Spotlight on Retinoids

Dermatologists agree, you should be using retinoids. Dr. Ranella Hirsch, M.D., president-elect of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons swears by them. “We have beautiful, profound data that shows if you use [retinoids] for 20 years, you’re going to look a lot better than someone who doesn’t.” But before you run out to the store […]

How to Get Rid of Crow’s Feet

“How do I get rid of my crow’s feet?” is one of the most common questions asked in dermatologists’ offices everywhere. The skin surrounding the eyes has the most-oft moved muscles of the face, but has fewer oil glands than the rest of the face. More movement and less lubrication means more wrinkles, and faster. […]

What Is Lactic Acid?

Lactic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that should be part of everyone’s routine. This is because AHAs increase exfoliation of the outer layer of skin, unclog pores, and function as a humectant to hydrate the skin. AHAs have further been shown to stimulate collagen and elastin production in the dermis. But what exactly […]

When Should You Start Using Anti-Aging Products?

Signs of aging appear on everyone in a different pattern depending on a unique combination of influences. Some of these factors include sun exposure and the melanin content in your skin (which gives you a darker or lighter complexion). But no matter your age, it’s good to start thinking about an anti-aging routine, because prevention […]