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A Poison to Poise Age

Scientists from Geneva discovered a small protein found in a spider's venom holds anti-aging properties. In a goal to achieve clinical beauty, the team created a campaign to raise enough money and create a cosmetics range.

Chemistry Connection on Skin Inc. LIVE! Stage at Face & Body Midwest

With over 20,000 ingredients being used and promoted in the skin care industry, it can be difficult to keep track of what certain ingredients do and which ones are beneficial for the skin. Find out more during the ingredient science presentations on the Skin Inc. LIVE! stage @ Face & Body, Jan. 22-23, 2017.

Ingredient Insight: Plant Oils

Plant oils have risen in the skin care ranks, not only as ingredients in treatment products but also as their own product category for massage or skin treatment.

Study Finds Fat Cells Can Eliminate Skin Scarring

Researchers discovered a way to heal wounds without leaving noticeable scarring on the skin. Scientists are able to convert myofibroblasts—cells most commonly found in healing wounds—into fat cells to leave skin without scars.

Turn Back Time: New Findings Suggest Science Could Potentially Reverse the Signs of Aging

It may finally be possible to turn back the clock. Using cellular reprogramming, scientists at the Salk Institute have found a way to reverse signs of aging.

Q-score Makes Spotting Melanomas Swift

An improved method of melanoma identification was discovered by researchers, which helps physicians detect whether a growth is cancerous using a tool called a Q-score.

Age Restrictions on Indoor Tanning Reduces Melanoma Cases and Costs

Here a dollar, there a dollar, everywhere a dollar bill ... a study is seeing results in putting an age restriction on indoor tanning. If indoor tanning was only legal for those 18 and older, cases of melanoma and treatment costs would decrease significantly.

Studies Find Cocoa Flavanol Reduces Skin Aging Progression

Life is like a box of chocolates, and studies are now proving how reliant skin might be on cocoa flavanol to protect cells from light-induced oxidative damage and to prevent aging.

[Video] Become Certified to Save a Life With The Skinny On Skin

Based on the understanding that head and neck melanomas are particularly dangerous, The Skinny On Skin teaches skin care professionals how to screen for suspicious moles while performing salon services.

Researchers Identify Skin Healing Protein in Zebrafish

Researchers are looking into how Hsp60 can potentially benefit wound healing in zebrafish and mice with diabetes. This protein has shown results that are making scientists look into further studies to potentially benefit humans in the future.

Jar Deconstructed: Diatomaceous Earth

Different grades of diatomaceous earth, also known as silicon dioxide, are used for different purposes. Some go into pool filters. Others are used in personal care as abrasives, absorbents, anti-caking and bulking agents, non-surfactant dispersants and opacifying agents. They also can be applied topically as a facial mask or scrub.

Raspberry Could Ride Anti-pollution to the Top

Raspberry is trending, not only for its impact on skin erythema and melanin, but for repair and antioxidant benefits. It's in the perfect position to ride the anti-pollution trend to the top.

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