Cosmetic Dermatoloy

Permanent hair removal: laser and intense pulsed light (IPL)

Permanent hair removal with the use of laser or intense pulsed light devices is a technique that evolved greatly since its introduction in the late 1980s and its approval by the FDA in 1996. Nowadays, such devices are widely used in dermatology and aesthetic medicine practices with an increased demand for permanent hair removal procedures. …

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Prevention and Treatment of the Aging Skin with Cosmeceuticals: Non-Phenolic Skin Lightening Agents

  The second class of skin lightening agents is the one of the non-phenolic compounds. Equally to the phenolic compounds of which we already discussed, these agents are used to treat melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Aloe Vera Extract Aloin is extracted from the leaves of Aloe Vera which is a common ingredient in many cosmeceutical …

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