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•Beauty I/O: The Beauty-Food Connection
From broccoli to coffee berry to euphoria fruit, what we eat impacts our
•October: Understanding the Anti-Aging Power of Peptides
Some of the most promising anti-wrinkle, anti-aging products contain
peptides. Here’s details on several of them.
•December: The Truth About Telomeres
telomere shortening plays a major role in the aging process.
•February: Understanding Resveratrol as a Topical Skin Brightener
Found in a variety of grapes, it inhibits melanin synthesis.
•April: Anti-Aging Benefits of Ascorbic Acid
vitamin C has become the most widely used ingredient in anti-aging
formulations; here’s why.
•June: Health and Beauty Benefits of Curcumin
the spice has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and wound-healing effects.
•August: Understanding the Anti-Aging Benefits of Nutricosmetics
phyto- and organosulfur compounds do wonders for your skin.
•October: Reviewing Recent Anti-Aging Developments
A study released by researchers in the US revealed that fluorouracil
could improve wrinkles and age spots by a mechanism similar to laser
•December: Anti-Aging Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid
the loss of HA is one of the causes of wrinkles, but regular use of prod-
ucts that contain active ingredients such as retinoids, peptides and HA are
gaining credibility in high-end anti-aging preparations.
•February: Anti-Aging Supplements Finally Come of Age
they inhibit inflammatory reactions and block damaging free radicals
that are linked to the aging process.
•April: New Anti-Aging Benefits Emerge for Probiotics
A review of the science surrounding this multibillion-dollar market.
•June: Understanding Anti-Aging Benefits of Mushrooms
there are nearly 150,000 different known species of mushrooms in the
world; find out more about the ones that work best on skin.
•August: Promising Cosmeceuticals
Some of the best are retinoids, antioxidants, skin lighteners and hydroxyl acids, says geria.
•October: Genomic-Based Anti-Aging Products: Hope or Hype?
ground-breaking research is underway, but consumers should be wary
of products that make too many promises.
•December: Remarkable Retinoids
they affect gene expression and enhance production of collagen and
hyaluronic acid, two of the main components of dermis.
•February: The Anti-Aging Power of Topical Vitamins
vitamins A, B, C, e and K, and co-enzyme Q- 10 all promote healthy
skin when properly formulated into skin care products.
•March: A Stinging Endorsement for Honey & Bee Venom
the former is a humectant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial agent.
the later contains a peptide known as melittin, which is known to increase
•May: Glycation’s Role in Skin Aging
Antioxidants prevent and even reverse the attachment of sugar to collagen by allowing better metabolism of sugar in the cell, preventing its build
up and facilitating the body’s natural repair mechanism.
•July: Can You Diminish Skin Pores?
effective treatments include alpha hydroxy acids, salicylic acid, benzoyl
peroxide, retinol and/or fruit enzymes. the daily use of an SpF product
is recommended, since removing dead skin cells can make skin more
•September: Banish Dark Circles and Puffy Bags
the primary cause of under eye circles is poor blood circulation and
leakage of blood in the delicate tissues surrounding eyes. Here are effective treatments •
About Navin Geria
Navin Geria, is a principal and senior technical advisor with Doctors Skin
Prescription. DSP is led by world renowned Dermatologist David J. Goldberg
M.D. J.D. and Plastic Surgeons William P. Adams M. D., F. A.C.S. and Jason N. Pozner,
MD, F. A.C.S.
Geria has over 30 years experience in the
personal care industry, and was previously with
Pfizer, Warner Lambert, Schick, Clairol and
Bristol-Myers. He has earned 15 US patents, has
been published in cosmetic literature, and is on
the editorial advisory board of UK-published
SPC (Soap Perfumery Cosmetics) magazine.
Geria serves on advisory boards of SRI
Cosmeceuticals, Cozmetex, PCITX, CTFA,
SpaAssociation of America, HBA, Pathways to
Beauty and Well Being and Global Business
He is a VIP member of Strathmore’s 2006 Who’s Who Directory.