Skin Care Trends
Oct11

Skin Care Trends

Superfood for The Skin Skincare preparation containing herbal or natural ingredients are already quite popular. The trend of including more and more kitchen products into the beauty concoctions might keep growing with the inclusion of substances like kale and moringa. While edible fresh products are difficult to stock and manage as a staple skin care item, beauty powders and solutions are calling to be blended with fresh materials...

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Actives
Aug14

Actives

Active ingredients have been a disputed factor in skin care, topicals and supplements.  That is all changing.  Star ingredients that are activated on demand is finally here.  Perricone MD has released serums that are activated with a push of a button. H2 Elemental Energy Advanced Renewal Infusion Serum ($240 for a pack of 4) delivers an instant boost of hydrogen, which, according to Perricone, helps to upregulate the positive genes...

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Retinoids
Jun10

Retinoids

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that comes from two sources: preformed retinoids and provitamin carotenoids. Retinoids, such as retinal and retinoic acid, are found in animal sources such as liver, kidney, eggs, and dairy products. Carotenoids, such as beta-carotene (which has the highest vitamin A activity), are found in plants such as dark or yellow vegetables and carrots. Natural retinoids are present in all living organisms,...

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Plastic Surgery Trends
Mar25

Plastic Surgery Trends

Plastic surgery is expected to be the biggest emerging market by 2020, according to a report from Persistence Market Research. North America and Europe will dominate the global plastic surgery market due to the growing aging population and a general acceptance of aesthetic procedures. In Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K. hold the major share of the plastic surgery market. Watch for activity in Asia, namely China and...

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Virtual Beauty
Mar07

Virtual Beauty

Perhaps not since the beginning of time, but certainly since the beginning of my career, virtual health care, beauty and the logistics of self-care has been a challenge.  While the rewards of virtual care are obvious the challenges never seem to recede   Virtual health offers the potential to lower costs, reduce utilization, generate revenue and increase operational efficiency on the business side, while supporting care coordination...

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