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Have you heard? BeautyStat.com’ s Ron Robinson was quoted yet again (last mentioned here in Makeup Expiration Dates) in The New York Times this week for their story entitled ‘Promises From The Powder Room.’
The article talks about how powder foundations, pressed powders and the like have revolutionized their formulations to provide age-defying, acne-fighting, light-reflecting and many more positive skincare benefits. Powders no longer give off that chalky, heavy look, nowadays, facial powder foundations are providing HD-worthy skin surface perfection and wrinkle-fighting ingredients.
Spas and beauty companies are capitalizing on the allure of jewels and precious metals, hoping to harness radiance and a feeling of indulgence by adding gold, gemstones or diamonds to their products.
“The purpose of diamonds in skin care is primarily for anti-aging. White diamond powder has very little therapeutic value,” says dermatological chemist Ben Kaminsky, founder and chief executive of B. Kamins skin care. “But it does have a physical value applied on skin that’s been damaged by sun or other lifestyle elements, in that it refracts and reflects light, …
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Did you see? BeautyStat.com was featured in the October 25th, 2012 issue of The New York Times (on page E3) with the site’s very own founder and cosmetic chemist Ron Robinson providing some helpful quotes to the piece. The article was entitled “Even Beauty Items Face the Aging Process” — debating with skincare professionals over the issue of whether or not skincare items should have an expiration date marked on their label; how the skincare industry markets the separation of ingredients and how …
BeautyStat is having a very busy month in regards to appearances! Ron Robinson is now featured in the October issue of Health Magazine in their all-you-need-to-know editorial about moisturizer.
Ron explains in the article that although moisturizer comes in many different forms (lotions, creams, etc.), it basically comes in three basic types:
“Occlusives. Likely the first kind of moisturizer you ever used (think diaper balm), these create a barrier so moisture can’t escape. (It’s like shrink-wrapping a muffin so it stays moist). What you’ll see on the label: petrolatum, dimethicone, lanolin, mineral …
Read all about it! BeautyStat‘s very own Ron Robinson is featured in Allure Magazine‘s October issue! The Allure staff got together its A-Team of cosmetic advisors to give their readership the lowdown on some of the year’s most innovative and “revolutionary” products in the categories of skincare, cosmetic and hair for their ‘The Big Breakthroughs’ piece. Read on to see which two products Ron talks about, and why they deserve recognition!
Talking about Olay‘s Smooth Finish Facial Hair Removal Duo for Medium to Coarse Hair in ‘What An Expert Says’:
“When Olay …
Pinterest has become a very popular social media outlet, and it’s influencing consumers with its ability to convey and share visual ideas.
Pinterest can engage consumers with images of your brand’s products and ideas on pinboards, but it’s also a chance for brand fans to get a behind-the-scenes look at the brand’s inspiration, family and personality.
Staying fresh and continually pinning, re-pinning, following and refreshing pinboards is important in order to maintain a quality level of engagement with your followers.
Read the rest of this article here on GCIMagazine.com to learn best practices on …
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Guess which publication BeautyStat has been featured in this month? The New York Times! Our very own Ron Robinson was interviewed in regards to the newspaper’s article, ‘Marketing Time in a Bottle Pays Off,’ about time-release skincare and the benefits of its continued use over a long period of time. Ron had this to say about the certain time-release items out there:
“Your skin needs four to eight weeks to undergo any significant change and to evaluate if something is beneficial,” said Ron Robinson, an …
Did you see? BeautyStat.com is featured in the July issue of Shape magazine (on newsstands now!). Ron Robinson had this to say about which cleansing conditioners are best — and ideal — for coarse, curly hair:
Talk about two-timing! Products like Cutler Specialist Cleansing + Conditioner ($22; cutlersalon.com), L’Oréal Paris EverCrème Cleansing Conditioner ($7; drugstores), and Wen Sweet Almond Mint Cleansing Conditioner ($32; wenhaircare.com) feel and hydrate like conditioner but get rid of dirt and oil at the same time. Keep in mind: Formulated with mild surfactants, these products tend not to …
Brown spots, or hyperpigmentation, affect people of all ethnic groups and all ages, though they’re most common in women as they age. But not all treatments are equal, and some might be dangerous.
After a severe acne breakout, Fermande Saintilis started noticing unsightly brown spots on her face, so she headed to a dermatologist.
“I’m 30 years old and want to look fly, so I wanted them off,” she said.
Her spots were caused by an overproduction of melanin in the skin.
Dr. Heather Woolery-Lloyd, creator of Specific Beauty, says there are various causes …
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Drugstores are still the place to get the most bang for your buck, and the world of online coupons (which can be used on sites and in stores) has made them even more enticing. Also, the products are more cutting-edge than ever before. “As the demand for advanced ingredients, like retinols and vitamin C, has grown, brands sold at drugstores have found ways to include these ingredients at a reduced cost — it’s demand driving …