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Perception: A Key Factor in Sunscreen Habits 


A survey conducted by the Melanoma Foundation of New England on sunscreen showed near complete reversal of use between summer and fall, a concerning lack of use among African Americans and other key discoveries.

Jar Deconstructed: Pollution Solution

What exactly is anti-pollution skin care—almost any product that aims to reverse the negative effects of pollution and its related entities in the skin. This may mean through repair mechanisms such as antioxidants; physical films that shield the skin; or both, simultaneously.

Tanning Devices Impact More than Health

A recent study reported that the U.S. pays $343.1 million in treatments for tanning device-related skin cancer. Despite the strong evidence that tanning devices cause skin cancer, there has been an increase in overall usage.

Shrubby St. John's Wort Boosts More than Your Mood

Any ethnobotanist will tell you St. John's Wort is well-known to keep some forms of depression in check. It also may lift your spirits knowing skin can benefit from its berries, as a recent study explains.

Do Solvents Impact Skin?

Can solvents from skin creams, lotions or other topical applications affect molecules in the skin? Researchers from Lund University in Sweden investigate.

Nano-sized Barrier Repair Buzzing

New research out of Brazil has skin care developers "abuzz" with excitement. Why? Beeswax nanoparticles show potential to improve compromised skin barrier functioning.

Skin Pigments Attract The Opposite Sex

Research has shown that carotenoids play a big role in attraction. These pigments make potential mates "appear" healthier, but the researchers emphasize that more carotenoids doesn't actually mean that the individuals are healthier.

FDA Says Eureka to Eucrisa

Doctors and spa professionals are hopeful as the FDA approved the first of what could be many skin treatments. Based on a couple of test trials, the FDA approved a treatment for eczema in patients ages 2 or older.

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.

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