Month: April 2009


Lichen Planus

Lichen planus is a common inflammatory skin condition that affects the skin and mouth. It affects about 1 – 2% of the general population and is more common in women than men. It occurs most often in middle-aged adults. The term “lichen” doesn’t refer to the lichen found on rocks or trees, but rather it… Read more »


New Olay Professional Pro-X

Olay Professional is a new line of skin care products from Procter and Gamble’s Olay brand. The line is based on research showing that a strong and healthy stratum corneum (skin’s top layer) is important to optimal skin appearance. The Pro-X lineup of products contains anti aging ingredients, such as niacinamide, that are designed to… Read more »


Why Anthelios 60 Ultralight Suncreen Fluid Isn’t What It Seems To Be

La Roche Posay is in the process of introducing 3 new Anthelios products in the US – Anthelios 60 Ultra-light Sunscreen Fluid, Anthelios 60 Melt-in Sunscreen Lotion and Anthelios 60 Melt-In Sunscreen Milk. While at first glance these seem like exciting additions to the sunscreen market, you’ll be interested to learn that these new sunscreens… Read more »