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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

  • Clinical abstract from Department of Dermatology and STD, UCMS and GTB Hospital: Glutathione as a skin whitening agent: Facts, myths, evidence and controversies “… A randomized, double-blind, two-arm, placebo-controlled study conducted in the Thai population studied the effect of orally administered glutathione on the skin melanin index in sixty healthy medical students [Table 1]. The subjects were randomized to receive glutathione Continue Reading

  • Everyone uses makeup to a certain extent. So can makeup actually cause acne? The answer is yes. In fact anything you put on your face has the potential to clog pores. Look for oil free makeup, non comedogenic skincare products if you belong to the group of individuals with acne prone skin.