Jul 31, 2014
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"Barack Obama is the Nickelback of presidents."
Everybody hurts – even Barack Obama. But that didn't stop him from returning to Jimmy Kimmel Live! for the second edition of “Mean Tweets: President Obama." (It's reportedly the last late night show he'll do as president... sigh.)
In the two-minute clip, the POTUS read tweets from haters about everything from his policies to his dad jeans. But the most intriguing message of all came from Donald Trump himself. Obama's response to the Republican presidential nominee is pure gold.
Are you using it yet?
We're guessing you've heard of Proactiv? The founders behind the acne treatment line – dermatologists Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields – also happen to be the savvy brains behind another skincare brand, aptly named Rodan + Fields, which zeros in on anti-aging treatment systems. The duo were recently in Toronto to talk about a super secret launch from said skincare brand, and while my lips are sealed on those details (guys, I had to sign a non-disclosure agreement!), I can tell you my takeaway from meeting with them is that I need to start using retinoic acid like, five years ago.
According to Dr. Kathy Fields, who is still a practicing dermatologist and prof at Stanford School of Medicine in San Francisco, it's all about retinoic acid, which has been around for over 30 years.
"Retinoic acid is still the favoured molecule by dermatologists," says Dr. Fields. "It's vitamin A. It makes the pores look smaller because it debrides the pore [for all you word nerds, that means it unplugs the pore]. It helps normalize cell turnover, which is anti-wrinkle. It helps shed dark skin [think brown spots] and a little anti-cancer."
"If you have sun damaged skin, it helps normalize the epidermis," says Fields.
A few things to know about using retinoic acid:
But the number one anti-aging cream of all time, to infinity and beyond? Come on, you should know this by now.
The answer is sunscreen. "If you're not protecting your skin, you're toast," says Fields.
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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth at Elton John's 2012 Oscar viewing party. Credits: Getty Source: ELLE Canada
Miley Cyrus has finally addressed the bling on her ring finger.
Back in January, the pop star posted an Instagram selfie wearing her engagement ring from Liam Hemsworth, causing us all to wonder if the Cyrus-Hemsworth wedding was back on (they had split in 2013) and just when we would receive our invitation.
Yesterday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Miley confirmed the engagement obliquely, telling Ellen she's told Liam the ring is not entirely her style, but "I wear it because you love me."
That said, we know what Liam can get her for Christmas. Candy. Miley admits that she sometime switches up the diamond for accessories made out of gummies and cotton candy. We feel you.