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  Topic: Sodium Hydroxide and Skin
sdxl

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Views: 2378

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:17 pm   Subject: Sodium Hydroxide and Skin
Yes, it's safe assuming it is used for adjusting the pH of the product.
  Topic: can zinc fight facial sag or increase elastin production?
sdxl

Replies: 52
Views: 42191

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 3:34 pm   Subject: can zinc fight facial sag or increase elastin production?
Yes, zinc sulfate is water soluble. From an ingredient list I found on this Relastin product it says it has zinc citrate. Don't know how much to use. Maybe you should search some of their patents.
  Topic: What can reverse photoaging (sun damage) besides Retin A?
sdxl

Replies: 11
Views: 12254

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:17 pm   Subject: What can reverse photoaging (sun damage) besides Retin A?
Products with retinaldehyde are exclusive to Avene and don't require a prescription. There are quite a few products with it. You might want to read some reviews. Availability depends on where you are. ...
  Topic: What Kind Sunscreens Are The Most Effective?
sdxl

Replies: 40
Views: 30383

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:43 pm   Subject: What Kind Sunscreens Are The Most Effective?
LOL. I'm pretty sure you have PMS or something. I'm must have read a few studies about that too some years ago.

First of all you should learn to spell Mexoryl right, or else you might not find thos ...
  Topic: What Kind Sunscreens Are The Most Effective?
sdxl

Replies: 40
Views: 30383

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:41 am   Subject: What Kind Sunscreens Are The Most Effective?
Summarily from what I have read in the past, Meroxyl is the most photostable UVA blocker, but reapplyng every 2 hours is still recommended on most Meroxyl products.
What Mexoryl?

I read a couple ...
  Topic: Acidophillus (friendly bacteria) can clear skin?
sdxl

Replies: 3
Views: 5029

PostForum: Acne   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2007 7:59 pm   Subject: Acidophillus (friendly bacteria) can clear skin?
I seriously doubt you can see results within an hour, but a healthy digestive tract can help improve skin problems.
  Topic: where to purchase actives?
sdxl

Replies: 9
Views: 6386

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:36 am   Subject: where to purchase actives?
Z-Cote HP1 should be dispersed in oil.
  Topic: where to purchase actives?
sdxl

Replies: 9
Views: 6386

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:45 am   Subject: where to purchase actives?
beyond-a-century.com is another nice supplier for actives.
  Topic: Confused, please help! Skinceuticals...Obagi...etc.
sdxl

Replies: 14
Views: 26937

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 2:20 pm   Subject: Confused, please help! Skinceuticals...Obagi...etc.
Skinactives site is incorrect. Ferulic acid is not cinnamic acid! Cinnamic acid is a lot cheaper than ferulic acid. They even have their own Wikipedia pages.
  Topic: Dermabrasion... to do it, or not?
sdxl

Replies: 13
Views: 9524

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:57 am   Subject: Dermabrasion... to do it, or not?
The DIY approach would be getting microdermabrasion crystals and adding them to your own base. You can get them pretty cheap online.
  Topic: Confused, please help! Skinceuticals...Obagi...etc.
sdxl

Replies: 14
Views: 26937

PostForum: Skin Rejuvenation / Anti-Aging   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:47 am   Subject: Confused, please help! Skinceuticals...Obagi...etc.
Ferulic Acid (a.k.a. cinnamic acid...
Ferulic acid is not cinnamic acid.
  Topic: Looking for a simple DIY recipe using Ascorbyl Tetra.
sdxl

Replies: 8
Views: 8209

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 7:27 am   Subject: Looking for a simple DIY recipe using Ascorbyl Tetra.
what's the ph of ascorbyl-tetra-isopalmitate?
It doesn't have one since it doesn't dissolve in water.

is it suitable for acne prone skin?
I think it's less suitable than water soluble vitamin C, ...
  Topic: How Do You Choose A Product?
sdxl

Replies: 28
Views: 22532

PostForum: Basic Skin Care / Skin Health Maintenance   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 7:18 am   Subject: How Do You Choose A Product?
Skin Biology isn't a reputable source. With blatant lies like avobenzone is the only approved chemical UV absorber in the EU, while the EU has the most approved UV absorbers anywhere in the world! You ...
  Topic: How Do You Choose A Product?
sdxl

Replies: 28
Views: 22532

PostForum: Basic Skin Care / Skin Health Maintenance   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 11:01 pm   Subject: How Do You Choose A Product?
I couldn't agree more. Most sunscreens out there contain known carcenogenics. (cancer causing ingrediants) Yet again, VERY FEW people are actually educated about the contents of what they are using.
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  Topic: Hydroquinone
sdxl

Replies: 10
Views: 15628

PostForum: Skin Lighteners   Posted: Mon Dec 25, 2006 8:09 pm   Subject: Hydroquinone
In the EU hydroquinone is banned as an OTC, but not as an Rx. I wouldn't use the stuff. Religious use of broad spectrum sunscreen is essential for treating hyperpigmentation. Often sunscreen can make ...
 
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