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'Gut' Instinct Could Defeat Atopic Dermatitis

Your gut instinct may not be all that scientific, but science is showing that its microbiome, when fed probiotics, can potentially treat atopic dermatitis.

Study Observes T Cells With Inflamed Skin

Finding new treatments is crucial to individuals who suffer from skin disorders, such as inflammatory diseases. Researchers have developed a study for two subgroups to help benefit those impacted by said diseases.

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.

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