Skincare Journey 101: Week 4- Protect

by Judi Moise | Rosacea,Skin Care Products,UV Rays & Sunscreen
28 Jul 2021
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Skincare Journey 101: Week 4- Protect

Johnson & Johnson has recently recalled their sunscreen due to a cancer-causing carcinogen ingredient called benzene. This ingredient is found in Neutrogena and Aveeno aerosol sunscreen. How did benzene get into the sunscreen? Benzene was not listed as an ingredient. It’s suspected to be a byproduct that was created during either the manufacturing process or the breakdown of the chemical ingredients. The FDA does not require companies to test ingredients for contaminants, nor does it require testing for such chemicals at a finished product stage. It’s important to understand that the difference between chemical vs. physical sunscreen. The chemical-based sunscreen is absorbed by the skin, creating a chemical barrier to.

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The War on Rosacea

by Judi Moise | Rosacea
28 Feb 2018
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The War on Rosacea

What is rosacea? Rosacea is a chronic disease that affects the blood vessels and causes inflammation on the central area of the face such as the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead. It’s characterized by redness from broken capillaries and some lesions that’s sometimes mistaken for acne. Types of rosacea There are 3 types of rosacea: Pre-Rosacea Least severe Flush, blush look Vascular Rosacea Sensitive Inflammation Oiliness Inflammatory Rosacea Severe inflammation Consist of papules and pustules (characteristics of acne) Dry skin Dehydrated skin Who is affected by rosacea? Rosacea impacts about 10% of the population. Rosacea mainly occurs on the face and more common in fair skin women and symptoms are.

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