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Wonder oil - benefits of argan oil

David Fung

Wonder oil - benefits of argan oil

The Wonder Oil Argan oil is gaining a lot of popularity in the beauty industry and for good reasons. It's a natural way to improve skin, nails, and hair! It is rich in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids. Vitamin E can help keep skin hydrated, boost effectiveness of sunscreen, and improve dry skin. Did you know that Argan oil contains 200-300% more Vitamin E than olive oil? Essential fatty acids are necessary for the health of our cellular membranes which keeps our skin firm and elastic. Argan oil is a source of natural antioxidants which protects our skin from...


Do You Know Topical Vitamin B12 is An Option in Dermatitis and Psoriasis Topical Steroid?

David Fung

Do You Know Topical Vitamin B12 is An Option in Dermatitis and Psoriasis Topical Steroid?

Topical steroid is one of the mainstays for treatment of skin conditions including eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis in adults and children. Steroid cream reduces itching, redness, and inflammation. However, chronic use has potential side effects such as thinning of skin. Biosense’s clinical pharmacist expresses “getting frustrated with the symptoms flaring up again when stopping steroid cream? You are not alone. Now, there is an option for you, topical vitamin B12.” Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin and cofactor in the body. It is responsible for lots of function to maintain the body’s well being. More than that, when applying on skin,...


Steroid Free Topical Therapy for Eczema, Dermatitis & Psoriasis

David Fung

Steroid Free Topical Therapy for Eczema, Dermatitis & Psoriasis

Eczema is one of the most common chronic inflammatory skin conditions. In Canada, every 5 children and 12 adults, there is 1 suffering from eczema or dermatitis. Dry, red, inflamed and very itchy skins are the characteristics of eczema. In severe case, skin may ooze, become scaly, crusted or hardened. It is prone to infection if skin is broken. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disorder characterized by red, dry flakes, skin scales and plaques of raised skin. This skin disease affects over 6 million1 people in the United States. Many triggering factors cause dermatitis: pollution, chemicals exposure (e.g. detergents, soap),...