Latest ANTI AGING Articles

What's The Best Form of Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is used in many skin care products. Learn about the antioxidant properties that make Vitamin C products beneficial for the skin.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APMay 3rd 2019
Oranges rich with the natural form of Vitamin C

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha lipoic acid is a versatile skin ingredient that is both an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It regenerates vitamin C and vitamin E.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDSeptember 30th 2018
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Gotu Kola

Gotu Kola can improve wound healing and help with anti-aging. Asiaticoside, a component extracted from Gotu Kola, promotes skin repairing mechanisms

Hannah YanAugust 25th 2018
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Product Review: Skinbetter Science

Product reviews written by skin care experts. Learn if Skinbetter Science products should be added to your skin care routine.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDJuly 16th 2018
Skinbetter Science Skin Product Line

SPF Is Important But Don't Skip This Factor i...

There are various ways to find UVA protection. Learn what sunscreen ingredients and UVA blockers to look for.

Adrianne PanJuly 15th 2018
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Glutathione Skin Care For Whitening and Brigh...

Some skin whitening treatments use the antioxidant glutathione. Learn more about glutathione skin care for skin brightening and lightening.

Tammy WuJuly 14th 2018
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Ultrasound and Skin Rejuvenation

Ultrasound technology can be used to tighten the skin. Learn about the science for using ultrasound to fight skin aging.

Analynne MadridJuly 9th 2018
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Book Excerpt: Glow - The Dermatologist's Guid...

The right diet can help your skin look healthy and beautiful. An exclusive excerpt from Dr. Rajani Katta's book on a diet based approach to healthy skin,

Rajani Katta, MDJune 22nd 2018
The Dermatologist's Guide to a Whole Foods Younger Skin Diet

Astaxanthin is a Super Antioxidant for Your S...

Super antioxidants have many benefits for your skin health. Learn about a natural carotenoid super antioxidant that's found in marine plants and animals.

Nicole Olayon, MSNMay 22nd 2018
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Red, White, and Annoying: The Causes of Stret...

Learn what causes stretch marks and how you can treat and prevent them to keep you feeling confident in your own skin.

Chau Phan , PharmDMay 21st 2018
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Five Fantastic Supplements for Better Skin

Supplements can lead to glowing skin. Learn about the best supplements for skin whether it be vitamins or other supplements.

Nicole Olayon, MSNMay 21st 2018
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Fun Ways to Protect Your Face from the Sun

Sunscreen in makeup makes it easier to protect your face from the sun. Learn more about makeup with SPF.

Lisa TranMay 21st 2018
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Matcha Tea: A Japanese Secret to Health

Japanese matcha tea may hold the secrets to your skin health. Learn how matcha powder can benefit for your skin health.

Caitlyn DagenetFebruary 27th 2018
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3 Ways Your Skin Could Benefit From Phytoestr...

Phytoestrogens are natural plant-derived estrogens. Find out natural phytoestrogen foods may help your skin and beyond. Read how skin benefits from phytoestrogens. 

Nicole Olayon, MSNFebruary 24th 2018
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Science of Radiofrequency Skin and Body Tight...

Radiofrequency skin tightening is a procedure used to tighten loose skin. Learn the science behind radiofrequency anti-aging treatments and skin tightening. 

Analynne MadridFebruary 14th 2018
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Can Your Computer or Cell Phone Screen Age Yo...

Blue light may have biological effects on the skin. Learn more about the effect of blue light on skin aging.

Hannah YanFebruary 14th 2018
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PRP Vampire Facial: How Does It Work?

The vampire facial involves platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to rejuvenate the skin. Learn more about the vampire facelift facial treatment.

Tara GhalamborFebruary 12th 2018
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The Best Apps to Reduce Blue Light Exposure

​​Blue light filter apps can be used to minimize the negative effects of blue light on the skin. Learn which blue light apps can reduce blue light exposure.

Janice LeungJanuary 22nd 2018
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Shockwave Therapy for Cellulite

Shockwave therapy uses sound waves to break up tissue. Learn about research on the use of shockwave therapy for treating cellulite. Shockwave therapy can be used as a cellulite treatment on legs. 

