Why Understanding Your Skin’s Biology Can Help You Improve Its Look

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Most people have a vague idea of what’s good and bad for our skin, but since we don’t  understand the biology involved, we either do nothing or the wrong things, says skin-care expert Ron Cummings.

First Signs Of Rosacea

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Although the progression of rosacea can vary substantially from one individual to another, flushing and persistent redness are by far the most common early signs of the disorder, according to a new survey conducted by the National Rosacea Society.  In the survey of 1,072 rosacea patients on the order of appearance of rosacea signs and symptoms, 31 percent said that flushing was the first symptom they experienced, and 63 percent said it was the second. Meanwhile, 24 percent reported that persistent redness was their first sign of rosacea, while it was named second by 34 percent and third by 39…

The Aftershave – Relationships

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How To Woo 1/5/10 Years Into A Relationship (Dappered) 10 Things Every Man Should Own (Man Made) 31 Traits Men Find Attractive in Confident Women (all-swagga) The Difference Between Inspiration and Motivation (Nerd Fitness) Grilled Fennel-Crusted Pork Chops (Scordo)  

The Aftershave – Watches

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A Primer On Military Watches (Worn & Wound) How To Find The Right Watch (Every Guy Eyed) Does A Watch Need An In-House Movement To Be Great? (Ask Men) 10 Things To Know About How Rolex Makes Watches (A Blog to Watch) How To Buy A Watch (Gentleman’s Gazette) Timekeeping 101 (Gear Patrol)  

How To Decode The Ingredient List On Your Skin Care Products

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With all of the complex ingredients listed on skin careproducts today, one often feels they have to be a chemist to know what we’re putting on our skin. The key is in cracking the ingredients list, a feat often easier said than done. These lists can be difficult to decipher – what with the rolling microscopic text, the long chemical names and, of course, the Latin! In some cases ingredients lists are intentionally off-putting. Dr. Michael Tick is a Naples, Florida biochemist, laboratory director for The Institute for Skin Sciences and founder of Edimi, a line of natural skincare and…