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Waxing

Catherine the Great of Russia told the French philosopher Diderot that while he had the luxury of writing on unfeeling paper, she had to write on human skin that is far more ticklish. Such are the trials of statesmanship. We can only imagine what Catherine might have said to anyone who offered her waxing. Waxing […]

Blotches, Age Spots, Pigment Blobs, Sunspots, Liver Spots and Catfish

Aylmer is a scientist who is revered throughout the scientific community for his genius. He is married to Georgina, who is praised for her beauty. However, Georgina has one glaring imperfection: her left cheek contains a birthmark or blemish, a small crimson mark in the shape of a hand. Aylmer proposes to remove the birthmark […]

Makeup and Die

Chemical Linked to Cancer Found in Acne Creams Including Proactiv, Clearasil by Anna Edney, BLOOMBERG, 3/6/24 I’m going to circle around a bit before heading in for the kill so just hold on to the rails. Skincare product dissatisfaction among consumers is at a level that would find any other $25 billion industry (US) on […]

About Your Transitioning

Do you, Tiffany, promise to love, honor and cherish Brand X, until something better comes along? Yes, indeed, ladies and germs, we have a problem. The one door closes and another one opens leitmotif of product relationships that has created a 70% skincare dissatisfaction rate with Brand X…and Y…and Z…and so on. A friend notes […]

The Eeyore Time of Year

April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. – from The Wasteland, T.S. Eliot 1922 Yes, indeed, dull souls, we of the northern latitudes are once again at that time of year when the Ides of March and the Spring season […]

The Fungus Among Us

News item (2/4/24): “A report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claims antifungal creams and combinations of antifungal treatments with corticosteroids are likely to be contributing to the rise and spread of severe skin, scalp, and nail fungal infections.” The article goes on to note the common misdiagnoses by dermatologists who are […]

Act Like A Geranium

Professional skin estheticians are often vexed by clients who do not respond to topical products, or, at best respond poorly and suffer dry skin. These clients exhibit skin that is dry, dry and dry and no matter what, just can’t get anything, including the Big Four actives of Vitamins A, B3, C or the 302 […]

Trending Fossil – Part 2

In the previous post, the Skin Dork observed that visible skin aging, to most anyone who has paid attention to endless skincare industry advertising, means a depopulation of cells first and foremost. But then the Dork went on to describe the more disturbing news not mentioned in advertising: it’s not the number or cells to […]

Trending Fossil – Part 1

Be wary of Fortune, for she is a fickle goddess, but if you must ask for favors, ask For a sound mind in a sound body, a valiant heart Without fear of death, that reckons longevity The least among Nature’s gifts. – Juvenal, Roman poet A long life is not a longer youth, physically anyway. […]

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