Ramses DelgadilloDecember 8th 2017
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Sugar and Its Effect On The Skin

Sugar can affect the skin because it can stimulate accelerated aging in the skin through insulin release. Learn how the difference between glycemic index and glycemic load and how it effects your skin.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDNovember 5th 2017
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How to Age Proof Your Skin

Anti-aging can begin with your summer skin care routine. Keep yourself skin healthy with these summer skin tips. 

Nicole NoelOctober 17th 2017
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Facial Rejuvenation and Cosmetic Options Duri...

During pregnancy, facial fillers may be used to achieve youthful skin. Learn about the safety of dermal fillers and other cosmetic procedures during pregnancy.

Megha Trivedi, MDSeptember 11th 2017
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What Are Antioxidants?

Antioxidants can defend against damaging free radicals and premature aging. Antioxidants are substances that are known to neutralize free radicals within the body. Antioxidants can reduce and possibly reverse the damage caused by oxidation.

Jason Derico, NDSeptember 11th 2017
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The Anti-Aging Benefits of Gotu Kola

Gotu kola is widely used in Ayurveda and herbal medicine for its skin rejuvenating properties. Gotu kola can help with anti-aging and premature aging.

Jason Derico, NDAugust 29th 2017
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The Use of Intense Pulsed Light for Treating ...

Light energy can target multiple parts of the skin including the treatment of skin discoloration. Intense pulsed light can be used as a treatment for skin discolorations. Light can be used as a skin discoloration treatment.

Karla Alberts, NDJune 18th 2017
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Topical Retinoid Medications: Tretinoin, Adap...

The most commonly used prescription-based topical retinoids are tretinoin, adapalene, and tazarotene, but there are others that are used less often including alitretinoin.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APFebruary 1st 2017
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Botulinum Toxin and How it Works for Wrinkles

Does botulinum toxin improve all wrinkles? Is it permanent? Learn how anti-wrinkle injections like botulinum toxin work on your skin.

Dermveda Content TeamJanuary 24th 2017
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Cryolipolysis: The Science Behind Freezing Fa...

Cryolipolysis is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure for fat reduction. Learn how cryolipolysis treatment can be used for body sculpting and freezing away fat.

Vivian Shi, MD January 19th 2017
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Kansa Wand Massage for Facial Rejuvenation

The kansa wand massager is great for facial rejuvenation. A kansa wand massage can rejuvenate your skin and create a brighter appearance.

Melanie SachsJanuary 13th 2017
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Skingredient: Retinyl Palmitate

Retinyl palmitate has been the subject of controversy as it is widely used in sunscreens. The central issue is whether or not retinyl palmitate can accelerate the formation of skin cancers

Dermveda Content TeamJanuary 8th 2017
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Four Nutraceuticals for the Skin

Nutraceutical supplements can be taken for healthy skin. Learn how nutraceuticals can promote healthy skin.

Anna PleetJanuary 3rd 2017
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Facial Fillers: What Are They & How Do They W...

​As we age, we lose volume our faces, which can cause lower face laxity and wrinkles. Learn about how facial fillers work from Dr. Stefani Kappel.

Stefani Kappel, MD, FACMSDecember 28th 2016
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Beauty: The Forgotten Wisdom

What is real beauty? Read to find out more. Learn about beauty from an Ayurvedic perspective.

Manisha Kshirsagar, BAMS (Ayurveda, India)December 27th 2016
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Cosmetic Options to Treat Wrinkles

Read about how to address wrinkles and aging during whether you are in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, or 60s and beyond.

Stefani Kappel, MD, FACMSDecember 10th 2016
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Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)

Alpha lipoic acid is used in many anti-aging creams. Learn about the skin care benefits of a alpha lipoic acid cream.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APDecember 9th 2016
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A Practical Approach to Treating Melasma

The appropriate melasma treatment depends on its cause. Learn about the different treatments for melasma and skin darkening and what is right for your skin.

Dermveda Content TeamOctober 22nd 2016
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