Botox: Using Poison for Beauty
Sep11

Botox: Using Poison for Beauty

What is Botox®? …in a few words “Botox is the registered name for Botulinum Toxin type A (Botox Cosmetic) and is a highly potent neurotoxin that has revolutionised the cosmetic industry. First approved by the FDA in 2002, Botox is extremely effective at the temporary removal of wrinkles, achieved by paralysis of muscles underneath the skin surface. The effects of which can last up to four months, but this can vary from...

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Retinol: Saint or Sinner?
Sep03

Retinol: Saint or Sinner?

What is Retinol? Saint or Sinner, in a few words… “Retinol is a vitamin A compound, a retinoid that is one of the first antioxidants to be widely used in nonprescription anti-wrinkle creams. Available in both prescription and over-the-counter variants. Prescribed retinol creams are effective and they do exactly described, , not least because they contain high concentrations of their active ingredients, but as prescription...

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