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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.

Skin Acts as a Shape-shifter

New research from Lund University in Sweden has uncovered skin's secret to transforming under various environmental conditions.

Study Uncovers Genetic Predispositions to Skin Cancer

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common cancer worldwide, with an annual incidence of 2.8 million cases in the United States alone. A recent study found 31 genetic markers for the disease, 14 of which were identified for the first time.

Video: Non-Invasive Anti-aging Results

According to Heathman, "No one wants to look older," and they want results non-invasively. She talks about the biggest breakthroughs in ingredient technology.

Precious Metals: Skin Loves Gold, Silver and Copper

This article discusses gold, silver and copper in skin care, and highlights which skin care manufacturers use them and how.

The Frustration Behind Fragrance

Considering that 2-11% of the population is affected by fragrance allergy, the professional skin care industry needs to know more about fragrance allergens.

Jagger Addresses Rosacea Awareness

Sarah Jagger, a sufferer of rosacea, used her makeup expertise to show the visible symptoms of rosacea.

A Good Night’s Sleep Can Put Years on Your Face

Goesel Anson, MD, FACS, of Ansen, Edwards & Higging, Plastic Surgery Associates, conducted a review on wrinkle development and biomechanical changes occurring during sleep.

Differin Gel: Anti-Acne Game-changer?

The FDA has approved Galderma Laboratories’ Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene gel 0.1%) for OTC use, the first in a class of drugs known as retinoids to be made available OTC for the treatment of acne.

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