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A dermatologist and a cosmetic chemist debunk 19 skin-care myths

A cosmetic chemist and board-certified dermatologist debunk 19 of the most common myths about skincare. They explain how drinking water doesn’t necessarily make your skin look better and how you can’t really shrink your pores. They also debunk the idea that acne is only a puberty problem. In fact, adult […]
A dermatologist and a cosmetic chemist debunk 19 skin-care myths
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What it takes to be a hand model who earns $75,000 a year

Parts models, who model their hands, feet, teeth, hair, and more, can earn up to $US4,000 a day. We spoke with a hand model about his hand-care routine, which involves moisturizing 30 times a day and two manicures a week. He also talks about the preventative measures he takes to […]
What it takes to be a hand model who earns $75,000 a year
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A dermatologist says you should be using products that contain ‘ceramides’ to properly moisturize your skin. Here’s what that means.

Some moisturizers will work better than others because of certain ingredients. One ingredient, ceramides, are naturally found in the skin’s moisture barrier. Moisturizers with ceramides help to repair the skin barrier, as after we hit 30, the levels drop 10-15% every 10 years. Other ingredients, like humectants, draw water from […]
A dermatologist says you should be using products that contain ‘ceramides’ to properly moisturize your skin. Here’s what that means.