What is micellar water and how does it cleanse? Micellar water cleansers, also known as cleansing waters, contain water and a very mild surfactant representing a dilute cleansing solution What constitutes “mild” soap? Mildness is a marketing term that has consumer meaning when applied to soaps. Protocol for injecting fillers gives more predictable results January 20, 2017 By Louise Gagnon Partitioning the face into different units and injecting filler in specific locations is a method to attaining a rejuvenated face that looks relaxed and natural. New neurotoxin on the block starts phase 3 trials January 20, 2017 By Lisette Hilton The injectable neurotoxin drug candidate daxibotulinumtoxinA for injection (RT002, Revance Therapeutics) started phase 3 SAKURA trials in December 2016 The Skinny on fat reduction, cellulite devices January 18, 2017 By Lisette Hilton Fresh after her presentations on fat reduction and cellulite treatment devices at ASDS, Sue Ellen Cox, M.D., offers unplugged advice about today’s technologies. What cellulite? Cellfina leads the way January 18, 2017 By Lisette Hilton Cellfina is subscision of the fibrous attachments between the skin and fat layers. It is the only FDA-cleared device to have solid three-year data showing that the cellulite doesn’t come back, expert says. 'Dr. Scar' shares treatment pearls January 17, 2017 By Lisette Hilton A U.S. dermatologist shares his experience working with a Chinese plastic surgeon who does a high-volume of scar treatments. How can moisturizers improve the appearance of aging hands? Hand moisturization is difficult to accomplish because the hands are washed more frequently than any other body part, thus experiencing both chemical and physical trauma. What can be done for fingernail ridges? "While there is little that can be done from a medical perspective to improve the ridges, cosmetic improvement is possible," says Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D. How can hand bruising be prevented? Senile purpura on the hands and arms is a common problem seen in elderly patients.