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Where There's Smoke, There's Skin Care: How Cannabis Affects Skin

With relaxing regulations, cannabis is gaining traction in skin care. Read on for details on how cannabis works with the skin and what is in store for its future.

Jar Deconstructed: Liposomes

Liposomes are frequently utilized to deliver key actives, with hyaluronic acid winning the award for most popular and hydration often the name of the game. We delve further into how these tiny delivery vehicles work.

FDA Weighs in on Holographic Cosmetics

Holographic, iridescent and other special effect color additives have been allowed to shine in recent consumer trends. Click through for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's take on how these additives are regulated.

Skin Remembers Injuries to Maintain Integrity

Stem cells in the skin have "memories" of previous injuries to help speed along the healing process. Research in Science suggests that this might help understand psoriasis.

What it Takes to Stem Keloid Recurrence

Keloids are notorious for their high recurrence rate. Researchers from Sensus Healthcare Inc. found a way to cut down recurrences dramatically in recent testing.

Studies Find Health Benefits in Redheads

Due to the MC1R gene, natural redheads have various benefits such as a greater ability to produce vitamin D, higher pain tolerance, better aging and more.

An Esthetician’s Guide to Vascular Lesions

Knowing the difference between rosacea and vascular lesions is crucial to the treatment process. Susanne Schmaling from the Esthetics Council explains the difference.

Resveratrol, Revisited: Collaboration Announced to Study Polyphenol's Benefits

Scientific evidence suggests resveratrol—a polyphenol that helps rejuvenate the mitochondria to keep cells functioning properly—can help promote healthy aging as both a topical and nutritional supplement. In relation, Evolva announced a new partnership to investigate the health benefits of its Veri-te resveratrol.

Break Through Skin Barrier Concerns at Face & Body Midwest

Ingredients, products and lifestyle changes are making strides in treating a compromised skin barrier. Learn about these and more at Skin Inc.'s Face & Body Midwest spa expo and conference.

When Pollution and Sensitive Skin Meet

Concerns over air pollution's impact on the skin are on the rise. Research in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that skin care formulated with the goal of fighting pollution can make an impact on skin health.

Skin Pigment Genetics is More Complex at the Equator

New research published in Cell presents genetic findings related to skin pigment diversity and complexity, further supporting the trend for customizable skin care.

Hot and Bothered: Treating Reactive Skin

Reactive skin is an esthetician-coined term that describes skin that shows different types of reactions easily when exposed to certain products, ingredients, treatments or environmental factors.

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