cosmetic conundrums

Moisturizers and skin firmnessIncreased firmness is commonly used to describe the beneficial effects of moisturizers. This is confusing to the dermatologist who considers firm skin indicative of scleroderma.
The impact of facial foundation on luminosity“Luminosity,” is often used to describe facial appearance after applying facial foundation. What is luminosity?
Facial serums and radianceMany of the newer facial serums claim to improve radiance immediately after application. How is this claim substantiated?
Do facial patches work?An old anti-aging concept was rediscovered with the renewed popularity of facial patches.
What are Korean facemasks?Korean facemasks are making their way from Asia to the US with great rapidity.
Do digital beauty advisor devices work?The digital beauty advisor is a digitized mirror providing personalized skin care information and day-to-day comparative health evaluations.
What is a nourishing hair shampoo?The word “nourishing” is truly a cosmetic term with no medical meaning; nevertheless, consumers ascribe a positive meaning to this term.
Is it good to oil hair?Hair oil can also be used to relax the curl and frizz in kinky hair and to smooth frizzy straight hair.
Does hair dyeing facilitate hair loss?Hair dyeing does not inhibit hair growth, but it may cause hair loss by damaging the hair that is color treated.
What are facial blotting papers?One of the most widely used techniques for decreasing facial oil is the use of blotting papers, especially popular in East Asian nations