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The Good and Bad of Ingredient Combos

Learn different ingredients that do and don't work together for skin care. See what harmful effects can occur from different combinations.

Label Lingo: Build Clients' Trust with a Better Understanding of Product Labels

Clients may know what a product is meant to do for their skin, but it is up to the esthetician to give insights into that product and its ingredients.

Jar Deconstructed: Artichoke

While artichoke’s topical benefits for skin have been proven, its use in spa skin care is still in its infancy. Skin Inc.'s Rachel Grabenhofer and Katie Anderson delve into the science and spa applications of this unique ingredient.

Atopic Dermatitis Yardstick Measures Up

Treatment for atopic dermatitis has evolved in recent years. A new yardstick, published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, is meant to help make new treatment options clear.

On the Horizon: Tattoo and Permanent Makeup Ink Restrictions

Several European regulatory bodies have proposed restrictions on tattoo and permanent makeup inks, citing potential health issues.

Study: Euphorbia peplus Improves Photoaged Skin

Euphorbia peplus, also called petty splurge in the U.K. or radium weed in Australia, has been shown in studies to help improve photoaged skin.

UPDATED: FDA Bans 24 Antiseptic Ingredients Including Triclosan

Along with triclosan, the FDA has banned 23 other ingredients used in health care antiseptics, finding their safety and efficacy insufficient.

From Sea to Skin: Marine-Derived Sun Protection

Rising consumer demand for environmentally-friendly sunscreen filters makes way for studies such as this from the British Journal of Dermatology, which examines the efficacy of seaweed-derived ingredients for UV protection.

Study Finds Germ Concerns Connects to Self-image Worries

“Our findings show that when people are worried about pathogens, they also evaluate their own physical appearance, which motivates them to pursue behaviors and products intended to improve appearance, including exercise, makeup and plastic surgery.”

Toss the Bleach for Atopic Dermatitis Treatment

Bleach baths are commonly recommended for atopic dermatitis treatment, but a recent review in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that water baths may be a better option.

Resveratrol: Elixir for Longevity

Resveratrol boosts cell proliferation, how quickly new cells can regenerate, and provides nourishing phyto-nutrients for the skin and facilitates how well the body can absorb vitamin C. Nature Pure Labs' Victoria Tabak explains more.

Psoriasis Meets its Match in Vanilla Extract

What do baked goods and psoriasis have in common? Research in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests that synthetic vanilla extract can topically treat the chronic condition.

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