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Jar Deconstructed: Mountain Innovation

Extremophiles are organisms that thrive under the worst conditions on Earth. Interestingly, the term extremophile comes from the Latin extremus, meaning “extreme,” and Greek philiā, meaning “love.”

Eating Mushrooms Could Counteract Advanced Glycation End Products

There's a fungus among us, and it may be more welcomed than ever before if new research out of Japan is corroborated. A preliminary study has shown that consuming mushrooms may decrease the production of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in skin.

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.

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.

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.

Case Cracked: Melanin Transport Process Discovered

Researchers in Japan have used chicken tissue and fluorescence imaging to discover how melanin is carried to the epidermis, a first step toward possible implications for skin cancer research.

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.

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.

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