Top 5 Beauty Tools of 2008: Advanced Technology for Skin Care and Hair

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Thanks to today's technology, we're able to take advantage of professional, innovative skin and hair devices at home. From clearing acne and reducing wrinkles to leaving hair healthy and salon-styled, these devices deliver a variety of benefits.'s latest article, "Top 5 Tools of 2008: Advanced Technology for Skin and Hair," advises readers about the top five tools of the year and what each one offers.

1. Baby Quasar
Using superior technology, the Baby Quasar achieves dramatic improvements in how the skin looks and functions. Specifically, this device is a safe and painless way to help skin repair and regenerate. It comes in two unique designs:
     ·Baby Quasar Red uses wavelengths of red and infrared light to bring younger-looking skin in just several minutes a day. By boosting collagen production, this device diminishes fine lines and wrinkles while firming and toning the skin.
     ·Baby Quasar Baby Blue is a great alternative to topical acne treatments that can be harsh and drying, especially for those with sensitive skin. By killing the P. acnes bacteria that causes acne, this device helps to reduce pimples and calm irritation. To facilitate healing and reduce sebum production, also use Baby Quasar Red.

2. Clarisonic Skin Care System
Using the same advanced technology as the Sonicare® toothbrush, the Clarisonic device is more than twice as effective as manual cleansing, yet gentle enough for use twice a day. Skin looks and feels younger and smoother, and fine lines and visible pores are reduced.

It also helps improve product absorption, making it ideal to use before anti-aging lotions and serums. Tests have shown that in just two months, 81 percent of women reported that the Clarisonic Skin Care System cleansed more effectively and left them with healthier-looking skin.

3. Metropolis Technology T-Ion Digital Tourmaline Flat Iron
This flat iron uses Tourmaline Technology. Tourmaline is a semi-precious mineral that releases negative ions, helping to seal the cuticle and lock in moisture and shine. It offers digital temperature adjustments and heats up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Hair is healthy and manageable, free from frizz and resistant to humidity.

4. Evis MD Platinum
Creator of the Ageless Beauty Marvel-Mini, Evis Beauty has pioneered another collection of professional at-home skincare devices. Using Light Emitted Diode (LED) technology, Evis MD Platinum targets specific problem areas and helps to heal the skin in a process similar to photosynthesis. Safe and painless, this technology is available in two specialized devices:
     ·Evis MD Platinum Red delivers an instant lift to the face. Ideal for mature skin, it helps to contour and firm the skin, while reducing the effects of premature aging such as fine lines and uneven skin tone.
     ·Evis MD Platinum Blue is effective at both preventing and treating acne. The device works by destroying P. acnes bacteria and healing irritated skin. This is an ideal treatment for those with dry or sensitive skin who find traditional acne treatments to be too harsh.

5. Perricone MD Light Renewal
This dermatological-grade device offers amazing results for aging skin by stimulating collagen and elastin production. Using light therapy, it helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while also enhancing the overall tone and texture of mature skin. covers all skincare and beauty topics from head to toe. Check out these latest articles:

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