Get the dewy skin of your dreams with 50% off Glow Recipe

January 22, 2022 0 Comments


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One of my favorite brands for hydrating and refreshing my skin is Glow Recipe, which I’ve talked about here multiple times. If you’ve missed every deal so far, today is your lucky day. Right now, you can get a 50% discount on selected Glow Recipe skin-care products and accessories. No coupon code is required for this offer; all you have to do is shop.  

When it comes to skin-care bargains, Glow Recipe normally doesn’t discount its products this high. Even though I didn’t get this huge of a discount on my Glow Recipe items, I still got them, which is saying something, because I’m as cheap as they come! What I appreciate most about this brand is its whimsical use of fruit-based ingredients and aromatic scents.

For $15, you can get the Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask, which can keep your skin moisturized at night. The Pineapple-C Bright

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SkinCure Oncology Launches Consumer Health Education Platform on Surgery-Free Options for Treating Common Skin Cancers

January 20, 2022 0 Comments

GentleCure.com brings ‘engagement and empowerment experience’to people with skin cancer and their families

BURR RIDGE, Ill., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SkinCure Oncology, the world leader in providing a comprehensive model for the delivery of Image-Guided Superficial Radiotherapy (Image-Guided SRT), the most advanced non-surgical technology for the treatment of common skin cancers, today announced the launch of GentleCure.com, a consumer health education platform offering evidence-based treatment options for basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers. Some 3.3 million individuals are diagnosed each year with these types of cancer.

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Image-Guided SRT is the only skin cancer treatment that uses ultrasound images to help clinicians direct low levels of X-ray energy to targeted areas of the skin, killing cancer cells. A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Oncology and Therapy showed that Image-Guided SRT produces a 99.3 percent cure rate.

In addition to information about the technology itself,

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9 Dermatologist-Approved Skin-Care Resolutions for 2022

January 18, 2022 0 Comments

The new year is the perfect time to check in with your skin-care routine and reassess how your habits may be helping (or harming) your skin.

That said, resolutions are easy to make on January 1, and more difficult to sustain throughout the year. It’s hard to change behavior, especially when it comes to our health, according to findings from a study published in July 2016 in Public Health. Every year, Harvard Health Publishing and other outlets release articles such as “Seven Steps for Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick” — because it’s difficult.

Harvard and others recommend breaking your goals into small steps that you can easily tackle. This will allow you to get some wins and feel the progress of your resolution. Additionally, when you hit these small milestones, you should celebrate with something tangible, like a medal, a gift, or some other form of

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Turn back the clock with 40% off Complete Skin Restore

January 16, 2022 0 Comments


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You are what you eat. We’ve heard that adage for years. I’m not sure I would go that far, but what you put in your body often shows on the surface over time. Complete Skin Restore capsules target fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin anywhere on the body to keep skin looking and feeling youthful. Skin Restore helps support the skin’s inner structure by boosting collagen and elastin. Right now you can snag a 30-day supply (normally $55) for 40% less at City Beauty using coupon code RESTORE40 now through Jan. 12. That’s a savings of $22.

Along with vitamins, the vegan capsules’ key ingredients help attack dark spots and dullness. Formulated without dairy, eggs, fish or shellfish, gluten, peanuts or tree nuts, soy, sugar, wheat, GMOs or animal products, sensitive stomachs won’t have to worry about a lot of allergens. It’s also great for all skin types,

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Health Hat Trick? Hockey Fan’s Eye for Skin Cancer May Have Saved a Life

January 14, 2022 0 Comments

Did you hear about the hockey fan who typed “Please go see a doctor” to the guy across the plexiglass? Is this an example of how there’s never a bad time to notify someone – even a stranger – about a potential urgent health issue?

I was impressed that the fan had no formal dermatology training and with the unusual way that she notified the man in the middle of a hockey game – via cell phone… I guess that’s the younger generation.

I was at the gym a couple weeks ago, and noticed my instructor had a basal cell skin cancer on her face. I told her she needs to see her dermatologist. She’s not my patient, but she did go in, and indeed it was a skin cancer.

Are there different types of melanoma, and which ones are most dangerous?

