The Great Skin Hoax Continues

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Just this past week I was informed that the latest trend in skin products, and therefore a new breakthrough in skin care, are moisturizers with calcium. I cannot keep up with the breakneck speed that modern medical progress has acquired. It was just yesterday (literally) that the medical media darling was niacin which of course vanquished the previous favorite, copper! What next? Maybe …….lead! The reason that “star” ingredients change faster than the weather is that they do not work! (See previous blog: Great Skin Hoax Part II, May 14, ’06) All you need for the best skin that you can have is: cleanser, moisturizer, sunscreen and good nutrition.