High Plasma Concentrations in Commercial Sunscreen Products

Routine use of sunscreen is widely promoted as a beneficial skin health practice for the prevention of sun damage, reduction of skin cancer risk, and minimization of premature aging symptoms. Although commercially available over-the-counter sunscreen products are widely used by the population, little is known about the systemic exposure associated with some of their active […]

Safe Skincare for Expecting Moms

Many women experience acne breakouts during their first trimester of pregnancy due to changing estrogen levels, even if they have no prior history of the skin disorder. Hormonal fluctuations often contribute to cutaneous changes, causing a host of symptoms from dry skin and irritation to melasma and inflammation. They may experience changes in existing moles, […]

Are Clean Beauty Products Really Safe?

The rising trend of clean beauty – or natural skin care – has shifted the focus from the effects of a cosmetic to its safety and toxicity instead. With increasingly conscious consumers, millennials and Gen Zs paving the way, the clean beauty movement is contributing to a boom in the clean beauty product industry, spurring the […]