Recent Posts by Claire

Beauty from the inside out, Improving your diet or taking supplements may lead to younger-looking skin

Clinical abstract from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Beauty from the inside out, improving your diet or taking supplements may lead to younger-looking skin “… Antioxidants such as vitamins C and E, lycopene, green tea polyphenols, beta carotene, and cocoa flavanols have been shown to offer some protection from ultraviolet light-induced skin damage. These antioxidants…
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Glutathione as a skin whitening agent: Facts, myths, evidence and controversies

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…
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Orally administered Polypodium Leucotomos Extract decreases psoralen-UVA–induced phototoxicity, pigmentation, and damage of human skin

Clinical abstract from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Orally administered Polypodium Leucotomos Extract decreases psoralen-UVA–induced phototoxicity, pigmentation, and damage of human skin “… A total of 10 healthy patients with skin phototypes II to III were exposed to PUVA alone and to PUVA with oral Polypodium Leucotomos Extract. The study sought to assess oral Polypodium…
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Could Protecting Your Skin From The Sun Be As Easy As Popping A Pill

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…
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