Fact or Myth? Men find women with more make-up more attractive…

dermrfnomakeuppicIf you think adding an extra layer of makeup will make you look extra desirable, you might want to think again.
A study published in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology found that women who decide to wear a “full face” of makeup to make themselves more attractive might be achieving just the opposite result.

Researchers at Bangor University and Aberdeen University in the United Kingdom gave 44 women “a range of best-selling” foundation, lipstick, blush and mascara products and told them to put on makeup like they were preparing for a night on the town. The women were photographed with freshly scrubbed faces and also after they had put on makeup. The researchers then altered the photographs so they had 21 images of the women wearing various amounts of makeup. They showed the altered images to 44 Bangor University students, who were instructed to select the photo they thought was most attractive, the photo they thought women would like best and the photo men would like best.

It turns out that women and men alike favored the images of the models wearing 40% less makeup than they initially put on. Another intriguing finding: each participant assumed men would like the models with more makeup on than the women would, but in reality the women were the ones who liked the images of the models wearing slightly more makeup.

The researchers said the results “suggest that women are likely wearing cosmetics to appeal to the mistaken preferences of others.”

We all have the desire to be desirable, but instead of layering on the makeup, our focus should be on achieving a healthy, natural complexion. The “foundation” for great skin starts with the right skincare products to address your skin concerns. By identifying your primary skin concerns and incorporating clinically proven skincare products and healthy habits into your daily routine, you can feel confident with “less” face and look as good as you feel today and every day.

With Rodan+Fields you can uncover the skin on your face and go naked! Message me for more information and your free sample!


Make Sure Your Eyes Are Prepared to Meet Google Glasses

google glassesDr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields are thrilled to live in the epicenter of new technology—the San Francisco Bay Area. Right now, the buzz is about the wearable computing device Google Glass. Google has even teamed up with Ray-Ban and other high-end brands to make “smart” eyeglasses. With all eyes on this new technology, tune into the latest webisode of Skinpact News, “Google Glass,” to learn from Dr. Rodan and Dr. Fields how you can make sure your peepers are prepared for this future meets fashionista moment.

Does Father Time Really Call The Skincare Shots?

rf_doctortip_dermrf_0324146If your skincare philosophy is “Father Time calls the shots so what’s the use in trying”… think again.

When it comes to facial aging, studies show that as much as 80% of our appearance is caused by our sun habits—not the passage of time. The good news is that while dermatologists once believed that 80% of a person’s lifetime sun damage occurred by age 18, we now know that only 20% of lifetime sun damage occurs by age 23, with 10% accumulating per decade thereafter.

Even if you were neglectful of sun protection as a child or teen, you can take a stand on how you age going forward. While most people know that skipping sunscreen when lounging at the pool is a bad idea, few realize that incidental sun exposure can be even more damaging. Whether sitting in a sunny office, commuting on the freeway or walking the dog, if we neglect to protect ourselves from daily sun damage, we’re putting our skin at risk for greater photoaging in the long run. Slathering your skin with a broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen and applying it often is the best way to shift the balance of power in your favor.





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Kate Middleton is Always Camera Ready – Are You?

There’s nothing the paparazzi love more than snapping celebrities looking less than picture perfect. But if the “caught on camera” subject is Kate Middleton, this ever-radiant royal will always have the last laugh. Tune into the latest webisode of Skinpact News, “How to Get Picture-Perfect Skin,” for advice from Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields on how to give your skin the royal treatment so you can look camera-ready, just like Kate.


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Fall In Love With Shedding Skin?


Just as trees shed their autumn leaves each winter, your skin sheds cells every day. And while this human process of renewal might lack the luster of stunning fall foliage, there is definitely a skinpact here.

Tune in to this week’s webisode of Skinpact News…”Fall in Love with Shedding Skin,” to learn from Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields why ditching those dead skin cells is so important to achieving a rosy, youthful-looking complexion…

Watch what my favorite docs have to say about exfoliation.

…When we are young our skin cells turn over every 28 to 30 days. By the time we are 40 this slows to 50 days. This is why we start to look dull and sallow.

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