Is Hydroquinone Safe? A Complete Review of the Medical Data

Is Hydroquinone Safe

Hydroquinone is a highly controversial ingredient found in skin lightening creams around the world. In 2006, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed to eliminate over-the-counter (OTC) skin bleaching creams with up to 2% hydroquinone. (1) The FDA cited safety concerns including the potential risk of cancer and multiple reports of exogenous ochronosis (i.e. skin darkening) associated with hydroquinone. Internationally, hydroquinone for OTC use has been banned in … Read more

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars: The Definitive Guide in 2020

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars: The Definitive Guide (2020 Update) Acne scars. It’s a cruel joke after enduring years and years of acne. Trust me, I know how that feels.  I’ve struggled with acne for most of my life and still have scars to this day. That’s why I created this definitive guide on acne scars.  I’ll show you how to get rid of acne scars using the … Read more

15 Incredible Ways to Use Tea Tree Oil

Natural remedies like tea tree oil have surged in popularity over the years. Advocates claim this essential oil can cure everything from acne to dandruff to athlete’s foot. But is there any science to support these claims? In this post, we’ll dive into the medical literature on tea tree oil to separate facts from fiction. You’ll learn some amazing things like: The origin of tea tree oil, Its unique chemical … Read more