All posts in Anti-aging

Let’s Talk Penetration

  PLOT SPOILER ALERT!  There is a “dirty little secret” in the skin care biz. I’m about to spill the beans. Click your back button if you have a weak […]

Open Mind Monday at IECSC

Yesterday we left you hanging midair with the notion of a pleasant surprise as Dr John attended a lecture about stem cells in cosmetics.  Fully expecting a stone wall and […]

Guerrilla Truth Tactics at IECSC Day 3.

Your BFT “Beauty Bloggers” were at it again on day 3 at IECSC.   Here is how it went. We met hordes of estheticians, and a multitude of purveyors of products […]

Brazilian is not just good BBQ! IECSC Day 2.

International Esthetician Cosmetics and Spa Conference. Day 2. Good day. While we had been told that estheticians don’t know science and have no interested in science, today that theory was […]

Truth Matters to Estheticians

Here we are at the International Esthetic Cosmetics & Spa Conference in Las Vegas. Something like 10,000 attendees. In between other duties, Dr. George and myself have been going around […]

The Matrix Reloaded – Elastin

Sagging skin.  What could be more a more pathognomonic sign of aging?  What causes skin to sag, or not? How come I used to be able to stretch my skin and […]

Skin care industry exposed. Shocking! (Yawn)

Prediction: we are about to tick off everyone. The skin care industry from component makers to formulators to product makers to retailers to blogger/sellers to consumers to regulators. Did I […]

AnteAge. A brief history and unabashedly biased review.

DISCLOSURE: THE FOLLOWING IS A DISCUSSION OF PRODUCTS THAT DR JOHN AND DR GEORGE HAVE A COMMERCIAL INTEREST IN.  THIS IS FOR EDUCATIONAL AND ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY, AND DOES NOT […]

Enter The Matrix. Collagen

We hope we don’t lose you with our references to last decade’s sci-fi, but we just couldn’t resist. The quotes are just too juicy, and altogether relevant to the BFT […]

Aristotle and Christie Brinkley: Thought twins?

Aristotle and Christie Brinkley have something in common. No, not their noses, although there is perhaps a slight  familial resemblance. No, it’s something intellectual, and something so profound and fundamental […]

Menopause, Aging Skin, and “What’s a Girl to Do?”

Because the skin is our “visible” part, it gets more than its share of notice as we age, from others and from ourselves. What many may not realize is that, […]

Drug Store in a Cell

Preview of Coming Attractions.  Dr George and I are taking on different topics this week.  I”ll give you a preview of his chosen topics shortly. As for me, I am […]

Why wrinkle cream research might lead to better treatments for heart attacks

AND VICE VERSA. As many of our readers know, DrGeorge and I work in the field of regenerative medicine focusing on stem cell biology. Our work in dermatology arose from […]

Out, damned spot! Out, I say!

Macbeth, Act 5, Scene 1.  Lentigo monologue.  In truth, Lady Macbeth had it fairly easy. A little soap and water and her spot would theoretically be gone. The spot on […]

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