Cosmetic Dermatoloy

Prevention and Treatment of the Aging Skin: Botanicals

    Botanicals are a large and diverse group of chemicals, which are extracted from leaves, seeds, bark, roots, and flowers of plants. They have been used in medicine / traditional medicine since human history and there is trace of their cosmetic use since ancient Egypt. Recently they have been brought to fame again by …

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Prevention and Treatment of the Aging Skin with Cosmeceuticals: Hydroxy Acids

The benefits of Hydroxy Acids (HA) were discovered almost 5 decades ago, during the 1970s, by two researchers looking for treatment for a family of rare genetic disorders (ichthyosis) in which dead skin cells, instead of shedding, accumulate in thick dry scales. After discovering the exfoliating effects of alpha-hydroxyacids, further research proved also the anti-aging …

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