a safety and efficacy point of view. This […]

Skinflamm’aging and Rusty Faces

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As iron oxidizes, the result is rust. As faces oxidize, the result is chronic inflammation leading to the appearance of aging.  But rather than getting soft and crumbly like rusty […]

Your PIH Post Got Me Thinking

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The author of this post, Lina Jacobson, is a licensed esthetician from Boise, Idaho who has operated her own salon for more than 18 years. Because she is a kindred […]

Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation

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The word inflammation comes from the Latin “inflammo”, meaning “I set alight, I ignite”. Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response. Initially, it is beneficial when, for example, your skin […]

Melasma, melanin, and mosaicism

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  While our facial skin’s cells all start out with the exact same DNA, they don’t all look alike. Skin, more than any other organ, reflects a genetic “mosaicism”, which […]

Feeling blue about brown spots?

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Truth matters, but pigment smatters… Some species communicate their moods by changing the hue, tone and intensity of their facial coloration. Humans do so to a limited extent (e.g. we […]

Injectable Fillers – Smart or Not?

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Injectable dermal fillers aka “facelift in a bottle” The liquid face lift has been popular for years and for understandable reasons – a more youthful appearance with no downtime, no […]

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