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Court Blocks Attack Against Titanium Dioxide in Skin Care

A California Superior Court judge ruled the dangerous exposure claims filed by a public interest group lacked merit.

Stem Cells and Skin Care

Over the past two years, there have been an increased number of articles on stem cells and their use in skin care products. This information can be confusing and sometimes misleading. Before we can adequately talk about the use of stem cells in skin care products, we must first define what a stem cell is and its function and purpose in any organism.

Good News for Estheticians Who Use Skin Brightening Actives

Alpha-‪‎arbutin‬ has been approved by the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) as safe for cosmetic use.

Natural Anti-inflammatory Ingredients

Micro silver, quercetin, rutin and Mirabilis jalapa are reviewed for their anti-infl ammatory benefi ts.

Chirality for Pro-Youth Ingredient Blending

Knowing the chemistry principle of chirality can help the esthetician create efficacious ingredient blends.

Study Links B12 to Skin Bacteria

A study was performed to understand whether vitamin B12 modulates activities of the skin microbiota and contributes to acne pathogenesis, which was used as the disease model.

Promising Breakthrough for Repigmentation in Vitiligo Patients

Researchers experienced success restoring skin color in a patient with vitiligo—a devastating condition that causes skin to lose its pigmentation or color.

Kanuka Honey Found to Improve Rosacea

Those suffering with rosacea know how difficult it is to manage; however, there may be a new option for treatment—kanuka honey.

Making Sense of Skin Sensitivity

Clinical and sub-clinical assessment are both necessary to identify and properly treat sensitive skin, which can be addressed with a number of ingredients.

Reflections: An Enlightened Moment

This issue of Skin Inc. is all about light, from lightening the skin to brightening your spa space and enlightening your spa staff.

The Hyperpigmentation Hype

Hyperpigmentation is a common concern for many clients, so understanding the ingredients that reduce it is critical.

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