Are you sure that what you are getting is really Botox sold by a reputable company, Allergan or Dysport sold by Medicis? Unfortunately, some of the medispas or health care providers purchase their injectables at substantial savings online from Canada or Asia. In the recent article published by Dermatology Times, experts worried that such establishments may... read more
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Are self-tanners safe? Chevy Chase dermatologist, Dr. Margaret Sommerville answers this common question.
The answer is yes. There have been very few reported cases of allergic reactions to self-tanning creams, however the incidence of these reactions may be under-reported. The active ingredient in self-tanning creams is dihydroxyacetone (DHA) which is considered nontoxic. The staining reaction occurring with DHA is limited to the very top layer of the skin, stratum... read more