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FasciaBlaster faces severe bruising complaints when used to reduce cellulite

Cellulite is defined as the presence of subcutaneous fat causing dimpling of the skin. Google the word and one of the first results is sure to be ways to try and get rid of it. Women are now alleging a popular device that claims to remove the tissue condition has left them injured, according to a Buzzfeed News report. The $89 FasciaBlaster, a plastic stick with massage claws, is based off claims fascia, a type of connective tissue that encloses muscles and organs, is the key to improving the appearance of cellulite. Its website states, “Having loose, healthy fascia is vital ... Read More

Chemical in spray tanners may put users at risk for cancer

Spray tans are considered to be a safer way to get the look of a suntan without damaging the skin or risking skin cancer, but a new report suggests the chemicals found in spray tans may be dangerous as well. Six medical experts in the fields of dermatology, toxicology and pulmonary medicine are speaking out about the potential dangers of a chemical commonly found in spray-on tanners – dihydroxyacetone, or DHA. ABC News pulled together the panel of medical experts to review 10 of the most publicly available studies on DHA. While none of the studies were conducted on humans, ... Read More