Month: May 2010

Sunscreens With Vitamin A May Damage Skin

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a group that oversees the safety of personal care products recently issued a warning that a form of Vitamin A (retinyl palmitate), may damage skin in the presence of sunlight. They say that their warning is especially  important because 41 percent of sunscreen manufacturers in the USA routinely add Vitamin… Read more »

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New Anthelios Fluide Extreme SPF 50+ Tinted

Anthelios Fluide Extreme SPF 50+ is one of our top selling sunscreens at PhaMix; it’s now available in a new tinted formulation: Anthelios Fluide Extreme SPF 50+ Tinted! Anthelios sunscreens are arguably one of the world’s best sunscreens because they work: They are photostable ensuring the integrity of ingredients upon UV exposure They contain La… Read more »

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Bacteria That’s Good For Skin?

Though we tend to associate bacteria on the skin with conditions including acne or more serious infections, recent research shows that some bacteria may be beneficial. Normal bacteria found on our skin’s surface – which forms part of what is known as our microflora – may help to prevent excessive inflammation after injury. Although problematic… Read more »

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Bacteria That's Good For Skin?

Though we tend to associate bacteria on the skin with conditions including acne or more serious infections, recent research shows that some bacteria may be beneficial. Normal bacteria found on our skin’s surface – which forms part of what is known as our microflora – may help to prevent excessive inflammation after injury. Although problematic… Read more »