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Sunscreen: Why Your Clients Need it This Summer

Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is easily preventable. When sunscreen is used on a regular basis, your clients’ chance of developing skin cancer decreases. Here are 4 tips to help your clients be sun safe.

Sun Protection Vs. Vitamin D Production

It is critical to protect skin from the sun, but a recent study suggests that doing so may be at the expense of maintaining healthy levels of vitamin D. Is there a middle ground?

Acupuncture Proven Effective in Treating Pain in Emergency Patients

A recent report in the Medical Journal of Australia showed that patients who received acupuncture treatments were more likely to experience less pain than people that received pharmacotherapy treatments.

Research Reveals the Skin Whitening Secrets of Korean Mulberry

The University of Hong Kong and Peking University recently discovered you can't squeeze skin whitening effects out of any old Korean or Chinese mulberry. Learn more.

The Perils of Picking

As tempting as it may feel to them at the time, when a client picks their skin—versus professional extractions—it’s a one-way ticket to worsening acne breakouts and permanent scarring.

Spotting Melanoma at Face & Body Southeast

The Skinny on Skin certification class will make its premiere at Face & Body Southeast. Learn how this class can help you potentially save a life in your spa.

Benzophenone-3 European Limits Redefined

The European Commission has issued new limitations on the use of benzophenone-3 in cosmetic sunscreens and other cosmetic applications, a dramatic shift from past European regulations.

From Sea to Shining Seaweed

Seaweed may seem like the dandelions of the sea, but the multitude of benefits of these humble sea plants are the subject of serious research. Author Lydia Sarfati discusses the types of seaweed and their uses in skin care.

Study Targets Eczema Susceptibility at Its Source

New research points the finger at the protein filaggrin as the root cause of eczema susceptibility, with the possibility of drugs to treat the condition's causes on the horizon.

The Skin (Food) Pyramid

As consumers and estheticians or spa owners, we are constantly bombarded with conflicting information on what we should/shouldn’t eat as well as should/shouldn’t use on our skin.

Eczema Unrelated to Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D levels and eczema may not be as related as previous research has shown, according to a new study in PLOS Medicine.

New in Natural: Probiotics, Saffron Stem Cells and Monkeygrass

In 2017, a few natural ingredients on the minds of both professionals and consumers include: probiotics, saffron stem cells, squalane, tripeptide and marvel of Peru for inflammation and monkeygrass.

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