Male Stretch Marks: Why they Form and How to Get Rid of Them

Chalk it up to one of those persistent myths about the opposite sex that exists in our culture, but most people think of stretch marks as affecting only women. They think of pregnant women who are plagued by stretch marks during and after pregnancy. However, as any male body builder can tell you, under certain circumstance men can also be … Read More >

June-14-2017 by Kelly

7 Celebrities Who Battle Acne

Underneath the makeup, perfect lighting and plastic surgery, those people who we hold to an unrealistic standard of beauty are human too. I am referring to celebrities who we too often believe are flawless in every way especially in appearance. But the truth is that celebrities are afflicted with some of the same cosmetic imperfections that plague us ordinary people. … Read More >

June-14-2017 by Kelly

Hot Weather Skin and Makeup Tips

Makeup tips – There are many wonderful things about summer. There are the beach parties, barbecues, amusement parks, outdoor concerts and the even the simple pleasure of sitting outside on warm nights and star gazing. However, one of the not so pleasant things about warmer weather is the havoc it can wreak on your skin and makeup. Summer weather can … Read More >

June-12-2017 by Kelly

5 Signs of Skin Dehydration

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Because we are composed mostly of water, it is not surprising that we need quite a bit of it to remain healthy. But a distinction should be drawn between people who normally have dry skin and those who don’t but are suffering from dehydration. At Apothederm we believe that one of the first steps to healthy glowing skin is proper … Read More >

June-05-2017 by Kelly

Uneven Skin: Its Causes and Treatments

Having dark skin that is even all over is lovely. Having light skin that is even all over is lovely as well. However, skin that is uneven in overall tone is unappealing to most people. This condition is called hyper-pigmentation and it is an irregular and inconsistent darkening of the skin. An overproduction of melanin – the pigment responsible for … Read More >

May-31-2017 by Kelly

Acne and Menopause: What You Need to Know

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The fact that menopause is a normal part of life for women between the ages of 45 and 55 is of little consolation to those who suffer from one of its seldom discussed side effects – acne. The hormonal changes – specifically a drop in estrogen production – that are at the heart of other changes related to menopause can … Read More >

May-27-2017 by Kelly

Beauty Secrets of a Screen Legend

For many people, screen legend Marilyn Monroe epitomizes feminine beauty. Although she was naturally beautiful and vivacious, her natural beauty was accentuated by some cosmetic practices that the icon swore by. But what are these practices and can the average woman adapt them to her own beauty regimen? Here are some makeup tips from the screen goddess herself. Never skip … Read More >

May-26-2017 by Kelly

How Your Skin Ages: A Timeline

The image of a very old person holding an infant demonstrates perfectly how the passage of time impacts us all. This image shows how, as someone once said, “The arrow of time points in one direction.” One way that trajectory is shown is in how the skin of a very old person differs from that of an infant. Our skin … Read More >

May-18-2017 by Kelly