Online skin-care shop Dermstore was founded 20 years ago by a dermatologist who wanted to give his patients easier access to top products and professional-strength formulas that were otherwise only available in a dermatologist’s office. Right now, the store is celebrating its birthday with an anniversary sale, running August 17 through AugustRead More →

Looking for healthier alternatives to the beauty and wellness products you use? Freshen your routine with natural essential oils. Not only do many have great health benefits, but they’ll also make you smell amazing. Adding essential oils to your routine can be beneficial in many ways, from nourishing your skinRead More →

NINETY PERCENT OF the prescription drugs consumed in the United States are generics, and the majority of them are produced overseas, mostly in India and China. Let’s say you’re a manufacturer looking to get in on America’s $104 billion generic drug market. You want to make the lowest-cost drugs possible andRead More →

Think tea is strictly meant for your midday cuppa to refresh your senses? Then it’s time to think again. Tea is more than a delightful beverage to savour in the afternoon. It is packed with catechins, antioxidants and vitamins to delay aging, maintain healthy cells and stimulate collagen production. WeRead More →

The Victorian gold rush, in the mid-nineteenth century, represented a period of immense wealth and population growth that helped establish Melbourne as one of the richest and most thriving settlements in the colonies. Drs Ellen Balaam, Annie Bennett and Gweneth Wisewould and a nurse at the Women’s Hospital, c. 1915, gift ofRead More →

Doctors often recommend certain dietary interventions — such as following a Mediterranean-type diet or cutting salt intake — in the interest of protecting heart health. On top of this, many individuals believe that dietary supplements will help them stay healthy. Can supplements and dietary interventions protect the heart? Not accordingRead More →

When it comes to summer skin care, dermatologists stress the usual important stuff: practicing diligent sun protection, wearing UV-shielding clothes when possible, and switching to lighter serums and creams. This isn’t just advice they give their patients, though — no, derms truly practice what they preach. We know because Allure chatted with fiveRead More →