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Use PRP, Lasers to Fight Against Vitiligo

Treatments combining platelet-rich plasma and CO2 lasers proved effective in restoring pigment for vitiligo patients, according to a recent study in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Study Finds Bee Pollen Buzzin’ in Cosmetics

A study researched nano-sized bee pollen to see if it could be used as an ingredient in cosmetics. Clinical tests revealed the many benefits of bee pollen to the skin.

Ingredients to Treat 4 Most Common Skin Conditions

Lyn Ross, founder of Institut’ DERMed Clinical Skin Care, shared ingredients estheticians can use to help clients with acne, aging, sensitivity and dyschromatic skin during Face & Body Southeast spa expo and conference.

Reinforce A Client's Skin Barrier

Peels, lasers and other esthetic treatments have the potential to harm some clients' skin. Estheticians can prevent this through careful planning and soothing treatments.

Jump-starting Anti-aging, Healing and More

With the flip of a switch—er, chip, rather—skin cells can be reprogrammed as any cell type to restore function to aging or damaged tissue and organs. Research from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State College of Engineering explains.

FDA Cracks Down on Skin Lighteners

Skin whitening products walk the line between cosmetics and drugs, and often carry dangerous side effects. Flawless Beauty's injectable whitening products were struck down by a federal judge, putting lightening products under the lens.

Can Probiotics Ward Off Eczema?

Treatment for eczema may start in the gut. Research has suggested that probiotics, or "good" bacteria, play a role in the strengthening of the immune system and, by extension, the treatment of the skin condition.

Understanding the Risks of Sun Poisoning

While most of us are familiar with sunburns, not everyone understands the risks of sun poisoning. In the case of sun poisoning, a person may develop redness, swelling and large blisters on their skin.

Derms Need to Think Twice About OTC Recommendations, Study Shows

Consumers faced with compromised skin often look to their dermatologists for over-the-counter (OTC) product advice, to help keep costs (and allergens) in check. But findings from a new product review suggest derms need a second look at what they're recommending.

Henna Tattoos Offer Potential Dangerous Decorations

Black henna is not only causing an uptick in adverse reactions to the temporary body art, but in some cases is not permitted for use by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

Could Fire Ants Be Stockpiling the Next Psoriasis Treatment?

Fire ants often are portrayed as swarming the nemesis in an action film, bringing forth a warranted demise. While their choreographed attack may leave your skin crawling, new research suggests their venom may, in fact, hold a key to treating psoriasis and its itchy, irritated traits.

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