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  • Clinical abstract from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Could protecting your skin from the sun be as easy as popping a pill “… Of the ingredients found in sunscreen pills, Dr. Lim said the strongest research is linked to Polypodium Leucotomos, an extract of a Central American fern plant. Studies have shown the fern extract increases the amount of time Continue Reading

  • Even if you have signs of premature skin aging, you can benefit from making lifestyle changes. By protecting your skin from the sun, you can repair some of the damage. Smokers who stop often notice that their skin looks healthier. Choosing the right skincare treatment and following a strict regime can help achieve younger looking skin.

  • Clinical abstract from Cukurova University: Glutathione as an oral whitening agent: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study “… Sixty otherwise healthy medical students were randomized to receive either glutathione capsules, 500 mg/day in two divided doses, or placebo for 4 weeks. The main outcome was mean reduction of melanin indices measured at six different sites. Several secondary outcomes, including UV spots, were Continue Reading