Moisturizer

All Things Retinol
RETINOL
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Introduction to Retinol Vitamin A and its derivatives have been utilized in both prescription and cosmetic over‑the‑counter (OTC) anti-aging creams for decades. Retinol, a form of Vitamin A, has been shown to improve the appearance of collagen-depleted skin, complement skin’s natural renewal process, and fight signs of aging. Retinol was discovered over a century ago, but it wasn’t until …
JDD December Issue Highlights: From Plaque Psoriasis to CBD Gel
JDD December 2020 Issue
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The December issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology focuses on a variety of topics ranging from plaque psoriasis and infantile hemangioma to suturing wounds under tension and cannabinoid gel on sensitive dry skin. And an incredible line-up of articles to finish 2020 strong!  Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: Oxytocin Levels Inversely Correla …
Patient Buzz Series: Skincare Products & How to Use Them
Patient Buzz Series
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Articles in this month’s Patient Buzz address questions about skincare products and how to use them. Do oils hydrate the skin? Are products with snail slime effective? What ingredients to avoid in homemade skin care? What’s the best way to introduce a new skincare product to your routine? Be prepared for your patient’s questions about skincare products by reviewing this list of dermatolog …
Product Sensories & Consumer Experience
Moisturizer Product Design
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In part 2 of this 3-part series, we discussed the basics of moisturizer product design, including the key components that differentiate moisturizers from other product formats, and the benefits and uses of common ingredients. In part 3, the last delivery in our series, we discuss product sensories and consumer experience across moisturizing products. Product Sensories Today, consumer experience …
Moisturizer Formulation Design: Art and Science
Designing Moisturizers
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This 3-part series will discuss the myriad ingredients that are utilized in moisturizer formulas.  It will describe the ways in which formulas can be engineered to create specific, desired outcomes, and debunk some of the long-standing myths that have pervaded the industry. This understanding is crucial for those who are recommending products to consumers or patients.  Moisturizers provide sign …