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Emu Oil: Ancient Remedy for Modern Times

For hundreds of years, the Australian aboriginal people have utilized the benefits of emu oil for medicinal purposes. Emu birds are harvested for nutritional purposes, and the oil is a byproduct that is derived from the stored fat layer.

Jar Deconstructed: Growth Factors

It is beyond the scope of this article to review every growth factor and pathway related to healing and anti-aging; but here’s a brief review of growth factors you see on product labels and research related to them.

A Better Barrier With Corneotherapy

Corneobiology can help us to better understand what is happening in skin by identifying the multiple actions that take place in the skin’s barrier. This body of science can be adopted through the skin therapy approach called corneotherapy.

Spider Venom for Dark Spots?

Brave researchers in France studied the creepiest, crawliest of creature venoms, including spiders, snakes and scorpions, in search of new molecules to inhibit melanogenesis.

Study Suggests Good Bugs are Fairly Resilient

The results of a new study from the University of California and Colgate are every germaphobe's worst nightmare: you can't wash all the microbes away. But really, it's a good thing. It shows how tough the good guys, who have our backs, are.

Oh No! Clients Are Skipping the A.M. Cleanse.

Consumers like to follow celebrity trends; however, the celebrity trend of skipping the A.M. cleanse is one they should not follow.

Video: Treating Skin of Color

As part of the Advanced Education Program at the debut Face & Body Southeast, Pamela Springer (The Skin & Makeup Institute of Arizona and Global Skin Solutions) delivered an informative presentation on reducing risk and enhancing results when treating skin of color.

Face & Body Southeast Portrays Science Utilized in Skin Care

For the first time ever, Face & Body Southeast kicked off in Atlanta, Georgia. The science track had five professionals discuss various science topics related to skin care. Missed us at this show? Don't miss out at Face & Body Midwest in January 2017!

Study Shows How Eczema is Genetic

A study by Genome Biology and Evolution Advance Access has discovered that with the loss of function mutations in the genetic variation of hornerin, atopic dermatitis (eczema) is likely to hitchhike and make the skin disease genetic.

Jar Deconstructed: You Say Tomato

Tomato-based skin (and hair) care has made headlines1, 2 and videos3 in recent years for its ability to treat everything from large pores and acne, to rashes, hair loss, sunburn or simply to revive the glow of dull skin. What gives it this edge?

Acne or Aging? Pick Your Poison

Researchers at King's College London are onto something: the silver lining to acne—no really, there is one. In a recent study, individuals afflicted by acne were found to have longer telomeres, which can protect skin from aging.

Don't Just Apply Products...Activate Them

Merely applying a product, and therefore an ingredient, to the skin does not ensure it will work for the intended benefit you are expecting. This article will discuss whether, under certain circumstances, it is more appropriate to simply apply a product to the skin vs. activate the skin.

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