January 9, 1997 |
Cynics maintain that cosmetics companies sell hope in a bottle. But connoisseurs of beauty products care a great deal about exactly what kind of bottle the promise of beautiful skin or hair arrives in. The newest, most preferred containers dispense a blob of cream or lotion via a plastic pump. Pumps are easy to operate, but their true beauty is as invisible to the naked eye as a germ. Dr.
August 24, 2013 |
Attaining and maintaining beautiful skin requires more than night creams, Botox cocktails and tutorials on how to use cosmetics. True beauty comes from healthy habits, says Dr. Howard Murad of the namesake skin care line. "To me health and beauty are synonymous. When you're healthy, you're going to be more beautiful," he says. Now he's taking that philosophy beyond the confines of his dermatology practice in El Segundo by offering an immersive weekend health retreat at the Parker Palm Springs in September.
July 9, 2006
The Skinny on the Beauty Industry The most common procedures for those 18 and under last year were laser hair removal, microdermabrasion and rhinoplasty. This age group accounted for 1.5 % of all cosmetic work. People ages 35 to 50 made up 47% of the total, and those between 51 and 64, 24%. * 205 % - The growth rate of med-spas in the last five years. As some medical procedures became more routine so did the trend to give clients one place for pedicures and their Botox injections.
August 13, 2000 |
As a child, you expect that your parents will take care of you. Later, your employer and mate assume aspects of the job, as does the government, by mandating that you wear a seat belt, save for retirement and refrain from selling marijuana to your friends. But do you expect your home--the building in which you live--to take care of you, to keep you entertained, to set rules and make your life run smoothly? The residents of the Marina City Club do.
May 16, 2013 |
Skincare giant Murad Inc. will relocate its global headquarters to another location in El Segundo in a $35-million move. The maker of beauty and health products sold in 41 countries agreed to lease 45,000 square feet in Continental Park, an office and retail complex near Los Angeles International Airport. “We are growing in size,” General Manager Richard Murad said, adding 50% more space than it has in its current offices nearby. The company will have about 350 employees in its headquarters when it moves from Rosecrans Avenue to 2121 Park Place early next year.
November 8, 2009 |
It's a universal truth: When you're in your 20s, you can stay out all night and look fresh the next morning. Unfortunately, as we age, lack of sleep affects us more deeply and shows more prominently on our faces -- lackluster complexions, dark circles, fine lines and, in more extreme cases, rashes and eczema. Progressive loss of cellular water may be one reason sleepless nights affect our skin more visibly as we age, says board-certified dermatologist Dr. Howard Murad. Water retention is key to keeping skin moisturized and supple, which can translate to fewer lines and a smoother complexion.