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what are free radicals and how do they affect skin

What Are Free Radicals And How Do They Affect Skin?

The dermatology community has been discussing free radicals for many years now, and you’ve probably seen those two words on the front of your favorite serums and face creams. But what actually are free radicals? What do they do to your skin? Let’s take a look…

how pollution affects your skin and how to protect it

How Pollution Affects Your Skin – and How to Protect It

No matter how careful we might be in trying to protect the environment, exhaust fumes, dirt, dust, and second-hand smoke are now part of daily life, and the substances in them don’t just affect the planet – they affect our skin too. Discover how to protect your skin from the effects of pollution.

What is Melanoma and How to Detect It

What Is Melanoma and How to Detect It

In 2019, the American Cancer Society estimates that 96,480 new melanomas will be diagnosed, as rates of melanoma rise across the USA. Many of these cases are preventable through knowledge and early detection. So what is melanoma, and how can we work to reduce the number of cases diagnosed each year?

Myths about skincare

True or False? 6 Myths about Skin Care

How many times have you read that the factor that most influences skin aging is solar radiation? Or that sun cream stops you getting a tan? There’s now so much information out there that it’s difficult to tell what’s true or simply a skin care myth these days!