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Jar Deconstructed: Bee-autiful Skin

There’s a reason we use “honey” as a term of endearment. It’s sweet, like a valentine, but also takes good care of our skin; from healing wounds, to acting as an antioxidant.

Antioxidants in a Nutshell—Pistachio, to be Precise

Researchers from Tufts University in Boston had a nutty idea: What if pistachios could provide skin benefits? As it turns out, this wasn't such a tough nut to crack.

[VIDEO] Skin Cancer: Why We Should All Care

Did you know that melanoma is the second most common form of cancer for young people ages 15-29? It’s the fastest-growing cancer in the country, and unlike most other cancers, rates are increasing instead of declining.

Telomere Rejuvenation Stops the Clock on Aging

Scientists may have found a way reverse signs of aging through chromosomes. In vivo tissue reprogramming was found to lengthen telomeres, a telltale sign of cell rejuvenation.

Skipping the Shower? Science Says...Maybe

Your daily shower may be affecting your microbiome. Those who have given it up have healthy skin and hair ... and get to sleep longer in the morning.

Get the Skinny on Skin at Face & Body

If you missed the Skinny on Skin, don't worry—the certification course for estheticians to recognize skin cancer on clients will return at Face & Body Northern California from Aug. 26–28, 2017.

Researchers Unlock Possible Treatment for Rare Skin Cancer

Are engineered T cells the key to treating Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC)? Seattle researchers believe immunology will lead the way to more MCC survivors.

4 Actions for Improving Psoriasis

Having clients with psoriasis or other types of irritated skin infections visit skin professionals regularly can certainly benefit their skin. However, there is a list of tips and tricks clients can also follow on their own time.

Lymphology: The Elixir of Life

the interaction of intricate, complete body systems establishes optimum health and wellness. One of the most intriguing and dynamic relationships that the human body possesses, is that of the immune system and lymphatics. Lymph has long been researched and upheld by many physicians and therapists as the “elixir of life.”

Chocolate and Wine: The Perfect Match for Skin?

The International Journal of Molecular Sciences had us at "hello" this month, with a new study comparing the phenolic compounds in chocolate (actually, cocoa by-products) vs. wine (okay, grape seed) extracts for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory skin benefits.

Allergen in German Chamomile Found to Form with Age

In effort to identify allergens in German chamomile, researchers isolated three compounds and tested their potential reactivity. While initially they proved to be weakly reactive, as one compound aged, it became unstable and more reactive.

Weather Change Making Clients SAD?

Are your clients feeling the "winter blues?" They may be mistaking their emotions for seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Erin Madigan-Fleck, N.M.D. breaks down the meaning of SAD and the reasons one might find he or she suffers from it.

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