There are different forms of skin cancer –

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Lubriderm, National Hispanic Health Foundation Collaborate on Skin Scholarship

January 12, 2022 0 Comments

Lubriderm, a dermatologist developed skin care brand, today announced the launch of the Skin Scholarship sponsored by Lubriderm, in collaboration with the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF). The scholarship will award a total of $150,000—10 individual scholarships of $15,000 each—to full times United States Hispanic (USH) dermatology residents and physician associate dermatology students, according to the press release.

The goal of the sponsored scholarship, according to Lubriderm, is to help increase USH representation and accessibility in the dermatology field. Only 5% of US dermatologists identify as Hispanic.2 A recent survey conducted by Lubriderm also showed that more than a quarter of USH consumers have never visited a dermatologist.

“We believe that all consumers should have access to a dermatologist for optimal skin health, yet many health disparities and inequities in the field still exist,” said Suzanne Goldstein, senior director of marketing for Lubriderm. “While it will take time,

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How to Smooth Out Your Wrinkles, Say Experts — Eat This Not That

January 6, 2022 0 Comments

Let’s face it. At some point we all get wrinkles As you age, you produce less collagen and elastin, which makes your skin thinner and drier so it’s more difficult to fight off damage. Wrinkles are a natural part of aging and pose no health threat, but if you want to slow down the visible signs of aging, here are tips on how to smooth out your wrinkles. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had COVID.

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WebMD says, “With age, skin cells divide more slowly, and the skin’s inner layer, called the dermis, begins to thin. That starts to undo skin’s stretchiness and structure.

Aging skin also starts to lose its ability to hold on to moisture. It makes less oil and is slower to heal. That all contributes to the wrinkling process. Other things that

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The best facial masks for 2022

January 4, 2022 0 Comments

When you can’t get a facial or don’t have the budget for a spa appointment, skincare masks are a great alternative to maintain your skin. And even if you do get facials regularly, why not treat yourself in between with at-home mask treatments? Depending on your skin needs, masks can deliver an extra boost of hydration, a quick detox, help exfoliate your skin and so much more. Just ask Christina Nalbone, nurse practitioner and director of clinical education and operations at Ever/Body, a New York dermatology clinic. 

So, why use skincare masks? “The function of skincare face masks is to create an environment where active ingredients can penetrate and treat the skin. Choosing the product with the correct targeted ingredients for any skin concerns you might have is essential,” says Nalbone. For this reason, Nalbone recommends picking a focus area when it comes to your skin needs and then

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NIH researchers find thousands of new microorganisms living on human skin

January 2, 2022 0 Comments

Researchers have now identified and catalogued more species that reside on the human skin than has ever been possible, largely due to advances in bioinformatics and laboratory techniques. Some of these previously unknown species are the most abundant on human skin. The results appear in a new catalog, the Skin Microbial Genome Collection (SMGC), published today in Nature Microbiology.

Investigators at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), European Bioinformatics Institute and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases participated in the collaborative study.

According to researchers, the new catalog is remarkable in its breadth, bringing to light an incredibly complex map of species that make up the skin microbiome. It also opens the door for scientists to figure out the root causes of various skin diseases. 

“The organisms that make up the skin microbiome have an enormous impact on our health, and changes in the

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Skin Barrier — the unsung hero of skin health: How to repair it and optimize its strength

December 31, 2021 0 Comments

Winter is upon us and it’s time to pay particular attention to our skin, specifically the outermost layer called the stratum corneum, aka the skin barrier.  This thin brick-like cover consists of resilient skin cells called corneocytes that are tightly bound together by mortar-like lipids comprised of cholesterol, fatty acids, and ceramides.  Crucially, the skin barrier not only protects us from external threats like environmental toxins and pathogens, but it also prevents dehydration.


A healthy vs unhealthy skin barrier.

“Defects of the skin barrier can lead to diseases such as eczema, dermatitis, asthma, and allergies,” warns Miami dermatologist Dr. Leslie Baumann.  Moreover, “when skin barrier defects cause inflammation, the risk of inflammatory diseases such as diabetes and heart disease increases.”  In other words, a robust skin barrier is vital to healthy skin and to good health in general.


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